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By adamg - 4/26/23 - 11:44 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved plans by a company to lease a former Catholic school at 120-124 Babson St. for use as 14 affordable apartments for seniors with an adult daycare center on the ground floor. Read more.

By adamg - 1/29/23 - 3:01 pm
Babson Street crime scene

Babson Street crime scene. Photo by Live Boston.

Victim identified as Tyler Lawrence, 13, of Norwood. GoFundMe.

A teenager was murdered at Babson and Fremont streets in Mattapan around 11:30 a.m., the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.

This is Boston's second murder in 2023. The first was about a half mile away, on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan Square.

By adamg - 7/26/22 - 9:32 am
Cops looking at dirt bikes

Cops inspecting dirt bikes they're seizing. Photo by Live Boston.

Boston Police report arresting a 16-year-old they say was walking around the area of Norfolk and Babson streets in Mattapan with a gun loaded with 14 bullets - and seizing eight dirt bikes - Friday night. Read more.

By adamg - 11/23/21 - 10:45 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports the Boston Landmark Commission recently voted to make the Massachusetts Tribe's Mattapan Rhyolite Quarry, behind St. Angela’s Church along Babson and Cookson streets, a "pending landmark." The tribe used the spot to dig out rhyolite, "an ancient volcanic stone prized for its banded maroon color and ideal qualities for making stone tools."

By adamg - 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.

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