Matt Rocheleau

Matt covers “things that work,” stories about efforts locally and beyond that have succeeded, or hold great promise, in improving government, business, policy, and other aspects of life. He first wrote for the Globe in 2009, as a student reporter in the newspaper’s co-op program. After graduating from UMass Amherst a year later, he returned to the Globe and has worked here ever since, reporting primarily on data-driven stories, city neighborhoods, transportation, business, and higher education.

Latest stories

Students convince Medford to install ‘3-D’ crosswalks at elementary schools

By , Globe Staff

The city on Monday unveiled a three-dimensional crosswalk at one of its elementary schools. More are planned for other schools.

Here’s the full version of that mystery sentence from AG Barr’s summary of the Mueller report

By , Globe Staff

Attorney General William Barr released a letter late last month that quoted only the end of a sentence from the Mueller report. Read the full version here.

‘This is the end of my presidency’ — major excerpts from the Mueller report

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Here are some key excerpts from the highly anticipated and redacted version of the Mueller report.

Prosecutors describe second ticket quota system in troubled State Police unit

By , Globe Staff

In a new court filing, federal prosecutors say a quota system for troopers to issue tickets to motorists was more widespread within a troubled State Police unit than previously disclosed.