John R. Ellement, The Boston Globe

John R. Ellement

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Home of the Week: A Winnipesaukee vacation compound accessible only by boat

The property, on the market for $1.69 million, consists of a main house, a cottage, a bathhouse, and a boathouse. → Read More

Maine man, 18, killed, sister hurt when hole collapses at New Jersey beach

Despite intense rescue efforts by first responders, an 18-year-old Maine man was killed tuesday when a large hole he dug with his 17-year-old sister on a New Jersey beach collapsed and trapped both of them, officials said. → Read More

Man wanted for murdering Mattapan woman captured in Florida

The man who allegedly stabbed a 40-year-old woman near her Mattapan home last week is now in custody in Florida, according to records in Florida and Boston. → Read More

Route 1 reopened after two tractor-trailers crash in Saugus

The northbound lanes of Route 1 in Saugus are now open after authorities removed a tractor-trailer that crashed early Wednesday on the major North Shore highway, according to MassDOT → Read More

Suffolk DA Kevin Hayden says he is reviewing nine deadly force cases involving police

Suffolk District Attorney Kevin Hayden said Tuesday he is prepared to determine whether to bring criminal charges against police officers as he reviews nine deadly force incidents in Revere, Jamaica Plain, Roxbury, and Dorchester dating to 2017. → Read More

Roslindale man pleads not guilty to 2013 rape charges, will be arraigned in connection with 2007 rape case Monday

A Roslindale man was allegedly linked to the rape of a woman in the Arboretum in 2013 and the sexual assault of a 16-year-old girl in Dorchester in 2007 when Boston police picked up a nip bottle he discarded and created a DNA profile, officials said Friday. → Read More

Woman, 40, identified as victim in Mattapan slaying as police search for suspect

A 40-year-old woman was identified Friday as the person who was stabbed to death near her Mattapan home Tuesday night. Police are now searching for a Boston man they allege is responsible for her murder. → Read More

Home of the Week: For $685,000, an East Boston condo with sleek, smart features

The second-floor unit offers two bedrooms and two baths. → Read More

Suffolk DA, Boston police, ATF unveil plan to target illegal gun traffickers

A trio of law enforcement agencies are focusing manpower and technology on a key public safety issue in Boston - the flow of illegal guns into neighborhoods and the people who sell crime guns to earn money despite the trauma and harm they help cause. → Read More

‘Tussle’ between Somerville police officer and high school student under investigation

The confrontation at the city’s high school ended with the teenager on the ground and is under investigation by the police department’s internal affairs unit. → Read More

Man who allegedly tried to kidnap woman in Burlington held pending dangerousness hearing; dad tips off police

Tyler C. Healey was arrested in Winthrop after his father alerted police that his son wore sneakers similar to those worn by the man seen attacking the victim on a surveillance video released by police following the Sunday evening attack, officials said. → Read More

Two Dedham Square workers injured during struggle with juveniles, police say

Dedham police are investigating an assault on two people by a group of juveniles in Dedham Square Saturday night, the same part of the town where police headquarters is located. → Read More

Woman fatally stabbed in Mattapan, Boston police say

Her death marks Boston's 10th homicide in 2022. → Read More

Prosecution witness testifies woman told her that celebrity chef Mario Batali groped her at Boston bar

A friend of the woman accusing celebrity chef Mario Batali of drunkenly groping her in a Boston bar in April 2017 testified Tuesday that the alleged victim disclosed details of the incident later that month. → Read More

Bristol DA charges Worcester man after rape kit collected 12 years ago was finally tested

Twelve years after a woman was raped on a New Bedford street, Bristol County prosecutors are alleging that they have identified the woman’s attacker by testing a rape kit that was collected in 2010 — but not examined until now. → Read More

N.H. authorities make broad appeal for videos from drivers, hikers as they investigate murders of Concord couple

Authorities struggling to solve the murders of Stephen and Djeswende Reid have asked the public for help. → Read More

Search for cause of Red Jacket resort fire continues; N.H. fire marshal urges use of automatic sprinklers

The search for the cause of the fire that destroyed a wing of the Red Jacket Mountain View Resort in North Conway remains ongoing and New Hampshire State Fire Marshal Sean P. Toomey is urging resort owners to consider installing automatic sprinklers even when not required by building codes. → Read More

Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe warns Supreme Court draft opinion on Roe would unravel other rights

Harvard Law professor Laurence Tribe warned Tuesday that if the draft opinion by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito reversing Roe becomes law, more than the right to a safe abortion is at risk: Same sex marriage, access to conception and other “unenumerated” rights could also come to an end. → Read More

Supreme Court rules Boston violated First Amendment rights by refusing to fly Christian flag at City Hall Plaza

The US Supreme Court ruled Monday that the city of Boston violated the First Amendment rights of a West Roxbury man by refusing to fly a Christian flag with a cross on it at City Hall Plaza as the city had done numerous times without rejecting a single applicant. → Read More

FBI arrests Stoneham police officer and brother for allegedly paying kickbacks to get $36m in MassSave contracts

Stoneham Police Officer Joseph Ponzo and his brother, Christopher, were arrested Friday by FBI agents on charges they paid hundreds of thousands of dollars in kickbacks to obtain $36 million in lucrative MassSave contracts for insulation and electrical companies they own. → Read More