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
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
This story aired on WBUR/90.9 FM on Thursday, April 5. Click here to listen. When John Goncalves opened his barbershop here in Bowdoin-Geneva five years ago, his rent was $1,000 a month and set to increase $50 a year.
For the barber, this met the... Read more
Proposed building at 191 Bowdoin St.
The Board of Appeals on Tuesday approved a plan to turn two vacant lots on Bowdoin Street across from Olney Street into a building with 41 affordable apartments and a 6,000-square-foot customer- and worker-owned grocery store. Apartments in the new... Read more
By Davida Andelman, Clarkson Street To the Editor: As 2017 draws to a close, I ask what has changed for the better in our community?  It’s hard sometimes to come up with something positive to say.  Many accuse me of being negative, difficult, and pretty... Read more
A young man was shot to death near St. Peter’s Church on Tuesday evening. The victim— described as a teenager in some media reports— was pronounced dead at the scene, according to Boston Police, who responded to a call at 344 Bowdoin St. just after 7:15... Read more
Cardinal Sean O’Malley was among the 200 people who participated in an anti-violence walk through the streets of Bowdoin-Geneva on Tuesday evening.
About 200 people— including Boston Archbishop Cardinal Séan O’Malley and Mayor Martin Walsh— participated in an hour-long walk through the streets of Bowdoin-Geneva on Tuesday evening. Setting off from the St. Peter’s Teen Center, the procession was a... Read more
College Bound Dorchester reports one of its employees is recovering after being shot at its 222 Bowdoin St. location around 3 p.m. on Thursday. In a statement, Mark Culliton, CEO of College Bound Dorchester, said: "We have since learned that his condition... Read more

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