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Top 10 Trash Takes Of 2017

Here is a recap of Brookline’s top ten trash and recycling stories for the past year: 1. HPAYT (June 2017) 13,200 Brookline households converted to black...

Resurgent Wild Turkeys Clash With Human Neighbors

Not everyone is celebrating the return of the wild turkeys. After being wiped out from New England in the 1800s, the birds have stormed back...

Simple Recycling: Residents “Going Pink” To Go Green

In a growing number of suburbs, going green actually means going pink. These towns have joined forces with a private company, Simple Recycling, to make...

Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Center Closed September 19

Due to the inclement weather, the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Center will be closed on Tuesday, September 19th. Your understanding is greatly appreciated. Brookline Household Hazardous...

Tropical Storm Watch Posted For Southeastern Massachusetts

The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm watch for southeastern Massachusetts as Hurricane Jose passes southeast of Nantucket on Tuesday and Wednesday. The...

Hazmat Leak At Larz Anderson Skating Rink

Larz Anderson Park is still closed, hours after a Hazmat leak was reported at the skating rink in Brookline, police said. Brookline Police and fire...

Oppose The Construction Of A 120-ft Monopole Cell Tower

T-Mobile has filed for a variance from the Rockland Zoning Board of Appeals to construct a 120-foot monopole cell tower at the end of...

Recycling Corner: A Color-Coded Primer For Residents

If you are in one of the 13,200 households subscribing to municipal waste services, the following information might be helpful. It is color-coded! BLACK Every household...

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...

New Sewer Concept Would Make Energy, Fertilizer From Wastewater

The concept: A new approach to wastewater treatment would use small, local facilities to clean water, generate electricity and produce fertilizer. Next steps: The...

Brookline “Eco Hack” Offers Tech Experience, Promotes Inclusion

The studios of the Brookline Interactive Group, BIG, filled with coders, artists, programmers and storytellers on Earth Day weekend for its first ever “eco...

Five Fun Facts About Earth Day

It is Earth Day’s 47th birthday! The first Earth Day held on April 22, 1970, was marked by peaceful demonstrations by some 20 million...
Ryan Elton

Brookline High Students Propose Gas Tax To Promote Alternative Transportation

While some youngsters learn about the democratic system through mock government clubs, several Brookline High School students are getting firsthand experience with the inner...

Coyote Spotted In Brookline

Pet owners in Brookline – especially those with outdoor animals – take heed. According to police, a coyote was spotted in town overnight. Police say...

Massachusetts Greenhouse Gas Emissions Down 21% Compared To 1990

Greenhouse gas emissions in Massachusetts decreased from 2013 to 2014, continuing a decade-long trend, according to the latest state data. State law requires emissions by...

Talk To Address Health Impact Of Fracked Gas

Dr. Susan Racine, a member of Massachusetts Health Care Providers Against Fracked Gas, will speak at 7:00 p.m. April 6, 2017 at 11 Pierce...

It Is Time To Order Your Rain Barrel

The Town of Brookline has partnered with the Great American Rain Barrel Company to offer rain barrels to residents at a discounted rate. The...

Speaking For The Trees Community Meeting Rescheduled

The Community Meeting originally scheduled for February 9th has been rescheduled to March 14th, with a new location at the Coolidge Corner Library, downstairs...

Розовото езеро Hillier

Хилиър (Hillier) е езеро, разположено на остров Мидъл, който е най-големият от архипелага Решерш, разположен недалеч от южните брегове на Западна Австралия. Особено за това езеро...