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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...

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 Looks To Voters To Help Fund High School Expansion

A Proposition 2 1/2 override is on its way to Brookline voters in May to help fund the high school expansion. During a joint...

Brookline Votes To Change Name Of Devotion School

Brookline Town Meeting voted Tuesday to rename the Edward S. Devotion School, which was named after a resident who owned a slave in the...

“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...

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 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...

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...

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...

The National Center For Jewish Film’s Annual Festival Starts May 2

The National Center for Jewish Film's annual festival will feature limited release screenings, regional premieres and insightful discussions from May 2 to 13. Professor of American Studies Thomas...

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 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...

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...

July Morning

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

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...

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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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...

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...

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 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...
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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...

Climate Action Committee To Meet

Select Board’s Climate Action Committee Brookline Town Hall 333 Washington Street First Floor – Room 111 Monday, September 24, 2018 at 06:00 p.m. Agenda: Approval of July Minutes; Mothers...

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 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...

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 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...

Happy Independence Day!

On January 20, 1961 John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address inspired Americans to see the importance of civic action and public service. His historic words, which...

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...

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...

Brookline Resident Tommy Vitolo Kicks Off State Rep Campaign

Tommy Vitolo's campaign to run for state representative kicked off Sunday, January 28 in Coolidge Corner with a packed party at Hops N Scotch,...