Anastasia E. Lennon / Reporter

Anastasia joined The Light in October 2021, where she covers the fishing industry, offshore wind and police. Before coming to The Light, she wrote about city government, police, the fishing industry and the environment for The Standard-Times. She previously worked at The Patriot Ledger in Quincy.

Anastasia has a bachelor’s degree in history and anthropology from Stony Brook University and a master’s degree in journalism from Boston University, where she taught a writing course for a semester. Lennon is a 2021 fellow with New England First Amendment Coalition’s First Amendment Institute. She’ll always call Long Island, New York, home, but Massachusetts has become a wonderful second home.


Stories by Anastasia E. Lennon

Cuttyhunk ferry will stay at State Pier, stakeholders say

“A big part of what we’re trying to do will be enhanced by having additional ferry passengers, whether it’s Seastreak to Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket, or Jono’s [ferry] to Cuttyhunk. … We’re excited about the possibility of having Cuttyhunk operating at the State Pier for the long term.” — Ed Washburn, managing director of Coast…

Southcoast Health to begin search for new president/CEO

Kruger said the plan was for him to serve as “someone who could help the system navigate a time of great adversity,” citing the pandemic and other challenges healthcare organizations are facing, and to eventually create a “course of succession when circumstances allowed and the time was right.”

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