Plans to open a hybrid bike repair shop/cafe in the newly renovated Uphams Corner comfort station have been scrapped in favor of a locally owned restaurant that will open its doors next May, according to Historic Boston Inc., which controls the Columbia... Read more
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Four men now face charges in connection with the shooting murder of Eleanor Maloney, 74, as she stood outside her Mattapan Street home on April 6 enjoying a warm day with other members of her family - including her grandson, Anthony Davis, one of those... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports that Anthony Davis, 37, will be arraigned on a murder charge for his role in an April gun battle on Mattapan Street that left his grandmother, Eleanor Maloney, 74, dead, shot in the head. The man charged with firing... Read more
Boston Police report a man was fatally shot around 3:40 a.m. on Saturday (Aug. 24) at 91 Westview St. in Franklin Field. That shooting came about 4 1/2 hours after another man was shot in the leg off Ames Street. Not long after the fatal shooting, a third... Read more
When Savin Hill’s Jonathan DePina steps into the ring at Encore Boston Harbor Resort Friday night, it will mark his first foray from the amateur world of boxing into a professional arena. But it will also represent the culmination of a months-long journey... Read more
With the recent number of mass shootings on the rise across the country, the issue of gun violence is at the forefront of our national political conversations. But for communities of color in Boston’s Dorchester, Roxbury, and Mattapan neighborhoods, gun... Read more
Last March, 32-year-old Kendrick Price, an assistant basketball coach at UMass Boston, died at a party in Dorchester. A month later, 74-year-old Eleanor Maloney, a grandmother, was killed in a crossfire that injured two others on Mattapan St. off Blue... Read more
Last Tuesday, the Zoning Board of Appeal approved a developer’s plan to replace an old house at 2 Neponset Ave. with a nine-unit, four-story building with ground-floor commercial space and 18 parking spaces. Shaun McClorey’s plan calls for all the units... Read more
Codman Square and Ashmont are now offering access to news and information to residents and visitors as they walk around the business districts via outdoor digital platforms that have been set up in the communities. Early this month, the MIT-based tech... Read more
It was 7:45 in the morning when Henry Nelson parked his bike outside of First Parish Dorchester and walked across the street to the parking lot that housed three of Fair Food’s trucks. “I’m usually the first one here. It’s a great job if you love... Read more
Savin Hill native Rosemary J. Powers has certainly made the rounds working in public administration. She served as deputy chief of staff for former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick, and as chief as staff for former Massachusetts state Sen. Jack Hart. She... Read more
Last Thursday evening, US Rep Ayanna Pressley, in conjunction with TSNE MissionWorks, spoke at a “Millennial Housing Conversation” as part of her ongoing Equity Agenda Series. The event was held at the Link in Kendall Square, which is a collaborative work... Read more
This was his first race. Ben Chisholm, a four-year-old blond from Wayland, was well behind the other runners, but he was focused on the track, spinning the colorful tropical wheels of his wheelchair and biting his bottom lip. Occasionally, his dad, who... Read more
There is something missing from the Red Sox this year. It’s something that endeared us to the team in recent years, especially last season. I’m not sure if the fact that it’s gone missing is a cause of the team’s spotty performance in 2019 or a result of... Read more
Suspect faces 10 years in federal prison A Hyde Park man who was facing local charges for a May incident in which police allegedly spotted him tossing a backpack with a loaded gun onto the roof of a store on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan now faces federal... Read more
Calls for peace were the focus of the 20th annual Bobby Mendes Peace Legacy Back to School Barbecue last Saturday in Uphams Corner. Dozens of neighborhood kids lifted two fingers in the air to form peace signs as they posed for a photo with Mayor Martin... Read more
The bicycle is a central theme of “World Sport,” the latest album from Mattapan rapper Kadeem. The cover art features five multicolored clones of a bicyclist, and a promo trailer for the project offers a supercut of bike-riding cartoon and film characters... Read more
When Ayanna Pressley declared her upset victory in last September’s Democratic primary over Congressman Mike Capuano, she was cheered by a jubilant crowd at IBEW Hall in Dorchester that was sprinkled with both colleagues from the Boston City Council – and... Read more
A man who was rescued by firefighters after a two alarm fire broke out in his three-decker residence at 83 Homes Avenue in Dorchester early Monday morning later died at the hospital from his injuries, according to Boston Police. Boston Fire Department... Read more
A Hyde Park man who was facing local charges for a May incident in which police say they spotted him tossing a backpack with a loaded gun onto the roof of a store on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan now faces federal gun charges that could send him out of... Read more


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