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A woman was found dead in this Mattapan apartment building in November.

Police Investigating Suspicious Death Of Woman In Mattapan

Police said they are investigating the “suspicious” death of a woman at a home on Fairlawn Avenue in Mattapan on Monday.


One person was killed in a shooting in Mattapan late Saturday night.

Person Shot And Killed At Mattapan Gas Station

A person was killed in a shooting in Mattapan late Saturday night.


The Olmsted Green development in Mattapan, where six units have sold this year at an average price of around $280,000. (Photo courtesy:  W. Marc Bernsau/Boston Business Journal)

Mattapan Now Second Best Housing Market In Mass.

Mattapan is now ranked among the best-performing housing markets in the Commonwealth.


(Photo credit: Boston Fire Department)

Fire Tears Through Mattapan Home, 8 Residents Evacuate

A two-alarm fire damaged a two-family home in Mattappan on Tuesday.



Racist Graffiti Scrawled Onto Wall Of Police Station Bathroom In Mattapan

The person responsible for the racist graffiti on the wall of a police station bathroom will be reportedly fired if he or she is caught.


The intense flames melted the siding off one home (Photo courtesy: Boston Fire Dept.)

Smoke Detectors Credited With Saving Lives In Mattapan

The Boston Fire Department is crediting working smoke detectors with getting more than two dozen people out of their apartment buildings in Mattapan Friday morning when a three-alarm fire started.


(credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Would-Be Robber In Mattapan Gets Stuck Under Freezer

He may have been trying to rob the place, but he ended up getting stuck instead.


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Boston Police Still Searching For Driver Who Hit Boy In Mattapan

The search continues for the driver who hit a six-year-old boy in Mattapan and took off.


A boy was hit by a car in Mattapan Monday night.

Boston Police Looking For Car That Hit Boy In Mattapan

Boston police are looking for the car that hit and injured a young boy in Mattapan Monday night.


Two people were hurt in the crash on Tuesday.

Firefighter, Off-Duty Officer Hurt In Mattapan Crash

A firefighter and an off-duty police officer were taken to the hospital on Tuesday after a crash at busy intersection in Mattapan.