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Free Applesauce, Help For Texas & Florida At The Village Watch...

As folks around town, from the firefighters to children selling lemonade to raise funds for those affected by the recent hurricanes in Texas and...

Brookline Fire Raises $17,200 For Harvey Relief, MDA Annual Drive

This year Brookline Firefighters raised more than $17,000 for their annual fundraiser. Usually they raise money for the Muscular Dystrophy Association, but this year...
Terry and Tom Hamilton

Brookline Residents Plan Aspire Gala

The work of Brookline residents Terry and Tom Hamilton will culminate on March 30, 2017, as MassGeneral Hospital for Children celebrates its 17th annual...
Mateo Goldman

Brookline Police, Firefighters Escort Boy To School After Leukemia Diagnosis

Police and firefighters in Brookline joined the more than 200 students from The Driscoll School welcoming back a student to school for the first...

Brookline’s Sinai To Sponsor Syrian Refugees

Temple Sinai in Brookline has committed to sponsoring a Syrian refugee family to resettle to the Boston area, and set a goal of $22,000...

Rotary Club Host 24th Annual Pancake Breakfast

The Rotary Club of Brookline will offer great fun for the entire family at its annual Pancake Breakfast. This year’s event will be Saturday, March...

Brookline Teen Designs Shopping Bag For HomeGoods

One young teenager from Brookline is making a difference in an artistic effort to give back where he has been given a second chance....

After Natural Disasters, Red Cross Hosting Blood Drives

As the American Red Cross responds to wildfires and historic hurricanes, eligible donors are reminded that giving blood or platelets during National Preparedness Month...

Local Makes Sweet Treats, Helps Great Cause

Although he was coping with a cancer diagnosis in 2010, Needham resident Dan Schorr decided to push forward with his plan to create a...

Brookline Student Steers Unclaimed Assets To Charities

Haley Evans is a driven, polite, academically earnest senior at Brookline High School who does volunteer charity work in her spare time — when...

Bagel Chain Owner Says Thanks In A Big Way

Laura Trust, the owner of Newton-based Finagle a Bagel, was stricken. Her toddler had severe developmental difficulties, and some specialists told her he may never...

Whole Foods Donating Portion Of Sales To Brookline Education Foundation

Based on a poll of Whole Foods Facebook fans, Brookline Education Foundation has been chosen as the recipient of 5 percent of the Beacon...

Friends Of The Brookline Library Annual Book Sale

It is that time of year for the Friends of the Brookline Library’s annual holiday used book sale. On Sunday, December 3, the Friends...

Farlow’s legacy continues through Brookline’s students

Frank Wendell Farlow’s legacy will continue to support the Brookline community and encourage activism through a scholarship newly created in his name. A Town Meeting...

Please Help Elisaveta Live

Dear Readers, We are writing with a request for emergency help to Elisaveta, whom we at Brookline.com know personally, and who has been paralyzed from the...

Brookline Woman Leads Free Food Effort

Just past peak, but perfectly fine to eat, crates of food from Volante Farms in Needham are donated to the Brookline Food Co-Op. Volante Farms...

Shopping For Seniors: Brookline Program Creates Bond Between Seniors & Students

Grocery shopping usually just one more errand to add to the list. But for the elderly, it can be a daunting task. That is why...

BPD’s Back To School Supplies Drive

The BPD would like to thank the Brookline community for its generosity during our Back to School Supplies Drive. In addition to deliveries made families...

Red Cross Seeking Local Blood Donors

The American Red Cross is asking blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage. In...

Chief O’Leary Visited Sean Roberts Challenger League’s Super Stars Celebration

Chief O'Leary visited the Sean Roberts Challenger League Super Stars for their year end celebration this week. The Challenger League is a baseball league for...

Puerto Rican Couple Brings Baby To Boston For Life-Saving Care

A Puerto Rico couple has made it to Boston in the wake of Hurricane Maria to save their baby's life. The couple is staying with...

Brookline Food Pantry Receives Donations From Register Of Deeds

Norfolk County Register of Deeds William P. O’Donnell recently delivered food donations to the Brookline Emergency Food Pantry. The donations were made by the...

Brookline Farmers’ Market Raising Money For Food Assistance Program

An unexpected increase in customers this season has caused the Brookline Farmers’ Market to quickly deplete its private match fund for low-income Supplemental Nutritional...

Brookline’s Officer Santos Cycles 275 Miles For Families Of Fallen Officers

Every year for the past three years Brookline Police Officer Oscar Santos has set out on his bicycle and ridden 275 miles in four...

Indian Orphanage For Children Affected By AIDS Holds Fundraiser In Brookline

Agape International, a Hyderabad-based organization that takes in orphans with AIDS and orphaned by AIDs, held its annual Fall fundraiser earlier this month at...
Jack Bryan

Boy Awaiting Heart Surgery Gets Special Ride From Brookline Police

On the eve of Tuesday’s blizzard, Tracey Rannals Bryan and her 11-year-old son Jack got stranded at Trader Joe’s in Brookline. They had taken an...

Boston Marathon’s Team Hoyt Rolls Through Brookline And The Crowd Goes...

On Marathon Monday there are a number of indicators that announce it is Boston Marathon, Patriot's Day - the blue and gold, the orange...

Darrius Lee Meets With Members Of The BPD

Last week members of the Brookline Police Special Response Team had the chance to meet Darrius Lee who spent the day as an honorary...

Indian Orphanage For Children Affected By AIDS Holds Fundraiser On Thursday...

Agape International, a Hyderabad-based orphanage for children affected by AIDS, is holding its annual Fall fundraiser on October 5th at the Holiday Inn in...

MAB Community Services Receives Grant

Fallon Health, a nationally recognized nonprofit health care services organization, announced that it awarded $100,000 in grants funding to 10 nonprofit, community-based programs across...

How This Mustached Woman Hopes To Send A Brookline Boy To...

When you think about summer camp, visions of swimming, boating, archery, arts and crafts, bugs and dirt, and hiking might immediately come to mind. Mustaches,...

Local & National Ways To Donate To Victims Of Harvey

As the rain continues in Houston, southeastern Texas and Louisiana, residents of the area are trying to escape the epic flooding that is taking...