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$60K For An Open Parking Spot?

Would you pay $60K for an open space parkin spot in Brookline? Spot No. 3 at 114 Addington Road, Brookline, MA 02445, which sold for $45K...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Brookline Schools To Celebrate Car-Free Day In October

From the Town of Brookline Department of Public Health: On Wednesday morning, October 4, 2017, fewer Brookline students will be jumping out of private cars...

Brookline Rolls Out Parking Meter Mobile App: Pay Meters From Your...

After more than a year of investigating and discussion, Brookline has joined Boston and Newton in allowing people to pay for a parking meter...

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 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...

Brookline With 2 Million Rides Via Ride-Hailing Apps In 2017

Each day last year, on average, more than 177,000 people across Massachusetts took out their cellphones, opened a ride-hailing app and summoned a driver...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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....

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...

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,...

Slick Roads In Brookline This Morning

The governor and state officials have been saying if you don't have to, don't drive today as the roads are slick. And that is...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...