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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

Video captured Medford detective’s vulgar threat to driver

By , Globe Staff

Stephen LeBert told a motorist that he would “put a hole right through your head” and cursed repeatedly.

home of the week

Norwell French Colonial is unusual find on unusual lot

By , Globe Staff

The stucco and clapboard on this hipped-roof French Colonial are painted a sunny yellow, setting the tone for this expansive home.

Small quake reported near East Providence, R.I.

By , Globe Staff

The 2.3-magnitude earthquake was recorded at 3:43 a.m. Wednesday, according to the US Geological Survey.

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Small earthquake reported

By , Globe Staff

A small earthquake was reported near East Providence early Wednesday, according to the US Geological Survey.A small earthquake was reported near East Providence early Wednesday, according to the US Geological Survey.