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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 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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

Neighborhood Conservation District Commission Sub-Committee Meeting

Notice of a Brookline Neighborhood Conservation District Commission Sub-Committee Meeting to discuss the Greater Toxteth Design Standards on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 07:00 p.m. Address: Town Hall School Committee Room, 5th Floor 333 Washington Street Brookline, MA 02445  

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...

Brookline Pays $180K To Settle Former Police Officer’s Racial Discrimination Complaint

Brookline has reached an $180,000 settlement with a former police officer who filed a racial discrimination complaint. The town will pay the former officer, Estifanos...

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 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...

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...

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...

July Morning

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

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....
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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...

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...

Най-накрая

Почина бившият кубински диктатор Фидел Кастро. Информацията бе потвърдена от Раул Кастро, брат на легендарния политик. "Бащата на кубинската революция" отпразнува своя 90-ти юбилей през...

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...

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...

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...

All Politics Is Local: The Brookline League Of Women Voters

While they had accomplished their goal, suffragists knew that their work was far from over once the 19th Amendment was ratified in 1920. Carrie...

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...

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,...