Mattapan

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.

By - 7/22/16 - 9:52 pm

A person was shot shortly before 9:40 p.m. at 90 River St. in Mattapan, Jeff Durham reports. Because of the severity of the victim's injuries, the homicide unit was called in, just in case.

By - 7/14/16 - 9:31 am
Turkey pecking at car in Mattapan

Radiomancy Museum noticed a couple of turkeys in Mattapan this morning: One stood watch while the other went up to a car and began pecking at it.

By - 7/12/16 - 8:47 am

Boston Police report arresting a 14-year-old on charges he shot a woman at 563 Norfolk St. around 5:30 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By - 7/6/16 - 11:57 am
Jermaine Good

Boston Police report the man shot to death on Doone Avenue on June 24 was Jermaine Good, 43.

Read more.

By - 6/26/16 - 3:04 pm
Adriel, found alone at a playground

UPDATE: WCVB reports police have found the parents but add the child remains in DCF care.

Boston Police are seeking the public's help to find the parents or guardians of Adriel, a boy believed to be two or three who was found alone at Ryan Playground, 310 River St. in Mattapan around 6:30 p.m. yesterday. Read more.

By - 6/25/16 - 6:03 pm

Tom captured the incident on Morton Street just past Blue Hill Avenue on his car dashcam late Thursday afternoon.

WBZ reports police are aware of the incident but that nobody came into B-3, which is right across the street, to report anything. If you go to the video and set it to the slowest possible speed, it sure looks like running guy was running because he'd just taken something that didn't belong to him.

Via Boston Reddit.

By - 6/24/16 - 3:31 pm

Around 3:25 p.m. at Doone Avenue and Stow Road. Several shots were reported.