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I Have A Dream

As we celebrate the life and achievements of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today, let us remember the speech, which delivered on August 28,...

JFK Birth Centennial Ends On Assassination Anniversary

A year of events marking the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth came to close Wednesday, exactly 54 years after his assassination. National...

Five Things To Do In Brookline

1. Put on your dancing shoes and raise money for Boston Children’s Hospital’s Every Child Fund on March 9. The Brookline High School Dance Marathon...
Edward Devotion School

Brookline Votes To Rename School Attended By JFK Over Slavery

Residents of Brookline have voted to rename the elementary school once attended by John F. Kennedy because it was named for a former slave...

Black History Month Film Series At Brookline Public Library

In honor of Black History Month, the Public Library of Brookline (361 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445) is screening a month-long film series. Join...

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...

Jamaica Way Bridge Over Route 9 Renamed For Carlos Arredondo

The Jamaica Way Bridge is being renamed in honor of the late sons of the cowboy-hat-wearing man who was captured in an iconic photo...

Remembering Brookline’s Sonia Paine: Survivor, Businesswoman, Fighter

She fled from the Nazis with her parents in 1939, fended off career criminal “Little Nick” when he tried to rob her, and distinguished...

Charles River Museum Of Industry & Innovation

Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation is a museum located near the intersection of the Charles River and what is now Moody Street...

Around Town

1. Learn about the journeys of four women writers at the Women’s Journeys in Writing event at the Brookline Public Library on March 22. Fiction...

Ice Cream On Sundays And Water From The Charles: A look...

Centuries after Brookline was established, it is easy to take for granted what makes Brookline, Brookline - from the representative Town Meeting to the...

The National Center For Jewish Film’s Annual Festival Starts May 2

The National Center for Jewish Film's annual festival will feature limited release screenings, regional premieres and insightful discussions from May 2 to 13. Professor of American Studies Thomas...

Remains Of Brookline WWII Airman Returned

After 72 years of being missing in action the remains of Brookline WWII airman, Richard Horwitz, have been identified and returned to Massachusetts. Seventy-two years...

Brookline Votes To Change Name Of Devotion School

Brookline Town Meeting voted Tuesday to rename the Edward S. Devotion School, which was named after a resident who owned a slave in the...

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

Specialties The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum is dedicated to historical interpretation on the themes of engines & engineering, architecture, social history, and public health. The is no...

New Task Force Set To Review Devotion’s Name Due To Slaveholding...

“You just picture a little black kid having to walk into a school with the name of a slaveholder,” Brookline resident Deborah Brown said...

Pierce School’s Memorial Day Assembly

Brookline Police Officers who have served in the military participated in the Pierce School's Memorial Day Assembly. The Officers spoke about their service in...

Clark Art Institute Names New Chief Advancement Officer

The Clark Art Institute has named Thomas H. Woodward to serve as chief advancement officer, leading the Clark's philanthropy and membership programs. Woodward comes to...

Brookline Town Meeting Starts May 22

This year's Brookline Town Meeting is scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 22, in the Brookline High School auditorium at 115 Greenough Street, Brookline, MA...

Holocaust Survivor Documentary “Soul Witness” Is Back At The Coolidge In...

If you did not get a chance to go to the sold out Brookline Holocaust Witness documentary at the Coolidge Corner Theatre earlier this...

Brookline To Consider Indigenous Peoples Day Instead Of Columbus Day

A resolution has been brought forth in Brookline to recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day rather than Columbus Day. The change...

Inside The Birthplace Of President John F. Kennedy

Cape Codders like to claim President John F. Kennedy as their own, but the real bragging rights belong to the people of Brookline. The future...

Harvard Museum Of Natural History

Specialties Explore 12,000 specimens drawn from Harvard's vast research collections at the University's most visited museum - dinosaurs, meteorites, gemstones, and hundreds of animals around...

The Day I Died: The One-Year Career Of Vaughn Meader

On November 22, 1963, when a Milwaukee cabbie picked up his passenger, the driver recognized 27-year-old Vaughn Meader of the wildly successful comedy album, The...
Elmon Hendrickson, Commander of the Brookline American Legion Post 11, raising the U.S. flag.

Flag-Raising Ceremony Honors Brookline Slaves Who Fought In Revolutionary War

On Tuesday, students, teachers and members of the Brookline community came together for a flag-raising ceremony on Cypress Field honoring Adam, Peter and Prince,...

Brookline’s Fire Stations Hold Moment Of Silence

As police and fire departments across the country remember those who died as a result of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the Commonwealth...

Boston Fire Museum

Mission The mission of the Museum is to preserve and display fire fighting memorabilia from the Greater Boston area, educate and inform the general public...

The Мaking Оf “Soul Witness,” The Brookline Holocaust Witness Project.

Sitting in a cabinet in a Brookline office, untouched for 20 years, was a stack of over 100 tapes containing 90 hours of testimonies...

USS Constitution

Mission The USS Constitution Museum serves as the memory and educational voice of USS Constitution, by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the stories of “Old Ironsides”...

Where To Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day In Brookline

On St. Patrick’s Day everyone’s a little Irish. If your plans do not include hopping the T to Southie to watch the parade, here...