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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....

What You Need To Know About Colorectal Cancer

The information above is available as a downloadable and printable brochure in .pdf format and could be accessed here.  
Kevin Bragg of Kimball Fruit Farm unloads produce at the Brookline Farmers Market in Coolidge Corner

How Food Stamps Are Keeping Small Farms In Business

On a weekend morning, the farmers market stretches out like a long caterpillar. Customers mill about, pushing strollers and walking dogs. A band is...

Casey McNamara To Run The Boston Marathon

On April 16, 18-year-old Casey McNamara will be among the youngest running the Boston Marathon. The Brookline resident is running to raise money for...

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Thursday, March 22 PTO Presidents, Brookline Business Professionals Coffee: 8:30 - 10:00 a.m., Viking Sports, 143 Cyprus Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. To RSVP, please...
Jack Bryan

Boy Awaiting Heart Surgery Gets Special Ride From Brookline Police

On the eve of Tuesday’s blizzard, Tracey Rannals Bryan and her 11-year-old son Jack got stranded at Trader Joe’s in Brookline. They had taken an...

Ruthann Dobek, The Brookline Senior Center’s Wonder Woman

When prompted, Ruthann Dodek can easily pivot the spotlight on why she has advocated and worked for seniors for the last 35 years. It is...
Mateo Goldman

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...

Medical Visionary, Harlem Renaissance Writer Among Famed Black Brookline Residents

Founder of Plymouth Hospital and Nurses Training School, Dr. Cornelius N. Garland was a visionary and a Brookline resident. Garland opened the small bi-racial hospital...

PSB Hosting Talk On Dyslexia On February 27

On February 27, the Public Schools of Brookline is hosting a presentation and discussion about dyslexia in children. Dr. Nadine Gaab, a researcher in...

Events Around Town

David Polansky performance: 3:30 p.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For information or RSVP: 617-244-6400. An accomplished...

Boomers & Beyond

The following programs will take place at the Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester Street. For information, call 617-730-2770 or brooklineseniorcenter.org. February spotlighted volunteer opportunities: This...

Brookline Eats: Brookline Library Starts Special Focus On Food

The Brookline Library has long been more than just a library for books. And until Spring it is a library of eats, too. That's...

Brookline Considering License Cap, Buffer Zone Among Recreational Marijuana Regulations

In line with new state laws for recreational marijuana, Brookline is working toward a list of local regulations, to be addressed as warrant measures...

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,...

Layoffs At Fallon Ambulance Should Not Impact Brookline

The recent layoffs and contract losses at Fallon Ambulance Service should not affect Brookline, according to Town Administrator Mel Kleckner. Earlier this month the company...

Recreational Marijuana-Related Public Hearing

The Town of Brookline’s Licensing Review Committee and Planning Board will hold a joint Public Hearing on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 7:00 p.m....

The Art Of Remembering Names

What is the cost to you of not remembering names? Embarrassment? Missed opportunities? Missed connections? Fear of meeting new people? Lost business? This method has...

Happenings Around Brookline

Thursday, Jan. 11 "Movement to Music and Imagination”: 11:00 a.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For more information...

US To End Policy That Let Legal Marijuana Flourish

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Obama-era policy that had paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country,...

Brookline Public Schools Canceled, Declared Parking Ban

Brookline Public Schools are canceled for Thursday, Jan. 4, the School District announced Wednesday evening at 4:30 p.m. Cue the collective cheer for students...

Tips To Keep Warm In Brookline

You do not a weatherman to tell you it is cold outside as it is the first thing most of us are thinking when we step...
Dr. Albert Cohen

Marking A Lifetime Of Service, Brookline Pediatrician Turns 100

He wore the standard bow tie to work - because babies often grabbed at long ties. He is a Harvard graduate with a schooling...

Brookline Seeking Public Input On Recreational Marijuana Regulations

With the state expected to start accepting applications for recreational marijuana licenses in April, Brookline is seeking public input on potential regulations, starting with...