John Steinberg, an archaeologist in UMass Boston’s Andrew Fiske Memorial Center for Archaeological Research, and his students spent... Read more
A new youth soccer program is under formation in Mattapan— a neighborhood that organizers say is primed to embrace the sport on a beautiful new playing field at Almont Park. Carolyn MacNeil, one of the founders of Mattapan Youth Soccer, says the league... Read more
Hundreds of mourners lined the streets of Dorchester and Mattapan to salute Mayor Thomas M. Menino and his family as his funeral procession followed a route through the neighborhoods to his Hyde Park parish church this morning.
In Mattapan, the... Read more
Crews are now working seven days a week to prepare two dormant public-health buildings in Mattapan for long-term use as for residential programs that had been housed on Long Island.
The city is also looking to rent or buy additional space -... Read more
After more than 20 years, City Councillor Charles Yancey’s proposed state-of-the art high school in Mattapan is within reach after the measure was initially approved at the City Council meeting on Wednesday.
“This was the right thing to do and... Read more
The Boston Police Department reports arresting a woman who was wanted for a Sept. 21 murder in Brooklyn.
The department's fugitive squad found and arrested Chivona Hughes, 32, in her old neighborhood, along Blue Hill Avenue in Mattapan, police... Read more
City Councillor Charles Yancey renewed his push for a high school in Mattapan at a well-attended hearing Tuesday night in the room in the Mattapan branch of the Boston Public Library named after his mother.
“I know I sound like a broken record... Read more
A historic but endangered Mattapan landmark could soon have a new owner that would ensure that it remains viable for decades to come. Historic Boston Inc. has entered into an agreement to purchase the Fowler-Clark farmhouse on Norfolk Street. The... Read more
Luis Miguel Gonzalez-Buzetta, 22, was sentenced this week to nine years in prison and permanent status as a sex offender, after he pleaded guilty earlier this year to child-exploitation charges related to the more than 6,000 sexually explicit photos... Read more