John R. Ellement

Richardson Ellement is a Metro reporter who has covered northern New England, Boston police, the courts, and major breaking news stories for the Globe for the past 25 years. In 2010, he received the Massachusetts Bar Association’s Excellence in Legal Journalism award. He is an adjunct professor at Boston University. Currently, he is an online reporter and editor.

Latest stories

Recovery continues in Concord after tornado

By and , Globe Staff

The tornado downed power lines and damaged 39 buildings, but no deaths or injuries were reported.

Three charged with selling heroin out of convenience store

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Investigators raided three Holyoke locations this weekend and seized 5,600 suspected bags of heroin and $19,000 in cash.


Energy-savvy contemporary captures warmth of sun

By , Globe Staff

This Andover home offers passive-solar features in a tranquil, perennial-filled setting.

Expect a sunny and comfortable day

By , Globe Staff

Weather conditions Tuesday will be nice, quiet, and comfortable.