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Last Sunday, the Mattapan Patriots played the Hyde Park Cowboys on the pristine AstroTurf field at Almont Park. Around noon, between games, city and state officials, led by Mayor Martin J. Walsh, joined the players on the field alongside civic leaders... Read more

Any day of the week you might see Earl Faulk... Read more

State Police report a woman was attacked while walking on the Neponset Trail near Ryan Playground, 350 River St. in Mattapan around 2 p.m. on Tuesday.

The Dorchester resident "suffered contusion and laceration injuries" and was transported to... Read more

State Police detectives were on scene on Monday afternoon after a body was discovered near the Neponset Greenway trail near Mattapan Square.

It was not yet clear if foul play is involved.

“Members of the Suffolk County State Police... Read more

A Hyde Park man who was facing local charges for a May incident in which police say they 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... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports arresting Dane Henry, 23, of Roxbury, in connection with the shooting death of Eleanor Maloney, 74, on... Read more

Architect's rendering

The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved a 27-unit apartment building at 775 Morton St., on the corner of Wildwood St., after confusion caused by a shortage of board members due to holdups by city councilors on questions for proposed new members... Read more

Old Morton Street fire. Photo by Boston Fire Department.

Updated June 19, 9:20 a.m.

A fire that started in a vacant 5,264-square-foot multi-unit house on Old Morton Street in the late afternoon last Saturday spread to seven neighboring buildings near Lower Mills as the sun began to set. Its... Read more

Firefighters enter house on River Street

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 161 River St., near Standard Street, shortly after 9 a.m. for what turned into a two-alarm fire.

The fire, which damaged the basement and first floor, caused no injuries, the... Read more

About 40 people—mothers, children, seniors, recent college graduates—crammed into a meeting room in Fowler Clark Epstein Farm farmhouse on Norfolk Street last Saturday afternoon for a workshop on growing food at home with limited space, one of a number... Read more

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