• stabbing Jul 28

    Boston Officer Stabbed in Mattapan, Minor in Custody, Police Say

    A Boston police officer was hurt in Mattapan Wednesday afternoon, and a minor is in custody, officials said. The officer was injured in the elbow and is expected to survive after the incident, which took place on Blue Hill Avenue near Woolson Street about 5:13 p.m., according to the Boston Police Department. The juvenile who was taken into custody...

  • Boston Jul 11

    Vaccination Push in Boston as City Holds ‘Day of Hope' COVID Vaccine Clinics

    Boston Mayor Kim Janey and the Boston Public Health Commission hosted events in three of the city’s neighborhoods on Saturday to encourage more residents to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The so-called “Day of Hope” events were held at the Mattapan Community Health Center, the Paris Street playground in East Boston, and the Dennis Street Park in Roxbury. At each...

  • Boston police Jul 11

    4 People Shot in Dorchester, No Arrests: Boston Police

    The four victims are expected to recover following the Cameron Street shooting, Boston police said.

  • coronavirus Jul 8

    In Boston's Least Vaccinated Neighborhood, Community Outreach Efforts Are Ongoing

    City officials are strategizing about how to reach residents of Mattapan, the Boston neighborhood with the lowest vaccination rate. According to city data, only 38% of Mattapan residents were fully vaccinated as of June 29. It is a stark contrast to Boston’s South End neighborhood, where over 70% have been fully vaccinated. Those working in outreach said the hesitancy is…

  • coronavirus Jul 7

    Boston Leaders Make New Push for Vaccinations in Mattapan

    People in Mattapan have received the coronavirus vaccine at a lower rate than those in other neighborhoods.

  • Boston Jun 29

    Man With Ice Pick Who Chased Woman in Mattapan Arrested

    A man was arrested Monday after he allegedly chased after a woman while brandishing an ice pick in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood, police said.  Officers responded to a call around 7:29 p.m. on Monday near 550 River St., where they learned a woman had run into an MBTA Police substation “frantically seeking help,” Boston police said in a statement.  The woman…

  • Boston police Jun 21

    Child Struck By Car in Boston Neighborhood, Police Say

    Boston police say a child was hit by a pickup truck Sunday night in the city’s Dorchester neighborhood. The child was taken to a local hospital after being struck just before 7 p.m. in the area of 18 Wilcock Street. Police did not have an immediate update on the child’s condition or the extent of injuries. Officials did not...

  • Mattapan Jun 20

    Families Displaced After Fire in Mattapan

    Boston firefighters put out a fire at a multifamily home on Sunday in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood. When firefighters arrived to the scene at 40 Hazelton St., they say there was smoke coming from the second floor. All of the building’s residents were able to get out of safely, according to fire officials. One firefighter was taken to the hospital...

  • Mattapan Jun 7

    Boston Police: Man Found With Life-Threatening Injuries in Mattapan

    An investigation is underway after police found a man with life-threatening injures in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood Sunday morning. At approximately 2:01 a.m. on Sunday, Boston Police say they responded to a call for a man near 1200 Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan. When officers arrived, they say they found an adult man on the sidewalk suffering from an apparent head...

  • shooting May 28

    Person Shot in Mattapan

    A person was shot in on Blue Hill Avenue in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood around 3:30 a.m. Friday. No further information was immediately available.

  • mbta May 27

    After Investigation, Lawmaker Calls for More Transparency on MBTA Projects

    A state lawmaker from Boston is calling for more transparency from the MBTA. The development comes following an NBC10 investigation, which reported a $7.9 million project to refurbish historic trolleys on the Mattapan High Speed Line was two years behind schedule.

  • mbta May 27

    Lawmaker Calls for More Transparency on MBTA Projects

    An $8 million project to refurbish the historic trolleys on the Mattapan line is two years behind schedule.

  • Mattapan May 23

    Hit-and-Run Leaves 3 Hurt in Mattapan

    Three people were hit by a car early Sunday morning in Mattapan, Massachusetts, police said. The accident happened after 1:30 a.m. off Hallowell Street and the car drove away from the scene, according to the Boston Police Department.  Police say the people hurt have non-life threatening injuries and are expected to be okay at this time.  The investigation remains...

  • Mattapan May 15

    2-Alarm Fire Engulfs Mattapan Home, 2 Hospitalized

    A heavy fire broke out at a house in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood early Saturday, leading to a second alarm and two injuries, according to fire officials. The rear of a 2-1/2-story building on Hazelton Street appeared covered in flames from the first floor to the roof by 6:45 a.m., and fire crews continued to work through the morning to...

  • Boston May 14

    Person Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries in Mattapan Shooting

    A person suffered life-threatening injuries after being shot Friday in Boston’s Mattapan neighborhood, according to authorities. Police responded to the shooting on Westmore Road shortly after 1 p.m. The Boston Police Department did not immediately say if a suspect was in custody.

  • mbta May 12

    Lawmakers Want Answers About MBTA Trolley Project Delay

    Massachusetts lawmakers are reacting to a report from the NBC10 Boston Investigators about a $7.9 million project to upgrade the historic trolleys on the Mattapan High Speed line. Our investigation revealed the project is two years behind schedule and the shells of the stripped-down trolleys are still sitting in an Everett facility. “It was pretty frustrating and I was angry,…

  • mbta May 7

    MBTA Delay: $8 Million Trolley Refurbishment Two Years Behind Schedule

    The MBTA invested millions of taxpayer dollars to bring historic trolleys up to speed in one of Boston’s most transit-dependent communities. However, the NBC10 Investigators discovered the project is years behind schedule. Instead of refurbished 1940s era trolleys rolling along the Mattapan-Ashmont line, we learned shells of the first two stripped-down cars pulled out of service are still sitting...

  • mbta May 6

    Tour 2 Trolleys Being Refurbished for Mattapan-Ashmont Line

    Go inside two stripped-down MBTA trolley shells that have been out of service for two years, awaiting a state-of-the-art upgrade at a warehouse in Everett.

  • Massachusetts Mar 26

    Boston Pastor Indicted in Child Rape Case

    A pastor at a Boston church has been indicted on child rape charges by a Suffolk County grand jury. George Swain, 71, a pastor at Greater Victory Temple in Mattapan, was arraigned in November in Dorchester District Court. Thursday’s indictment moves the case to Suffolk Superior Court, where he faces an arraignment next month. Prosecutors say Swain sexually abused three…

  • boston public schools Mar 14

    One Year After First Boston School Closed From COVID, Teachers Eligible for Vaccine

    It’s a story that comes full circle. One year ago, the Eliot School in Boston’s North End was the first school in the city to shut its doors due to COVID-19. Today, teachers are back and able to get vaccinated. “It’s been super joyful,” said first grade teacher Vita Franjul. “There are just some things that can never match...

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