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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...

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...

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,...

Good Luck To Brookline Police Officer Oscar Santos Who Is Riding...

Good luck to Brookline Police Officer Oscar Santos who is riding 275 miles this weekend from Boston to NYC in the Tour de Force...

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...

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...

Brookline Now Has Curbside Recycling For Clothing, Small Kitchen Appliances

Wondering when you will ever find the time to do the research to figure out where to take that broken microwave or coffee maker...

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...
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Cops For Kids With Cancer’s Fundraiser

Dear All, Please do not forget to attend Cops for Kids with Cancer's fundraiser at Florian Hall this Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets...

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...

Party For The Pantry

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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...

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 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...

Brookline Bertucci’s: Buy Pizza And Make A Difference

Feeling like pizza? The charity Cops For Kids With Cancer, Inc. wants you to go get pizza Monday or Tuesday. Heck, if you go both days...
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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...

Spring Is Here – Volunteer

Perhaps we should have used a snowflake instead of a flower for this first day of Spring? Snow, rain or shine, Rescuing Leftover Cuisine volunteers are recovering...

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...

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...

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...

BPD Officials Donate To Ronald McDonald House Of Boston

Brookline Police Chief Daniel O'Leary (far right) and Brookline Police Association President David Hill make a donation to the Ronald McDonald House of Boston...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

Norwood Food Pantry To Participate In Walk For Hunger

The Norwood Food Pantry is organizing a team to participate in Project Bread’s 49th annual Walk for Hunger on May 7, 2017. The event seeks...