Mattapan

By - 1/14/19 - 8:30 pm

Boston Police report Danny Nunez, 26, of Hyde Park, is charged with repeatedly shooting a man at 12 Halborn St., near West Selden Street in Mattapan, around 11 p.m. on Friday. Read more.

By - 1/12/19 - 1:50 pm

Michael Freedberg compiles a list of potential candidates for the District 5 (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale) city-council seat Tim McCarthy is retiring from.

Now, In his farewell address, McCarthy wrote: Read more.

By - 1/10/19 - 8:03 pm
McCarthy

Tim McCarthy, who has represented Hyde Park, Roslindale and Mattapan on the city council since 2013, announced tonight he's decided not to run for re-election this fall.

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By - 1/4/19 - 1:55 pm

Boston Police report arresting Josiah Stirling, 29, of West Roxbury and Naquan Mahone, 23, of Mattapan, on gun charges after a chase and a "violent struggle" on New Year's Day. Read more.

By - 1/2/19 - 9:31 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports a state study of the city's cutest public-transit line shows that tracks and bridges along the line are in dire need of repair.

By - 12/28/18 - 6:09 pm

Boston Police report arresting Jocelyn Vasquez, 32, of Dorchester, on charges she shot Garfield Thomas to death on Evelyn Street in Mattapan on May 15. Read more.

By - 12/27/18 - 9:35 am

The Dorchester Reporter interviews Tim McCarthy about his plans to run for re-election in District 5 - Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale - and how, if he wins, he probably won't run again. He's already facing two opponents in the 2019 election.

By - 12/24/18 - 9:03 am

Boston Police report a man was punched and then stabbed outside 760 Cummins Highway, at Favre Street, around 12:25 a.m. Read more.

By - 12/23/18 - 10:58 pm

WHDH reports on the crash around 7:20 p.m. on Morton Street at Canterbury Street.

By - 12/12/18 - 4:01 pm

Announcement!

Ricardo Arroyo, whose father Felix D. Arroyo, and brother, Felix G. Arroyo, both served as at-large city councilors, announced today he's running for the District 5 (Hyde Park, Mattapan, Roslindale) council seat held by Tim McCarthy since 2013. McCarthy had no opposition in the 2017 election.

By - 12/10/18 - 10:04 pm

Victim identified as Gregory Phillips, 25, of Dorchester.

Shortly before 10 p.m. on outside 155 Savannah Ave.. The victim was declared dead at the scene. Police say a man fired a shot at the victim, got into a maroon minivan with two other men, then fired several more shots before they drove off.

2018 murders in Boston.

By - 12/8/18 - 12:21 pm
Abandoned car in Mattapan

A citizen is more than concerned in Mattapan: He or she is outraged about an abandoned car on Tampa Street - and has filed ten 311 reports about it over the past 24 hours. The complaints start with their ire focused squarely on that most noted of Milton residents - Marty Walsh, of course - but eventually come to blame progressives and their love of street art: Read more.

By - 12/6/18 - 9:18 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on a community meeting on a proposed Blue Hill Avenue pot shop. One opponent said there are "people with battery powered tools that can cut through your roof."

By - 12/3/18 - 10:10 am

Pot-shop proposals are popping up like daisies across Boston:

On Tuesday, Jody Mendoza and her husband, Richy Peña, hold an outreach meeting for their proposed Mojos pot shop at 1292 Blue Hill Ave. in Mattapan. Read more.

By - 11/29/18 - 7:36 pm
Moreno

Transit Police report arresting a Dedham man they say screamed racial epithets at a Route 30 driver and then threw a rock at him, hitting him, after the guy was kicked off the bus for not paying his fare Saturday afternoon.

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By - 11/28/18 - 12:16 am

NBC Boston reports on a crash at Walk Hill and Harvard streets around 1 p.m. on Tuesday.

By - 11/18/18 - 10:40 am

Victim identified as Korey Wornum-Parker, 28, of Roxbury.

Boston Police report a man was shot shortly before 2 a.m. at 10 Westmore Rd. in Mattapan. The victim was declared dead at the scene.

2018 murders in Boston.

By - 11/18/18 - 10:36 am
Detectives at Mattapan stabbing scene

Detectives look for evidence at stabbing scene. Photo by KMV.

KMV reports a man was stabbed on the 800 block of Cummins Highway early this morning.

By - 11/6/18 - 4:21 pm

A Boston health inspector yesterday ordered La Belle Capoise, 884 Morton St., closed for a number of health violations. Read more.

By - 10/27/18 - 6:55 pm
Pink skies over the Mattapan Line

Tim Murphy captured the pink skies at the tail end of the nor'easter over the Mattapan Line late this afternoon.