By - 4/26/16 - 11:16 pm

Around 10 p.m. outside 20 Almont St. The thieves took the pizza and the soda, then left the soda behind before driving off in the delivery man's '93 Corolla.

By - 4/21/16 - 4:46 pm

Possible good news for fans of old trolleys: The Dorchester Reporter reports MassDOT has included $9 million in a five-year capital plan for rehabbing the Mattapan High-Speed Line's PCC trolleys, rather than replacing them with buses or something.

By - 4/17/16 - 11:56 pm

Around 11:45 p.m. at Tennis Road and Orlando Street. The suspects were two black males, 5'9" or 5'10" and both wearing all black.

By - 4/17/16 - 2:05 pm

Tim Murphy snappedbeginnings of the new bridge over the tracks near Mattapan Square for the Neponset Greenway path (that, when completed, with connect Hyde Park with Dorchester along the river).

By - 4/16/16 - 8:31 am

Shortly before 10 p.m. on Friday at River Street and Rector Road, Stanley Stacos reports.

By - 4/12/16 - 3:23 pm

An angry city licensing head today ordered the Chez Vous roller rink to work with police on a new security plan, after hearing details of a Feb. 12 incident in which a group of 14- and 15-year-old girls coming out of the rink threw bleach at another 14-year old girl during a melee on Blue Hill Avenue that left her with bleach in her eye. Read more.

By - 4/7/16 - 2:09 pm

A Hyde Park man is charged with shooting a man over an argument he initially had nothing to do with inside the T-Mobile store on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan Square yesterday afternoon, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By - 3/29/16 - 5:09 pm
Chaz Burton

Boston Police report the man shot to death early Sunday at 227 River St. in Mattapan was Chaz Burton, 26, of Lynn.

A second man, found stabbed at the scene, is expected to recover.

By - 3/27/16 - 11:11 am

Boston Police report one man was fatally shot and another was stabbed in an incident around 2:10 a.m. at 227 River St. in Mattapan.

Both victims were in their 20s, police say, adding the shooting victim was pronounced dead at the scene while the stabbing victim was taken to Carney Hospital and is expected to survive.

By - 3/22/16 - 11:58 am

When two women who'd gotten into a physical fight 20 years ago in Framingham spotted each other across the Chez Vous skating rink in Mattapan one night in January, they took up where they'd left off - and never mind both were guests at a birthday party or that they were now in their 40s. Read more.

By - 3/16/16 - 2:28 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Mattapan man on charges he took several shots at a group of men on Morton Street last Wednesday evening from the window of his red Bentley. Read more.

By - 3/10/16 - 11:42 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports T officials realize they need to spend the money even if they decide to just ditch the old PCC cars because replacing them will take time.

By - 3/9/16 - 6:12 pm

UPDATE: Arrest made.

Couple shots fired out of a car at W. Selden and Morton streets around 6 p.m. Nobody hit.

By - 2/27/16 - 8:07 am

The Herald reports two groups submitted bids for an MBTA-owned parcel next to the Mattapan Line station in Mattapan Square. Both are looking at apartments and retail for the 2.5-acre parcel.

By - 2/10/16 - 8:21 am

Two men face arraignment in Chelsea District Court today on drug-possession charges after police seized large quantities of drugs at locations in Mattapan, the South End and Revere. Read more.

By - 1/22/16 - 9:49 am

Boston firefighters responded around 9:40 a.m. to 10 Frontenac St. for a fire in a car in the auto-body shop there. The fire went to two alarms.

Police evacuated the Greater Boston Adult Day Health Center behind the garage on Livingstone Street; some of the seniors there took refuge in the nearby B-3 police station.

By - 1/21/16 - 5:01 pm

State Rep. Dan Cullinane (D-Dorchester) reports on an answer from the MBTA about the long-term status of the 1940s trolleys that now run between Mattapan Square and Ashmont: Read more.

By - 1/16/16 - 4:42 pm

Our own Suldog makes the case for preserving the historic trolleys that run between Ashmont and Mattapan Square.

By - 1/15/16 - 1:03 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Mattapan man after they found a loaded gun in his waistband matching the one witnesses say he had been waving around during an argument before officers arrived on scene last night.

Peter Solomon, 33, was charged with assault by means of a dangerous weapon, unlawful possession of a firearm and unlawful possession of ammunition around 10:40 p.m. on Seminole Street, police say.

Innocent, etc.