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
A little-known, but powerful city commission today approved a pair of redevelopment projects along the Fairmount Line corridor that have wide-ranging implications for the Walsh administration’s ambitious goals to build new, affordable housing over the... Read more
This summer, the city will work with residents and businesses to begin upgrading and beautifying Mattapan Square with $500,000 secured from a state bond bill.
“It’s not just brick and mortar. It’s something that is sustainable and that public... Read more
The City Council on Wednesday approved a proposal by Councilor Charles Yancey for hearings on the imminent demolition of the Casey Overpass - several years after state officials announced the plans and months after construction crews began tearing down... Read more