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Alan Kaplan

Brookline Arson: Former Owner Of Village Smokehouse On Trial

Did the former owner of the Village Smokehouse plot with a local handyman to burn down a failed construction project on Spooner Road in...

New “Fishing” Crime Hitting Massachusetts Postal Service Boxes

Postal service police are investigating a bizarre, new scam in the greater Boston area. Police said crooks have been stealing mail from official post office...

Brookline Weighs Facial Recognition Restrictions

Brookline Town Meeting member Amy Hummel proposed a ban on government use of facial surveillance software, making Brookline the third municipality in Massachusetts to...

Got Kids?

If the answer is “yes” or even “I’m thinking about it,” then you will want to read up about these three female officers who...

I Do Not Support George Floyd And Refuse To See Him...

"Confession: I DO NOT support George Floyd and I refuse to see him as a martyr. But I hope his family receives justice.” Candace Owens https://www.facebook.com/realCandaceOwens/videos/273957870461345/?d=null&vh=e https://www.facebook.com/RealVinceJames/videos/2585631978421954/

Taxi Driver Accused Of Dragging Another Driver In Brookline In Fight...

A taxi driver is facing charges Friday morning after allegedly dragging another taxi driver with his car. The two drivers reportedly got into a dispute...

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...

Brookline Police Department Has A Bike Unit Consisting Of 17 Officers

Did you know the Brookline Police Department has a Bike Unit which consists of 17 officers? These 17 officers come from various Divisions throughout the...

Nine New Officers Graduated From The Northern Essex Community College

Today nine new officers graduated from the Northern Essex Community College, Methuen Police, Municipal Police Academy. Chief Lipson, Deputy Gropman and Deputy Burke join new...
Bruce Seals

Brookline Man Accused Of Masturbating While Peering Into Women’s Apartment

A Brookline man is accused of touching himself outside a Brighton apartment and scaring the two women who live there. One of the woman reported seeing...

Attention Local Businesses: Scam Alert

At least two of our local businesses have been targeted by scam callers, claiming to be soliciting funds for “Brookline High.” When those astute business...

Be Aware Of Scam Calls

Please be aware of a recent telephone scam where an automated message tells you to call a number to resolve serious allegations against you...

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...

Police Blotter

Tuesday, Aug. 28 Blocking driveways on Hedge Road: At 10:31 a.m. a caller reported that vehicles parked on both sides of the road were blocking driveways. Fed...

Brookline Police Officers Awarded For Saving Lives, Being Rolemodels

Tuesday four Brookline Police Officers were recognized for serving their community, chasing down suspects to saving lives and serving as role models to young...

Brookline Man Arraigned In Prostitution Sting

One Brookline man and eight others from outside the Boston area were arraigned on charges they sought sex for a fee from Boston Police...

National Hispanic Heritage Month At The BPD

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Brookline Police Department is honored to introduce you to Detective Carlos Crespo. Detective Crespo, a first generation...

Brookline Rejects Effort To Ban Secrecy Clauses In Harassment Settlements

The Brookline town meeting defeated a proposal Tuesday night to do away with secrecy provisions in settlements of racial or sexual harassment claims again...

Lindsay Lohan’s Cousin, A BC Hockey Player, Assaulted In Boston

A Boston College hockey player is "out indefinitely" after being assaulted in Boston on Jan. 19. Kevin Lohan, a graduate student and defenseman on...

Brookline Business Loses $1K In Eversource Scam

On Saturday a Brookline business owner got a phone call from someone claiming to be a representative from Eversource. The woman told the business...

First Circuit Court Of Appeals Rule No Right To Bear Arms...

On 2 November 2018, the First Circuit Court of Appeals held the Second Amendment effectively does not apply outside the home. From uscourts.gov: "This case involves...

Brookline Students And Allies “Walk Out” Undeterred By Snow

The snow day did not stop dozens of students across the town from walking out in an effort to show where they stood on...

“Chief” Graham Horowitz

“Attention on deck!” A police announcement usually heard when a commanding officer enters a room full of officers. Today, however, the commanding officer was not...

Brookline Searches For New Police Chief

Do you have what it takes to be the chief of police for the town of Brookline? The town is actively searching for a...

Welding Torch Explodes, Causes Fire At Brookline High School & $150K...

The United Arts building at Brookline High School was evacuated late Wednesday morning after a welding accident caused a fire. Brookline firefighters responded to the...

Boston Holocaust Memorial Vandalized For A 2nd Time This Summer

The New England Holocaust Memorial has been vandalized for the second time this Summer, according to the Boston Police. Boston Police said a witness on...
Ebrahim Jallow, 24

Pine Manor College Student Charged With Having Gun In Dorm Room

A student at Pine Manor College has been charged with having a gun in his dorm room. Ebrahim Jallow, 24, of Hartford, Connecticut, pleaded not...

Overturned Car Snarls Traffic On Route 9

At 6:51 Monday morning Brookline police and fire responded to an overturned car accident on Route 9 East near Cypress Street. According to police the...

Bank Robbery In Brookline

At 2:37 p.m. Thursday, October 19 police responded to a bank robbery at a bank on Route 9 in Chestnut Hill. Police said the robbery...

Gianni Gonzalez, 6 Missing

Boston police are asking for the public’s help to find a missing 6-year-old, officials said. The following was reported to the authorities. Gianni Gonzalez was last...