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

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

Carbon monoxide sends seven in Mattapan to the hospital

Boston Emergency Medical Services reports taking seven people to the hospital Wednesday afternoon after an apparent problem with a heating repair job sent high levels of carbon monoxide into the air.  Read more

Police: Bandit may be targeting passengers leaving Red Line

Boston and MBTA Police are stepping up patrols this week and warning the public after a flurry of street robberies targeting women that may be the work of a single, armed bandit. The incidents have all targeted women who were walking home from Red Line stations, including JFK-UMass, Savin Hill, Shawmut and Ashmont.

“We’re concerned about it,” said Captain Richard Sexton, commander of the Area C-11 police district. “It seems like it’s one person right now. We’ve had a few others on the district recently, but there’s definitely a pattern going here along the Red Line.”  Read more

Mattapan Patriots and Mattahunt Winter Sports Program

The Mattapan Patriots will be offering a winter sports programs at the Mattahunt Wheelock Community Center for children who want to develop athletically, skillfully and personally. The program will run from December 7, 2012 to March 29, 2013.

Registration dates are Friday, Nov. 30 and Wednesday, Dec. 5 from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Mattahunt.

The program is $40 for non-members and $35 for members. The cost includes team shirts, awards, and end of program appreciation.  Read more

Winter soccer clinic for kids at Mildred Ave. center

Tayla Holman, Reporter Correspondent
Nov. 20, 2012

The BCYF Mildred Ave. Community Center and Valeo Futbol Academy are starting a winter soccer clinic for young players looking to improve their skills. The clinic will run from Nov. 26 to March 14 at the BCYF Mildred Ave. Community Center, 5 Mildred Ave., Mattapan. Classes will be held Mondays and Thursdays from 5 to 6:30 p.m.  Read more

Holidays Choir Concert in Mattapan Square

Holidays Choir Concert, Mattapan – St. Angela’s Parish, Mattapan will hold its Annual Holiday Concert on Sunday, January 13th, 2013 from 6:30PM until 9:30 PM at St. Angela’s Church on Blue Hill Avenue, Mattapan Square. Proceeds will benefit St. Angela’s Church building repairs and improvement. Come and bring family and friends along to enjoy a memorable evening with inspiring worship music, songs and hymns in Haitian French, Creole, English and Latin. Please visit parish website at for additional information or to download copy of the flyer and event updates.
Mrs. Roseline Aurelien

ABCD needs you to Volunteer! (Volunteer Tax Preparer Training)

ABCD needs you to Volunteer!
We are looking for special people like you to volunteer with the Financial Futures Initiative at ABCD this upcoming tax season to:

• Help our Boston residents get free tax preparation assistance
• Save thousands of dollars in tax preparation fees; and
• Make a difference in their lives.

By volunteering your time, you get to

• Learn new skills
• Make new friends; and
• Become a certified IRS tax preparer  Read more
Bindu Vedagiri