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Eileen O’Grady is the managing editor of the Scope and a graduate student at Northeastern University, currently reporting on social justice issues, local politics, crime and courts. She is a former staff writer for The Shelburne News and The Citizen, with bylines in The Boston GlobeU.S. News & World ReportThe Bay State Banner, The Concord Monitor and VTDigger. She holds a B.A. in politics and French from Mount Holyoke College in South Hadley, Ma., where she served as news editor for the Mount Holyoke News from 2017-2018. In her work she strives to connect communities, inform civic life and amplify voices that are often overlooked or mischaracterized by traditional media. When she is not reporting Eileen enjoys playing Irish fiddle music and exploring the city of Boston.

Eileen O'Grady

Apr 09, 2020
What to know about paying rent and evictions in Boston during COVID-19 (Story)
Mar 18, 2020
Housing Court Postpones Evictions due to COVID-19 outbreak (Story)
Mar 17, 2020
How is coronavirus affecting Boston’s nonprofits? (Story)
Mar 02, 2020
Everything you need to know about voting in Boston on Super Tuesday (Story)
Dec 19, 2019
Protestors march for affordable housing at Suffolk Downs (Story)
Dec 12, 2019
Boston People’s Plan Assembly to protest Suffolk Downs development (Story)
Nov 26, 2019
City team tasked with including communities of color in climate change conversations (Story)
Nov 15, 2019
Chinatown groups grapple with gambling addiction (Story)
Nov 12, 2019
Boston City Council probes maternal health disparities (Story)
Oct 30, 2019
City Council committee seeks to improve health disparities in Boston’s communities of color (Story)
Oct 18, 2019
City Councilors pitch sweeping urban planning overhaul to East Boston community (Story)
Sep 24, 2019
Boston People’s Plan Assembly rallies for rent control (Story)
Sep 23, 2019
Northeastern panel discusses role of society in hate crimes and mass shootings (Story)
Sep 12, 2019
Green Line expansion is on track, but expect a bumpy ride (Story)
Sep 06, 2019
Proposed Dorchester pot shop wants to help residents with past felony records (Story)
May 02, 2019
Despite lack of policy, sex education in schools remains a priority to organizations, local officials (Media)
Jan 07, 2019
Jazz meets social justice in Berklee’s newest music program (Story)
Dec 13, 2018
In Dorchester, a Co-op Seeks to Build a Healthier Neighborhood (Story)
Oct 24, 2018
Life in Mission Hill: Allan Kindell (Story)
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