No matter how hard we try, the Bowdoin/Geneva (B/G) neighborhood in Dorchester can’t seem to get ahead. Whether it’s the business district or the residential area, it seems that what is the norm elsewhere does not hold true here. For this article, I... Read more
In an emergency meeting convened to address the latest flare-up of violence in Bowdoin Geneva, the biggest thing attendees could agree on was that this was a long-time coming.
“We're here to have a conversation we should have had 20 years ago"... Read more
The news that a seven-year-old boy was hit by a bullet in the buttocks and knocked off his bike on Bowdoin Street on Sunday has ratcheted up greatly what has been a simmering tension in the Bowdoin Geneva neighborhood in the last few weeks over... Read more
The US Attorney's office in Boston reports the leaders of the Hendry Street and Woodward Avenue gangs pleaded guilty Friday to a variety of drug and gun charges that will see them hustled off to a federal penitentiary for at least ten years.
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The Boston Police Department reports officers used a "less lethal" shotgun Saturday night to capture a man inside an apartment at 383 Geneva Ave. who was armed with a knife and who had turned on all the gas on the stove.
"Officers... Read more
A man wanted for killing his girlfriend in their Bowdoin Street apartment was discovered near his car off I-195 in Rehoboth, also dead, Boston and State police report.
The Boston Police Department had issued an alert for Paulo Rosa, 30, after... 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