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Green Line Shuttles Replace D-Branch: MBTA

All day Saturday, Jan. 20 and Sunday, Jan. 21 expect bus shuttles replace Green Line D trains between Newton Highlands and Brookline Hills. To be exact from...

Brookline’s Controversial Babcock Street Calming Project Still On

Babcock Street is back in the public eye next week. On Monday evening there is a transportation board meeting at town hall on current...

Is A Parking Space In Brookline Worth $45,000

A piece of real estate about the size of a coffin comes with a drop-dead price in Brookline. It is nearly $45,000 for a parking...

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...

Boston, Brookline, Cambridge & Somerville Launch “SNAP Card to Ride” Bike...

The Metro-Boston public bike share system, Hubway, is now available at a significant discount to low-income families and individuals. “SNAP Card to Ride” was...

Manhole Explosion In Coolidge Corner Shuts Down Area

Representatives from the gas company say the manhole explosion in Coolidge Corner Friday was not gas-related. Police closed the street in both directions and...

State Money Helps Massachusetts Communities Save The Environment

When more than 200 communities across the state take small steps to become more energy efficient, the cumulative impact can be significant. In December, the...

Brookline’s First Blizzard 2018: By The Numbers

Now that the the Bombogenesis is over and there is a relative heatwave happening in the area with temperatures finally above freezing and a...

School Capital Subcommittee Meeting

The School Capital Improvements Subcommittee will be meeting on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the 5th Floor Conference...

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...

Update To January 4th Recycling Pickup Schedule

Due to unforeseen circumstances, RECYCLED materials will not be collected today (Thursday, January 4th) as expected. They will be picked up tomorrow (Friday, January...

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...

Water Main Break Cleared; All Roads Open

A major water main break at the Boston-Brookline line has been cleared, Brookline police said. All roads are now open. The break, just past...

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...

Stay Up-to-Date On The 9th Elementary School Project

Members of the Brookline community are encouraged to stay up-to-date on the 9th Elementary School Project. Complete details can be found on the Public Schools...

Brookline Looking Years Ahead With Major Parcel Study

Brookline schools are not the only ones in need of more space - several town departments are running short as well. In an effort...

Brookline Residents React To Boylston Street Building Plans

It was not a public hearing held by the Planning Board or even the Select Board that drew a crowd of concerned residents to...

Winter Preparedness Tips

As we approach winter, please take time to learn how you can be better prepared here in Brookline. Snow, ice, and freezing temps can...

Shuttle Buses Replace D Line Trolleys This Weekend

Tree pruning and removal will disrupt the Green D Line trolleys in Brookline and Newton during the next three weekends. MBTA crews will be working...

Power Outage In Brookline: More Than 200 Without Power

If you have called Eversource to let them know your power is out, you are not alone. Some 220 people in Brookline are without power....

New 25 mph Default Speed Limit In Brookline

This week Brookline's default speed limit went down to 25 mph where not otherwise posted. State law historically made a reduction in the speed limit...

Recycling Corner: Hybrid Pay As You Throw Program Provides An Amnesty...

The town of Brookline will provide a Trash Amnesty Week on residents scheduled pick up day the week of Oct. 23-27. During this period...

Brookline’s New Leaf Blower Laws Take Effect

It is officially leaf blower season in Brookline, and officials are getting the word out to residents about new regulations approved at Town Meeting...

Selectmen & School Committee Hold 1st Meeting About 9th School Alternative...

More than 75 people attended the first meeting to consider an alternative site for the 9th Elementary School held at the Brookline High School...

Brookline Preservation Commission Sub-Committee Meeting

Notice of a Brookline Preservation Commission Sub-Committee Meeting to discuss the proposed exterior work at 14 Allerton Street on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at...

Devotion Project Remains On Time & On Budget

The Devotion School Renovation continues to be on time and on budget. If you have driven by the project site on Harvard Street recently, you may...

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...

Share Your Vision For Commercial Development

As part of the Town of Brookline’s Planning for a Changing Brookline series, the Economic Development Advisory board (EDAB) is facilitating a Town-wide Visioning process focused on Brookline’s...

Drivers Are Using Brookline’s Parking App

It has been about six months since Brookline joined the likes of Boston and Newton and allowed folks parking in town to pay via...

Partial Building Collapse Prompts Inspection Law Concerns In Brookline

A partial building collapse in Brookline, Massachusetts, last week has prompted new concerns about state and local inspection laws. According to town inspectors, there is...

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...

Traffic Alert: Beacon Street To Close In Coolidge Corner After 9...

Beacon Street from Pleasant Street to Harvard on the Westbound side (think: the opposite side from Trader Joe's) will be closed from 9:00 p.m....
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