Police: Raids, arrests in Dorchester, Mattapan bust up citywide drug ring

Fri, 02/27/2015 - 09:00Boston Police report raids Friday morning at 91 Esmond St. in Dorchester and Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: DorchesterMattapanTopics: Crime

It's amazing what some snow removal can do to the morning commute

Jackie Murphy reports on her commute: Tons of snow hauled away on Gallivan and Morton last night. Huge improvement on roads! Commute yesterday Dot to JP 1.75 hrs, today 28 min. ColdSummer checks in from Forest Hills: Hyde Park Ave is Back to NORMAL. Hallelujah . No More Gridlocks

Police: Mattapan shooting suspect opens fire as officers chase him, doesn't hit anybody

Sat, 02/07/2015 - 19:32Boston Police report arresting a Mattapan man Saturday night after, they say, he started firing a gun while officers were pursuing him after a shooting near the Mattapan Square T stop. According to police, officers found a gunshot victim around 7:30 p.m. outside 1670 Blue Hill Ave. He was taken to a local hospital and is expected to survive.Free tagging: GunsNeighborhoods: MattapanTopics: Crime

Councilors: FAA explanation on new jet noise doesn't fly

Several city councilors say new flight paths out of Logan Airport have shifted early morning flights over neighborhoods not used to being awoken at 5:15 a.m. by low-flying jets - and they want the FAA and Massport to explain what they're going to do about that. "It's really impacting heavily the quality of life of constituents in my area, who are not as familiar with low flying airplanes as they are now," City Councilor Tim McCarthy (Hyde Park, Roslindale, Mattapan) said, adding he has also heard complaints from neighboring West Roxbury and Jamaica Plain.
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