Mattapan’s Rashad Cope, director of the Wheelock College and Mattahunt Community Center, graduated from Wheelock College in May with a master’s degree in Educational Studies and a Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership.

The 31-year-... Read more

Police officers were in legitimate fear for their lives when they fired at a man reaching for a gun in Mattapan on June 2 of last year, Suffolk County District Attorney Dan Conley said Friday.

In a letter to Police Commissioner... Read more

Dervin Hibbert, 53, was arraigned Friday in Suffolk Superior Court on charges of manslaughter by motor vehicle and motor vehicle homicide while operating under the influence for the death of a man standing on a Cummins Highway sidewalk last fall, the... Read more

Bridge replacement work to shut section Aug 8-17

For ten days next month – from Aug. 8 to Aug. 17 – the well-traveled section of Morton Street above the railroad tracks and near the Norfolk Street intersection will be closed to... Read more

The Boston Police Department reports a man in his mid-30s was shot repeatedly around 2 p.m. on Monday at 73 Edgewater Dr.

He was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

Representatives from a charter school that hopes to build a new campus on Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan will detail their plans for the project at a community meeting organized by the Boston Redevelopment Authority this evening.

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A fledgling immigrant service group hopes to become the developers of the long vacant Cote Ford site on Cummins Highway in Mattapan, building a multi-million dollar center to serve Boston’s growing Caribbean population.

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Right now 44 Woolson St. is a vacant lot – but not for long. Come by in eight weeks and you will see a community garden, complete with new fencing, planting beds filled with seedlings, and two young pear trees flanking the entrance.

The... Read more


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