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.
By Vivian Wang and John R. Ellement , Globe Correspondent and globe staff
Jennifer Martin was delivering a package Thursday on Bunker Hill Street in Charlestown when she noticed thick smoke swirling from a building two houses down.
By John R. Ellement , Globe Staff
The New Bedford man was pronounced dead at the scene early Friday.
By John R. Ellement and Christina Prignano , Globe Staff
It was the hottest since July 19, 2013, when temperatures spiked to 99.
By John R. Ellement and Evan Allen , Globe Staff
Thousands of attorneys have gone without pay for upwards of two months while the budget worked its way through Beacon Hill.