Bowdoin-Geneva

A 38-year-old disabled Dorchester resident, who is not able to speak, lost a device Friday morning at Ashley’s Restaurant on Bowdoin Street that enables him to communicate. The hand-held device, which resembles a Blackberry or cell phone, was left on... Read more
A federal judge on Friday unsealed an indictment charging 19 alleged members of the Dorchester-based Cameron Street gang with a variety of RICO violations dating to 2010 that include one murder, 33 attempted murders, 17 armed robberies, 19 unarmed... Read more
Rendering of 120 Bowdoin St.
Shanti Acquisition has proposed a 35-unit residential building on what is now a vacant lot at 120 Bowdoin St., next to the Star 50 market at the intersection with Geneva Avenue. All of the units in the $8-million, five-story building would have one... Read more
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved plans by organizers of the proposed Dorchester Food Coop to include a cafe in the store when it opens at 191-195 Bowdoin St. in Dorchester. The cooperatively owned store will occupy 6,000 square feet in an... Read more
Rendering of proposed Magnolia Street building
A developer has proposed replacing a small parking structure at 226 Magnolia St. with a $4-million, four-story building with 28 small studio apartments and a roof topped with solar panels. Shanti Acquisition of Dorchester filed its plans with the BPDA... Read more
Hamilton Street rendering
VietAID has filed plans with the BPDA for a four-story, 36-unit apartment building at 25-33 Hamilton St. that would be aimed at people over 62 making no more than 60% of the Boston-area median income. Nine of the apartments would be reserved for people... Read more
The Supreme Judicial Court has ruled that a man convicted of fatally shooting Nicholas Fomby-Davis, 14, on Bowdoin Street - as his friend held the teen - got a fair trial and that police did nothing wrong in the way they questioned him, but that his... Read more
To the Editor: Imagine my surprise when I called the pharmacy department at the Walgreens located at 130 Bowdoin St. in Dorchester and heard the automated announcement after I had I placed my prescription refills: “This store will be closing on Nov. 5.... Read more
At a vigil for Jassy Correia Thursday night, attendees — who ranged from family members to neighborhood folks who came to offer support for the family — held candles outside St. Peter's teen center and remembered Correia's life. "She's a princess," said... Read more
A block of shops on Geneva Avenue shut down by the city due to a sewage leak is back up and running, but business owners there say they're struggling to recoup losses incurred during the more than four weeks they were closed. "It's a big hit,” said... Read more

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