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Fire Breaks Out At Brookline High School

A welding tank sparked a fire Wednesday morning at Brookline High School, officials said. Firefighters responding to the arts building on campus battled a blaze...

Marathon Security Gets Test Run

With situations playing out in real-time, nearly 250 public safety officials trained inside the state’s underground bunker Tuesday morning to prepare for next week’s...
Sean Lynn-Jones

Budget Subcommittee Vote To Delay Land Bank Decision

The Long-Term Planning and Policies Subcommittee of Brookline voted almost unanimously to recommend its overarching Advisory Committee defer a land bank proposal until next...

Boston Man Sentenced For Two Bank Robberies

A Boston man was sentenced yesterday in federal court in Boston for robbing a branch of RTN Federal Credit Union in Brookline and a branch...
BPD

U-Haul Van Rolls Over On Pond Avenue

According to Brookline Police, there was a traffic crash this morning on Pond Avenue at Highland Road, in which an U-Haul van lost control...

Taxi Driver Accused Of Dragging Another Driver In Brookline In Fight...

A taxi driver is facing charges Friday morning after allegedly dragging another taxi driver with his car. The two drivers reportedly got into a dispute...

Emergency Crews Respond To 2 Rollover Crashes In Brookline

Emergency crews responded to a rollover crash Tuesday morning in Brookline that temporarily shut down Beacon Street. Officials say the crash before 10:00 a.m. and...

Police Blotter

Here is a sample of the types of calls the Brookline police responded to between Sunday, March 11 and Sunday March 18 taken from...

3 Car Crash In Coolidge Corner Sends A Person To Hospital

Three cars crashed on Harvard Street between Coolidge Corner and Brookline Village, sending one person to the hospital with minor injuries, according to police. Watch...

Brookline Students And Allies “Walk Out” Undeterred By Snow

The snow day did not stop dozens of students across the town from walking out in an effort to show where they stood on...

Police Blotter

Tuesday, March 6 Graffiti on Marion Street: At 3:41 p.m. a caller reported graffiti on a Marion Street building. Difficult customer at Dunkin Donuts: At 4:09 p.m. a...

Police Blotter

Monday, Feb. 26 Shoplifting: At 3:31 p.m. police received a report of two men who took two pairs of Nike sneakers from TJ Maxx. Needle found on...

Brookline Boy Asked To Get In Stranger’s Car

Police say a man driving an old green or brown Honda asked a 12-year-old boy to get in his car while the boy was...

Police Blotter

Tuesday, Feb. 20 Graffiti on Stetson Street: Around 8:53 a.m. a caller reported graffiti on the front steps of a Stetson Street building. Coyote on Hawthorne Road: At...

Police Investigating Racist, Concerning Graffiti In Brookline

The Brookline Police Department is currently investigating spray-painted messages on the side of the gym at Brookline High School. The graffiti was first reported last...

Brookline Pays $180K To Settle Former Police Officer’s Racial Discrimination Complaint

Brookline has reached an $180,000 settlement with a former police officer who filed a racial discrimination complaint. The town will pay the former officer, Estifanos...

Surveillance Video Shows Group Setting Construction Equipment On Fire

Police in Brookline are trying to track down the people who doused a Bobcat machine with gasoline then lit it on fire. Brookline police say...

Police Blotter

The following is a sample of the types of calls the Brookline police responded to the extended weekend of Feb. 16 through Feb. 19...

Car Crashes Into Anna’s Taqueria In Brookline

Anna's Taqueria opened for business as usual after a car crashed into the restaurant just before 4:00 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 17 in JFK Crossing. "We...

Brookline Man Arrested After Stabbing At Allston Gas Station

A 39-year-old Brookline man was arrested early yesterday morning, accused of stabbing a man in a fight in a gas station parking lot in...

Brookline Police Officer Involved Crash In Coolidge Corner

Brookline police are using the word "lucky" to describe the outcome of a non fatal crash involving a police officer in his police SUV...
Bruce Seals

Brookline Man Accused Of Masturbating While Peering Into Women’s Apartment

A Brookline man is accused of touching himself outside a Brighton apartment and scaring the two women who live there. One of the woman reported seeing...

$400 Worth Of Razors Stolen: Brookline Police Logs

Here is a sample of the types of calls the Brookline Police department responded to this weekend. Saturday, Feb. 10 Drunk: Someone called to report a...

Larcenies, Car Theft Up, Most Other Crime Down: Brookline Police

There has not been a murder in Brookline for a decade and most crime in town is down compared to previous years, but larcenies...
Gerald Alston

Judge Decides Former Brookline Firefighter Gerald Alston’s Lawsuit Can Move Forward

In the latest installment of former Brookline firefighter Gerald Alston’s case against Brookline, a federal magistrate judge has decided that Alston can move forward...

Police Blotter

Monday, Jan. 29 Laser on Colbourne Crecsent: At 7:46 p.m., a caller reported that someone in a home by Colbourne Cresvent and Winthrop Road was shining...

Brookline Business Loses $1K In Eversource Scam

On Saturday a Brookline business owner got a phone call from someone claiming to be a representative from Eversource. The woman told the business...

Brookline Searches For New Police Chief

Do you have what it takes to be the chief of police for the town of Brookline? The town is actively searching for a...

Brookline Firefighters Rescue Woman Trapped In Car After Crash On Black...

Brookline firefighters rescued a woman who became trapped in her car after sliding on black ice and crashing into a large boulder Wednesday morning,...

Gun Goes Off In Brookline, Bullet Into Home

Someone accidentally shot a gun in Brookline and the bullet went into someone's home, according to police. No one was reportedly injured. At 4:03 p.m....

Johnson & Johnson Talc Trial To Begin In New Brunswick

Nearly a year and a half ago, Stephen Lanzo III, 46, of Verona, was diagnosed with mesothelioma, a deadly cancer of the lung linings,...