A passel of direct abutters to the proposed Blue Hill Station on the Fairmount Line continued to oppose it at a design meeting held last Thursday, despite wide support in the surrounding neighborhood. "We certainly don't get the kind of attention that a... Read more
Books and computer access are still the ultimate lures, but the soon-to-open Mattapan branch library rewards visitors with a public space that would be well-suited to a prestigious college campus. The Blue Hill Avenue building, which will open to the... Read more
Alexus makes chocolate at the Mattapan Community Health Center.
The Young Achiever's K-8 Pilot School is on a quest to make a summer time move from its current location in Jamaica Plain into the Solomon Lewenberg Middle School in Mattapan a smooth transition. "We had a big kickoff breakfast for community partners last... Read more
An effort to start up a new civic association along the border of Mattapan and Hyde Park got off to a slow start Tuesday night when only around 15 interested residents showed for a meeting representing a neighborhood of over 1,200 homes. Inspired by a... Read more
A year-long series of photos of the Morton Street development.
The Warren Group reports single-family home sales were down last year in Boston by almost 15 percent. The median price decreased by more than 11%. The largest decreases in sales were in Brighton, South Boston and West Roxbury. The largest price drops were... Read more
The immediate future of the Fairmount Line is shaking out as the federal government determines what projects to fund with the $825 billion American Recovery and Reinvestment Act this month, though on the ground ridership is dropping because of erratic... Read more
A number of Dorchester and Mattapan health centers, unions and advocacy groups have joined a citywide coalition called Put Patients First to urge the governor to halt funding cuts to the Boston Medical Center and the Cambridge Health Alliance. The group's... Read more
In a time of looming economic gloominess, a number of Mattapan business owners are banding together in hopes of winning a city-designated Main Streets district in the new year. Advocates for the idea have set up a working committee to lobby for the city's... Read more