Roudnie Célestin will take over as Mayor Martin Walsh’s new Mattapan neighborhood liaison and citywide liaison for the Haitian community this week. A native of Pétion-Ville, Haiti, Célestin has lived in Boston since 2003. She is a graduate of UMass... Read more
New York and Crown Fried Chicken outlets on Blue Hill Avenue and Columbia Road face a possible shutdown by the Boston Licensing Board after a man the feds say secretly held ownership stakes in them pleaded guilty to federal tax-fraud charges related to... Read more
Earlier this month, neighbors exploring the new Neponset River Greenway extension in Mattapan and Milton encountered an unexpected hazard— poison ivy, hanging right at eye level.
Lee Toma, an avid bicyclist and Greenway advocate, first alerted... Read more
Mattapan residents will have the opportunity to express their opinions about a proposal for a mixed-use, four-story building on Blue Hill Avenue at a public meeting next Tuesday, Aug. 1.
The development, proposed by Allston-Brighton-based... Read more
Developers anticipate a slight delay in filing plans for their large Mattapan Square mixed-use project in the wake of a community meeting on Tuesday night that was so consumed by a discussion about unit affordability that no time was left for a review... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man, believed to be in his 30s, was shot around at 1357 Blue Hill Ave., at Walk Hill Street, around 6:30 p.m. on Monday.
He was taken to a local hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
A man was shot to death in Mattapan on Monday night -- the 17th homicide this year.
The call for the shooting came in at 8:44 p.m., according to police spokeswoman Myeshia Henderson, and police found the male victim deceased outside... Read more
Mattapan resident Lumene Montissol signed a contract with New England Revolution’s 2017 Unified Team, which features seven Special Olympic athletes between the ages of 19 and 39 with and without intellectual disabilities.
Montissole graduates... Read more