Almost 150 Mattapan residents cast ballots in late February to begin filling out the leadership bench for a newly-formed neighborhood council. Now with 11 of a maximum 21 board seats filled, the Greater Mattapan Neighborhood Council is already starting... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board ruled last week that Chez-Vous, 11 Rhoades St. in Mattapan, was not to blame for a November incident in which the intersection of Blue Hill Avenue and Morton Street got blocked by up to 250 kids, four of whom were arrested... Read more
John Patterson tried to end an argument at a Goodale Road party Sunday morning by pulling a knife on his opponent, but after people wrested the weapon away, he went outside, got a gun, shot Jeudy Romero to death, then grabbed Romero's keys and drove... Read more
The Boston Police Departments report a man was shot to death shortly before 10 a.m. at 60 Goodale Rd., between Blue Hill Avenue and Wellington Hill Street.
Police charged John Patterson, 29, of Peabody with the murder. He is scheduled for... Read more
A man was shot in a car on Savannah Avenue, near Messinger Street, shortly before 10 p.m. on Monday. The victim was declared dead at the scene.
Police are looking for a maroon minivan in connection with the shooting; they say a man shot the... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot shortly before 2 a.m. on Sunday at 10 Westmore Rd. in Mattapan. The victim was declared dead at the scene.
In a separate incident, a man was stabbed around 12:30 a.m. on Sunday on the 800 block... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports that after a Dorchester 16-year-old gets out of the hospital, he'll be formally charged with a variety of gun offenses for a fight at the Morton Street Walgreens in which he managed to shoot both his opponent and... Read more
The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire at 74 Wildwood St. in Mattapan early Sunday morning displaced 17 residents and sent one to the hospital with a mild burn.
Firefighters responded at 4:23 a.m., the department says.
The... Read more
Through his attorney, Kevin Williams says he had no reason to murder Jose Luis Phinn Williams in a Codman Square gas station Friday night: He'd just gotten paid at his job at a... Read more