Associate editor and columnist

Thomas Farragher

Thomas Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He shared the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for public service for the Globe Spotlight Team’s coverage of the clergy sexual abuse crisis. He spent eight years, from 2006 to 2014, as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appears regularly in the Globe.

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She’ll always be a Democrat to her core


A longtime role for Jean Moulton as special assistant to the chairman of the Massachusetts Democratic Party ends Tuesday.


The local police force in this tiny Vermont village has gone — and may never be coming back

By Thomas Farragher , Globe Columnist

This little town of 2,000 is now pondering life without its local cops. And the cost of rehiring men and women with guns and badges.


A bond to be thankful for — every day

By , Globe Columnist

A nurse and her patient are more like two friends who have found one another.


‘I’ve been dealing with this stuff now for 16 years. Can’t we just get this right?’

By , Globe Columnist

Christopher Coyne, who was a spokesman for Cardinal Bernard Law in Boston and is now Bishop of Burlington, Vt., is struck by how the abuse scandal is still roiling the church.