Boston Public School Superintendent Tommy Chang will recommend that the underperforming Mattahunt Elementary school in Mattapan be transformed into an “early childhood center" at a meeting with parents tomorrow evening in the Mattahunt cafeteria.... Read more
The majority of those who spoke on a proposed 18-unit condominium on River Street in Mattapan objected to the project’s density and neighborhood fit at a Boston Redevelopment Authority (BRA)-hosted meeting Thursday night. George Tsolirides, the project... Read more
A Dorchester man was ordered held in lieu of $5,000 cash bail Tuesday on charges he drunkenly ran down a woman crossing Morton Street Saturday night. Johnette Sims, 46, was pronounced dead at the scene on Morton Street eastbound near Canterbury Street... Read more
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


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