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Braintree Police Officer Jay St. Ives Receives Commendation For Crisis Intervention,...

Chief Mark Dubois is pleased to announce that Braintree Police Officer Jay St. Ives has been recognized by the Norfolk County Crisis Intervention Team...

Town Of Brookline Cautions Seniors Against One-Time “Companion” Offers Related To...

Council on Aging Director Ruthann Dobek and Public Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett are urging seniors to avoid connecting with strangers offering to serve...

Brookline Recreation’s New Online Registration & Reservation System To Launch

Recreation Director Leigh Jackson wishes to remind the community that Brookline Recreation's new online registration and reservation software launches tomorrow. Beginning Tuesday, February 09, 2021,...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Shares CoViD-19 Vaccination Distribution Update

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett wishes to provide an update on the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. As of Monday, February 01, 2021, residents who...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Ends Suspension Of Organized Athletics

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett announces that the Brookline Department of Public Health, in consultation with the town Advisory Council on Public Health, has...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Expands Suspension Of Athletics To Include...

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett announces that non-school related recreational sports activities have been added to the ongoing pause of athletic programs under an...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Orders Pause To School Athletic Programs

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett announces that all school athletic programs in Brookline will be temporarily paused until at least February 01, 2021, due...

CoViD-19 Vaccination Update For Long-Term Care Facilities In Brookline

Town Administrator Mel Kleckner and Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett wish to provide an update on the state of Massachusetts' CoViD-19 vaccination distribution plan...

Eric Hopkins, 49, A Level 3 Sex Offender, Registered In Town

Eric Hopkins, 49, is a level 3 sex offender, newly registered in Brookline, MA. Pursuant to Massachusetts General Law, individuals classified as Level 3 Sex...

Brookline’s Dr. Swannie Jett Named To MA Public Health Association’s Board...

The Brookline Department of Public Health is pleased to share that Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett has been named to the board of directors...

Town Of Brookline Provides Update On In-Town Testing Initiative

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett wishes to provide residents with an update on the town's COVID-19 testing site, and urge continued vigilance against the...

Continued Vigilance Urged As COVID-19 Cases Rise & Holidays Approach

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett, Emergency Management Director John Sullivan and Town Administrator Mel Kleckner are urging residents to more closely follow COVID-19 prevention...

Update On MWRA Water Main Break In Brookline

This morning, MWRA crews were working on a water pipeline in Brookline when a coupling let go causing a large volume of water to...

Brookline Public Works Launches Sanitation Smartphone App, Extends Hazardous Waste Drop-Off...

The Highway and Sanitation Division of the Brookline Public Works Department announces that it has launched the We Recycle Brookline smartphone app and is...

COVID-19 Testing Site To Open In Brookline Next Month

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett announces that a COVID-19 testing site will open in Brookline next month and operate through the end of 2020. The...

Brookline Fire Department Reminds Residents To Change Their Smoke Alarm Batteries...

As Daylight saving time nears an end, Fire Chief John F. Sullivan and the Brookline Fire Department would like to remind residents to change...

Town of Brookline Extends Outdoor Dining Season

The Town of Brookline announces it will extend the outdoor dining season into December. In order to support restaurants that were adversely impacted by the...

Brookline Fire Department Shares Safety Tips During National Fire Prevention Week

As part of National Fire Prevention Week, Chief John F. Sullivan and the Brookline Fire Department would like to provide cooking safety tips, and...

Town Of Brookline Provides Halloween Guidance

Public Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett would like to share guidance and safety tips for Halloween celebrations this year to help prevent the spread...

Brookline Health Department Announces Appointment-Only Seasonal Flu Clinics

As flu season approaches, the Brookline Department of Public Health reminds residents that everyone should receive the flu vaccine yearly. “It is especially important, as...

Brookline Recreation Announces COVID-19 Case In Soccer Program Participant

Recreation Director Leigh Jackson and Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett announce that a participant in Brookline Recreation’s grades 7 and 8 coed soccer program...
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Brookline’s Kirrane Aquatics Center To Re-Open

Recreation Director Leigh Jackson is pleased to announce that Brookline's Evelyn Kirrane Aquatics Center will re-open Monday following a prolonged closure due to the...

Brookline Residents Invited To Attend Panel Discussion On The Science Of...

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett announces that the Brookline Department of Public Health is partnering with community organizations to host a panel discussion about...

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...

Safety Tips for Vulnerable Populations During Emergency Preparedness Month

Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director John Sullivan would like to offer residents tips about ensuring the safety of vulnerable populations ahead of an...

Brookline Looking To Expand Walking Spaces To Help Social Distancing Amid...

As the state of Massachusetts begins to reopen, many cities and towns realize they are going to have to reconfigure areas to create more...

Town Of Brookline Provides Update On COVID-19 Response

The Brookline Select Board, Town Administrator Mel Kleckner and Director of Health and Human Services Dr. Swannie Jett wish to provide the community with...

First Two Cases Of Coronavirus Confirmed In Brookline

Brookline announced its first two cases of the new coronavirus, COVID-19, on Wednesday evening. This happens just one day after town officials reassured the...

Experience Of Being A Minority Puts Teens At Higher Risk Of...

Puerto Rican teens growing up as minorities in South Bronx are more likely to experience anxiety and depression than their peers growing up as...

Brookline Community Aging Network 9th Annual Meeting

BrooklineCAN (Brookline Community Aging Network) will hold its 9th Annual Meeting on Thursday, September 19, from 05:00 to 07:00 p.m., at the Brookline Senior...

2 Kids, Adult Taken To Hospital After Summer Camp Bus Issue

Three people, including two children, were taken to a hospital Friday after a mechanical issue left a bus disabled on the side of a...

E-Cigarette Bans Undermine Decades Of Anti-Smoking Efforts

Today, cigarette smoking remains the No. 1 cause of preventable death in the United States. So why are cities and towns coast to coast taking harm-reduction...