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The D3 seven: before Tuesday’s forum at St. Mark’s Church hall: Marydith Tuitt, John O’Toole, Craig Galvin, Doug Bennett, Marty Hogan, Frank Baker and Stephanie Everett. Photo by Pat Tarantino Related story: A closer look at the voting records of the... Read more
Olney Street Murder: Investigators inspect the crime scene outside 45 Olney Street. Photo for the Reporter by Marcus DiPaola The Boston Police Department a man in his late 30s was found shot to death around 1:40 a.m. Wednesday at 45 Olney St. The man,... Read more
Police Commissioner Edward Davis issued the following letter to "the residents of Mattapan and Dorchester" today regarding last night's shooting of a four year-old boy at Harambee Park. Dear community members, Last night on June 27, 2011 at approximately... Read more
Two teens on dirtbikes were sought Monday night for firing into a crowd at Harambee Park around 9:20 p.m., Monday, sending a child, possibly as young as 4, to the hospital with a gunshot wound to the back. An adult in the crowd near Talbot Avenue and... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man, 35, was shot repeatedly around 9:20 p.m. on Sunday outside 4 Summer St. He was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. Anyone with information can contact homicide detectives at (617... Read more
Suffolk County District Attorney Daniel Conley says a Boston police officer and a state trooper "acted appropriately" in a shootout that ended with teenager Manuel DaVeiga's death on Navillus Terrace in April of last year. Boston Officer Greg Bowden and... Read more
Mattapan residents clashed last week over the siting of a commuter rail station between Blue Hill Ave. and Cummins Highway. The MBTA is building the train station on the Fairmount Line as part of a court mandate that came out of an environmental lawsuit... Read more
Toast of the town: Kostas Klokelis, from Framingham, Mass., toasts from a window overlooking the duck boats carrying the Boston Bruins and their families as they roll through downtown during a rally in celebration of their NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff... Read more
47-49 Savin Hill Ave: Six-family house has been source of concern in Savin Hill.First in a two-part series. When 19-year-old Derek Matulina was shot to death at the Savin Hill MBTA station on May 7, his father instinctively knew the house where the... Read more
The general manager of the MBTA said last week that the planned expansion of the Neponset Greenway will go through Mattapan, after officials from the mass transit agency, the Department of Conservation and Recreation and the State House met in an attempt... Read more
Six of the seven candidates running for the four City Council At-Large slots faced off on Tuesday night in the first forum of the city’s election season, covering their positions on school transportation costs, city finances, and Boston’s bike-... Read more
For the City Council, a long nightmare of its own making is almost over. A Superior Court judge is now weighing whether – and how – to further punish the 13-member body, which was first yanked into court in 2005 over multiple violations of the state’s... Read more
Local nonprofit Work, Inc., which specializes in providing employment and training to people with disabilities, will move forward in developing its old North Quincy headquarters with the help of a federal grant. Company officials hope to use this... Read more
Local and city-wide representatives from the Boston Police Department heard an array of complaints and proposals from Polish Triangle residents at Tuesday’s meeting of the McCormack Civic Association. Police Superintendent William Evans was on hand to... Read more
Shawnna ThomasDorchester’s Shawnna Thomas, a Boston Latin Academy graduate, will be attending Yale University this September thanks to a Gates Millennium Scholarship. Thomas, who graduated from Boston Latin on Sunday, has been granted a full scholarship... Read more
Spc. James LunninEditor’s Note: Dorchester is home to scores of young men and women who have left behind friends and family members to serve the United States in Iraq and Afghanistan. To highlight their stories, the Reporter’s new column, “Over There,”... Read more
The Franklin Park Zoo has announced the birth of a new bongo – a species of African forest antelope.Photo Courtesy of Zoo New England The Franklin Park Zoo has announced the birth of a new bongo – a species of African forest antelope. The gender of the... Read more
Team Tedeschi: Tedeschi's V.P. Joe Hamza, left, with Peabody Square Tedeschi's franchise owner Khalid Abboud. The revitalization of Peabody Square marked another milestone today with the official dedication of the Tedeschi's food shop at the corner of... Read more
My Dot Tour, a nonprofit collaborative that promotes the Fields Corner area by hosting local walking tours, will kick off its second tour season this August and is looking for high school students interested in becoming paid tour guides. Tour guide... Read more
The city’s top planning and development agency on Thursday night signed off on redevelopment and education projects in Grove Hall and Codman Square, along with a master plan for the Columbia Point neighborhood. The board of the Boston Redevelopment... Read more

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