Babson Street fire

A four alarm fire accidentally sparked by dental equipment tore through a Babson Street building in Mattapan late Monday afternoon, injuring two residents, fire officials said.

Boston firefighters responded around 4:05 p.m. to 130 Babson St.,... Read more

The Neighborhood Response Team (NRT) for Mattapan will meet Monday evening — an early step in an effort by the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services to assess the program’s citywide effectiveness and overhaul it to better fit the needs of unique... Read more

Architect's rendering of proposed Cote Village

Two non-profit groups have filed plans with the BRA to replace the old Cote Ford dealership at Cummins Highway and Regis Road with a 76 apartments - 52 in an apartment building and 24 in three townhouse buildings.

The Planning Office for Urban... Read more

Suspects wanted for holdups

The Boston Police Department on Saturday arrested two men in Dorchester on charges they held up 11 convenience stores, gas stations and fast-food restaurants, mostly in Mattapan and Dorchester.

Gerald Sibley, 34, was charged with... Read more

Students returning for the first day of school were greeted with a rousing welcome from neighborhood men who lined the entryway of the Mattahunt Elementary in Mattapan this morning. The event — inspired by similar events across the US— was intended to... Read more

Three men were shot, one fatally, on Wednesday night in Mattapan; at almost the same time, a shooting in Roxbury left two men dead and one injured, police said.

Officers responding to shots fired near 41 Hosmer St. at about 10:19 p.m. found the... Read more

State Police report a cab driver who picked up a man and a woman in downtown Boston early Friday was stunned with a taser and had his cab stolen from him on I-93 southbound near the Keystone Apartments.

State Police say the cabbie, a... Read more

A Boston police officer suffered a possible concussion and a large laceration trying to arrest Carlos Agrinsoni for allegedly exposing himself, a Suffolk County prosecutor said today.

A Dorchester Municipal Court judge today ordered Agrinsoni to... Read more

A Dorchester District Court judge on Monday set bail of $500,000 for James Horton of Dorchester, 45, a seasonal Boston DPW worker who is charged with hitting two little kids on bicycles Saturday night, then fleeing the scene as one of them lay there,... Read more


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