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Red Cross Seeking Local Blood Donors

The American Red Cross is asking blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage. In...

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute 44 Binney Street Boston, MA 02115 Tel.: 617-632-3000 URL: Dana-Farber Cancer Institute Established in 1947, the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, simply known as Dana-Farber to Bostonians, began...

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...

New England Baptist Hospital

New England Baptist Hospital 125 Parker Hill Avenue Boston, MA 02120 Tel.:   617-754-5800 URL: New England Baptist Hospital The New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH) is best known for its...

After Natural Disasters, Red Cross Hosting Blood Drives

As the American Red Cross responds to wildfires and historic hurricanes, eligible donors are reminded that giving blood or platelets during National Preparedness Month...

2017 Brookline Bike Parade

Event details: 21 May 11:30 - 13:00 Amory Playground Freeman Street & Amory Street Brookline, MA 02446 Cycle Beacon Street like never before, with no cars in your way....

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...

Bagel Chain Owner Says Thanks In A Big Way

Laura Trust, the owner of Newton-based Finagle a Bagel, was stricken. Her toddler had severe developmental difficulties, and some specialists told her he may never...
Ivy Street School

Ivy Street School

Ivy Street School 200 Ivy Street Brookline, MA 02446 Tel.: 617-620-7779 Tel.: 617-738-5110 Fax.: 617-738-1247 E-mail: thayes@ivystreetschool.org URL:    Ivy Street School     Since 1993, the Ivy Street School has been helping teens and...

Puerto Rican Couple Brings Baby To Boston For Life-Saving Care

A Puerto Rico couple has made it to Boston in the wake of Hurricane Maria to save their baby's life. The couple is staying with...

Upcoming Friday, Sept. 22 Cabaret duo Ben and Brad to perform: 2:30-3:30 p.m., Wingate at Chestnut Hill, 615 Heath St., Brookline. Ben and Brad are the...
Terry and Tom Hamilton

Brookline Residents Plan Aspire Gala

The work of Brookline residents Terry and Tom Hamilton will culminate on March 30, 2017, as MassGeneral Hospital for Children celebrates its 17th annual...

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...

Darrius Lee Meets With Members Of The BPD

Last week members of the Brookline Police Special Response Team had the chance to meet Darrius Lee who spent the day as an honorary...

Brookline Disaster Prep: What About Your Pets?

The Brookline Department of Public Health, in conjunction with State of Massachusetts Animal Rescue Team (SMART), and the Brookline Police and Parks and Open...

Tom Brady Dishes On Diet As “TB12 Method” Book Is Released

With the release of his new book, “The TB12 Method: How to Achieve a Lifetime of Sustained Peak Performance,” Patriots quarterback Tom Brady told CBS...

Find Out Which Towns Will Or Will Not Allow Recreational Marijuana,...

Town-by-town, city-by-city residents of Massachusetts are deciding if they want to be able to drive to the corner store to buy marijuana. State officials delayed...

Boomers & Beyond

The following programs will take place at the Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester St. For information, call 617-730-2770 or brooklineseniorcenter.org. May Spotlighted Volunteer Opportunities: This...

Only 2 Opioid Related Deaths In Brookline In 2016

Last year two people in Brookline overdosed on opioids, according to a new report by the state. That number is down from the three...

BPD Officials Donate To Ronald McDonald House Of Boston

Brookline Police Chief Daniel O'Leary (far right) and Brookline Police Association President David Hill make a donation to the Ronald McDonald House of Boston...

Brookline Gas Leaks – Local Climate Action!

Did you know that Brookline has 250 natural gas leaks under our roads, leaking methane gas near our schools, homes and businesses? That is...

Brookline Resident’s Bulldogs 5K Supports Former Addicts And Wellness

A Brookline man is working – step by step - to help former substance abusers run a new course with the Boston Bulldogs Running...

BPD At Brookline Day 2017

The BPD had a great time at Brookline Day yesterday. It was hot but everyone seemed to enjoy the music, food, games, and many the...

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...

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...
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Chemical Health Policy Stricter Than State’s

Since the 90s, the high school has enforced a chemical health policy that is more strict than the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA), specifically...
Bernard Lown, MD

Brookline’s Bernard Lown, MD, Among Diabetes Activists Protesting Insulin Prices

Physicians joined patients with diabetes and other activists in a demonstration against the high cost of insulin in the United States held in the...

The Dialogue Starts Here – Hello Brookline

Sponsored by the Center Communities of Brookline, the Brookline Police Department is excited to be a participant tomorrow evening in a program called: Hello...

Brookline Offers Flu Clinics

Everyone 6 months of age or older should get a flu vaccine each year. There is no charge for the flu vaccine; however, please...

Cops For Kids With Cancer’s Fundraiser

Dear All, Please do not forget to attend Cops for Kids with Cancer's fundraiser at Florian Hall this Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 7:00 p.m. Tickets...