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

Converse Is In the Building

The company lit up their new sign with a fireworks display.

You Can Control the Colors of the Holiday Lights at City Hall

Just use the hashtag #WickedCoolTree.

This App Will Let Strangers Tell You How to Live Your Life

Because mum won't always tell it like it is.

Go Gawk at Holiday Light Displays by Bike

It's a tour that only Somerville residents could come up with.

'Dueling Violinists' Play 'Beat It'

It's the showdown of the century.

The MBTA's Building a Dam to Keep a Tunnel From Flooding

It happened once in 1996, and caused millions in damages.

Cambridge Councillors Don't Support the Olympic Bid

They said the process lacked proper community discussions.

Novo Wants You to Pay Your Bar Tab from Your Phone

Never walk back to the bar hungover to get your card again.

Cops Turning to New Social Site to Connect With Neighborhoods

It's community policing for the digital world.

A Woman Put Her Wedding Ring in a Salvation Army Donation Kettle

She did it to honor her late husband.