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By adamg - 11/15/21 - 4:42 pm
A Pallet shelter

A Pallet shelter.

The state next month will set up a "temporary cottage community" on the grounds of Shattuck Hospital in Franklin Park to house and care for up to 30 people who now live - or try to live - in tents along Methadone Mile, state Health and Human Services Secretary Mary Lou Sudders said today. Read more.

By adamg - 11/8/21 - 6:37 pm

Boston Police say things went south quickly for Marlon Raymond, 18, of Roxbury after he ran a red light outside the B-3 police station at Morton Street and Blue Hill Avenue shortly after midnight today: Read more.

By adamg - 9/2/21 - 8:56 am
Flooded bocce courts in the North End

North End bocce courts turned into reflecting pools. Photo by Nathaniel Stinnett.

The Boston area remains under a flood warning until 1 p.m. as Ida moves out. Read more.

By adamg - 6/5/21 - 12:14 pm

An outraged citizen files a 311 complaint about the mega-pothole/trench along Blue Hill Avenue at Morton Street in front of the B-3 police station: Read more.

By adamg - 5/10/21 - 10:42 am
Crash scene in Mattapan - traffic light destroyed, car bursts into flames

Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a driver suffered only minor injuries after speeding down Morton Street, jumping the median strip and taking out a traffic light, after which his car burst into flames, on Morton Street near Theodore Street, around 3:20 a.m. on Sunday.

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By adamg - 1/22/21 - 9:58 am

Boston Police report a man was shot at 750 Morton St., around 1 a.m. on Jan. 6. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died on Thursday.

This is Boston's third murder in 2021.

By adamg - 1/6/21 - 12:39 am

Update: Victim died. Identified as Lance Norwood, 22, of Hyde Park.

Stanley Stacos reports a person was shot on Morton Street at Leston Street, around 12:30 a.m. The homicide unit was called in. Read more.

By adamg - 1/4/21 - 2:46 pm

Boston Police report recovering a loaded gun on Morton Street between Wildwood and Theodore streets in Mattapan, thanks to a motorist who wondered why her rear license plate seemed to be newly bent Sunday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/20 - 9:28 am
Detective looks for evidence

Detective looks for evidence. Photo by Live Boston.

Live Boston reports a gun battle between the occupants of two cars extended over three blocks in the area of Morton and Norfolk streets shortly before 1 a.m. As many as 15 shots may have been fired. No people hit, but at least one house and several cars were hit by the gunfire.

By adamg - 7/1/20 - 8:56 pm

Live Boston reports somebody fired several shots on Fuller Street at Morton Street in Mattapan around 8:40 p.m.

By adamg - 5/24/20 - 12:17 pm

The federal Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and the Massachusetts Attorney General's office have sued Nikitas Tsoukales and his Key Credit Repair of Mattapan over what they say are failed promises to repair people's credit, deceptive marketing and repeated violations of a state law that prohibits taking somebody's money before actually fixing their credit. Read more.

By adamg - 5/13/20 - 11:07 am
Soccer field proposal

Rough soccer-field proposal. Morton Street at the top.

The Boston Zoning Commission today approved a plan by the developers of the Olmsted Green development to swap in a soccer field and tot lot for the four-acre urban farm that was part of the original plans but never built. Read more.

By adamg - 3/30/20 - 9:28 am
Plastic sheeting at local market

A roving UHub photographer couldn't help but notice the DIY shielding now in place at Mama Supermarket at Blue Hill Avenue and Morton Street in Mattapan.

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 - 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.

By adamg - 3/7/19 - 1:35 pm

WCVB reports on a 75-yard swath of garbage along Morton Street between Norfolk and Verrill streets today. The owner of the garbage-strewing vehicle is pledging to clean up the mess.

By adamg - 2/19/19 - 1:53 pm
Talk It Out

On Nov. 8, the Chez-Vous skating rink - right behind the B-3 police station - opened its doors for a police-sponsored teen event that started with police officers rapping with teens about relations between the two and concluded with some free roller skating. Read more.

By adamg - 12/23/18 - 10:58 pm

WHDH reports on the crash around 7:20 p.m. on Morton Street at Canterbury Street.

By adamg - 11/6/18 - 4:21 pm

A Boston health inspector yesterday ordered La Belle Capoise, 884 Morton St., closed for a number of health violations. Read more.

By adamg - 10/20/18 - 10:36 pm

Boston Police report that after a Dorchester 16-year-old gets out of the hospital, he'll be formally charged with a variety of gun offenses for a fight at the Morton Street Walgreens in which he managed to shoot both his opponent and himself Friday night. Read more.

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