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By adamg - 11/19/19 - 11:04 am

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a recreational dispensary at 1292 Blue Hill Ave., between Fessenden and Evelyn streets. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/19 - 11:46 am

The Stanford Social Innovation Review reports some findings from the four years of time University of Michigan sociology professor Jeremy Levine spent in Dorchester, Mattapan and Hyde Park looking at the non-train ramifications of the Fairmount Line re-do: Read more.

By adamg - 10/23/19 - 9:53 am

Update: McCarthy apologizes for "muddled: comments not meant to attack anybody.

On the night of the preliminary election in September, outgoing District 5 City Councilor Tim McCarthy tried to rev up supporters of his aide and would-be successor Maria Esdale Farrell, who won a slot in the November final by coming in second against Ricardo Arroyo to represent Hyde Park, Roslindale and Mattapan. Read more.

By adamg - 10/16/19 - 1:31 pm

The Supreme Judicial Court today overturned Abdullah Yasin's conviction for second-degree murder for Chaz Burton's 2016 death outside a Mattapan party, saying the trial judge in the case should not have allowed the case to go to a jury after she concluded Suffolk County prosecutors had failed to produce evidence that showed Yassin was responsible for Burton's death. Read more.

By adamg - 10/12/19 - 12:45 pm
Laundry room on Livermore Street

The remains of the laundry room. Photo by BFD

Boston firefighters responded to 110 Livermore St., an apartment building off Cummins Highway in Mattapan, for a basement laundry-room fire that was being fed by an incoming gas main, around 12:30 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 10/7/19 - 11:11 pm
Burton

State Police report arresting Dwyarrn Burton, 26, on charges he randomly attacked a woman on the Neponset Trail near Ryan Playground in Mattapan last month. Read more.

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 - 9/17/19 - 5:48 pm

State Police report a woman was attacked while walking on the Neponset Trail near Ryan Playground in Mattapan around 2 p.m. Read more.

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.

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