Shuttle buses to replace trains during off-peak times starting June 3
The Blue Hill Avenue station, now under construction, has been a long time coming. Mattapan residents held out for years waiting on the stop, the last of four... Read more
The latest stretch of the Neponset River Greenway is now open to the public, connecting Pope John Paul Park II and Mattapan Square and filling in a long-missing link in the biking and pedestrian trail.
The trail opened at 5 p.m. last Friday... Read more
A five-alarm fire tore through a Mattapan three-decker on a warm Thursday night, displacing 19 people and causing half a million dollars in damage, Boston fire officials said.
Firefighters responded at 7:47 p.m. to 41 Evelyn St. to... Read more
As the Boston Public Schools move to determine a name for the new Mattapan early education center at the soon-to-be-shuttered Mattahunt Elementary School, Superintendent Tommy Chang said last week that some upper grade levels may be restored sooner... Read more
A debate over whether the city should name a Mattapan early learning center for Haitian revolutionary leader Toussaint Louverture (1743-1803) has been bubbling for the last few weeks. There have been strong arguments both for and against re-naming what... Read more
Hazrat Khalid Khan, 56, who lives in Middletown, NY, but who co-owns 11 fried-chicken take-out places in in Boston and Chelsea, pleaded guilty Wednesday to federal charges of conspiring to defraud the Internal Revenue Service, failing to collect and... Read more
Radio Shack has started shutting its stores at 1524 Dorchester Ave. and 1615 Blue Hill Ave. as it tries to recover from losses that put it in bankruptcy for the second time in two years.
Some... Read more
A Dedham man was arrested in New York City on Tuesday and will be charged with killing a Dorchester father inside a Mattapan barber shop last June. The defendant, William Shakespeare, 30, was indicted last year by a Suffolk County Grand Jury. He is... Read more