Rob DeCola

Raised in the North Shore suburbs of Boston, Rob studied print and online journalism at Emerson College and began working for in 2003 as a homepage producer. He moved to the newsroom’s digital conversion team in 2004, where he produced the online presence of the Globe’s print product. He then served as part of’s news, features and sports team before bringing his talents to in 2014. He likes turtles.

Latest stories

More than 119,000 without power as high winds rake Mass. and New England

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High winds and heavy rain ripped through the state throughout the day Monday, bringing down power wires and causing outages for thousands of Massachusetts residents.

Photos: How the Myles Garrett helmet swing unfolded

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The melee was sparked when Cleveland’s Myles Garrett brought down Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph well after he had completed a meaningless short pass near the end of the game.

President Trump wants you to consider the deeper meaning behind ‘covfefe’

By , Globe Staff

The nonsense word has galloped back into the winner’s circle thanks to a 3-year-old filly of the same name that won a Breeders’ Cup event over the weekend.

Trump says FBI, Justice will review Smollett case

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President Trump said the FBI and the Department of Justice will review why charges were dropped against “Empire” actor Jussie Smollett.