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Circle Cinema Site Nears Completion, Circle Sign Is Back

Not everyone may have a fond memory of Circle Cinema once a focal point of Cleveland Circle as a popular spot for cheap Tuesday...

Revitalize Beacon Street By Redeveloping The Holiday Inn Site

The Fallon Corporation’s proposal to redevelop the Holiday Inn site (1200 Beacon Street) is an important opportunity for Brookline. The Fallon plan would replace...

National Grid Construction Areas Hearing

National Grid has two active construction areas in Brookline for which they have asked the Board of Selectmen for Noise By Law Waivers. A...

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...

New Name, Change Of Plans For Landmark Center Redevelopment

A 506,000-square-foot office and lab building would replace the previously-approved plans for three apartment buildings containing 550 units at the Landmark Center in Boston’s...

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...

Fallon Ambulance Equips Brookline First Responders

The rising opioid crisis and violence against first responders are demonstrating a need for first responders to have access to safety and medical equipment. “You...

Children’s Hospital Dives Into Design For Brookline Location

Over recent years, Children’s Hospital has faced an acute problem: there simply is not enough space for patients. In order to alleviate the issue of...

Babcock Street Gets Temporary Hubway Bike Station

With the Commonwealth Avenue bridge construction now underway, many commuters will find themselves struggling to get to work. Commonwealth Avenue will close to all traffic...

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Construction Is Underway

Commonwealth Avenue bridge construction is underway. We encourage motorists, bicyclist, and pedestrians to stay clear of the area and seek alternate routes during the re-build....

Brookline Looking To Improve Pedestrian Rights Of Way Near Coolidge Corner

A need to improve pedestrian right-of-ways along Beacon Street and Harvard Street, has prompted the town to survey its ramps and walkways and bring...

25 mph As The Default In Brookline?

How fast should you be driving around Brookline? Not fast, say many residents and the transportation division often gets an ear full about it....

Brookline Celebrates National Public Works Week

The Brookline Public Works Department will celebrate National Public Works Week with an Open House on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. The 3rd graders in...

Seek Alternate Route: Washington & Harvard Streets Closed This Morning

Today Washington Street and Harvard Street will be closed the funeral at St. Mary’s Church of Lt. June Murphy of the Brookline Police Department. Police...

What’s Up With All Those Black Trash Carts Around Brookline? Pay-As-You-Throw.

You could not miss them this weekend. Sunday morning the streets were lined with the black trash carts. What are they for? It is...

Green Line Train Blocking Intersection Of Dean Road & Beacon Street

Just before 1:00 p.m. a Green Line C train stopped on its way inbound, blocking Dean Road at Beacon Street. MBTA officials were on...

Brookline Hubway Stations Set To Return Friday

If you have been wondering where Brookline's four Hubway's stations are now that it is (sort of ) nice out, grab your bike helmets...

No Crossing Guard? Town Meeting Member Takes Matters Into Her Own...

At 7:30 a.m. she pulled up in her little silver car, parked on Waverly Street and walked down to the corner where Waverly meets...

Click It Or Ticket: Brookline Police Join State Campaign

If you do not make a habit of wearing your seat-belt, which is the law, Brookline Police could pull you over this month. It...

Placard Abuse Prevention Week

The Brookline Police Department will be participating in Placard Abuse Prevention Week to help reduce the misuse of placards statewide. Placard Abuse Prevention Week,...

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 To Take Largest Town Title After Framingham Recount

They really did it. Framingham voters elected to become a city, the voter recount showed Monday. The recount today affirmed the results of the...

Town Reaches Temporary 40B Safe Harbor

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has certified that the Town of Brookline is in compliance with its Housing Production Plan,...

Brookline Police Department Has A Bike Unit Consisting Of 17 Officers

Did you know the Brookline Police Department has a Bike Unit which consists of 17 officers? These 17 officers come from various Divisions throughout the...

New Vendor Takes Over MBTA Parking

Republic Parking System begins its five-year management contract to operate the MBTA’s parking system on Saturday. The company will manage 10 garages and 91 surface...

MBTA’s Green Line Trolleys Could Be Totally Replaced

Gov. Charlie Baker has repeatedly emphasized the need to focus on the MBTA's nuts and bolts infrastructure problems, improving signal systems, track and third...

Sidewalk Snow/Ice Removal, Enforcement, & Reporting

Sidewalk Snow/Ice Removal Bylaw Enforcement: The current deadline for Sidewalk Snow/Ice Removal By-Law enforcement for commercial and multi-family buildings is 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March...

New Pipeline – Access Northeast (Ane) Will Be Unnecessary Shortly After...

A new report by Synapse Energy Economics released on February 7th, 2017 shows that the new natural gas pipeline project advanced by Governor Baker and...

Parking

Daytime Parking: Between 6:00 a.m. one day and 1:00 a.m. the next day, it is illegal to park on the same street in Brookline...
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