Senior Assistant Metro Editor

Scott Allen

Allen directs the investigative reporting team in the Metro department. During 19 years at the Globe, he has covered medicine as well as the environment and served for three years on the Spotlight investigative team. He was a Knight Science Journalism Fellow at MIT in 1997-98.

Latest stories

Jailed housing official admits illegal fund-raising for Murray

By Scott Allen , Globe staff

Michael McLaughlin admitted that he acted as a political fundraiser for former Lt. Gov. Tim Murray.

Mayor’s ties to shady pair cloud casino plan

By Sean P. Murphy, Andrea Estes and Scott Allen , Globe Staff

An ownership tangle for an Everett site may have two felons in the mix.

Losses soar at acclaimed Olin College

By Jon Marcus , New England Center for Investigative Reporting

The Needham school spent nearly $100 million more than it took in from 2008 to 2011, among the biggest losses for any college its size.

Ex-aide to William Lantigua convicted of corruption

By Scott Allen , Globe staff

A former top aide to William Lantigua was convicted for pressuring a vendor to donate a garbage truck to a city in Lantigua’s native Dominican Republic.