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

AG sues former Westfield State leader over use of funds

By Scott Allen , Globe Staff

Evan Dobelle is accused of improperly spending nearly $100,000 in university resources on personal expenses.

Inspector rips former Westfield State chief

By Andrea Estes and Scott Allen , Globe Staff

A scathing report by the state inspector general said Evan Dobelle “violated the public trust” with spending on dubious items.

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.