A Mattapan man had bail set at $50,000 and his alleged female accomplice had bail set at $25,000 at their arraignment Monday on charges they held up a Papa John's delivery person at gunpoint and then threatened her and her family members with death if... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man in a car was shot around 12:10 a.m. on Saturday at Tileston and Rosemont streets. He managed to drive away, but crashed into a house a few blocks away at River and Alpine streets.
The man, in his 20s,... Read more
The Boston School Committee voted last Wednesday to accept Superintendent Tommy Chang’s proposal to shut down the struggling Mattahunt Elementary School next June 30 and reopen it as an Early Education Center the next day.
The day after... Read more
Frustrated parents and Mattapan community members, about two dozen in all, used a meeting Tuesday night to propose three alternatives to BPS Superintendent Tommy Chang, who was present, about his plan to shut down the struggling Mattahunt Elementary... Read more
Favored by the bright fall foliage and fresh plantings, Department of Conservation and Recreation managers gave elected officials and reporters a tour of the 1.3-mile Neponset River Greenway extension last Thursday morning, offering an update on the... Read more
Three people who got into an argument with Chaz Burton at a Mattapan party in March began punching him and when that wasn't enough, pulled wooden stakes out of the ground with which to beat him before one of them took out a gun and shot Burton in the... Read more
Boston Public School Superintendent Tommy Chang is recommending that the underperforming Mattahunt Elementary school in Mattapan be transformed into an “early childhood center”— a plan that has been met with push-back from parents, despite BPS warnings... Read more
Boston Public School Superintendent Tommy Chang will recommend that the underperforming Mattahunt Elementary school in Mattapan be transformed into an “early childhood center" at a meeting with parents tomorrow evening in the Mattahunt cafeteria.... Read more
The majority of those who spoke on a proposed 18-unit condominium on River Street in Mattapan objected to the project’s density and neighborhood fit at a Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA)-hosted meeting Thursday night.
George Tsolirides, the... Read more
A Dorchester man was ordered held in lieu of $5,000 cash bail Tuesday on charges he drunkenly ran down a woman crossing Morton Street Saturday night.
Johnette Sims, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene on Morton Street eastbound near Canterbury... Read more