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Mattapan, Massachusetts is located in Suffolk County. Zip codes in Mattapan, MA include 02126. The median home price in Mattapan is $485,000 which is roughly $381/per square foot.

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Thursday | Boston.com

2 guns recovered, man arrested after foot chase in Mattapan

Boston police recovered two firearms and arrested a male who ran into the home of an elderly man during a brief foot chase in Mattapan last night, Boston police said.

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Thursday | Universal Hub

Man shot in the leg in Mattapan; not long after, gun recovered a few blocks away

Brian D'Amico reports the victim was shot around 9:50 p.m. and that a silver Altima was spotted fleeing the scene.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Boston Herald

Community asks for help after stabbing outside Boston school

"I think they need to have a little more police protection at the schools," said Cleveland Merchant, who was picking up his granddaughter from summer school.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

City offers free meals for kids this summer

City schools and community centers are serving free meals this summer to any Boston child or teen under 18. The program, which started Monday, will run through August 29 at more than 120 locations, including 43 in Dorchester and Mattapan.

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Three properties with ties to Jewish settlement nominated for historic designation

Jeanette Origel, Special to the Reporter The Massachusetts Historical Commission has approved three structures - one in Mattapan and two in Dorchester - for nomination to the National Register of Historic Places .

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Universal Hub

Police: Precariously perched peeper pinched

Boston Police report arresting a man they say they found perched atop a bucket, using a phone to video the goings on in the bedroom of a Hallowell Street home.

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Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Holiday weekend goal for top cop: - Making sure no one gets shot'

Boston's police commissioner has his hands full assisting with logistics for tonight's July 4th celebration along the Charles River.

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Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Dot by the Day July 3 - " 10, 2014

Mattapan resident and Berklee Music College standout Clef Nite performs live at the Middle East in Cambridge.

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Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Political Round-Up: Coakley opens Grove Hall offices to fanfare and a whole lot of singing

Attorney General and Democratic gubernatorial candidate Martha Coakley hopes to make inroads in Boston's neighborhoods with the opening of a campaign office in Grove Hall.

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Wed Jul 02, 2014

Boston.com

Police identify man shot and killed in Mattapan

A 36-year-old Mattapan man has been identified by authorities as the person who was shot and killed Monday in that neighborhood.

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Mon Jun 30, 2014

Boston.com

Increased Boston police presence will try to keep peace this summer

Boston officials gathered today at Dennis Street Park in Roxbury to outline a variety of measures to keep the city's residents safe this summer.

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Patch.com

Milton Residents Complain of Fireworks Noise from Mattapan

Milton residents have become increasingly annoyed, and frightened, by what seems to be an increase in illegal fireworks shot in Mattapan, reported the Boston Globe.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

Boston.com

Illegal fireworks in Boston ignite a cry of protest in Milton

Noisy illegal fireworks in Mattapan are seemingly louder and more frequent this summer than in previous years, and the displays have sparked complaints from Milton suburbanites who live just over the town line.

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Archdiocese of Boston

January 27 - Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy To Consolidate

Dorchester/ Mattapan, MA - The Board of Trustees of Pope John Paul II Catholic Academy has announced that the Academy will consolidate from five campuses to four beginning in September 2010.

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Fri Jun 27, 2014

Boston Herald

Peterson: Taking shots at violence

Last weekend marked the beginning of summer in Boston. It also signaled a season where death will walk brazenly on certain streets.

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Thu Jun 26, 2014

Patch.com

Suspect Acquitted of Murder in Connection with 2011 JP Shooting

A Suffolk Superior Court jury on Thursday acquitted a Mattapan man of murdering a woman in Jamaica Plain in 2011, but found him guilty of possessing the weapon with which she was killed, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office said.

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Patch.com

Social Security Administration Will No Longer Issue SS Number Printouts

Starting this August, the Social Security Administration will no longer issue number printouts in an effort to combat fraud and identity theft.

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Sat Jun 21, 2014

Boston Herald

Police plan hot-spot surge, tout gun buyback success

Newly minted police recruits will hit the beat starting tomorrow in the Hub's most violent neighborhoods to reduce crime during the scorching summer months even as the city's buyback program has helped officers pull more guns off the streets in six months than all of last year, Boston's top cop told the Herald.

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Fri Jun 20, 2014

Universal Hub

Woman stabbed in the leg in Mattapan

Around 3:50 p.m. on Hiawatha Road off Blue Hill Avenue. Police are looking for a man in his 50s, wearing a gray shirt and driving a champagne-colored Explorer.

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Thu Jun 19, 2014

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Back from the brink, Mattapan man helps the homeless

Jeanette Origel, Special to the Reporter A Mattapan resident has been named Difference Maker of the Year by the New England Patriots.

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