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  1. Mattapan man, 25, charged with murdering man in LawrenceRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago |

    A Mattapan is due in court Wednesday to face a charge of murder stemming from a shooting in Lawrence in February that cost a 46-year-old man his life. Essex District Attorney Jonathan Blodgett's office said 25-year-old Justin Hollingsworth was arrested by the State Police tactical unit Wednesday night without incident.


  2. Boston police will focus on high crime neighborhoods to combat summer violenceRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago |

    Nonfatal shootings in Boston are up this year compared with the same time last year, and city officials announced Tuesday that police will target high crime neighborhoods and focus on connecting youth to social services and jobs to help combat crime during the summer . As of Sunday, there have been 63 nonfatal shootings, which is up from 51 at the same time last year, according to Boston Police spokesman Lieutenant Detective Michael McCarthy.


  3. How to improve Boston's infrastructure futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Mayor Marty Walsh and his team deserve a great deal of credit for creating an enlightened, forward-looking vision for Boston's transportation future. The ini iative Go Boston 2030 tackles a key challenge for the city: its aging mobility infrastructure.


  4. Haitians get reprieve but it may be short-livedRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    The Department of Homeland Security has agreed to give a brief reprieve to nearly 60,000 Haitians who have been allowed to live and work legally in the United States since a massive earthquake devastated their country, but warned them that they should prepare for a return home. Secretary of Homeland Security John F. Kelly announced Monday that he had decided to extend for six more months the designation of "temporary protected status," which allows immigrants from countries deemed too dangerous to return because of war or environmental disaster to stay temporarily.


  5. Haitian-Americans celebrate unity parade amid immigration fearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday |

    Before the 17th annual Haitian-American Unity Parade began its march along Blue Hill Avenue, the crowd prayed together in a circle. Heads bowed, they considered the thousands of Haitians who could be deported if the federal government does not renew their temporary protected status .


  6. Firefighters injured in Mattapan fire released from hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 19 |

    Five firefighters who were injured Thursday night when a five-alarm fire gutted a home in Mattapan have been released from the hospital, a Boston fire official said.


  7. 5-alarm five guts Mattapan triple-deckerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 18 |

    The blaze at 41 Evelyn St. broke out some time before 7:45 p.m., the Boston Fire Department said on Twitter . "Heavy fire in the rear of a 3 decker," the department tweeted.


  8. Together, a mother and a daughter keep the faithRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 13 |

    Dr. Gloria White-Hammond was a pediatrician working at the South End Community Health Center when she got her call. Her daughter, Mariama White-Hammond, was the executive director of Project Hip-Hop, an organization that helps young artists use their craft for social change, when she received hers years later.


  9. Boston police identify 3 homicide victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 9 |

    Boston police on Tuesday released the names of three people killed in Dorchester and Mattapan over the weekend and late last month. Servulo Galvao-Antunes, 18, of Dorchester was found stabbed in the area of 5 Groom St. in Dorchester on Friday at about 10:22 p.m. He was pronounced dead at the scene.


  10. Police investigating fatal Friday shooting in MattapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 7 |

    Police found the man, who was in his twenties, near 46 Rexford Street at about 9:49 p.m. The man was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead, police said.


  11. Mattapan fire displaces 11, injures firefighterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 6 |

    A three-decker in Mattapan was heavily damaged by a four-alarm fire that burned late Friday night into early Saturday morning, displacing 11 and injuring one firefighter, according to Boston Fire Department. Ten adults and one child escaped the house at 247 Harvard St. as firefighters arrived around 11:50 p.m., said Boston Fire Department spokesman Steve MacDonald.


  12. Child cellists perform at MFA as City Strings United celebrates five yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 30 |

    On Sunday afternoon, in the soaring atrium of the Museum of Fine Arts, children in white and black dress-up clothes sat in a semicircle, rehearsing bow movements and finger positions as adults hurriedly arranged folding chairs and music stands. After much bustle and a few spontaneous bars of "Hotel California," the sound of tuning strings subsided, and 13 young cellists began to play.


  13. Former teller at Citizens Bank in Mattapan to plead guilty to stealing $172,000 from customerRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 |

    A former teller at a Citizens Bank branch in Mattapan is poised to plead guilty to a federal embezzlement charge for allegedly stealing more than $172,000 from a customer's checking account and going on a spending spree with the cash, according to court documents. The allegations against J'Cynda Sales, a Dorchester resident in her early 20s, were detailed in a legal document known as an information filed Friday in US District Court in Boston.


  14. Man shot to death in MattapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 28 |

    Officers found the man suffering from gunshot wounds and he was rushed to an area hospital, where he was later pronounced dead, police wrote.


  15. Fairmount Line ridership has tripled since 2012, study findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 26 |

    The Fairmount Line that runs through Mattapan and Dorchester has almost tripled its ridership since 2012, a finding public transit advocates hope will lead to greater investment in the often overlooked route . About 2,260 riders took Fairmount Line commuter rail trains on a typical weekday in 2016, up from fewer than 800 riders in 2012, according to a study released Thursday.


  16. Police will aid early-childhood campaign in MattapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 24 |

    A campaign to build babies' cognitive abilities is targeting Mattapan, one of the city's poorer neighborhoods, with billboards, fliers, and a message for parents. The Boston Basics Campaign, launched Monday, is also enlisting the neighborhood's patrol officers to spread the word about the need to build children's learning capacity from birth to age 3. "What we are really trying to do is to make sure that by the time these babies reach kindergarten, they are ready,'' said Wendell J. Knox Sr., a trustee at the Black Philanthropy Fund, which is partnering with the city on the Mattapan campaign.


  17. City launches four trauma teams to help people in crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2017 |

    "It's literally like hell. ... You have triggers all the time. Some of them can be more severe than others.


  18. In a time of crisis, Chris Hoeh's generosity comes full circleRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 |

    If you parse the meticulously crafted pages of his resume, the image of Chris Hoeh that slips into sharp focus is that of a good deed-doer whose generosity is part of the lore of Jamaica Plain. He's a second-grade teacher whose passion for social justice has won him national education awards.


  19. 16 off-road vehicles seized at Boston housing developmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 |

    Police on Thursday morning seized 16 illegal off-road vehicles that were allegedly being stored improperly at Boston housing developments. Investigators said the operation was intended to cut down on the number of dirtbikes, four-wheelers, and other vehicles that they say cause havoc on city streets.


  20. Man convicted in slayings of four people in Mattapan being held in prison in NevadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2017 |

    A man convicted of killing four people including a 2-year-old in a notorious 2010 attack in Mattapan is being held in solitary confinement in Nevada, his lawyer said Wednesday. Dwayne Moore, 39, has been held at Ely State Prison in Ely, Nev.


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