Associate editor and columnist

Thomas Farragher

Thomas Farragher is a Globe columnist and associate editor. He shared the 2003 Pulitzer Prize for public service for the Globe Spotlight Team’s coverage of the clergy sexual abuse crisis. He spent eight years, from 2006 to 2014, as editor of the Spotlight Team. His columns appears regularly in the Globe.

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THOMAS FARRAGHER

‘It’s like walking into a scrapbook’: How Pittsfield’s Wahconah Park has endured

By , Globe Columnist

The park, which turns 100 this summer, is a repository of memories. That has as much to do with childhood chums and adolescent shenanigans as it does with towering home runs and fabled sun delays.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

A piece of Maine’s maritime history gets a lifeline

By , Globe Columnist

The Wood Island Life Saving Station very nearly forever disappeared into a fog of political inertia, swallowed by financial distress and imperiled by the collective shrug of municipal shoulders.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

In Maine, an island haven for illustrators is a big draw

By , Globe Columnist

The Illustration Institute on Peaks Island is a fledgling and unusual artist organization.

THOMAS FARRAGHER

A reach across time for his saviors from war

By , Globe Columnist

A handmade roadside bomb forever changed the contours of Rich Newcombe’s world and what the solemn national holiday we celebrate this long weekend means to him.