Mayor Walsh’s liaison to Mattapan Ruth Georges organized a lively Neighborhood Response Team (NRT) meeting on Monday night. Almost 100 Mattapan residents filled a classroom on the second floor of the Mildred Avenue Community Center to discuss issues... Read more
Babson Street fire
A four alarm fire accidentally sparked by dental equipment tore through a Babson Street building in Mattapan late Monday afternoon, injuring two residents, fire officials said. Boston firefighters responded around 4:05 p.m. to 130 Babson St., next to the... Read more
The Neighborhood Response Team (NRT) for Mattapan will meet Monday evening — an early step in an effort by the Mayor’s Office of Neighborhood Services to assess the program’s citywide effectiveness and overhaul it to better fit the needs of unique... Read more
Architect's rendering of proposed Cote Village
Two non-profit groups have filed plans with the BRA to replace the old Cote Ford dealership at Cummins Highway and Regis Road with a 76 apartments - 52 in an apartment building and 24 in three townhouse buildings. The Planning Office for Urban Affairs and... Read more
Suspects wanted for holdups
The Boston Police Department on Saturday arrested two men in Dorchester on charges they held up 11 convenience stores, gas stations and fast-food restaurants, mostly in Mattapan and Dorchester. Gerald Sibley, 34, was charged with armed robbery, unlawful... Read more
Students returning for the first day of school were greeted with a rousing welcome from neighborhood men who lined the entryway of the Mattahunt Elementary in Mattapan this morning. The event — inspired by similar events across the US— was intended to "... Read more
Ruth GeorgesRuth Georges was born in Haiti, raised in Florida, and moved to Boston last year to attend a graduate program at UMass Boston. Last month, the 30-year-old new Bostonian launched a new career as well: She joined Mayor Martin Walsh’s Office of... Read more
Three men were shot, one fatally, on Wednesday night in Mattapan; at almost the same time, a shooting in Roxbury left two men dead and one injured, police said. Officers responding to shots fired near 41 Hosmer St. at about 10:19 p.m. found the three men... Read more
State Police report a cab driver who picked up a man and a woman in downtown Boston early Friday was stunned with a taser and had his cab stolen from him on I-93 southbound near the Keystone Apartments. State Police say the cabbie, a 49-year-old from... Read more
A Boston police officer suffered a possible concussion and a large laceration trying to arrest Carlos Agrinsoni for allegedly exposing himself, a Suffolk County prosecutor said today. A Dorchester Municipal Court judge today ordered Agrinsoni to... Read more


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