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Firefighter on a ladder

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 20 Fairlawn Ave. for a fire on the second floor around 7:10 p.m.

One resident was rescued from the fire, which was contained to a single apartment, the department says, adding that... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports a man was shot around 7:35 p.m. on Monday on Delhi Street at Violet Street.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene, police say.

The shooting happened as residents were gathered in the nearby... Read more

Old paper mill on Hyde Park/Mattapan line

The federal Environmental Protecting Agency is considering whether to designate the Neponset River from Hyde Park to Lower Mills as a place so polluted it requires federal funds and expertise to help clean it up.

The Neponset, from its... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports a man was found lying in the middle of the road outside 12 Colorado St. in Mattapan with a gunshot... Read more

The Supreme Judicial Court on Monday ordered a new trial for David Nicanor Diaz Perez of Mattapan, sentenced to life without parole on charges he shot a man in the back outside a baby shower at the Roslindale Amvets post in 2003.

The state's... Read more

Authorities on Sunday announced arrests of men for two local murders.

The Boston Police Department reported arresting Marcus Ambroisio, 24, of Dorchester, on charges he fatally shot Gregory Phillips outside 155 Savannah Ave. in Mattapan around... Read more

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

The 5-1 vote means the proposal by Jody Mendoza Pekala and Carlos Castillo will be the latest to be tossed on... Read more

The Supreme Judicial Court on Wednesday overturned Abdullah Yasin's conviction for second-degree murder for Chaz Burton's 2016 death outside a Mattapan... Read more

Livermore laundry room

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

State Police report arresting Dwyarrn Burton, 26, on charges he... Read more

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