Boston Police report a 17-year-old didn't get far after he used a piece of concrete to smash his way into the Boys and Girls Club on Hazleton Street in Mattapan and made off with "several computer monitors, hard drives, headphones and a laptop" around 12:20 p.m. on Sunday. Read more.
The Zoning Board of Appeal today gave the developer of a proposed 106-unit, four-story apartment building at 289 Walk Hill St., near American Legion Highway, another year to start construction on the project. Read more.
The Massachusetts Appeals Court today upheld the armed-robbery conviction of a man who pleaded guilty to a 2011 gunpoint holdup in Mattapan, even though the drug convictions that stemmed from the same arrest had earlier been overturned because the drugs had gone through the tainted hands of state chemist Annie Dookhan. Read more.
The Board of Appeal today unanimously approved variances needed for construction of a three-to-four-story apartment building off Walk Hill and Canterbury streets that will include a neighborhood shuttle bus to the Forest Hills T stop and money to help middle-income people buy homes in Roslindale and Mattapan. Read more.
Stanley Stacos and Boston EMS Incidents report a person was ejected from a car that rolled over after a crash shortly after 2 a.m. at American Legion Highway and Walk Hill Street on the Roslindale/Mattapan line - the starting point for the drag races that nearby residents have complained about for years. 617Images photographed the scene.
Two people were shot in the area of Walk Hill Street and American Legion Highway shortly after 5 p.m. Suspects fled; police seized one car found at South Street and the Arborway near the Forest Hills T stop; the other car and three suspects were found on Bower Street, off Martin Luther King Boulevard in Roxbury.