Distraction Residential Burglaries Targeting Massachusetts Residents

Since the beginning of August, East Boston, Cambridge, Quincy, Braintree, and Medway have had reports of individuals approaching residences claiming to be water department...

Remembering Brookline’s Sonia Paine: Survivor, Businesswoman, Fighter

She fled from the Nazis with her parents in 1939, fended off career criminal “Little Nick” when he tried to rob her, and distinguished...

Children’s Hospital Dives Into Design For Brookline Location

Over recent years, Children’s Hospital has faced an acute problem: there simply is not enough space for patients. In order to alleviate the issue of...

Ball In The House A Capella Closes Brookline Summer Concert Series

Performing and touring as a group for 17 years, a capella band Ball in the House is coming to Brookline. The group will close...
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Rash Of Car Break Ins In Brookline

Brookline Police are warning residents and visitors to keep valuables out of sight and lock their cars when parking for any amount of time...

Metro Realty Corp.

Since 1984, Metro Realty Corp. has maintained its goal of being Greater Boston’s boutique realtor. Whether you are in the market to rent the ideal...

Brookline Man Faces Rape Charges In Barnstable Court

A 31-year-old Brookline man pleaded not guilty Friday to rape charges in Barnstable District Court, according to court documents. Anthony Collins, of Beacon Street, is...

Robbers Hold Gun To Man’s Head In Brookline Home, Steal His...

Police responded to a report of armed robbery from a Milton Road home around 2:11 a.m. on July 26, 2017. According to the police...

Recycling Corner: Pink Bags

No. Not those pink bags. This week’s column is about pink bags. No. Not Victoria's Secrets pink bags. No. Not Kate Spade Wellesley Durhams. Just Simple...

Heroin Drug Trafficking Bust In Brookline

Heroin Trafficking in Brookline? Police said two people were arrested yesterday on Boylston Street for possession of and intent to distribute heroin. Just after 1:00...
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These Five People Will Help Oversee MA Recreational Marijuana Industry

Just an hour after Gov. Baker signed legislation solidifying the state’s new laws on recreational marijuana, State Treasurer Deb Goldberg already has appointments to one of...

Babcock Street Gets Temporary Hubway Bike Station

With the Commonwealth Avenue bridge construction now underway, many commuters will find themselves struggling to get to work. Commonwealth Avenue will close to all traffic...

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Construction Is Underway

Commonwealth Avenue bridge construction is underway. We encourage motorists, bicyclist, and pedestrians to stay clear of the area and seek alternate routes during the re-build....

Sarah C. Eastman Passes At 82

Sarah Chapman Eastman, 82, of Fryeburg, passed away on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, in Brookline, MA. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister, aunt, and...

Brookline Looking To Improve Pedestrian Rights Of Way Near Coolidge Corner

A need to improve pedestrian right-of-ways along Beacon Street and Harvard Street, has prompted the town to survey its ramps and walkways and bring...

Missing 86-Year-Old Brookline Woman Found

A missing 86-year-old Massachusetts woman has been found after police requested the public's help. Ranina Ignatova left her apartment at the 1800 block of Beacon...

Man Arrested For Exposing Himself, Touching Woman In Brookline

rookline Police arrested a West Roxbury man after he allegedly touched a woman in a CVS with his exposed genitals on July 23. Police...

BMS Celebrates The 50th Anniversary Of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely...

Brookline Music School’s Beatles Summer Project musicians will celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The Beatles’ Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band with a performance...

Texting While Driving

The Brookline Police Department’s "Offense Based Enforcement" program is underway. In addition to the regular enforcement, officers will address certain types of incidents, crimes...

Officers’ Promotions At The BPD

The BPD is pleased to announce the promotion of four of its officers this week! Officer John Canney and Officer Robert Teahan were promoted to...

Assessment For Re-Accreditation

Chief Daniel C. O’Leary is pleased to announce that a team of assessors from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission is scheduled to arrive on...

Looking To Hire An Emergency Telecommunications Dispatcher

The Brookline Public Safety Communications Center is currently accepting applicants for full-time Emergency Telecommunications Dispatchers. Candidates for the Emergency Telecommunications Dispatcher position must successfully...

Police Blotter

Turn it down: At 6:26 a.m. Brookline police received a report that a man was using an industrial lawn mower and causing a lot...

Police Blotter

Erratic operation: At 9:49 a.m. a caller reported that a grey Acura was driving erratically and went through a red light at the intersection...

Panera Closes In Coolidge Corner

On Monday morning several passersby ducked into the alcove across the street from the Gap on Harvard Street and went to open the door...

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (BRKL) Rating Lowered To Hold At BidaskClub

Brookline Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ:BRKL) was downgraded by equities researchers at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note issued...

Officer Katie Talking To Driscoll 5th Graders

Officer Katie talking to Driscoll 5th Graders about how to be good friends to each other, how to make smart, healthy and safe choices...

Robotics Team Wins Competitions And Community Outreach Award

At the beginning of every January, the robotics team is given an assignment for their competition, and the clock starts ticking. They have six...

Brookline Teen Designs Shopping Bag For HomeGoods

One young teenager from Brookline is making a difference in an artistic effort to give back where he has been given a second chance....