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

Former Sharon rabbi admits role in embezzling scheme

By , Globe Staff

Barry Starr used Temple Israel funds to pay a man who threatened to expose Starr’s relationships with men.

DA rules Tyngsborough police justified in shooting suspect who drove at Chelmsford officer

By , Globe Staff

Police shot and wounded Michael Clark on July 16 in Chelmsford.


Natick home on Lake Cochituate has a secret

By , Globe Staff

A hidden room, access to a private dock, and four bathrooms are highlights in this contemporary home.

Expect a sunny and comfortable Tuesday in Greater Boston

By , Globe Staff

Today will see low humidity accompanied by a gentle breeze and temperatures in the 80s.