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Police arrest five men and recover five guns in Dorchester
Boston police arrested five men and recovered four handguns and a rifle in two incidents in Dorchester on Friday night and early Saturday morning, authorities said.
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Sat Mar 08, 2014
Two men in a car shot on Almont Street in Mattapan
Two men in a car were shot at around 11:20 this morning on Almont Street in Mattapan, according to Boston Police Superintendent-in-Chief William Gross.
Police seize nine illegal guns, arrest five
Boston Police arrested five men and seized nine illegal guns between 10:30 a.m. Friday and 1:30 a.m. Saturday, bringing the total number of firearms seized in the city this year to more than 100.
Two men shot in Mattapan
Boston police are investigating a double shooting that injured two men in Mattapan this morning on Almont Street.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA
Urban village' eyed for Uphams Corner
A rendering included in a draft report of the BRA's Fairmount Indigo Planning Initiative depicts improvements to the streetscape along Dudley Street looking west towards the Uphams Corner station.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Dorchester man arrested in fatal Christmas shooting
A Dorchester man was arrested Wednesday in a fatal shooting on Christmas Day 2013, police said.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
The Daily Free Press
Allston Village receives grant for mural project
Focusing on enhancing innovation in Boston's neighborhoods including Allston Village Main Streets, Boston Mayor Martin Walsh and the Boston Main Streets Foundation announced the seven awardees for the second funding round of the agency's Innovation and Impact grants.
Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA
Celebration of International Women's Day in Mattapan
Sat, 03/08/2014 - 12:30pm In observance of International Women's Day, the Boston Public Health Commission, the Resilient Sisterhood Project, the Association of Haitian Women in Boston, and their partners will host a screening of the short film When the Bough Breaks, from the acclaimed series Unnatural Causes.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Priests on crusade to quell violence
You think clergy and gun violence around here, you think the black ministers - not the Boston Archdiocese and Catholic priests.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Charter schools start recruiting drive
More than 150 teachers, parents, and advocates are launching an aggressive drive today in Boston to recruit immigrant families to their charter schools in an attempt to reverse woefully low enrollment of students who are not fluent in English.
Fri Feb 28, 2014
Boston Main Streets Foundation names recipients of Innovation and Impact Grants
The grants, which will support initiatives in seven Main Streets Districts, reflect the Boston Main Streets Foundation's push for more direct funding of proposals that seek to stimulate growth and participation in Boston's commercial districts, according to a statement from the organization.
Thu Feb 27, 2014
Victim's brother helps Boston police catch robbery suspect
A Mattapan man was arrested on robbery charges in a sting operation planned by the victim's younger brother and Boston police, authorities said.
Wed Feb 26, 2014
Cullinane To Hold Weekly Community Meetings
State Rep. Dan Cullinane announced a series of weekly "Dan in the District" community office hours at five convenient locations throughout the 12th Suffolk District including The Plate at 27 Central Ave., every Friday, beginning March 7. Cullinane has also scheduled a weekly meeting at Flatblack Coffee, 1170 Washington St. in Dorchester, from 9-11 ... (more)
Sun Feb 23, 2014
Mothers of slain looking for justice
Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh clasped Mirna Ramos's hand. Her murdered son's smiling face adorned a button over her heart, inscribed with a promise: "Always and forever, we will love you."
Sat Feb 22, 2014
Police seize drugs, gun from Dorchester market
A 60-year-old Dorchester store owner was arrested Friday for allegedly selling cocaine and heroin out of his shop, according to Boston Police.
Cape Cod Times
Efforts lauded in pursuit of sensible gun regulations
The Committee to Reduce Gun Violence has handed 44 recommendations to the state Legislature as it considers changes to gun regulations.
Fri Feb 21, 2014
Man gunned down in Mattapan is Boston's 11th slay victim this year
A Boston police investigator is seen on Itasca St. today, February 21, 2014, after last night's fatal shooting.
Mattapan man indicted in W. Roxbury slaying
A Mattapan man has been indicted on a first-degree murder charge for allegedly stabbing a 19-year-old man to death in early January, Suffolk County prosecutors said.
Man shot to death in Mattapan
A man was fatally shot in Mattapan late last night, Boston police said. The identity of the victim was not released.
Thu Feb 20, 2014
Guns can be toxic to women and girls
The picture shows a young woman in handcuffs. The caption reads: "His Crime, Your Time - Holding his gun can land you in jail."