Mattapan

Plymouth man charged with Mattapan murder

A Plymouth man was ordered held without bail Wednesday on charges he murdered Rayshawn Few on Woodruff Way on Feb. 17, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports.  Read more

Daytime stabbing in Mattapan puts man in the hospital

Boston Police report a man, 23, was found with life-threatening stab wounds around 3:30 p.m. at 16 Almont St.  Read more

Mattapan United housing fair draws big crowd

By 
Reporter Staff
Feb. 21, 2013

More than 100 people turned out for the Feb. 5 Mattapan United housing fair.

Mattapan United’s Housing Action Group hosted a Housing Information Fair at the Old Mattapan Library on Tues., Feb. 5. The event was a huge success with over 100 participants.  Read more

Man shot to death in Mattapan; one arrested, two sought

The Boston Police Department reports officers responding to a report of gunfire found a man with gunshot wounds at 24 Woodruff Way around 2:35 a.m. Sunday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  Read more

Three charged with armed holdup in Morton Street parking lot

The Boston Police Department reports arresting two men and a woman on charges they used a sawed-off shotgun to rob a man from his phone and a large amount of cash late Wednesday night in the parking lot of the Walgreens pharmacy at Morton and Norfolk streets in Mattapan.  Read more

Mattapan Square Main Streets clears major hurdle, eyes next steps

By 
Tayla Holman, Reporter Correspondent
Dec. 27, 2012

Mattapan Square Main Streets recently received a $9,533.19 from Mattapan United and a $3,500 grant from Carney Hospital with a three-year commitment, putting them just over their fundraising goal of $30,000. They are now hoping for an additional $25,000 to provide the organization with a “cushion” for the future.  Read more

Wheelock College's Mattahunt work recognized by national group

Wheelock College's Mattahunt work recognizedWheelock College's Mattahunt work recognized

The American Association of University Administrators (AAUA) presented Wheelock College with the 2012 John Blackburn Award for its work in revitalizing the Mattahunt Community Center in Mattapan.

The center was closed in 2010, but the city of Boston and Wheelock worked in close partnership with the Mattapan community to set a collaborative vision for the center.  Read more

Whelock's Mattahunt work recognized

Whelock's Mattahunt work recognized

Moore found guilty of all four Woolson Street murders

A Suffolk Superior Court jury today found Dwayne Moore guilty of killing three adults and a toddler on Sept. 28, 2010.  Read more

Drum & Drill team returns to Mildred Ave. center

By 
Tayla Holman, Reporter Correspondent
Dec. 6, 2012

The Mildred Ave. Community Center is currently accepting applications for its Drum & Drill program, which is open to dancers and drummers ages 8 to 18. The registration deadline is December 31, and the program will run from January until June or early July.  Read more