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Fire at 73 Wildwood St. in Mattapan

The Boston Fire Department reports a two-alarm fire at 74 Wildwood St. in Mattapan early Sunday morning displaced 17 residents and sent one to the hospital with a mild burn.

Firefighters responded at 4:23 a.m., the department says.

The... Read more

A 19 year-old man was shot to death near Fields Corner overnight, according to Boston Police.

The victim, who has not yet been named, was found outside 12 Vinson St. just after 2 a.m. Police responded to the scene after a ShotSpotter activation... Read more

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation announced this morning that the redesign project planned for the Morton Street and Gallivan Boulevard intersection is now being advertised for construction bids.

Bids will be accepted through Jan. 8... Read more

Through his attorney, Kevin Williams says he had no reason to murder Jose Luis Phinn Williams in a Codman Square gas station Friday night: He'd just gotten paid at his job at a... Read more

A gas-station attendant in Codman Square, and men on Mildred Avenue and Itasca Street in Mattapan were fatally shot on Saturday and Sunday, coming after another man was shot to death near Uphams Corner on Friday.

An attendant in his early 60s... Read more

Interior of 7 Ranier Road after fire.

The Boston Fire Department reports a woman rescued from a fire at 7-9 Ranier Rd. in Mattapan tonight was transported to a local hospital in critical condition.

The department says a total of four residents were made homeless by the fire, to... Read more

Federal, state, and city officials gathered outside the Curley Community Center in South Boston today to brief the public about recent and developing improvements to William J. Day Boulevard, including a pilot program that will use speed humps as “... Read more

With recovery efforts still ongoing after gas explosions rocked the Merrimack Valley last Thursday in Andover, North Andover, and Lawrence, forcing thousands to evacuate, Boston politicians are looking to get an updated read on the city’s gas... Read more

Suffolk County voters made a series of paradigm-shifting choices at the polls last week, among them electing the first woman of color as the Democratic nominee for... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports arresting a man they say went on a bit of an arson early Labor Day morning that ended only when a resident spotted him trying to set a pile of stuff on fire in the resident's backyard and a police dog sniffed him... Read more

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