Kevin Cullen, The Boston Globe

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Past articles by Kevin:

Brian Donnelly never forgot where he came from

“Brian believed deeply in the promise of immigrants, that they come to the United States to make a better life and in so doing make America a better place,” his nephew said. → Read More

What’s in a name? In Vermont, plenty.

Concerns about some of the mascot names and images seem pretty straightforward. Others are more ambiguous. → Read More

Throwing an elderly disabled woman out of her apartment is never a good look

Ann Karnofsky says she is facing eviction from her retirement community in Hopkinton in retaliation for applying for a state rental subsidy. Her landlord says it’s because she can’t control her dogs. → Read More

In one of the most beautiful spots in Vermont, an ugly situation

The chairman and vice chairman of the Woodstock Inn say they were forced out over their inquiry into reports of sexual harassment and mistreatment of workers. → Read More

In Revere, a plan to help the homeless faces fierce opposition

In Revere, a plan to build a 24-bed “restorative housing” treatment and educational facility there has suddenly become a lightning rod. → Read More

For Barbie Loftus, there was no such thing as a hopeless case

After saving and changing countless lives for 43 years, the legendary probation officer is retiring. Sort of. → Read More

A child was murdered on a quiet Sunday morning in Mattapan. Let that sink in.

Tyler Lawrence, who lived in Norwood, was just 13 and visiting his grandparents when he was gunned down on a street in Mattapan on Sunday morning. → Read More

When a mother allegedly kills her children

Some believe Lindsay Clancy was mentally ill when she allegedly killed two of her children. A long, arduous journey through the criminal justice system will ultimately decide what happens to her. → Read More

Katherine Clark and the myth of bad parenting

The partisan and transphobic criticism of the Massachusetts congresswoman for the actions of her 23-year-old daughter are a sad if predictable byproduct of a political culture that thrives on mean-spirited vitriol. → Read More

A requiem for Mikey Henry, the pope of Beacon Hill

A fixture on Beacon Hill for decades, Mikey Henry was homeless but far from friendless. → Read More

COVID’s not exactly back, because it never went away

It’s wrong to say COVID’s back, because it never went away. But, psychologically, in our house, we thought we had escaped the pandemic unscathed. → Read More

In Northern Ireland, the Kennedy name still carries influence

Consensus is sorely lacking in Northern Ireland these days, and the timing is right for a fresh injection of US diplomacy. → Read More

The teenage jihadi from Maine

Trevor Bickford, 19, from the coastal town of Wells, Maine, was shot and wounded after he allegedly attacked police officers in Manhattan on New Year’s Eve. Authorities say he is a self-proclaimed jihadi. → Read More

An early Christmas present for Mrs. O’Neill

From the moment Eileen O’Neill heard about the Green Line Extension, she was determined to be on that first train. → Read More

Death of a union man

"The right question is, why are companies in the private sector so bent on profits that they don’t want to take care of their workers?” → Read More

A Black cop, a white cop, and the Confederate flag

They say no good deed goes unpunished, and Patrick Buchanan would certainly agree. → Read More

Can William and Kate keep the British monarchy relevant?

Their itinerary, and past actions, suggest Kate and William are people of conscience and admirable values. Their interest in climate change, mental health, and social justice fits their millennial generation nicely. → Read More

You never forget your first home. Especially when the cops find human remains there.

Shortly before we got married, my wife and I bought a condo in South Boston, on the corner of East Broadway and N Street. → Read More

In Vermont, a young couple with unique perspective leads the rollout for recreational marijuana

When out-of-staters who appreciate Vermont’s verdant beauty come here, they are surprised that a state which has long been seen as tolerant and open-minded was so late in allowing recreational marijuana sales. → Read More

An unforgettable murder in Vermont

In a quiet town like Danby, where the population at the time barely topped 1,000, the Peacocks’ gruesome demise was more than shocking. → Read More