Evan Allen

Allen covers law enforcement and breaking news in Boston and around New England. She joined the Globe in 2011 after graduating from Emerson College in Boston with a degree in writing, literature and publishing. In her time at the Globe, she has covered several metrowest towns and major news events including the Boston Marathon bombings.

Latest stories

Man with pipe arrested after police standoff at Hopkinton supermarket

By , Globe Staff

The man, who was not identified, peacefully surrendered to police after about an hour-and-a-half standoff at a Price Chopper store.

Drain company, owner arraigned in trench deaths

By , Globe Staff

Atlantic Drain Services and owner Kevin Otto are charged after two workers died when a trench collapsed.

City seeks private partner to rebuild former Bromley-Heath complex

By and Felicia Gans , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

There is no federal money to repair or rebuild the Mildred C. Hailey Apartments. So housing officials are seeking proposals from private developers.

Lowell passes on sanctuary city status

By , Globe Staff

Officials took a pass last week on a citizen petition that would have added Lowell to the ranks of sanctuary cities, saying that it already follows policies with the same effect.