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 continual... 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. Jonathan... Read more
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 observed that the... 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 the body of... 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 mayor's "... Read more
Thomas M. Menino: He'll be remembered long after the signs come down. Thomas Menino, a self-described "lunch bucket guy" who rose from his roots in Hyde Park to dominate Boston and Massachusetts politics as the capital city's mayor for 20 years, has... Read more
A Quincy man was ordered held without bail Tuesday on charges he fatally stabbed another man in the neck outside the Chung Wah take-out place at 199 Bowdoin St. Thursday evening, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. According to... Read more
Over the next year, an 18,000-square foot abandoned warehouse at 181 Bowdoin St. will be transformed into the first contract manufacturing brewery in the state – a $1.7 million project set to make waves, beginning in the Bowdoin Geneva neighborhood. “... Read more
Noah Hicks, 28, worked on a bike at his Bowdoin Street repair shop. Noah Hicks, a lifelong resident of Blakeville Street, refers to himself as “The Bike Builder.” Hicks, 28, grew up with four brothers and they often rode their bikes together around their... Read more
The young guys were finished with their warm-ups on the basketball court at Ronan Park in Dorchester and getting ready to choose sides for a game. Small problem: They only had nine players on hand. “Hey, Pops, how about making it ten?” one of the players... Read more


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