Haven't ridden the Mattapan trolley line in a while? Here's a You Tube refresher...
The Mattapan Patriots Pop Warner Football and Cheerleading organization gears up for the 2009 season by having a fundraising event on Friday evening, May 22, 2009 at the Policeman Post located at 500 Morton St. ( American Legion Highway). Come out and get your laugh on with some really funny comedians: Lady Vain, Just Al and Steven Donovan will make you laugh.
After the show is the After Party. Playing the old school R & B and block party mixes will be DJ Joe Peters. After you laugh , it will be time to GET DOWN with the old school dances like the Wop, the Cabbage Patch, the Running Man, the Bus Stop, and the Prep. Tickets are $10. Food will be for sale at the party, cash bar.
Call Jonathon Gates at 617-590-8334 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange to purchase your ticket. Read more
Boston Police relay news of a weapons cache that was seized during a search of a Morton Street home by the B-3 Drug Control Unit on Tuesday (May 12). An 18 year-old man was arrested and faces a series of drugs and gun charges.
DotOUT is an organization of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people and their allies who live and work in Dorchester. The group hosts social events and civic activities, endorses political candidates, and supports charitable causes to improve the quality of life in Dorchester.
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The Mattapan Food and Fitness Coalition (MFFC) will recognize an individual (adult or youth) or community organization that has made outstanding contributions to Mattapan through continued efforts to improve the health of residents. The award will be presented at the Mattapan Moving For Life event on Saturday, June 13, 2009 at the George H. Walker Playground (next to Mildred Avenue Community Center). Read more
Governor Deval Patrick and Mayor Thomas Menino announced at noon today that the 28 bus from Ruggles to Mattapan Square will be beefed up with a new Bus Rapid Transit service. It will be phase two of a project that will also connect Dudley Square to South Station as part of the existing Silver Lineâ€”a bus service between Dudley Station, downtown, and Logan Airport. Read more
Apr. 9, 2009
A-19 year-old Mattapan man has been arrested and charged for his role in the 2007 murder of 13-year-old Steven Odom, a crime that stunned the neighborhood. Suffolk County DA Daniel Conley announced Saturday that the teen who allegedly pulled the trigger â€“ Charles Bunch, Jr. â€“ was himself the victim of a homicide in Mattapan 10 days after Odom was killed. Read more
Governor Deval Patrick spent Tuesday morning along Blue Hill Avenue, criss-crossing Dorchester and Mattapan as part of an informal "listening" tour. Read more