Dugan Arnett

Arnett joined the Globe staff as a features writer in 2015. A native of Blue Springs, Mo., he is a graduate of the University of Missouri School of Journalism. Before arriving in Boston, he spent four years as a features and metro reporter at the Kansas City Star.

Latest stories

It’s a bottle but so much more. Would you pay $100 to carry water?

By , Globe Staff

Once an afterthought, the humble water bottle has emerged as a designer product — the “it” accessory of the moment.

Decades of tradition, along with deals, keep a family returning for Black Friday spree

By , Globe Staff

For the past 35 years, a group of extended family members has attacked Black Friday together. This year, seven women and girls ranging in age from 11 to 81 were powered by Dunkin’ Donuts coffee and the sweet promise of a deal.

Coast Guard ends search for three missing fishermen from capsized boat off Martha’s Vineyard

By , and , Globe Staff

One member of the four-person crew was rescued, and the Coast Guard has notified the next of kin of the three missing people that it has called off the search. The F/V Leonardo, a scalloper homeported in New Bedford, apparently capsized and sank Sunday night.

Are Ben & Jerry’s cows actually happy? That question may be settled in court

By , Globe Staff

In a class-action suit, Ben & Jerry’s is accused of falsely claiming the milk used in its ice cream comes exclusively from “happy cows” and so-called humane “Caring Dairy” farms.