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Matt Perkins
Associate Regional Editor, Southeastern Massachusetts
Matt began his career as a journalist began with an internship at The Enterprise in Brockton, where he worked as a general assignment reporter before moving on to report on education for The Daily News Tribune in Waltham. He then went on to work as an editorial assistant for Directorship magazine, covering corporate governance, and an assistant editor for TechTarget. He rejoined the world of hyperlocal news in 2010 as the founding Local Editor of Westwood Patch. He ran the site until 2012, after which he served as an Associate Regional Editor, managing a region of Patch sites throughout Southeastern Massachusetts, including the South Shore, Cape Cod and Marthas Vineyard. He graduated with a BA in English/Journalism from the University of New Hampshire.
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Government
663 Posts, 186 Followers
Keep your elected officials honest. Read about local politicians and their decisions.
Sports
1258 Posts, 166 Followers
From high school rivalries to youth leagues, stay updated on our local sports news.
Around Town
1105 Posts, 165 Followers
Did you see that thing?! If so, share it here!
Obituaries
110 Posts, 165 Followers
Thoughts and memories of our community members who have passed. Share your tributesMore in our Obituaries Group.
Entertainment
769 Posts, 165 Followers
From performing arts to painting to music and more, this is the place for your artsMore and entertainment news.
Readers' Choice
78 Posts, 165 Followers
What's the best brunch spot in your neighborhood? Who gives the best haircut?More Your vote can help decide all this and much more!
Breast Cancer Awareness
291 Posts, 165 Followers
Your source for up-to-date information and events about breast cancer awareness.
Food & Drink
107 Posts, 0 Followers
All the best food and drink events around town. Like to wine and dine? ThisMore group's for you.
Holidays
117 Posts, 165 Followers
Need the lowdown on the local parade? Planning your holiday menu? This is the spaceMore to get all the information you need to make the holidays extra special.
Summer
66 Posts, 165 Followers
From parades to festivals to car washes and more, stay in the know about what'sMore happening this summer in your neighborhood.
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