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Michael Levenson

Michael Levenson is a general assignment reporter, with an interest in stories about politics, personalities, history, nature, and art. He previously reported for the City Hall and State House bureaus. A graduate of Wesleyan University, he covered Mitt Romney’s 2008 presidential campaign, the 2009 Boston mayoral election, and the 2010 governor’s race, and has written about topics ranging from a caterpillar invasion that devastated Cape Cod to Donald Trump’s fascination with conspiracy theories.

Latest stories

Harvard will train coaches on conflicts of interest after home sale

By and , Globe Staff

Fencing coach Peter Brand sold his home for an unusually high price to the father of a teen eyeing admission to the university. He remains the team’s coach, Harvard said Friday.

Cape Cod towns get funding to cut response times following shark attack

By , Globe Staff

The funding will allow six towns to buy stretchers, tourniquets, dune vehicles, call boxes for beach parking lots, and satellite phones for lifeguards, officials said.

Former Mass. AG Martha Coakley joins e-cigarette company Juul

By and , Globe Staff

Coakley will work on Juul’s government affairs team, according to the company, which noted she has already been consulting for several months.

Mass. is tricky during a census. Next year may be even harder

By , Globe Staff

Massachusetts’ sizable populations of immigrants, college students, and renters make it one of the most difficult states to count.