State Police report Johnette Sims, 46, of Dorchester, died around 10:30 p.m. on Saturday when hit by a drunk driver on Morton Street at Canterbury Street, across from the VFW post. State Police say Anthony Buchanan, 39, of Dorchester, was driving... Read more
Residents want to see healthy, smoke-free apartments, award-winning design elements and — critically— a family-friendly, fine dining restaurant included in a mixed-use development now on the drawing board for Mattapan Square. A development team led by... Read more
Mattapan’s Almont Park has another new amenity this summer— a security camera aimed at helping the already vastly-improved city park become even more of a safe haven. The park— home to the Mattapan Patriots Pop Warner program, which kicks off its season... Read more
The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board today approved the ground lease at Mattapan Station to the partnership of Nuestra Comunidad Development Corporation and the Preservation of Affordable Housing Inc. (POAH). Nuestra and POAH will be developing a... Read more
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


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