Boston Police report several officers chased and captured a wanted hood with a penchant for explosive violence this afternoon in the middle of Mattapan Square. Police say a detective told local officers that Frantz Germain, 27, was walking around the... Read more
Boston Police report arresting two men after a gun battle between two gangs at Fremont and Babson streets on Wednesday. Police responding to reports of gunfire around 2:05 p.m. found "an elderly male victim hiding behind his vehicle with an apparent... Read more
Yves "Junior" Guery: Killed in a motorcycle accident on May 20 on Blue Hill Avenue.A Mattapan man well-loved in Bostonâ€™s tight-knit Haitian community lost his life last Wednesday afternoon (May 20) when his motorcycle collided with a car on Blue Hill... Read more
Members of the Mattapan community hammered Gov. Deval Patrick's transportation czar this week over a proposal to replace the Route 28 bus and extend the Silver Line to Mattapan Square. At a Tuesday night transportation "summit" held in Boston Public... Read more
Presented with a sheet of paper asking â€œWhat Would You Do?â€ and listing potential areas to cut in the state budget â€“ education, health care, the environment, public safety â€“ Alisa Ritchie balked. A Dorchester resident who attended state Sen. Sonia... Read more
Governor Deval Patrick's Secretary of Health and Human Services â€” Dr. JudyAnn Bigby â€” comes to Mattapan tonight to moderate what the Patrick administration has billed as a "community forum on choices and priorities facing the Commonwealth in the... Read more
Police Commissioner Ed Davis and Mayor Tom Menino vowed today to crack down on a spate of violence in certain Dorchester, Mattapan and Roxbury neighborhoods, following last night's shooting of a three-year-old on Bowdoin Street. At a press conference on... Read more
Dwayne Lawrence and the Teen Health Movement explore their options along Blue Hill Ave.
The Boston Neighborhood Basketball League is teaching more than just jump-shots and boxing out at the Mildred Ave. Community Center.
Haven't ridden the Mattapan trolley line in a while? Here's a You Tube refresher...