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Trump Gives Iran Warning Against Resuming Nuclear Program

President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against resuming its nuclear weapons program, a day after announcing that he was withdrawing the U.S. from...

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...

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...

Treasurer Candidate Deb Goldberg Gets Firefighter Support

The Professional Fire Fighters of Massachusetts endorsed state treasurer candidate Deborah Goldberg, a Democrat, on Monday. The fire fighters are a powerful state lobbying group. The...

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...

Are Brookline Voters Going To Be Asked To Increase Their Taxes?

Brookline voters have passed property tax increases twice over the past decade. Will they do it again this year? The town’s Select Board will hold...
Edward Devotion Elementary School

Brookline Should Remove Slaveholder’s Name From School

When Brookline’s $120 million renovation of the Devotion School is complete, it will feature about 24,500 square feet of new space and accommodate an...

Labor Organizations Endorse Deb Goldberg For MA Treasurer

Deb Goldberg’s campaign for Massachusetts Treasurer received a boost Thursday after receiving endorsements from three labor organizations. Teamsters Local 25, Painters DC #35 and...

“What’s Happening? Resisting The Assault On America II”

Boston OLOC (Old Lesbians Organizing For Change) presents “What’s Happening? Resisting the Assault on America II” on Sunday, May 6th, from 2:00 p.m. to...

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...

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...
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Chemical Health Policy Stricter Than State’s

Since the 90s, the high school has enforced a chemical health policy that is more strict than the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association (MIAA), specifically...

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.  

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...

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...

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...

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...

July Morning

There I was on a July morning Looking for love... Uriah Heep https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grSWdLdp7po  

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...

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,...

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...

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 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...

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....

Kennedy Launches Bid For 2nd US House Term

Congressman Joe Kennedy of Brookline is on the back nine of his first term in the House, where he has taken over a district...

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...

3-Year Override Funding Plan To Be Discussed March 6

Select Board Chair Neil Wishinsky has developed a 3-Year Override Funding Plan for discussion at the Select Board meeting on Tuesday evening, March 6. This includes a...

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....

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...

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...