A proposal to build a housing complex at 123 Hamilton St. for formerly homeless people run by the Pine Street Inn came under scrutiny from neighbors at a city-led meeting on Tuesday night. The plan would raze a long-vacant warehouse, widely viewed as an... Read more
About fifty Dorchester residents joined Police Commissioner William Evans, Capt. Tim Connolly and police officers from Boston Police C-11 District to click on flashlights for a half-hour walk around the neighborhood on Tuesday night. Striking out side-... Read more
Boston Police responding to a call of a person with a gun this morning ended up confiscating four replica guns — including two that resembled black assault rifles—brandished by a group of teens driving around Bowdoin-Geneva and Uphams Corner and shooting... Read more
Philly, Derick, Dianna and Chloe at their home on Longfellow Street.An occasional column by Edward M. Cook. I live in the center of Dorchester: Ward 15, St. Peter’s parish, Bowdoin/Geneva. Once known as Dorchester Center. Home to some of the best... Read more
Jim Judge, a native of Dorchester and the son of a Boston Police officer and a school librarian, has been named the new president and CEO of Eversource Energy, the utility company that serves 3.6 million customers throughout New England. He will succeed... Read more
The Boston Licensing Board voted Thursday to let Levi's Restaurant, 323 Washington St., add cocktails and hard liquor to the beer and wine it was already allowed to serve. The move means residents who want to unwind with something stronger than a glass of... Read more
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 am... Read more
Boston Police Commissioner William Evans speaks about today's incident, while Boston Mayor Martin Walsh looks on. Photo by Jennifer Smith Kurt Stokinger, the decorated Boston Police officer who was shot in the leg last Friday morning while attempting to... Read more
Susan Menino Fenton, right, handed out gifts to youngsters at the St. Peter's Teen Center on Christmas Eve. Caleb Nelson photo Memories of the late Tom Menino filled the gym in Saint Peter’s Teen Center on Christmas Eve. Hundreds of kids gathered with... 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" Paulo De... Read more


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