This summer, the city will work with residents and businesses to begin upgrading and beautifying Mattapan Square with $500,000 secured from a state bond bill.

“It’s not just brick and mortar. It’s something that is sustainable and that public... Read more

The City Council on Wednesday approved a proposal by Councilor Charles Yancey for hearings on the imminent demolition of the Casey Overpass - several years after state officials announced the plans and months after construction crews began tearing down... Read more

Car wanted in Morton Street crash

State Police are looking for the driver of a car that hit a man on Morton Street Saturday night and injured him so badly he was given Last Rites at the hospital. He remains hospitalized in critical condition, State Police say.

State Police say... Read more

Community members heard four proposals that would transform the long-abandoned Cote Ford parcels in Mattapan at a public meeting last Thursday. The meeting comes as the city of Boston prepares to select a developer for the blighted plots of land by the... Read more

In response to strong opposition from local elected officials, the MBTA has turned down an offer from Boston Preparatory Charter School, a Hyde Park-based charter school, to buy a parcel adjacent to the Mattapan Station trolley stop currently used as a... Read more

John Steinberg, an archaeologist in UMass Boston’s Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research, and his students spent... Read more

A new youth soccer program is under formation in Mattapan— a neighborhood that organizers say is primed to embrace the sport on a beautiful new playing field at Almont Park. Carolyn MacNeil, one of the founders of Mattapan Youth Soccer, says the league... Read more

Hundreds of mourners lined the streets of Dorchester and Mattapan to salute Mayor Thomas M. Menino and his family as his funeral procession followed a route through the neighborhoods to his Hyde Park parish church this morning.

In Mattapan, the... Read more


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