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
Cape Verdean President Jose Maria Neves visited Dorchester last week to encourage the country’s diaspora and other supporters to maintain strong ties and investment in the African island nation. Neves, 63, who won the presidency in 2021, had visited... Read more
120 Bowdoin St. rendering
The Zoning Board of Appeal on Tuesday approved a 38-unit apartment building at 120 Bowdoin St. at Geneva Avenue in Dorchester. Developer Solmon Chowdhury's plans call for nine parking spaces, ground-floor retail space and rooftop solar panels. From... Read more
Three people were shot on Geneva Avenue at Bowdoin Street around 8:50 p.m. on Sunday. NBC Boston reports a woman, shot in the head, was declared dead at the scene. Another victim, a man, was shot in the chest. One of the victims was found inside the Star... 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


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