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Hubway To Become Blue Bikes, Expand To 3,000 Bikes In 2019

Boston’s public bike-share service, Hubway, announced a new partnership Wednesday with Blue Cross Blue Shield, a health insurance company, that will expand and rebrand...

Brookline Snow Day: What To Know Thursday

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm advisory and a wind advisory for until 1:00 p.m. Thursday across the state, including in Brookline,...

Brookline Looks To Voters To Help Fund High School Expansion

A Proposition 2 1/2 override is on its way to Brookline voters in May to help fund the high school expansion. During a joint...

New Speed Limit Comes To Brookline

Drivers will soon have to slow down as they navigate Brookline’s roads. In October 2017, the Transportation Board voted in favor of establishing a new...

Brookline Select Board Focuses On Ninth School Options

Faced with more than 20 options for alternative ninth school sites, Brookline is close to wrapping up the first phase of site studies. On Feb....

TRIPPS – Ride-Hailing Class

Have you been hearing a lot about Uber and Lyft in the news? Curious how this new way of getting around can work for...

Mass Pike Rebuild Project Could Mean Better Public Transit For Brookline

As MassDOT looks to finalize the details of its I-90 Allston Interchange Improvement Project, Brookline is weighing in on the project. Curving around old rail...

9th School Public Hearing

After hearing the Mid-Point Progress Update on the work HMFH has done to date to study the existing school site options on February 8th,...

Babcock Street Project: Here’s How The Transportation Board Voted

The Transportation Board had a packed room Monday night as they decided on which of the routes to take with the future of Babcock...

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...

Green Line “Power Issues” Prompt Delays – Again

The MBTA said a power problem was to blame for causing delays on the Green Line's C and D lines on Monday afternoon. Sound...

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...