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City gives Mattapan Square a boost

City gives Mattapan Square a boost
November 9, 2010

Boston yesterday named Mattapan Square a part of the city’s Main Streets program, meaning it will qualify for federal grant money and be considered a target area for economic development. In a news release, Mayor Thomas M. Menino said Mattapan Square has “potential for a successful shopping district that brings people here to dine and shop,’’ and acknowledged the longtime struggle of local leaders to bring the Main Streets program to the square.

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