By - 10/24/16 - 8:39 am

A couple days ago, the Globe reported how Keolis treats the Faimount Line like its spare-parts bin - pulling equipment off the line when other lines have problems. This morning, Samantha Sergeant reports:

now 754 Fairmount Readville is having engine issues after already 20mins late! WTF R WE PAYING U 4?!?!

By - 10/19/16 - 4:57 pm

The Dorchester Reporter alerts us to an outbreak of feline distemper along Walk Hill Street - and a vaccination effort to combat it.

By - 10/19/16 - 8:26 am

Our own Jim Sullivan writes about a recent tour he and Mattapan Line driver Tim Murphy gave a Japanese reporter and some transit enthusiasts and wonders why the T doesn't promote the PCC ride as a tourist attraction:

The Mattapan-Ashmont line is a true tourist attraction. Drivers like Tim Murphy love to show it off. Why the T doesn’t better promote one of its true gems is the real puzzler.

By - 10/12/16 - 1:24 pm

Boston firefighters responded around 1:15 p.m. to 11 Ormond St., for an attic fire. The fire was reported knocked down around 1:38 p.m.

By - 10/9/16 - 3:48 pm

A person was shot around 3:32 a.m. today at 156 Standard St., Boston Police report.

The victim was taken to a local hospital with injuries not considered life threatening, police say. Read more.

By - 9/27/16 - 4:31 pm

Ed. note: Story rewritten to reflect what the DA said, not what the reporter stupidly thought he'd read.

Rogers Jordan shot Jermaine Good to death after Good showed up at Jordan's Doone Avenue apartment in June and started an argument over a former girlfriend who was staying with Jordan, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office charges. Read more.

By - 9/27/16 - 8:19 am

Rogers Jordan, 51, faces arraignment today for the shooting death of Jermaine Good on Doone Avenue in Mattapan on June 24.

Jordan was arrested yesterday after a Suffolk County grand jury indicted him, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

By - 9/24/16 - 2:08 pm
Cleaning up trash along the Neponset River on the Hyde Park/Mattapan line

The Neponset River Watershed Association sent volunteers to several points along the Neponset in Hyde Park this morning for its annual river cleanup.

Behind Le Phare Church on River Street on the Hyde Park/Mattapan line, volunteers struck the mother load of trash: An entire hillside covered in what looked like the detritus of months of buffets. Read more.

By - 9/22/16 - 9:05 am

The Bulletin reports on what has now become the annual fire at the giant pile of mulch at Landscape Express on American Legion Highway in Mattapan.

By - 9/21/16 - 9:35 pm

Around 9:20 p.m. on Cedar Street near Sanford. Because of the severity of the person's injuries, the homicide unit was called in.

By - 9/3/16 - 10:41 pm

Updated, 8:55 a.m.

State Police report Johnette Sims, 46, died around 10:30 p.m. when hit by a drunk driver on Morton Street across from the VFW post. Read more.

By - 8/26/16 - 10:18 pm

Around 9:45 p.m. at 71 Standard St. The homicide unit was called in, just in case, because of the severity of his injuries.

By - 8/26/16 - 12:19 pm

Boston Police report a raid at 4 Deering Rd. around 7 p.m. on Wednesday concluded with the arrest of a man from Kalamazoo, MI and another from Worcester on drug-possession charges, on account of the nearly 9 pounds of cocaine and almost a pound of heroin they say they found. Also seized: $11,456 in cash.

By - 8/25/16 - 3:46 pm

The Santander Bank branch at 860 River St. was held up around 3:40 p.m. by a man who motioned as if he had a gun. He's described as black, 5'5" and wearing a green army hat, sunglasses and a lavender/bluish long-sleeve shirt.

By - 8/18/16 - 10:38 pm

Also in the leg, around 10:20 p.m. at Almont and Orlando streets. The homicide unit was called in due to the severity of the victim's injuries.

By - 8/14/16 - 6:40 pm

Boston firefighters are at 18 Alabama St. in Mattapan for a fire reported around 6:25 p.m. It's currently at two alarms; one firefighter has suffered a hand injury.

By - 7/27/16 - 9:59 am

Three people were shot, one in the stomach, around midnight at 115 Babson St., Stanley Staco and Mark Parkinson report.

By - 7/25/16 - 6:19 pm
Proposed Mattapan residential complex

Architect's rendering of the view from near Mattapan Square.

The MBTA board today officially designated a pair of non-profit groups to build 135 residential units - 69 marketed as affordable - on what is now an underused parking lot for the trolley station in Mattapan Square. Read more.

By - 7/22/16 - 11:35 pm

A man got out of a van, then started shooting at it around 11:30 p.m. on Evelyn Street, off Blue Hill Avenue. The van sped away.