Digital Journalist

John R. Ellement

John R. Ellement is an on-line journalist with 30 years of experience covering breaking news and who continues to report on criminal justice issues in Massachusetts, his primary area of expertise at He was part of the Globe’s coverage of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, which was awarded the Pulitzer Prize for breaking news coverage in 2014. He has worked as the Globe’s primary state court reporter and covered the Boston police in the 1990s.

He frequently writes the Home Of The Week feature for the Globe’s Address section and He is a graduate of Northeastern University and has taught journalism courses at Boston University’s College of Communication.

Latest stories

Patriots team plane arrives with protective masks from China

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The Patriots sent a team plane to China to help acquire equipment for the fight against coronavirus.

Citing infected nurse, lawyers argue ICE detainess in Bristol County jail are in danger

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Lawyers for civil immigration detainees in Bristol County say that a health care worker at a detention facility there has been confirmed to have the coronavirus.

He served his country on dangerous ground for 40 years. The Holyoke coronavirus outbreak took his life.

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Ted Monette, an Army colonel and FEMA official, was one of at least five at the Soldier’s Home to succumb from complications of COVID-19.

Energy-efficient Roxbury condo topped with private roof deck

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Roxbury condo designed to save energy