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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...

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...

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...

Online Launch Of “There’s Something In The Air”, A Virtual Reality...

Launching March 22nd online and in virtual reality, the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), Brookline Interactive Group (BIG), The Public VR Lab, and Datavized Technologies are...

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...

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...
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...

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...

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...

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...

Should Brookline Install Artificial Turf At Cypress Field?

YES Joe Ranft Brookline resident, father of twins at Brookline High School I am urging Brookline to install a synthetic turf field at Cypress Field, next to...

Around Town

Upcoming events Thursday, April 5 Lavenber Bee Baking Company Pop-Up: noon - 6:00 p.m. April 5 and 12, Lavender Bee Baking Company, 14 Pleasant Street, Brookline....

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...

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...

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...