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

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.

Please Don't Sell Your Marathon Bibs

The BAA is asking nicely.

An Underwear Run With a Purpose

MIT students will strip down in honor of Officer Collier.

TD Garden Is Getting Spruced Up

The venue will get a $70 million facelift.

The Keytar Bear Tells All

A rare interview with the city's unofficial mascot.

Harvard Debunks Myth That Book Cover Is Made of Human Flesh

It's actually just sheepskin. Not as cool.