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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...