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Old 12-29-2010, 09:59 AM
 
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As a female considering a move to Boston, I wanted to know which areas of the city, are the most crime-ridden and dangerous. And which areas are are the least crime-ridden, and dangerous? Your advice please.

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Old 12-29-2010, 10:14 AM
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Some of Dorchester is dangerous. And Roxbury.
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Old 12-29-2010, 07:35 PM
 
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Some of Dorchester is dangerous. And Roxbury.
And much of Mattapan, and some of Jamaica Plain.

As a general rule the parts of these sections that border Franklin Park are as bad as Boston gets crime-wise, and the further you get from this park the more things improve.

By the time you're a mile away from Franklin Park in any direction you are at least in a somewhat ok neighborhood.

Also there are T (subway) stations that, while in decent neighborhoods, have a lot of bus traffic and the petty crime that comes with it. Chief among these are Forest Hills, Ashmont and Ruggles.

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Old 12-29-2010, 07:47 PM
 
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Anywhere near Blue Hill Ave.
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Old 12-29-2010, 08:25 PM
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As a female considering a move to Boston, I wanted to know which areas of the city, are the most crime-ridden and dangerous. And which areas are are the least crime-ridden, and dangerous? Your advice please.
^^ Why did you put a "" at the end of your post?
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Old 12-30-2010, 02:14 AM
 
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The wrong parts of Charlestown can be a bit rough still, namely around the projects off a part of Main St. (across from good addresses) and projects near/on Medford St. & Bunker Hill St. (also very close to good areas).

Parts of Roslindale off Washington St. are near projects and a bit gritty, but not like other urb an U.S. areas; areas of Roslindale a quite nice.
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Old 12-30-2010, 02:56 AM
 
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Would you guys consider E. Boston a rough section?
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Old 12-30-2010, 07:28 AM
 
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^^ Why did you put a "" at the end of your post?
Cause I felt like it!
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Old 12-30-2010, 05:32 PM
 
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Cause I felt like it!
I'm sure Freud would say that you know how ludicrous your post is ...
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Old 12-31-2010, 12:48 AM
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Cause I felt like it!
Well if you were asking me these questions in person while at the same time rolling your eyes at me, I would think that you weren't going to take my opinions seriously. I don't think that anyone likes having someone else roll their eyes at them.
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