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Brookline Considering License Cap, Buffer Zone Among Recreational Marijuana Regulations

In line with new state laws for recreational marijuana, Brookline is working toward a list of local regulations, to be addressed as warrant measures...

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...

The Мaking Оf “Soul Witness,” The Brookline Holocaust Witness Project.

Sitting in a cabinet in a Brookline office, untouched for 20 years, was a stack of over 100 tapes containing 90 hours of testimonies...

Recreational Marijuana-Related Public Hearing

The Town of Brookline’s Licensing Review Committee and Planning Board will hold a joint Public Hearing on Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at 7:00 p.m....

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...

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...

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...

Select Board, January 9, 2018, Executive Session 6:00 p.m., Public Session...

SELECT BOARD CALENDAR FOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2018 SELECT BOARD’S HEARING ROOM Neil Wishinsky – Chair Benjamin J. Franco Nancy S. Heller Bernard W. Greene Heather A. Hamilton ...

Happenings Around Brookline

Thursday, Jan. 11 "Movement to Music and Imagination”: 11:00 a.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For more information...

Brookline’s Tommy Vitolo Running For State Representative

After years spent advocating for articles at Town Meeting and serving on town committees, Tommy Vitolo has set his sights on Beacon Hill. Following 18...

Former Brookline School Committee Member To Run For State Representative

Since 1974, when the Norfolk 15th District Seat was created in the State House of Representatives, no woman has filled the seat. Now that...

US To End Policy That Let Legal Marijuana Flourish

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is rescinding the Obama-era policy that had paved the way for legalized marijuana to flourish in states across the country,...

Pre-Pay Property Taxes In Calendar Year 2017

Based on media reports about the impacts of the new federal tax law changes that will take place for Calendar Year 2018, the Town...

Brookline Residents Brace For New Federal Tax Law Impacts

The new federal tax law changes that will take place for Calendar Year 2018 have caused a bit of a stir at Brookline's Town...

Brookline’s Tommy Vitolo To Run For State Rep Seat

When State Rep Frank Smizik announced he would be stepping down after some two decades representing Brookline in the 15th Norfolk District, the question...

2018 Town Of Brookline MLK Day Celebration

Please join us for Brookline's celebration of the life and values of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at 3 p.m. Monday, January 15, 2018,...

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...

Retailers Look For Ways Around “Selling” Marijuana

Cannabis entrepreneurs are working to find a place in the Massachusetts market, sometimes treading on legally dubious ground. From a meet-up website that connects pot...

Brookline Seeking Public Input On Recreational Marijuana Regulations

With the state expected to start accepting applications for recreational marijuana licenses in April, Brookline is seeking public input on potential regulations, starting with...

Override Study Committee

Override Study Committee Monday, December 18, 2017 7:00 p.m. Select Board’s Conference Room, 6th Floor Brookline Town Hall 333 Washington Street Brookline, MA 02445 AGENDA Approval of Minutes Update from Mary Ellen...

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...

School Year 2017-2018 Diversity Hiring Report Shared With School Committee

At the November 30th School Committee Meeting, Director of Human Resources Lisa Richardson provided an update on the public school's ongoing efforts on diversity...

Open Meeting Law And Brookline’s Ninth School

As the town continues to search for a site for the ninth elementary school, the Attorney General’s office is reviewing a complaint that the...

Brookline To Change Columbus Day To “Indigenous People’s Day”

Brookline just dropped Columbus Day. After hearing arguments from both sides, including a Brookline High School student for the name change and a group...

Brookline Votes To Further Study New School Site

The town of Brookline is holding off on deciding where to locate a badly-needed new elementary school. The town is short on land, and...

Brookline Special Town Meeting: The Ninth School, High School Expansion &...

The first night of Special Town Meeting began with a teller count caused by a glitch in the electronic voting system and a debate...

Brookline’s Grab At Pine Manor Land Is Ill-Conceived

Re: “Town broke law, says college” (Metro, Oct. 11): If the residents of Brookline allow the town to take by eminent domain land from Pine Manor...

Brookline Residents Are Divided Over Whether To Seize Pine Manor Land

More than 200 people gathered in a high school auditorium Monday evening to spar over whether Brookline should seize 7 acres land from Pine Manor...

Legal Pot Opponents Urge Cannabis Commission To “Protect The People”

One year ago, the battle over whether marijuana should be legal for adults to use was raging in Massachusetts. Now that it’s settled, the...

Brookline To Consider Indigenous Peoples Day Instead Of Columbus Day

A resolution has been brought forth in Brookline to recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day rather than Columbus Day. The change...

Pine Manor To Brookline’s Elected Officials: You Are Not Welcome Here

Yesterday the president of Pine Manor, which sits on some 52 acres of land in Brookline, 7 of which the town is considering taking...

College, Town Locked In Land Dispute

Pine Manor College is locked in a land battle with the town where it is located. The college's president Thomas O'Reilly says a year ago,...
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