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Nestor Ramos

Nestor Ramos is a columnist who writes about issues of interest and import in and around Boston. Sometimes he also writes about food.

He joined the Globe as a general assignment reporter and feature writer in 2014. A native of New Haven, Conn. and a graduate of Carnegie Mellon University, Ramos worked as a columnist, reporter and editor in Rochester, N.Y., Sioux Falls, S.D. and Portland, Ore.

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‘Just make it free’: Lawrence paid all the fares for three bus routes, and ridership is up

By , Globe Columnist

Making city bus routes free helps the working poor while combating traffic, pollution, and climate change.

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If Peloton is canceled, here are some gifts that won’t get you in trouble on Twitter

By , Globe Staff

Here’s what to get each of the extremely-hard-to-shop-for types of people on your list.

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Reckoning with type 1 diabetes through art and advocacy

By , Globe Staff

As the state weighs new health care legislation, something must be done to drive down the price of insulin.

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The 14 worst people on the Mass. Pike, ranked

By , Globe Staff

Who knew there was a level below “Hell’s unyielding inferno?” From the Ramp Regretter to the Swerving Dad, here’s a list of the absolute worst people on the Pike.