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Darrius Lee Meets With Members Of The BPD

Last week members of the Brookline Police Special Response Team had the chance to meet Darrius Lee who spent the day as an honorary...

Local Makes Sweet Treats, Helps Great Cause

Although he was coping with a cancer diagnosis in 2010, Needham resident Dan Schorr decided to push forward with his plan to create a...

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...

Indian Orphanage For Children Affected By AIDS Holds Fundraiser On Thursday...

Agape International, a Hyderabad-based orphanage for children affected by AIDS, is holding its annual Fall fundraiser on October 5th at the Holiday Inn in...

Friends Of The Brookline Library Annual Book Sale

It is that time of year for the Friends of the Brookline Library’s annual holiday used book sale. On Sunday, December 3, the Friends...

Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Massachusetts Sponsors Free Rides On Bluebikes...

To celebrate Independence Day and to support a healthy and convenient mode of holiday transportation, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts ("Blue Cross") is sponsoring free rides...

Puerto Rican Couple Brings Baby To Boston For Life-Saving Care

A Puerto Rico couple has made it to Boston in the wake of Hurricane Maria to save their baby's life. The couple is staying with...

Good Luck To Brookline Police Officer Oscar Santos Who Is Riding...

Good luck to Brookline Police Officer Oscar Santos who is riding 275 miles this weekend from Boston to NYC in the Tour de Force...

Whole Foods Donating Portion Of Sales To Brookline Education Foundation

Based on a poll of Whole Foods Facebook fans, Brookline Education Foundation has been chosen as the recipient of 5 percent of the Beacon...

Chief O’Leary Visited Sean Roberts Challenger League’s Super Stars Celebration

Chief O'Leary visited the Sean Roberts Challenger League Super Stars for their year end celebration this week. The Challenger League is a baseball league for...

Brookline’s Officer Santos Cycles 275 Miles For Families Of Fallen Officers

Every year for the past three years Brookline Police Officer Oscar Santos has set out on his bicycle and ridden 275 miles in four...

Norwood Food Pantry To Participate In Walk For Hunger

The Norwood Food Pantry is organizing a team to participate in Project Bread’s 49th annual Walk for Hunger on May 7, 2017. The event seeks...

Please Help Elisaveta Live

Dear Readers, We are writing with a request for emergency help to Elisaveta, whom we at Brookline.com know personally, and who has been paralyzed from the...

Community Blood & Bone Marrow Drive

The drive, organized by Young Israel Of Brookline, will take place on Sunday, December 16th, 09:00 a.m. - 02:30 p.m. This is a special opportunity...

Brookline-Based Volunteer Organization Helps Refugees At Home And Abroad

As she watched the refugee crisis escalate abroad, Brookline resident Lisa Wilkins decided she wanted to do something to help — and she wanted...

25th Annual Brookline Town Hall Toy Drive

The 25th annual Brookline Town Hall Toy Drive is underway, collecting holiday gifts for disadvantaged Brookline children. Unwrapped toys can be left in the designated...

Help Ukraine: Save Europe’s Future!

On February 24, 2022, Russian troops invaded the territory of independent and free Ukraine and began bombing its cities. The attack took place in...

Local & National Ways To Donate To Victims Of Harvey

As the rain continues in Houston, southeastern Texas and Louisiana, residents of the area are trying to escape the epic flooding that is taking...

Indian Orphanage For Children Affected By AIDS Holds Fundraiser In Brookline

Agape International, a Hyderabad-based organization that takes in orphans with AIDS and orphaned by AIDs, held its annual Fall fundraiser earlier this month at...

Brookline Medical Reserve Corps & Community Emergency Response Team Host Appreciation...

The Town of Brookline is pleased to share that the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC) and Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) hosted an appreciation night...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Announces Additional Sign-Up Dates For Food...

The Brookline Department of Public Health announces that it is offering additional opportunities for low-income Brookline residents to register for the Food Coupon program...

How This Mustached Woman Hopes To Send A Brookline Boy To...

When you think about summer camp, visions of swimming, boating, archery, arts and crafts, bugs and dirt, and hiking might immediately come to mind. Mustaches,...
Jack Bryan

Boy Awaiting Heart Surgery Gets Special Ride From Brookline Police

On the eve of Tuesday’s blizzard, Tracey Rannals Bryan and her 11-year-old son Jack got stranded at Trader Joe’s in Brookline. They had taken an...

Please Join The Brookline Police Department For A Blood Drive

Please join the Brookline Police Department this Thursday, October 01, 2020, for a blood drive to benefit Boston Children’s Hospital. This event is being sponsored...
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...

Brookline Resident Making A Difference: Diaper Circle Hero

About six months into the creation of a nonprofit that distributes diapers to those in need, Brookline resident Michelle Visser knocked on the door...

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....

BPD Officials Donate To Ronald McDonald House Of Boston

Brookline Police Chief Daniel O'Leary (far right) and Brookline Police Association President David Hill make a donation to the Ronald McDonald House of Boston...

“Tech Buddies” Program To Supply Low-Income Seniors With Tablets And Internet...

Town Administrator Mel Klecker and Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director John F. Sullivan would like to share that the Town of Brookline is...

Red Cross Seeking Local Blood Donors

The American Red Cross is asking blood donors to give in the final weeks of summer to help overcome a chronic summer blood shortage. In...

Brookline Farmers’ Market Raising Money For Food Assistance Program

An unexpected increase in customers this season has caused the Brookline Farmers’ Market to quickly deplete its private match fund for low-income Supplemental Nutritional...