Assistant News Editor
Marcia Dick grew up in Malden and when she was a kid, would fight her dad over who got to read the Globe sports section. She got her first journalism job straight out of college at her hometown paper, where she learned the business. After a brief stop in Tampa, she came to the Globe in 1988.
Marcia believes being a native of the North Shore helps her understand what’s important to our audience: Stories that reflect quality of life such as development, taxes, and what beach you can get a parking space at a decent price this summer.
By Brion O’Connor , Globe Correspondent
A new generation of the pedal-assisted e-bikes is designed for off-road use — but some cycling advocates say they don’t belong on trails.
By Hattie Bernstein , Globe Correspondent
Mehreen Butt, a 40-year-old public policy attorney and social justice advocate, became the first Muslim-American woman in Massachusetts to be elected to a board of selectmen.
By David Rattigan , Globe Correspondent
Environmentalists say shoring up the vast expanse of of salt marsh, barrier beach, tidal river, estuary, mud flats, and barrier islands will soften the impact of coastal storms.
By James Sullivan , Globe Correspondent
Celebrating art that scrambles our concept of what belongs in a museum.