Steve Annear

Staff Digital Writer

Steve Annear joined Boston as an online reporter after covering city news at the Metro newspaper and later, on the web for He started his career as a journalist with the Wicked Local newspapers and their online affiliates, beginning with a stint as editor/reporter of the Pembroke Mariner, before moving to the Newton and Brookline Tabs. A recipient of the 2011 Transportation Reporting award from the New England Newspaper and Press Association, Annear has spent a majority of his reporting days covering the MBTA. He graduated from Roger Williams University in Rhode Island with a B.A. in Journalism and Communications in 2006.

Steve Annear'S latest stories

Fort Point Art Project Is Full of Color

Glass pieces are creating rainbows on the sidewalks.

Google's Barge Project Sinks, Makes Stop in Quincy

The search-engine giant apparently doesn't have sea legs.

Cambridge Councillor Wants Cops to Be Accountable For Heavy Artillery

Hold your fire, officers.

James Foley's Family, GlobalPost Received Threats About Execution

The U.S. even launched a special mission to save him.

City Council Approves the 'Trust Act'

Cops will no longer be allowed to detain people for federal Immigration officials.

City Bans Parking Apps Like Haystack

The company called the decision 'premature.'

MBTA Janitors Are Starting to Get Termination Letters

'Multiple team members' are being laid off.

Why Doesn't Boston Have a 'Bike Kitchen?'

Rent is too damn expensive, cyclists say.

Journalist James Foley Executed By Islamic Militants

The group said his death was a warning to the U.S.

Dennis Lehane Gets a Boston Kind of Gritty in His New Novel

The film version takes place on the streets of Brooklyn, however.