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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...

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...

Brookline Partial Building Collapse: Residents Evacuated, Sidewalks Closed

The Brookline Fire department and police evacuated nearby buildings on Egmont Street where part of an apartment building collapsed this afternoon. By 5:00 p.m....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

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...

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’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...

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...

Brookline Bicycle Advisory Committee

AGENDA Monday, September 11, 2017, 7:00 p.m. Brookline Town Hall 408 333 Washington Street Brookline, MA 02445 1. Introductions 2. Review of August 2017 meeting minutes 3. Selection of Chair and Secretary...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

$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...

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...

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’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...

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...