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Oppose The Construction Of A 120-ft Monopole Cell Tower

T-Mobile has filed for a variance from the Rockland Zoning Board of Appeals to construct a 120-foot monopole cell tower at the end of...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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,...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...