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By adamg - 8/19/19 - 7:54 am

Transit Police report two men, 35 and 23, were shot in the busway at the Mattapan Square T stop shortly after 2 a.m. Read more.

By adamg - 8/16/19 - 8:32 pm

A Hyde Park man who was facing local charges for a May incident in which police allegedly 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 state for up to ten years. Read more.

By adamg - 8/15/19 - 9:26 am

The Dorchester Reporter covered a forum in Mattapan for candidates who want to replace Tim McCarthy as the District 5 (Mattapan, Roslindale, Hyde Park) district councilor this fall.

By adamg - 8/12/19 - 11:28 am

A Roxbury man fired eight shots in a gun battle with a Mattapan man that ended with both men injured - and the Mattapan man's grandmother with a fatal bullet wound to the head - a prosecutor charged today. Read more.

By adamg - 8/9/19 - 10:06 pm

Boston Police report arresting Dane Henry, 23, of Roxbury, in connection with the shooting death of Eleanor Maloney, 74, on April 6 in an exchange of gunfire on Mattapan Street that she had nothing to do with. Read more.

By adamg - 8/8/19 - 1:30 pm

Boston Police report that a man shot at 55 Wildwood St. in Mattapan early on Tuesday died today.

2019 murders in Boston.

By adamg - 8/6/19 - 7:54 am

Update, Aug., 8: Victim died. Identified as Aquil Muhammad, 18, of Dorchester.

A man was shot in the head at 55 Wildwood St. around 1:30 a.m., Live Boston reports. The homicide unit was called in.

By adamg - 8/4/19 - 11:58 am

Live Boston reports a fight around 5:25 a.m. on West Selden Street left one man with a knife wound serious enough to require a tourniquet. A suspect was arrested.

By adamg - 7/30/19 - 10:07 pm

Around 9 p.m. on Theodore Street near Morton Street. Injuries not considered life threatening.

By adamg - 7/28/19 - 11:23 am

A crash on Cummins Highway near River Street around 8 a.m. sent a police officer and another driver to the hospital with minor injuries, WBZ reports.

By adamg - 7/26/19 - 11:20 pm

Shortly after 11 p.m., somebody fired at least ten rounds from a spot near the Dunkin' Donuts at Morton and Evans street. Some damage was found at the Morton House of Pizza across the street. One person suffered a minor graze injury; unclear if from a bullet or something else.

By adamg - 7/20/19 - 1:29 pm
Mr. 617 license plate on a motorcycle

Roving UHub photographer Bobby B. spotted a motorcycle belonging to somebody who reps the 617 in Mattapan today.

By adamg - 7/17/19 - 11:10 am

The Dorchester Reporter brings us up to date on city planning to improve traffic, public transit and safety along the street (no, bringing back a trolley is not on the table).

By adamg - 7/12/19 - 8:50 pm
Rooster on Walk Hill Street in Jamaica Plain

Vee wonders if anybody's missing a rooster on Walk Hill Street near Harvard Street.

H/t Paul MacMaster for the headline

By adamg - 7/11/19 - 2:52 pm

The Dorchester Reporter explains the two new structures at Ryan Playground that were inspired by bamboo buildings on the Indonesian island of Bali.

By adamg - 7/9/19 - 8:53 pm

Boston Police report arresting two men, one from Hyde Park and one from Stoughton on a variety of gun and robbery charges for a couple of incidents yesterday afternoon into yesterday evening. Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/19 - 9:32 am

On the 500 block across from Walker Playground around 1 a.m., Stanley Staco reports.

By adamg - 7/1/19 - 3:39 pm

The MBTA tries to assure Mattapan Line riders that buses are on the way now that the trolleys have ceased to move due to "an overhead power problem," but allows as to how they should expect delays.

By adamg - 7/1/19 - 11:55 am

Dewane Tse, 34, is slated for arraignment today for a triple shooting on Aug. 14, 2018 on Deering Road that left one man dead, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 6/25/19 - 12:32 pm
Architect's rendering of 775 Morton St.

Architect's rendering.

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

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