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

Boston Band: We Don't Really Think U2 Stole Our Chorus

But still, it's a crazy coincidence.

Cambridge Is Considering More 'Side Guards' on City Trucks

The proposal comes after a recent accident.

Pussy Riot Goes to Jail in Cambridge

But only to bail out a protester.

'Sun Boxes' Art Installation Will Light Up Parks With Guitar Sounds

The more sunshine there is, the more music can be heard.

For One Driver, E-ZPass System Not So Easy

The state says she owes $5,000 in toll violations.

MIT's Breeding Robotic Cheetahs

This micro-chipped feline can run and jump on its own.

Professor Meets Man from Photo Found Near 9/11 Rubble

She held onto it for 13 years.

Professor Spends 13 Years Trying to Find Owner of Photo Found at 9/11 Site

Her recent plea for help garnered 40K retweets.

Smoking Ban Will Be In Effect During Pot Rally

Those lighting up can face a $250 fine.

DTX Mural Dips Into the Past, and Looks to the Future

An audio and visual display is now up through October 1.