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.

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Easton home offers 21st-century comfort

By , Globe Staff

With its farmer’s porch and peaked roof, a passerby could easily mistake this 10-year-old home as a New England farmhouse from another time.

Justice Spina to step down from Supreme Judicial Court

By , Globe Staff

With Robert Cordy departing as well, Governor Charlie Baker will now have the chance to fill two of seven seats on the state’s highest court.

Canton girl, 6, killed when tree limb falls during snowstorm

By , and J.D. Capelouto , Globe Staff and Globe Correspondent

A 6-year-old girl died after being struck by a falling tree limb while playing in her backyard in Canton Friday.

MBTA expects subway and commuter rail lines to be on time for evening commute

By J.D. Capelouto and , Globe Correspondent and Globe Staff

State Police report numerous spinouts and accidents and urging drivers to slow down.