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Brookline To Consider Pine Manor For Ninth School Option

Ninth School options are back on the table. The Brookline Board of Selectmen just announced that they are considering using land at Pine Manor...

No School On September 21

There will be no school on Thursday, September 21st in observance of Rosh Hashanah. Wishing a happy and healthy new year to those celebrating.  

Town Leaders Seek To Make “Selectwoman” The Official Title

There is a growing trend in language to be more inclusive by moving toward gender neutrality. However, a group of nutty leaders in Brookline,...

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...

Brookline Fire Fighters Union Files Charges Against Town, Negotiations To Start...

The Brookline Firefighters Union filed a Prohibited Practice against The Town of Brookline with the Commonwealth of Massachusetts Department of Labor Relations for what...

How A Brookline Teachers’ Aid Got To The UN

One Brookline teachers aid is going to Switzerland for a special UN human rights program after community members pitched in and helped him via...

Five highlights From Brookline Town Meeting

Stretching over three nights from May 23 to May 25, Annual Town Meeting addressed topics ranging from lowering speed zones in town to implementing...

Brookline Votes To Investigate President Trump

A week after the U.S. Justice Department department appointed a special prosecutor to examine President Trump’s ties to Russia, Brookline Town Meeting is demanding...

A Saxophone At Brookline Town Meeting

It may have been a first. Tonight during a discussion at Brookline's Town Meeting on whether to pass a resolution supporting a program that...

Find Out Which Towns Will Or Will Not Allow Recreational Marijuana,...

Town-by-town, city-by-city residents of Massachusetts are deciding if they want to be able to drive to the corner store to buy marijuana. State officials delayed...

Brookline Preservation Commission Sub-Committee Meeting

Notice of a Brookline Preservation Commission Sub-Committee Meeting to discuss drafting design guidelines for commercial areas on Friday, May 12, 2017 from 8:15 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be...

Brookline One Of 21 Towns And Cities Nationwide To Host Refugee...

The Jewish community in Brookline will join 21 towns and cities across the country this week in hosting a candlelit vigil to welcome refugees,...

Brookline Elections: What You Need To Know Before May 2

If you live in Brookline, chances are you have seen the elections signs around town. That's right. On Tuesday, May 2, 2017, there is...

No Asking For Immigration Status In Brookline

It is official: even though the heads of both the Brookline Police and Public Schools have already made statements saying they did not and...

Brookline Selectmen Adopt New Immigration Enforcement Policies

The Board of Selectmen is making progress in its steps to adopt new immigration enforcement policies. On Tuesday, April 25, 2017, the board voted to...

Brookline Could Call For Donald Trump’s Impeachment Next Month

Some Brookline residents are fed up with President Donald Trump, and they’re fixin’ to do something about it. A warrant article spearheaded by Lisa Kolarik calls for...

Brookline School Committee Set To Have Contested Race

Town elections are set for next month and already groups are pledging support for candidates for School Committee - because it is set to...

Democratic Party Platform Hearing In Brookline

Brookline Democratic Town Committee Democratic Party Platform Hearing Monday, April 24 Brookline High School Cafeteria 115 Greenough Street 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. The Massachusetts State Democratic Party Public Policy Committee...

Retailers Weighing Sales Tax Cut Ballot Question

There may be a major tax cut competing with the significant tax increase that's already being prepared for the 2018 ballot in Massachusetts. Retailers have...

Brookline Student Addresses Youth In Government Conference

Boston College High School Youth Senate President Carlos Tamayo, a senior from Brookline, led 21 BCHS students at the annual YMCA Youth in Government...

Sanctuary City Tip Of Iceberg In Brookline

About 10 percent of Brookline's registered voters elect five volunteer selectmen to act as the executive board of the town and as the police...

Brookline Attorney, Town Meeting Member, Nominated For Appeals Court

A Brookline attorney who worked for independent counsel Ken Starr during his investigation of the Clinton administration in the 1990s was nominated Wednesday for...

Brookline Senior Center To Host Immigrant Forum

"Coming to America: Community Forum on Immigrant and Refugee Rights" is set for 3-5 p.m. March 26 at Brookline Senior Center at 93 Winchester...

Brookline Residents Want Police To Have As Little Contact With Ice...

Last month when town officials announced they wanted to reaffirm Brookline's status as a "sanctuary city" in the face of President Donald Trump's executive...

Brookline Residents Slam Proposed Police Rules On Immigration

A group of residents on Tuesday blasted a proposed policy that would block Brookline police from detaining immigrants at the request of US Immigration...

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