The Boston Planning & Development Agency (BPDA) will launch new planning initiatives in Mattapan and Newmarket to identify the needs and opportunities for improvements and to support long-term equitable growth and sustainability. Mayor Martin J.... Read more
The Boston Police Department says it's determined to end problems by daytime drinkers congregating outside Mattapan Square liquor stores downing the nips and single cans of beer they've just bought, and are now about a month into a crackdown that they... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting a man who says he worked at Flames, 663 Morton St., on charges he set the place on fire early on Dec. 15.
Byron Anthony Hewitt, 45, whose Facebook and LinkedIn pages lists him as a Jamaican native... Read more
The Mattapan campus of Saint John Paul II Catholic Academy will close its doors at the end of the school year, according to academy officials, who told parents in a letter on Thursday. All students and most faculty will be absorbed into the other three... Read more
Two men from Dallas, TX face charges they went on a smash-and-grab spree in the Boston area last May that included a couple of local incidents.
Fredrick Williams, 29, and Matthew Gallagher, 32, face six counts of breaking and entering at night... Read more
The fate of the Mattapan High-Speed Trolley, a locally beloved offshoot of the Red Line serviced by 1940s-era cars, is the subject of renewed discussion after a collision last month took two trolleys out of circulation.
With several months of... Read more
Boston firefighters responded to 14 Evelyn St. around 11 p.m. on Sunday for what turned into a two-alarm fire that displaced 14 residents and sent one firefighter to the hospital with a shoulder injury.
The Boston Fire Department reports fire... Read more
Operator error was to blame for a trolley collision last week on the Mattapan High Speed Trolley line that sent 16 to the hospital with minor injuries, MBTA officials said, adding that the route will run with fewer cars until repairs are completed.... Read more
The family of a young man murdered at a Blue Hill Avenue gas station in 2011 is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to his killer's arrest.
Daniel Bunch, 22, was shot to death on Oct. 8, 2011 at the Mobil station in Mattapan Square... Read more