Manhole Explosion In Coolidge Corner Shuts Down Area

Representatives from the gas company say the manhole explosion in Coolidge Corner Friday was not gas-related. Police closed the street in both directions and...

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...

James P. Fallon Passed

James P. Fallon, of S. Yarmouth, formerly of Brookline, passed away on January 7, 2018. He was Chief of the Brookline Fire Dept. (ret.). He...

Brookline’s First Blizzard 2018: By The Numbers

Now that the the Bombogenesis is over and there is a relative heatwave happening in the area with temperatures finally above freezing and a...

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 Bancorp, Inc. (BRKL) Receives Hold Rating From Piper Jaffray Companies

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKL)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reiterated by equities researchers at Piper Jaffray Companies in a research report issued on Tuesday....

Edward “Ned” Michael Merrick Jr. Passes At 72

Former Plainville Police Chief Edward “Ned” Michael Merrick Jr., 72, peacefully passed away on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 at his home in Plainville after...

Brookline Arts Center To Hold Snowflake Festival

The Brookline Arts Center will hold its annual Snowflake Festival from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. Jan. 20 at 86 Monmouth Street, Brookline. The Snowflake Festival...

Brookline Resident To Perform With Intergenerational Chorus

Martha Leader, of Brookline, will accompany the Greater Boston Intergenerational Chorus for its winter concerts at 7:00 p.m. Jan. 16 and 4:00 p.m. Jan....

Select Board, January 9, 2018, Executive Session 6:00 p.m., Public Session...

SELECT BOARD CALENDAR FOR TUESDAY, JANUARY 9, 2018 SELECT BOARD’S HEARING ROOM Neil Wishinsky – Chair Benjamin J. Franco Nancy S. Heller Bernard W. Greene Heather A. Hamilton ...

Happenings Around Brookline

Thursday, Jan. 11 "Movement to Music and Imagination”: 11:00 a.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For more information...

William McGourty Passes At 73

William McGourty passed away at Rose Monahan Hospice in Worcester Thursday, January 4, 2018, after a valiant struggle with Parkinson’s disease. He was 73...

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...

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...

Mid Century Estate With Pop Up Vintage Boutique Sale

January 13, Saturday 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. January 14, Sunday   11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. January 15, Monday   10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. This is...

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (BRKL) Holdings Raised By Wells Fargo & Company...

Wells Fargo & Company MN raised its stake in shares of Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKL) by 4.4% in the third quarter, according to the...

Brookline Fire Fighters Respond To Fire On Beacon Street Near Waxy’s

If you saw a number of fire trucks and a ladder near Waxy's on Beacon Street and wondered what was going on Friday evening,...
Hei Lee Law

Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater & Brahms’ Alto Rhapsody

Mezzo-soprano Hei Lee Law will perform Alto Rhapsody (1869) by Johannes Brahms. Together with Soprano Mengtao Zhou, they will present Giovanni Battista Pergolesi’s famous chamber...

Top 10 Trash Takes Of 2017

Here is a recap of Brookline’s top ten trash and recycling stories for the past year: 1. HPAYT (June 2017) 13,200 Brookline households converted to black...

Update To January 4th Recycling Pickup Schedule

Due to unforeseen circumstances, RECYCLED materials will not be collected today (Thursday, January 4th) as expected. They will be picked up tomorrow (Friday, January...

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,...

What’s Open, What’s Not In Brookline During “CycloneBomb”

It is snowing beautiful snowflakes outside and you are cozy and warm inside. You, like another Patch reader, might be wondering why no one...

Brookline Public Schools Canceled, Declared Parking Ban

Brookline Public Schools are canceled for Thursday, Jan. 4, the School District announced Wednesday evening at 4:30 p.m. Cue the collective cheer for students...

Dads Raising Strong Daughters: Brookline, Newton, Celebs Discuss

From Media Girls: MEDIAGIRLS announced that it is hosting a panel discussion aimed to bring together fathers and male guardians to talk about how to...