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By adamg - 3/3/24 - 2:05 pm
Bowdoin Street fire, photo by BFD

The Boston Fire Department reports a three-alarm fire at 418 Bowdoin St. displaced one resident and sent one firefighter to the hospital after it broke out around 6 a.m. on Saturday. Read more.

By adamg - 2/17/24 - 1:04 pm

Boston Police report officers who stopped a man for running a red light at Bowdoin Street and Geneva Avenue in Dorchester around 3:35 a.m. arrested him after noticing he was packing what turned out to be a gun loaded with 15 bullets. Read more.

By adamg - 2/14/24 - 4:01 pm

A pedestrian was taken away in critical condition after being hit by Engine 24 on Bowdoin Street near Geneva Avenue in Dorchester around 12:25 p.m.

Two ambulances were summoned to the scene, one for the victim and one for firefighters on the truck, which is based in Grove Hall.

By adamg - 1/3/24 - 10:00 pm

A man already facing charges for aggravated assault at a Dorchester bowling alley now faces charges he started the New Year by raping a woman on Bowdoin Street on Beacon Hill, the Suffolk County District Attorney's office reports. Read more.

By adamg - 12/13/23 - 2:12 pm
De Barros

Update: Approved.

The Boston Licensing Board votes tomorrow on whether to let Jean-Luc De Barros convert his Plateau Communications shop at 251 Bowdoin St. in Dorchester into Boston Plateau Shawarma, where he promised to serve the Middle Eastern thin-sliced meat and chicken "slow cooked to perfection." Read more.

By adamg - 10/19/23 - 9:12 am

The Dorchester Reporter reports on the opening of the Dorchester Food Coop, 195 Bowdoin St. in Dorchester.

The city's first food coop since Harvest closed in Jamaica Plain in 2018.

By adamg - 10/13/23 - 10:20 am

Boston Police report arresting men from Dedham and Mattapan on gun charges at Geneva Avenue and Bowdoin Street in Dorchester after gang-unit officers spotted one of them tossing something out of their car and then noticed the car seemed to have excessively tinted windows. Read more.

By adamg - 3/14/23 - 12:28 pm
Rendering of proposed 120 Bowdoin St.

Rendering by McDougal Architects.

The Zoning Board of Appeal today approved a 38-unit apartment building at 120 Bowdoin St. at Geneva Avenue in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 1/20/23 - 9:46 pm

A man walked into the Eliot Barber Shop, 243 Bowdoin St. in Dorchester and opened fire with a gun shortly before 9:20 p.m. One man was grazed in the neck. Read more.

By adamg - 12/14/22 - 9:41 pm

Boston Police report two officers had just finished up with a traffic stop on Bowdoin Street between Mt. Ida Road and Adams Street in Dorchester last night when they noticed a guy walking by who was holding his right arm close to his body and had "what appeared to be the outline of a firearm" in his coat pocket. Read more.

By adamg - 12/14/22 - 12:54 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal yesterday approved plans for a "New York style" halal takeout place at 106-120 Cambridge St. that would offer Halal dishes such as chicken and lamb over rice and falafel. Read more.

By adamg - 10/16/22 - 9:21 pm

Victim identified as Quaaneiruh Goodwyn, 24, of Mattapan.

Three people were shot on Geneva Avenue at Bowdoin Street around 8:50 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 7/12/22 - 6:15 pm

A manhole exploded shortly before 6 p.m. at Cambridge and Bowdoin streets, sending two Eversource workers to Mass. General, one with life-threatening injuries, and creating massive traffic issues in the area. Read more.

By adamg - 3/31/22 - 10:49 pm

Shortly before 10:45 p.m. at 34 Bowdoin St..

By adamg - 2/18/22 - 1:55 pm
120 Bowdoin St. rendering

Rendering by Vanko Studio Architects.

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 in Dorchester. Read more.

By adamg - 2/14/22 - 10:15 pm

Live Boston reports a man was beaten in the head on Bowdoin Street near Hamilton Street in Dorchester. He manged to jump on a scooter and flee; officers found him nearly two miles away on Magazine Street in Roxbury, blood pouring from his head.

By adamg - 1/27/22 - 8:14 pm
Heavy fire at Bowdoin and Washington in Dorchester

The Boston Fire Department reports firefighters responded to 9 Bowdoin St. in Dorchester for what turned into a two-alarm fire around 6:30 p.m. Read more.

By adamg - 1/18/22 - 2:25 pm

The Zoning Board of Appeal today 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. Read more.

By adamg - 8/18/21 - 8:46 pm

Boston Police report arresting a Randolph man they say used a gun loaded with nine bullets to threaten another motorist in an incident in the area of Bowdoin Street and Mt. Ida Road around 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday. Read more.

By adamg - 7/9/21 - 11:23 am
Bowdoin Street fire

The Boston Fire Department reports a former pizza place at 205 Bowdoin St. in Dorchester caught fire early this morning. Firefighters responded around 3:45 a.m. The department reports injuries but did not provide details.

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