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.
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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.
Teen lifts sweatshirt to show off his loaded gun in Mattapan, but cops were watching; they arrest him and seize eight dirt bikes
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.
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."
Three people were shot, one in the stomach, around midnight at 115 Babson St., Stanley Staco and Mark Parkinson report.