Two non-profit groups have filed plans with the BPDA for a 31-unit apartment building where the B-3 police station used to be on Morton Street next to the bridge over the train tracks and nine condos nearby on Hopkins Street, which will be next to the... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man, 55, was fatally shot around 11:15 p.m. on Saturday inside 201 Manchester St., near Cedar Street.
Identified by family as Alexander Allen, the victim was a supervisor and longtime employee of Boston’s... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports two men were shot at Osceola Street and Hopewell Road around 4:24 a.m. on Sunday.
Both were taken to local hospitals, where one of the men - who was shot in the chest - died. The other victim did not suffer a... Read more
The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) will launch new planning initiatives in Mattapan and Newmarket to identify the needs and opportunities for improvements and to support long-term equitable growth and sustainability. Mayor Martin J.... Read more
The Boston Police Department says it's determined to end problems by daytime drinkers congregating outside Mattapan Square liquor stores downing the nips and single cans of beer they've just bought, and are now about a month into a crackdown that they... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting a man who says he worked at Flames, 663 Morton St., on charges he set the place on fire early on Dec. 15.
Byron Anthony Hewitt, 45, whose Facebook and LinkedIn pages lists him as a Jamaican native... Read more
The Mattapan campus of Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy will close its doors at the end of the school year, according to academy officials, who told parents in a letter on Thursday. All students and most faculty will be absorbed into the other three... Read more
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
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