Through his attorney, Kevin Williams says he had no reason to murder Jose Luis Phinn Williams in a Codman Square gas station Friday night: He'd just gotten paid at his job at a Taunton Jiffy Lube and he was getting ready to help his family move from Dorchester to the South Shore the next morning. Read more.
The Family Food Shop, 609 Walk Hill St., was held up at gunpoint around 9:20 p.m. by a black man wearing a red bandana and all black clothes.
A concerned citizen asks the city to do something about a roofy raccoon on Temple Street in Mattapan.
Two non-profit groups have filed plans with the BPDA for a 31-unit apartment building where the B-3 police station used to be on Morton Street next to the bridge over the train tracks and 9 condos nearby on Hopkins Street, which will be next to the Stephen P. Odom Serenity Garden the city is planning in memory of the teenager shot to death in 2007. Read more.
The city and Blue Bikes yesterday posted a map showing where new Blue Bikes docking stations will be set up within the next few weeks.
The docking stations will be the first in Roslindale, which will get five, and Mattapan, which will get four. The bike-rental system will also be expanding in Dorchester.
UPDATE: Victim identified as Yashua Amado, 29, of Mattapan.
The Dorchester Reporter reports three people were shot at 27 Deering Rd. shortly before 9:45 a.m. One was declared dead at the scene, the other two were taken to local hospitals.
The victim is Boston's 35th murder victim this year and the second in Mattapan in three days.
Victim identified as Alexander Allen, a supervisor with Boston Public Works.
Around 11:15 p.m. on Manchester Street at Cedar Street. Boston Police report the victim, 55, was shot repeatedly inside 201 Manchester St. He was taken to a local hospital, where he died.
He is Boston's 34th murder victim in 2018; the fourth in Mattapan.
Shortly after 11:30 p.m. at 9 Favre St., off Cummins Highway.
The Board of Appeals yesterday approved a plan by two community developers for a 135-unit, six-story apartment building - and two townhouses - on what is now an MBTA parking lot at the Mattapan Square T station. Read more.
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