Will there be enough room on the route for the proposed Silver Line bus? Will the trees and flowers on the route be torn up and disappear? And what about parking? Those were some of the questions on the minds of Mattapan residents who attended a Tuesday... Read more
Yves "Junior" Guery: Killed in a motorcycle accident on May 20 on Blue Hill Avenue.A Mattapan man well-loved in Bostonâ€™s tight-knit Haitian community lost his life last Wednesday afternoon (May 20) when his motorcycle collided with a car on Blue Hill... Read more
A bus on the Silver LineState and city leaders this week announced a $100 million federal stimulus project to greatly improve public transportation along Blue Hill Avenue from Mattapan to Dudley Square, including a new connection to South Station. It... Read more
State plans enhanced bus service to Mattapan: A rendering shows a "street view" of the changes along Blue Hill Ave. Source: EOTGovernor Deval Patrick and Mayor Thomas Menino announced at noon today that the 28 bus from Ruggles to Mattapan Square will be... Read more
Firefighters responding to a pull box alarm on Blue Hill Avenue and Columbia Road found smoke pouring out of the New Fellowship Baptist Church early on Saturday morning. Rushing to discover the source, they found a back door to the church open and fires... Read more
Though the call for new stops along Fairmount Line commuter rail has been a loud and long one, the station designs on the table are hardly free from concerns and some residents are even demanding the proposed stop at Blue Hill Avenue be moved or simply... Read more
In the 1940s and 1950s.
Last Monday, flames ripped through a three-decker home on Blue Hill Ave, injuring 14 residents - eight adults and six children. As firefighters hurried to put out the inferno, 54 year-old Mary Williams was one of the Mattapan residents who rushed to... Read more