Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition first introduced the Wheels Bike-A-Thon to the Mattapan community six years ago. Organizers envisioned a family-friendly event that would also promote healthy, physical activity. The event — which hits the streets... Read more
Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation and the Preservation of Affordable Housing Inc. (POAH) reported on their proposal for the Mattapan Station mixed-use development at a public meeting organized with the MBTA on Wednesday night, with non-profit... Read more
The Neponset River Greenway trail will see its second bridge crossing installed this week, Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) officials said. A dramatic arched walkway over the Neponset River will complete the planned bridge installations for... Read more
The Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition celebrated its 10th anniversary on June 11 at the Boston Nature Center, where more than 60 neighborhood residents stopped by to gobble up fresh food and groove to an eclectic playlist. State Rep. Dan Cullinane of... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports a man in his 30s was fatally shot around 11:10 p.m. on Saturday at 62 Astoria St. The man was pronounced dead at the scene. A second person was also shot, but was transported to the hospital for treatment. Police had... Read more
A man was found shot to death behind a block of stores on Blue Hill Avenue on Tuesday afternoon. The unidentified victim was discovered in the area of 1186 Blue Hill Ave. just before 12:30 p.m. and was pronounced dead at the scene. The deceased man was... Read more
It may seem like just another mixed-use development in a city skyline cluttered with cranes. But this week’s news that the MBTA has finally awarded rights to lease and build on several parcels it owns next to the Mattapan Square T station is a big deal in... Read more
The MBTA has chosen a development team to build a mixed-use project on what is now an underused parking lot next to Mattapan Station. The decision sets in motion an important new housing start in one of the few Boston neighborhoods that has been... Read more
At a forum to discuss gentrification at the Mattapan Center for Life last Thursday, some in attendance weighed in with an idea: How about forming a “neighborhood council” aimed at better organizing civic leaders? “Part of the challenge for us going... Read more


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