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

Hate crimes in Mass. rose last year to their highest level in more than a decade

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The 427 hate crimes reported last year in Massachusetts were the most since 2003, according to the state Executive Office of Public Safety and Security.

Worcester firefighter, killed Sunday, was a single father devoted to his daughter

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Christopher Roy was killed while fighting a five-alarm fire on Lowell Street in Worcester early Sunday.

Deval Patrick to announce he will not enter 2020 race

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Deval Patrick, the former two-term Democratic governor of Massachusetts, plans to announce shortly that he will not run for president in 2020, according to a person close to Patrick.

Deval Patrick won’t run in 2020, citing ‘the cruelty of our elections process’

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The former governor had considered launching an aspirational, unifying presidential campaign at a time of deep national division.