For motivated middle school students interested in getting a head start on high school preparation, the Mattahunt Wheelock Community Center in Mattapan is offering the Emerging Youth Advocates PUSH Summer Academy. New this year, the free six-week... Read more

A 21-year-old Norfolk Street man is behind bars this week on high bail after he was arrested last week and charged in a child porn investigation. Luis Gonzalez was ordered held on $35,000 bail at his arraignment in Dorchester District Court on July 2.... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports officers responding to a call about gunfire late Wednesday night found a man with gunshot wounds at 633 Cummins Highway.

He was taken to Faulkner Hospital in Jamaica Plain, where he was pronounced dead.

A Mattapan 14-year-old was arraigned for arson Monday for allegedly setting the front door of the Chez Vouz roller rink on Rhodes Street on fire Saturday night after she was denied entry, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

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15 Evelyn St. Photo by BFD.

A fire reported around 3:40 a.m. on Saturday at 15 Evelyn St. sent three firefighters to the hospital and did an estimated $500,000 in damage, according to the Boston Fire Department.

One firefighter suffered heat exhaustion, another... Read more

The following remarks at the ‘Healing Our City’ interfaith service were delivered at the South End’s Cathedral of the Holy Cross. The remarks are in the order they were delivered: Mayor Thomas Menino, who rose from his wheelchair to deliver his... Read more

The Mattahunt Wheelock Community Center will join forces with the BCYF Mildred Ave. Community Center to offer high school juniors and seniors a College & Career Engagement event on Thurs., April 18.

The “E.M.E.R.G.E College and Career Day”... Read more

A Plymouth man was ordered held without bail Wednesday on charges he murdered Rayshawn Few on Woodruff Way on Feb. 17, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

Kewon "Killer" Kelley, 26, was arrested in Brockton the... Read more

Boston Police report a man, 23, was found with life-threatening stab wounds around 3:30 p.m. at 16 Almont St.

Police say they are looking for a black man, about 5'9" and 150 lbs, wearing a black cap or doo rag, a black hoodie and... Read more

Mattapan United’s Housing Action Group hosted a Housing Information Fair at the Old Mattapan Library on Tues., Feb. 5. The event was a huge success with over 100 participants.

One of Mattapan United’s goals within the housing... Read more


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