Mattapan

Two men from Dallas, TX face charges they went on a smash-and-grab spree in the Boston area last May that included a couple of local incidents.

Fredrick Williams, 29, and Matthew Gallagher, 32, face six counts of breaking and entering at night... Read more

The fate of the Mattapan High-Speed Trolley, a locally beloved offshoot of the Red Line serviced by 1940s-era cars, is the subject of renewed discussion after a collision last month took two trolleys out of circulation.

With several months of... Read more

14 Evelyn St. fire

Boston firefighters responded to 14 Evelyn St. around 11 p.m. on Sunday for what turned into a two-alarm fire that displaced 14 residents and sent one firefighter to the hospital with a shoulder injury.

The Boston Fire Department reports fire... Read more

Operator error was to blame for a trolley collision last week on the Mattapan High Speed Trolley line that sent 16 to the hospital with minor injuries, MBTA officials said, adding that the route will run with fewer cars until repairs are completed.... Read more

Parents and school employees expressed forceful displeasure with a controversial plan to change the start times for Boston Public Schools at a packed... Read more

The family of a young man murdered at a Blue Hill Avenue gas station in 2011 is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to his killer's arrest.

Daniel Bunch, 22, was shot to death on Oct. 8, 2011 at the Mobil station in Mattapan Square... Read more

A 20-year-old man Dorchester man was shot Tuesday night in Milton on Blue Hills Parkway, police said.

State Police said the victim remains at Boston Medical Center and is expected to survive.

The shooting likely occurred in the area of... Read more

Mattapan fire scene

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded at 4:42 a.m. to Blue Hill Avenue and Woodrow Street for what turned into a three-alarm fire that did an estimated $1 million damage to a commercial... Read more

Mayor Martin Walsh kicked off the last weekend before Tuesday’s preliminary election at a rally with the Haitian community in Mattapan.

Roughly 100 people attended Saturday morning’s rally on Blue Hill Avenue for Walsh’s reelection, which was... Read more

Roudnie Célestin will take over as Mayor Martin Walsh’s new Mattapan neighborhood liaison and citywide liaison for the Haitian community this week. A native of Pétion-Ville, Haiti, Célestin has lived in Boston since 2003. She is a graduate of UMass... Read more

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