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 Boy Asked To Get In Stranger’s Car

Police say a man driving an old green or brown Honda asked a 12-year-old boy to get in his car while the boy was...

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...

Waxy’s Closed At Kingston Collection

The signs on the doors read: “Closed for renovations – Thank you Kingston for your business.” Waxy’s: The Modern Irish Bar opened in January 2016...
Sen. Cynthia Creem

Sen. Cindy Creem Appointed MA Senate Majority Leader

The state senator who represents Newton, Brookline and Wellesley was appointed Senate Majority Leader Wednesday. "I'm thrilled. I'm very, very excited. I'm really so happy...

Lesbian Senior Housing Dilemma

Boston OLOC (Old Lesbians Organizing For Change) presents “Telling It Like It Is & Isn’t: Older Lesbians Living in Senior (hetero) Housing” on Sunday...

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...

Two Newton Colleges Consider Merger

It is tough out there for a small liberal arts college. But Newton's Lasell College and Mount Ida College are in talks considering combining...

Police Blotter

Tuesday, Feb. 20 Graffiti on Stetson Street: Around 8:53 a.m. a caller reported graffiti on the front steps of a Stetson Street building. Coyote on Hawthorne Road: At...
Michelle Mulford

An Uncommon Feast In Brookline

Unlike many a chef, neither of her parents cooked. Brookline's chef Michelle Mulford ate out every week without fail as a child. She remembers...

Police Investigating Racist, Concerning Graffiti In Brookline

The Brookline Police Department is currently investigating spray-painted messages on the side of the gym at Brookline High School. The graffiti was first reported last...

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...
Mateo Goldman

Brookline Police, Firefighters Escort Boy To School After Leukemia Diagnosis

Police and firefighters in Brookline joined the more than 200 students from The Driscoll School welcoming back a student to school for the first...

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 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...

Shopping For Seniors: Brookline Program Creates Bond Between Seniors & Students

Grocery shopping usually just one more errand to add to the list. But for the elderly, it can be a daunting task. That is why...

Medical Visionary, Harlem Renaissance Writer Among Famed Black Brookline Residents

Founder of Plymouth Hospital and Nurses Training School, Dr. Cornelius N. Garland was a visionary and a Brookline resident. Garland opened the small bi-racial hospital...

Surveillance Video Shows Group Setting Construction Equipment On Fire

Police in Brookline are trying to track down the people who doused a Bobcat machine with gasoline then lit it on fire. Brookline police say...

PSB Hosting Talk On Dyslexia On February 27

On February 27, the Public Schools of Brookline is hosting a presentation and discussion about dyslexia in children. Dr. Nadine Gaab, a researcher in...

Brookline Housing Authority (BHA) Request For Proposals For Architectural & Engineering...

The BHA seeks one or more qualified A&E firms to provide design services for the substantial rehab of 4 elderly, mid-rise public housing properties...

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....

Police Blotter

The following is a sample of the types of calls the Brookline police responded to the extended weekend of Feb. 16 through Feb. 19...

This Brookline Condo Is Great For Empty Nesters

This luxury condo at The Residences at Amory Parks in Brookline is the perfect landing place for area empty nesters who are looking to...

TRIPPS – Ride-Hailing Class

Have you been hearing a lot about Uber and Lyft in the news? Curious how this new way of getting around can work for...