District Attorney Kevin Hayden and Boston Police responded this afternoon to another brazen daytime homicide, this time at the corner of Paxton and Harvard Streets in Dorchester- one in a string of violent incidents over the past three weeks and another... Read more
A man and a woman were shot at Gladeside Avenue and Donwood Terrace in Mattapan around 12:25 p.m. on Friday. The man was shot several times; the woman once in the arm. The man was pronounced dead at a local hospital. The Boston Police Department reports... Read more
After a bumpy drive to the basket, Mattapan designer Glen Gaines has found nothing but a perfect swish with the debut of his ‘Lift Every Voice’ basketball nets, which reflect the Pan African flag colors of red, black and green, and were placed in two... Read more
The Mildred Avenue Seniors went all out for mothers on Thurs., May 9, ahead of Mother’s Day with a celebration of the many mothers at the center and their talents. More than 100 showed up for the special day and the luncheon, which also served as a... Read more
The co-owner of Economy Plumbing and Heating Supply on Morton Street in Mattapan was charged Tuesday with filing false federal tax returns from the company for several years so he could buy $10 million worth of gold bars and silver ingots, the US Attorney... Read more
The FCC says it's grown tired of a man it says has been running an illegal radio station via transmitters in Mattapan, Randolph and Brockton for nearly two decades, so it's now proposing to fine him $597,775 in an attempt to get him to stay off the air.... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot at Blue Hill Avenue and Fremont Street around 4:45 a.m. on Sunday. The man was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead. He was the first murder victim in Boston since a woman was... Read more
The state Department of Revenue formally moved Thursday to seize Simco's, 1509 Blue Hill Ave. in Mattapan, for non-payment of $736,000 in taxes and interest. In a request filed in Suffolk Superior Court, the state says Simco's has tax debts dating back to... Read more
More BCYF pools expected to re-open by summer The long-awaited and delayed $12.7 million renovation of the Mattahunt Community Center is about to come to an end, according to city officials, who say students at the Mattahunt School are now able to use the... Read more
For decades, if there was a problem that seemingly couldn’t be fixed, Mattapan’s Muhammad Ali-Salaam was the person that the city sent in to take a look, and solutions usually followed in short order. Mr. Ali-Salaam, who passed away on Jan. 4 at 78, moved... Read more


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