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Asian American Commission’s 6th Annual Young Leaders Symposium

Date: September 23, 2017 Location: Vietnamese American Community Center (VietAID) 42 Charles Street Dorchester, MA  02215 Time: 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Our 6th Annual Young Leaders Symposium is designed to engage young...

Boston Holocaust Memorial Vandalized For A 2nd Time This Summer

The New England Holocaust Memorial has been vandalized for the second time this Summer, according to the Boston Police. Boston Police said a witness on...

Brookline Police Department Releases A Mid-Year Review

The Brookline Police Department has released its mid-year review, and Patch is here to breakdown the 54-page document for readers. The review, which is...

Brookline Police Arrest Two in International ATM Scam

Two men have been arrested in connection to international ATM theft. Brookline police were dispatched to a bank on Harvard Street on Tuesday night...

Another Brookline School Principal Steps Down

For the second time in two years, the Pierce School has a new interim principal, after Christine Kelley accepted a newly created assistant superintendent...

Teen Arrested In Connection With 2016 Stabbing

A 19-year-old man walked into the Brookline Police Station August 11, 2017 at 4:00 a.m. and confessed to stabbing someone last year. On June 15,...
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Brookline’s Casey McNamara Advocates For Diabetes Research In Dc

Casey McNamara, a former Brookline high student and current rising junior at Ursuline Academy, excels as a three-sport varsity athlete. By looking at her, you...

China Trip An Eye-Opening Experience For Brookline Residents

Picture an average eight-hour day at the office. Now double that. That 16-hour period is still shorter than the time it takes to fly from...

Best Burger Open In Brookline Village

Where one coffee shop closes, a burger joint opens. But not just any burger joint if the restaurant's pointed name is to be believed,...

Distraction Residential Burglaries Targeting Massachusetts Residents

Since the beginning of August, East Boston, Cambridge, Quincy, Braintree, and Medway have had reports of individuals approaching residences claiming to be water department...

Remembering Brookline’s Sonia Paine: Survivor, Businesswoman, Fighter

She fled from the Nazis with her parents in 1939, fended off career criminal “Little Nick” when he tried to rob her, and distinguished...

Children’s Hospital Dives Into Design For Brookline Location

Over recent years, Children’s Hospital has faced an acute problem: there simply is not enough space for patients. In order to alleviate the issue of...

Ball In The House A Capella Closes Brookline Summer Concert Series

Performing and touring as a group for 17 years, a capella band Ball in the House is coming to Brookline. The group will close...
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Rash Of Car Break Ins In Brookline

Brookline Police are warning residents and visitors to keep valuables out of sight and lock their cars when parking for any amount of time...

Brookline Man Faces Rape Charges In Barnstable Court

A 31-year-old Brookline man pleaded not guilty Friday to rape charges in Barnstable District Court, according to court documents. Anthony Collins, of Beacon Street, is...

Robbers Hold Gun To Man’s Head In Brookline Home, Steal His...

Police responded to a report of armed robbery from a Milton Road home around 2:11 a.m. on July 26, 2017. According to the police...

Recycling Corner: Pink Bags

No. Not those pink bags. This week’s column is about pink bags. No. Not Victoria's Secrets pink bags. No. Not Kate Spade Wellesley Durhams. Just Simple...

Heroin Drug Trafficking Bust In Brookline

Heroin Trafficking in Brookline? Police said two people were arrested yesterday on Boylston Street for possession of and intent to distribute heroin. Just after 1:00...
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These Five People Will Help Oversee MA Recreational Marijuana Industry

Just an hour after Gov. Baker signed legislation solidifying the state’s new laws on recreational marijuana, State Treasurer Deb Goldberg already has appointments to one of...

Babcock Street Gets Temporary Hubway Bike Station

With the Commonwealth Avenue bridge construction now underway, many commuters will find themselves struggling to get to work. Commonwealth Avenue will close to all traffic...

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Construction Is Underway

Commonwealth Avenue bridge construction is underway. We encourage motorists, bicyclist, and pedestrians to stay clear of the area and seek alternate routes during the re-build....

Sarah C. Eastman Passes At 82

Sarah Chapman Eastman, 82, of Fryeburg, passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Brookline, MA. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, and...

Brookline Looking To Improve Pedestrian Rights Of Way Near Coolidge Corner

A need to improve pedestrian right-of-ways along Beacon Street and Harvard Street, has prompted the town to survey its ramps and walkways and bring...

Missing 86-Year-Old Brookline Woman Found

A missing 86-year-old Massachusetts woman has been found after police requested the public's help. Ranina Ignatova left her apartment at the 1800 block of Beacon...

Man Arrested For Exposing Himself, Touching Woman In Brookline

rookline Police arrested a West Roxbury man after he allegedly touched a woman in a CVS with his exposed genitals on July 23. Police...

BMS Celebrates The 50th Anniversary Of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely...

Brookline Music School’s Beatles Summer Project musicians will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with a performance...

Texting While Driving

The Brookline Police Department’s "Offense Based Enforcement" program is underway. In addition to the regular enforcement, officers will address certain types of incidents, crimes...

Officers’ Promotions At The BPD

The BPD is pleased to announce the promotion of four of its officers this week! Officer John Canney and Officer Robert Teahan were promoted to...

Assessment For Re-Accreditation

Chief Daniel C. O’Leary is pleased to announce that a team of assessors from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission is scheduled to arrive on...