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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 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...

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...

Brookline Rejects Effort To Ban Secrecy Clauses In Harassment Settlements

The Brookline town meeting defeated a proposal Tuesday night to do away with secrecy provisions in settlements of racial or sexual harassment claims again...

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...

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,...

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...

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 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...

We The People (And Corporations)

Where is it written in our Constitution that Corporations have the same rights as “we the people”? Yet, our Supreme Court has ruled it to...

Brookline Democrats To Caucus

Brookline Democrats will be holding a caucus at 2:00 p.m. Feb. 3 to elect delegates to the 2018 Massachusetts Democratic Convention, which will be...

Massachusetts Senior Action Council Meets In Brookline

The Massachusetts Senior Action Council (MSAC) held three informational meetings in Brookline recently at which community organizer Justin Rose and state board member Joan McCabe,...
Jesse Mermell

Brookline’s Jesse Mermell To Represent Warren Campaign: Caucus

Former Selectwoman and Town Meeting Member Jesse Mermell was chosen to represent the Elizabeth Warren Campaign at the Brookline Caucus this weekend. Mermell was asked...

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...

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...

Proposed Early Education Center Passes Important Milestone

The planned early education building that will be built privately and used by the school department for the Brookline Early Education Program passed an...

Northeastern University Suspends “Students For Justice In Palestine”

A young man from Brookline, Massachusetts poses for a photo somewhere inside the Palestinian territories. He has got a bullet belt wrapped around his shoulders, wannabe-Rambo-style. Together with...

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...

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’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...

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 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...

Around Town

1. Bring LEGO to life on May 3. With the help of Empow Studios instructors, students can learn animation software, film editing and bring LEGO...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Deb Goldberg Defeats State Sen. Barry Finegold & State Rep. Tom...

Deb Goldberg has won a three-way Democratic primary for Massachusetts state treasurer. The former Brookline selectwoman defeated state Sen. Barry Finegold of Andover and state...

Brookline Students And Allies “Walk Out” Undeterred By Snow

The snow day did not stop dozens of students across the town from walking out in an effort to show where they stood on...

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...

First Circuit Court Of Appeals Rule No Right To Bear Arms...

On 2 November 2018, the First Circuit Court of Appeals held the Second Amendment effectively does not apply outside the home. From uscourts.gov: "This case involves...

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...