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

Students Can Now Find Tutors to Help Them Within Seconds

Of course it's described as the 'Uber for tutors.'

Cambridge to Discuss Body Cameras on Cops

They join a growing list of municipalities weighing in on the subject.

'Culture' Is the Official Word of 2014

So say Merriam-Webster's editors.

Samuel Adams Brewers Get in on the Time Capsule News

They posted a mock X-ray of the box's contents, which included beers.

Mayor Walsh Writes Foreword for Book About Marathon Bombings

'Terrorists tried to destroy our beloved tradition...they failed.'

A Vending Machine Is Giving Out Free Red Sox Tickets

It's powered by social media.

Another State House Time Capsule Discovered

This time, it was in the new capitol building.

Cambridge Officials Eye Plastic Bag Ban

They want to save the environment.

Harvard Course Will Dissect CIA's Torture Tactics

It will explore the consequences of 'depraved' interrogation methods.

Find a Parking Spot Instantly

A new app to connect owners with renters just launched.