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  1. At Juneteenth, black Bostonians celebrate identity, unity in spirited cookoutRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Boston.com

    ... the past. It also "empowers the people of the communities that are underdeveloped," he said. Gigi McNair, 65, of Mattapan said it was a reminder of the importance of the black community staying strong in the face of injustice and racism in the ...

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  2. Walsh signs short-term rental regsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Boston Herald

    Boston Mayor Martin Walsh speaks to reporters during a media availability on Friday, June 15, 2018 in Mattapan. Staff Photo by Patrick Whittemore Mayor Martin J. Walsh yesterday signed an ordinance limiting which homeowners can rent out their homes through platforms like Airbnb.

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  3. City Launches Planning Initiative in East BostonRead the original story

    Friday Jun 15 | East Boston Times-Free Press

    Last week Mayor Martin Walsh announced East Boston was chosen as one of five neighborhoods that will be part of Boston Planning and Development Agency planning initiative. Eastie will join Mattapan, Newmarket, Allston-Brighton and Downtown in an Imagine Boston 2030-guided effort to 'preserve, enhance and grow' the neighborhood.

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  4. SWAT team busts open Mattapan man's door, seizes arsenal of weaponsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Boston.com

    Officers recovered an AR-style firearm, a revolver, a semiautomatic handgun, a number of rounds of ammunition, two ballistic vests, and a gas mask from the home of a Mattapan man, police said. A Mattapan man was captured by a SWAT team Thursday morning after it rammed the doors of his home more than 100 times; he had allegedly barricaded himself inside with an arsenal of weapons, police said.

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  5. In vacant storefront and lot hearing, councillors highlight inequities and possible solutionsRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 14 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    ... throughout the city, and, both commercial and residential, were disproportionately concentrated in Dorchester, Mattapan, and Roxbury--making up a large part of Campbell's district. "We do see more vacancy in different parts of the city than others," ...

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  6. Time for a party at the old farmRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    ... is complete; celebration set The completed restoration of the historic Fowler-Clark-Epstein Farm in Mattapan will be celebrated at a public-invited event at the site on June 25 featuring food, family fun, and a talk by Mayor Martin ...

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  7. Fr. Daily, St. Gregory's pastor for 10 years, to departRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    ... Father Garcia Breneville has been appointed to serve as the administrator for St. Matthew and St. Angela Merici in Mattapan, a role set to start on July 1. Daily has been serving as the administrator of the collaborative that includes St. Grgeory, ...

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  8. City to launch planning efforts in Mattapan and NewmarketRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 14 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    The Boston Planning & Development Agency will launch planning initiatives in Mattapan and Newmarket to identify the needs and opportunities for improvements and to support long-term equitable growth and sustainability.

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  9. City salutes 36 top students at Valedictorian luncheonRead the original story

    Thursday Jun 14 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    The city of Boston's 36 valedictorians- half of whom live in or have studied in Dorchester or Mattapan-were honored at a luncheon event last Thursday, May 31 at the Boston Harbor Hotel.

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  10. Boston police make 2 separate arrests for carrying loaded, unlicensed guns within half-hourRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 13 | Boston.com

    ... ed a .45 caliber Smith & Wesson M&P Shield handgun on his person and placed him under arrest. Manuel Negron, 23, of Mattapan, was charged with unlawful possession of a firearm, unlawful possession of ammunition, and carrying a loaded firearm.

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  11. Murders up, other crimes down thus far in Boston in 2018Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Boston Herald

    ... The biggest declines in serious crime were in Charlestown (down 28 percent), West Roxbury (down 20 percent); and Mattapan (down 19 percent). But there have been 16 fewer rapes and attempted rapes (119 in 2017 vs. 103 this year); 77 fewer robberies ...

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  12. Police Identify Victim Of Shore Plaza ShootingRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 12 | East Boston Times-Free Press

    ... nd another man in connection with the May 15, 2007 shooting death of Cordeiro Andrade and the injury of a female in Mattapan. Johnson and Jovan Adams were tried separately for the murder with Adams receiving a life sentence.

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  13. Danny McDonald/Globe Staff A violent weekend in Boston draws to a closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 11 | Boston.com

    Four people were shot Saturday night when violence broke on Copeland Street in Roxbury in connection with a house party. One man was shot and a man was stabbed during separate incidents late Sunday night, marking the end of a weekend that saw a total of seven people shot in Roxbury, Mattapan and Dorchester, Boston police said.

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  14. Lane Turner/Globe Staff Building boom at Boston charter schools outpaces other city schools'Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | Boston.com

    ... was like, 'Oh my God, this is my school,'" she said. "It's nice to have a place to call home." From East Boston to Mattapan, most of the 16 charter schools in Boston have either a major construction project underway, recently completed one, or are ...

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  15. New trial sought for man jailed in Mattapan deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | Boston.com

    Lawyers for Dwayne Moore say new records indicate that the prosecution's star witness, Kimani Washington, lied to the jury and suggest that Moore was not even on Woolson Street at the time of the murders. The case against the man convicted of killing four people - including a 2-year-old boy - on a Mattapan street in 2010 rested largely on the word of a drug dealer, whose credibility was so questionable prosecutors relied heavily on cellphone records to buttress his version of events.

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  16. Police arrest man in connection with Roxbury house party shootingRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | Boston.com

    ... in Roxbury after a party turned violent shortly after midnight Friday. A man was also shot at a Burger King in Mattapan around the same time, police said. Officers called to the house at 12:09 a.m. encountered a belligerent crowd, Evans said at the ...

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  17. Man charged following school shutdownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 10 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... of Roxbury on Saturday at 2 a.m., leaving four men wounded. A second shooting happened near a Burger King in Mattapan early Saturday, sending one man to a local hospital with an upper body gunshot wound. Welcome to your discussion forum: Sign in ...

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  18. City fails in promise to plant 100,000 treesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | Boston.com

    ... makes up about half of all land in Boston, the city's canopy - the amount of leaves and branches from Allston to Mattapan - may have actually decreased. "Trees need to be a priority, and they haven't been," said David Meshoulam, founder of a new ...

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  19. 5 men injured in 2 overnight shootingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | WWLP

    The first occurred at a party in the neighborhood of Roxbury on Saturday at 2 a.m., leaving four men wounded. A second shooting happened near a Burger King in Mattapan early Saturday, sending one man to a local hospital with an upper body gunshot wound.

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  20. Rob Gronkowski Weighs In On 'Fake News' Trade TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 9 | CBS Local

    ... Overnight Boston Shootings Four people were injured in a Roxbury shooting while another was injured in a separate Mattapan incident. 65 Years Ago: The Worcester Tornado On June 9th of 1953, one of the worst tornadoes in U.S. history tore a 46-mile ...

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