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  1. Black, Latino lawmakers meet with Baker, outline Criminal Justice ideasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    A potential across-the-board clearing of criminal marijuana-possession records, the nearly 90 percent white racial makeup of State Police and the possibility of including sentencing reductions in a forthcoming criminal justice reform package were all topics during a meeting Tuesday between Gov. Charlie Baker and black and Latino lawmakers, ... (more)

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  2. Mattapan residents get close look at mixed-use projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Jennifer Smith, Reporter Staff Developers highlighted flexible parking patterns and dedicated community space at a public meeting on a Mattapan Square mixed-use project Tuesday night.

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  3. Fairmount Line gets mayoral boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Mayor Walsh's third State of the City address gave a general boost to the Fairmount Line as a potential jobs and transit engine.

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  4. Key issues for this year's State Senate session: housing, services, drug abuseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    By State Senator Linda Dorcena Forry The last legislative session was very productive! I secured funding for programs throughout Dorchester, Mattapan, South Boston, and Hyde Park.

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  5. State officials to unveil latest plans for Morton-Gallivan re-designRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 12 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Bill Forry, Editor One of the neighborhood's most perilous traffic crosshairs - the intersection of Morton Street and Gallivan Boulevard - will be redesigned and rebuilt over the next two years as state engineers take aim at improving safety and aesthetics along a key stretch of Route 203.

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  6. Riders speak up as MBTA probes equity of bus, rail serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 29 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Jennifer Smith, Reporter Staff As transit officials walked the public through a draft plan to address charges of inequitable service on MBTA routes two weeks ago, Mattapan and Dorchester residents insisted that existing transit shortfalls, particularly sub-par bus service, should be prioritized for solutions.

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  7. Anti-violence effort sets its sights on Bowdoin-GenevaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 22 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    A three-year project aimed at reducing crime by creating opportunities for people in the Bowdoin-Geneva community will begin in the new year.

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  8. Pair charged with robbing food deliverer at gunpoint and then threatening her in following daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2016 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    A Mattapan man had bail set at $50,000 and his alleged female accomplice had bail set at $25,000 at their arraignment Monday on charges they held up a Papa John's delivery person at gunpoint and then threatened her and her family members with death if she went to police.

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  9. River Street owner seeking change from condos to apartmentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 15, 2016 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Jennifer Smith, Reporter Staff The owner and developer of a 27-unit condominium building nearing completion on River Street near Mattapan Square last week asked for the community's blessing to change it from condominiums to rental apartments, citing financial pressures and a changing market that he says are working against ... (more)

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  10. MBTA hosts public meeting at Mattapan BPLRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    The MBTA hosts a public meeting seeking community input on its Disparate Impact and Disproportionate Burden Policy and Service Delivery Policy.

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  11. Public meeting on 422 River St. projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    The Boston Redevelopment and Planning Agency convenes a public meeting to discuss Joseph Taylor's proposal to change a condominium plan for 422 River St. in Mattapan to a rental project.

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  12. Mattapan Cultural Movement ll Winter ConveningRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2016 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Mattapan Cultural Arts Development and the Mattapan Arts Council invite all who are interested in a healthier, vibrant Mattapan to converge on Wednesday, December 7th to plan Mattapan Cultural Calendar for 2017 and grow our network for the shared work ahead.

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  13. Man is fatally shot, crashes his car into house in MattapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    The Boston Police Department reports a man in a car was shot around 12:10 a.m. on Saturday at Tileston and Rosemont streets.

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  14. Mattahunt closure plan spurs debate at Board of Education hearingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 29, 2016 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Community members and public education advocates on Tuesday urged state officials to halt a city plan to close the Mattahunt Elementary School.

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  15. You, too, can help shape the Boston of tomorrowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2016 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    The Walsh administration's attempt to map out Boston's future gained momentum with last week's release of the Imagine Boston 2030 draft report [see article on Page One).

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  16. Man charged with murder at June party in MattapanRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2016 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Julian Troche, 24, was ordered held without bail today on charges he fatally shot Andrew Flonory at a party on Astoria Street in Mattapan on June 18, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

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  17. November Meeting of the Boston State Hospital Citizens Advisory CommitteeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2016 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    The next monthly meeting of the Boston State Hospital Citizens Advisory Committee will be held on Thursday, November 17th from 6pm-8pm at the Foley Building, 249 River Street, Mattapan, MA.

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  18. Six ideas for using CPA money to build actual affordable housingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    If you had $16 million that you could use for affordable housing, where would you spend the money? City officials are facing that question after Tuesday's "yes" vote on Question 5, the Community Preservation Act, that will result in a one percent increase to our property taxes for affordable housing, open space, and historic preservation.

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  19. Walking the Neponset Greenway with thoughts of spring in mindRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2016 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Favored by the bright fall foliage and fresh plantings, Department of Conservation and Recreation managers gave elected officials and reporters a tour of the 1.3-mile Neponset River Greenway extension last Thursday morning, offering an update on the project, which is expected to be completed by next spring.

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  20. Three charged with killing man at Mattapan party; six others face lesser chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 9, 2016 | Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

    Three people who got into an argument with Chaz Burton at a Mattapan party in March began punching him and when that wasn't enough, pulled wooden stakes out of the ground with which to beat him before one of them took out a gun and shot Burton in the stomach twice, Suffolk County prosecutors charge.

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