Steve Annear

Steve Annear is a reporter for A graduate of Roger Williams University, Annear previously worked at, and the Boston Metro newspaper. He is perhaps best known for unearthing “The Baby Wheel” guys, tracking down a wayward manatee that was stranded in Cape Cod waters, and explaining how a seal got into the Charles River from the harbor.

Latest stories

‘It was within feet of him’: Photo shows great white shark swimming past surfer in Cape Cod waters

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“All of a sudden I saw the wake and then the fin, and it was pretty evident thereafter that it was a shark.”

‘Orange you happy?’: Another new Orange Line train hit the tracks this week

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There are now two — count them, two — six-car trains up and running.

Dash for tickets to Stephen King event in Somerville has blood-curdling ending for some

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Porter Square Books, which is hosting an October talk featuring King and his son, Joe Hill, accidentally oversold tickets to the event on its website, after it crashed.

When a hack-a-thon denied this 15-year-old’s application, he found a security flaw on their website — and was then invited to attend

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Theo Bleier of Westborough identified a discrepancy on Hack the North’s website and accessed data that a team of developers had accidentally left open and available.