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By adamg - 9/19/19 - 8:38 am

An upset citizen filed a 311 complaint this morning after finding a locked parking lot at Ryan Playground on River Street in Mattapan - near where a woman was attacked on Tuesday:

By adamg - 9/16/19 - 8:56 am

The Ward 10 Democrats are hosting a forum for candidates for the District 8 (Fenway, Back Bay, Beacon Hill, Mission Hill) seat that Josh Zakim is giving up, at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday at the Tobin School, 40 Smith St. on Mission Hill. Read more.

By adamg - 9/9/19 - 11:19 pm
Arroyo, Farrell, Graham, Murad, Powell, Tuchinetz

At forum: Arroyo, Farrell, Graham, Murad, Powell, Tuchinetz.

At a candidate forum at the Blue Hills Collaborative tonight, six candidates for the District 5 (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale) seat being given up by Tim McCarthy agreed in broad strokes on almost everything, differing mainly on the specifics of how they would accomplish their goals on specific topics. Read more.

By adamg - 9/5/19 - 9:59 am

Mayor Marty Walsh this week endorsed Annissa Essaibi-George for re-election to one of the four at-large City Council seats up this fall.

In District 5 (Hyde Park, Roslindale, Mattapan), at-large Councilor Michelle Wu, who lives in Roslindale, endorsed Ricardo Arroyo for the seat being vacated by district Councilor Tim McCarthy. Read more.

By adamg - 9/3/19 - 8:50 am
By adamg - 8/29/19 - 6:20 pm

Live Boston reports a man was shot in the chest on Caddy Road, between Sanford and Monson streets around 6:10 p.m. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By adamg - 8/26/19 - 1:31 pm
Suffolk County District Attorney Rachael Rollins and assistant DA Masai King

As DA Rollins discusses case, Assistant DA King listens.

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 four men, arraigned today on charges that include first-degree murder. Read more.

By adamg - 8/25/19 - 6:21 pm

Boston Police report that career criminal 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. Read more.

By adamg - 8/23/19 - 8:23 pm

Vonstradamus reports from District 5 (Roslindale, Mattapan and Hyde Park), where several candidates are hoping to replace retiring Councilor Tim McCarthy: Read more.

By adamg - 8/19/19 - 7:54 am

Transit Police report two men, 35 and 23, were shot in the busway at the Mattapan Square T stop shortly after 2 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 8:32 pm

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 gun charges that could send him out of state for up to ten years. Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/19 - 9:26 am

The Dorchester Reporter covered a forum in Mattapan for candidates who want to replace Tim McCarthy as the District 5 (Mattapan, Roslindale, Hyde Park) district councilor this fall.

By adamg - 8/12/19 - 11:28 am

A Roxbury man fired eight shots in a gun battle with a Mattapan man that ended with both men injured - and the Mattapan man's grandmother with a fatal bullet wound to the head - a prosecutor charged today. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/19 - 10:06 pm

Boston Police report arresting Dane Henry, 23, of Roxbury, in connection with the shooting death of Eleanor Maloney, 74, on April 6 in an exchange of gunfire on Mattapan Street that she had nothing to do with. Read more.

By adamg - 8/8/19 - 1:30 pm

Boston Police report that a man shot at 55 Wildwood St. in Mattapan early on Tuesday died today.

2019 murders in Boston.

By adamg - 8/6/19 - 7:54 am

Update, Aug., 8: Victim died. Identified as Aquil Muhammad, 18, of Dorchester.

A man was shot in the head at 55 Wildwood St. around 1:30 a.m., Live Boston reports. The homicide unit was called in.

By adamg - 8/4/19 - 11:58 am

Live Boston reports a fight around 5:25 a.m. on West Selden Street left one man with a knife wound serious enough to require a tourniquet. A suspect was arrested.

By adamg - 7/30/19 - 10:07 pm

Around 9 p.m. on Theodore Street near Morton Street. Injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 7/28/19 - 11:23 am

A crash on Cummins Highway near River Street around 8 a.m. sent a police officer and another driver to the hospital with minor injuries, WBZ reports.

By adamg - 7/26/19 - 11:20 pm

Shortly after 11 p.m., somebody fired at least ten rounds from a spot near the Dunkin' Donuts at Morton and Evans street. Some damage was found at the Morton House of Pizza across the street. One person suffered a minor graze injury; unclear if from a bullet or something else.

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