Morton Station Village project takes off ‘This is a dream that is happening’
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Seth Daniel, News EditorPolice Capt. Haseeb Hosein, Chloe Coleman, Maurice Coleman of Bank of America, and Donald Alexis of CICD. Seth Daniel photo There were tears of joy and simultaneous calls to action by community members last Friday as Gov. Baker and Cardinal Sean O’Malley joined Mattapan leaders at a groundbreaking event for Morton Station...
DA clearing backlog of police-involved shootings cases
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Seth Daniel, News EditorWith a backlog of police-involved shooting investigations left unfinished by former Suffolk District Attorney A Rachael Rollins, her successor, Kevin Hayden, is moving to clear out nine pending police-involved shooting investigations – including five in the Dorchester and Mattapan area going back to 2019. On Monday, he...
Woman arrested after stabbing at Mattapan gas station
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The suspect had a child in the car with her at the time of her arrest, police said. The post Woman arrested after stabbing at Mattapan gas station appeared first on Boston.com.
Mattapan stabbing sends 3 to hospital
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A stabbing incident at a Mattapan gas station sent three people to the hospital. The incident occurred near Blue Hill Avenue and Morton Street. Police...
Second Suffolk senate hopefuls make case at progressive forum
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Jennifer Smith, Reporter CorrespondentFour candidates jostling for the recently redrawn Second Suffolk state senate seat participated in a largely congenial forum this week that drew out only slight differences between them on policy and left the distinctions largely to their backgrounds. Roxbury pastor and lawyer Rev. Miniard Culpepper, state...
Man accused in fatal stabbing of Mattapan mother of 7 arrested in Florida
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Christopher Howard, 39, is suspected of killing Terkeshia Boykins, 40, on May 10. The post Man accused in fatal stabbing of Mattapan mother of 7 arrested in Florida appeared first on Boston.com.
Man wanted for Mattapan murder arrested in Florida
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Police arrested a man in connection with a fatal stabbing in Mattapan last week. Detectives in the Boston Police Homicide Unit had a murder warrant...
Student brought BB gun to Mattapan school, police say
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The student is set to be summonsed to juvenile court for carrying a gun on a school campus. The post Student brought BB gun to Mattapan school, police say appeared first on Boston.com.
Victim identified in fatal Mattapan stabbing, warrant issued for suspect
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Terkeshia Boykins, 40, died after being stabbed multiple times. The post Victim identified in fatal Mattapan stabbing, warrant issued for suspect appeared first on Boston.com.
Arrest warrant issued for suspect in connection with fatal Mattapan stabbing
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Police are searching for a man accused of murder in connection with a May 10 fatal stabbing in Mattapan. Detectives in the Boston Police Homicide...
Boston police identify woman who was stabbed to death in Mattapan
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Police have identified a woman who was stabbed to death in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood earlier this week. Officers responding to a report of a stabbing...
Wu, BPS, set $2b initiative for ‘Green New Deal’ for schools
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Seth Daniel, News EditorThe former Grover Cleveland school building on Charles Street in Fields Corner, which now houses Community Academy of Science and Health (CASH). The CASH school will stay in a rehabbed facility under Mayor Wu's plan. Mayor WuGoal: Renovate or upgrade every facility before 2032; plan sees new construction During a visit to...
A Mattapan mother says her son was in medical distress but BPS delayed calling 911
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Alishia Hicks said it was determined her son, who’s on the autism spectrum, had a stroke. The post A Mattapan mother says her son was in medical distress but BPS delayed calling 911 appeared first on Boston.com.
Mother demands answers after school waited to call 911 after son had stroke
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A Mattapan mother says her son was having a stroke at school and instead of calling 911, they called her to come pick him up.
Carter Post veterans: We’ve been overlooked in Mattapan Sq. rehab
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Seth Daniel, News EditorCarter Post Commander Marydith Tuitt says that plans to reconfigure Mattapan Square have been ongoing without any warning given to her historic veterans’ organization.  It’s hard to miss the Sgt. William E. Carter American Legion Post 16 on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan Square with its large, newly painted exterior...
Two six-story buildings planned for Mattapan Sq.
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Reporter StaffDorchester-based developer Rise Together has told the BPDA it will soon file detailed plans for two six-story residential buildings in Mattapan Square, one to replace a repair garage at 1590 Blue Hill Ave., and the other behind it on River Street. The Blue Hill Avenue building would have 65 residential units and a “locally owned and...
Haitian Unity parade returns to Blue Hill Avenue on Sunday
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Seth Daniel, News EditorA view of the Haitian Unity Parade as it made its way up Blue Hill Avenue near Morton Street in 2006. Don West photo City councillor, Ruthzee LouijeuneThe Haitian Unity Parade — suspended over the last two years — will step off from Mattapan Square this Sunday (May 15) at 1 p.m. and travel up Blue Hill Avenue to Harambee...
Police investigating fatal stabbing of woman in Mattapan
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Anyone with information is being asked to contact the department’s homicide detectives. The post Police investigating fatal stabbing of woman in Mattapan appeared first on Boston.com.
More frequent service on Fairmount Line is ‘here to stay,’ says T
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Seth Daniel, News EditorState and city officials joined community advocate and transit riders at the Talbot Avenue Station on Tuesday, May 10, 2022 to announce that a pilot program testing increased service levels would now become permanent. The increased service amounts to a commuter rail train coming every 45 minutes. Seth Daniel photos MBTA GM...
Two six-story residential buildings proposed for Mattapan Square
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Reporter StaffDeveloper Rise Together has told the BPDA it will soon file detailed plans for two six-story residential buildings in Mattapan Square, one to replace a repair garage at 1590 Blue Hill Ave., the other behind it on River Street. The Blue Hill Avenue building would have 65 residential units and a "locally owned and operated family-style...
T poised to drive up its spending ahead of ‘fiscal cliff’
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Chris Lisinski, State House News ServiceCommuters board an MBTA bus bound for Mattapan Square. Jesse Costa/WBUR photo MBTA overseers have stamped their approval on a $2.55 billion fiscal 2023 budget draft that adds nearly 150 new positions to address safety needs, avoids fare hikes and service cuts, and drives up agency spending by 8 percent at a...
Home.stead Bakery in Fields Corner seeks liquor license to replace the one it gave up due to the pandemic
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Reporter StaffHome.stead's Annie Le makes the case for a new license before the Boston Licensing Board. As the pandemic decimated the restaurant business, Home.Stead Bakery and Cafe in Fields Corner gave up its liquor license to try to save some money. With people going back out now, the 30-seat bakery, at 1448 Dorchester Ave., formally requested a...
Night time bridge work will close part of Neponset Greenway in May
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StaffA portion of the Neponset Greenway trail will be closed during night time hours beginning Sunday, May 1 at 8 p.m. to "accommodate work on the Neponset Rail Trail Bridge" between Butler Street and Milton MBTA stations on the Mattapan line. The closures will happen between 8 p.m.- 5 a.m. through May 12, with the exception of Friday and Saturday...
Four hospitalized, 17 left homeless in Mattapan fire
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Reporter StaffBoston Fire Dept. photo Two adults and two children had to be taken to a local hospital after they were injured in a fire at 115 Deering Rd. in Mattapan on Sunday morning. Firefighters responded shortly after 10 a.m. to a fire that consumed the house’s rear porches and attic. A total of 17 people were made homeless by the fire, the...
Charter school gains use of soccer field along Morton Street
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Seth Daniel, News EditorA site plan shows the location of a proposed soccer field for the Brooke High School along Morton Street in Mattapan. Image courtesy Warner Larson Landscape Architects There were equal parts cheers and jeers last Thursday night as the Mattapan State Hospital Community Advisory Committee (CAC) voted unanimously to approve the...
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