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

Iron Mountain Takes on Monumental Task

The company is preserving all of the Marathon memorial items.

'Wicked Free' WiFi Will Keep You 'Wicked' Connected

No more using up data while walking around.

Bench Diary: Share Your Personal Secrets With the Public

Instead of using Twitter, you can now rant in an open journal.

Officials Look Back at Police Response to the Marathon Bombings

'In this particular case, some things fell through the cracks.'

MBTA Cleaners Worried About Impact of Service Cuts

They say riders should expect a messier commute.

Should People Have Access to Pepper Spray Without Permits?

Gun advocates are pushing the proposal.

Visualizing Cambridge's Bike-Crash Data

A group from MIT is 'making the invisible, visible.'

One Last Glimpse of the Artwork at Bartlett Yard

'There is just really not another place in Boston for people to do this kind of artwork.'

Painkiller Company Calls for Reverse on Statewide Ban of New Drug

The makers of Zohydro claim the bad press will hurt their namesake.

Nervous System Takes 3D-Printing to the Next Level

They're creating printable clothing.