Joe Dwinell, Boston Herald

Joe Dwinell

Boston Herald

Boston, MA, United States

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Recent articles by Joe:

Ayanna Pressley braces for U.S. Supreme Court ruling on abortion

Anticipating one of the biggest days in U.S. Supreme Court history, Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley was up early today urging President Biden to declare a public health emergency over abortion. → Read More

‘Varsity Blues’ moms, dads jet-setting again – except for one California executive who once claimed ‘cardiac’ shock

California television executive Elisabeth Kimmel, under house arrest for a year for scamming her kids into Georgetown University and the University of Southern California, was denied a request to a… → Read More

Varsity Blues parents from Bay Area win house arrest reprieve so they can travel

San Diego mom isn’t so lucky, told to stay in her penthouse. → Read More

Varsity Blues parents from Bay Area win house arrest reprieve so they can travel

San Diego mom isn’t so lucky, told to stay in her penthouse. → Read More

9/11 families blast golfer Phil Mickelson for links to Saudi Arabia

The 9/11 Families United group called out the golf great Monday as he prepared for the U.S. Open at The Country Club in Brookline, saying he should be “ashamed” of himself. → Read More

Ex-Mass State Police trooper had seized drugs at his home, was kicked off force after ‘medical event’

A disgraced trooper was kicked off the force after a "medical event" sent investigators rushing to his Middleboro home, where drugs seized while he was on the job were found in his government-issued car, records show. → Read More

South Boston cold case murder arrest tied to ‘Whitey’ Bulger and angel dust

A cold case murder over angel dust in Southie has resulted in the arrest of a 61-year-old in a slaying tied to serial killer James “Whitey” Bulger. Michael Lewis was arrested in South Boston by Boston Police on Friday. He will be arraigned in Suffolk Superior Court on Tuesday for first-degree murder. He is charged […] → Read More

Top 10 nonfiction books from bookshelf archive

These are the Top 10 nonfiction books I guard against anyone borrowing. → Read More

BrainBusters puzzle page returns to print edition

As today's puzzle page proves -- we listen to you! → Read More

Boston exam school acceptance sparks criticism of ‘zip code’ bonus points

The controversial city exam school “zip code” acceptance policy is being defended by outgoing school Superintendent Brenda Cassellius, but not everybody is celebrating. → Read More

‘Bring back the Newsboy’ and other Herald reader insights

We at the Herald asked for input on our new look, and you let us have it. → Read More

SJC tackles grave issue, cites dictionary in ruling ‘forever’ means eternity

Even the dead have rights, the state’s highest court has ruled. → Read More

Nantucket’s topless bylaw on the rocks, legal expert warns

Nantucket’s bylaw passed this week allowing women to go topless on public and private beaches has a major crack — it calls for all of the sands to be top-free. → Read More

Massachusetts rep busted for driving drunk 4X over legal limit apologizes for ‘egregious lapse’

Worcester Rep. David LeBoeuf -- busted for allegedly driving drunk on I-93 -- has apologized in a three-part tweet. → Read More

More than 64% fail road tests in wake of Massachusetts RMV scandal

The registry reports that out of the 1,074 road test do-overs, 64.5% failed. Others just gave up and motorcycle riders are waiting for better weather. → Read More

Boston Marathon start times

Here’s Monday’s Boston Marathon by the numbers: The field has grown to 30,000 and they all start in Hopkinton: 9:02 a.m. Men’s wheelchair racers go 9:05 a.m. Women’s wheelchair racers to 9:30 a.m. Handcycles and duos 9:37 a.m. Elite men start 9:45 a.m. Elite women go 9:50 a.m. Para athletes start 10 a.m. Wave 1 10:25 a.m. Wave 2 10:50 a.m. Wave 3 11:15 a.m. Wave 4 → Read More

Your Turn: Musk, Trump and Twitter at the crossroads of free speech

Here’s what you said in emails to our new quick-hit comment line → Read More

From the Archives: Kathrine Switzer’s 1967 Boston Marathon day in history

“Boston was always Mecca for runners. Now I, too, was one of the anointed pilgrims,” she adds. → Read More

Chris Sununu’s salty joke about Trump has him on the defensive

“I was a joke,” Sununu said Monday on the Howie Carr Show. “It’s a roast. … we all dumped on everything.” → Read More

Chris Rock fan pepper-sprayed, hauled out of Boston show after showdown over mask mandate

Boston police say an officer on duty at the Tremont Street venue “overheard a loud disturbance inside the theater.” He rushed in to see the staff “attempting to remove two patrons… → Read More