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Thursday, Jan. 11 "Movement to Music and Imagination”: 11:00 a.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. For more information...

Greek Government Officials Not Welcome At Boston’s Parade

The organizers of the Greek Parade in Boston, in an official announcement, have declared that Greek government officials are not welcome at...

Brookline Honors JFK During Centennial Celebration

A man of eloquent speeches, a drive for global unity, and a love for Boston creme pies, John Fitzgerald Kennedy has been nothing short...

Maliotis Cultural Center

Founding and mission In 1974, Costas Maliotis, a prominent industrialist and philanthropist from Belmont, Massachusetts, who had immigrated to the United States from Crete in 1915,...

JFK Birth Centennial Ending Today On 54th Assassination Anniversary

A year of events marking the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth is drawing to a close exactly 54 years after his...
U.S. Army Air Forces pilot 1st Lt. Allen R. Turner

Brookline Pilot Who Crashed During WWII Accounted For

A U.S. Army Air Forces pilot from Massachusetts whose plane crashed during World War II has been accounted for. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency announced...

JFK Birth Centennial Ends On Assassination Anniversary

A year of events marking the 100th anniversary of President John F. Kennedy’s birth came to close Wednesday, exactly 54 years after his assassination. National...

Soul Witness, The Brookline Holocaust Witness Project

Soul Witness, a work in progress documentary film by R. Harvey Bravman returns to the Coolidge after its well-received sold out Movie House 1 screening...

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...

Things To Do Around Town

1. Celebrate International Women’s Day at the Brookline Village library branch on March. 15. Participants are invited to bring their daughters and sons to the...

Remains Of Brookline WWII Airman Returned

After 72 years of being missing in action the remains of Brookline WWII airman, Richard Horwitz, have been identified and returned to Massachusetts. Seventy-two years...
Zvi Sesling

Brookline Poet Laureate’s New Book Covers A 30-Year Career, Jewish Themes

Brookline’s own Poet Laureate Zvi Sesling has a new book. Sesling has been writing poetry on Jewish themes for over 30 years and his new...

2018 Town Of Brookline MLK Day Celebration

Please join us for Brookline's celebration of the life and values of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at 3 p.m. Monday, January 15, 2018,...
The Public Library Of Brookline

Library Events March 22 – April 5

Brookline Eats! at Putterham Until the end of March, the Putterham Library is host to “Food for Thought: the Origins of Massachusetts Food and Why...

Warren Anatomical Museum

The Warren Anatomical Museum, housed within Harvard Medical School's Countway Library of Medicine, was founded in 1847 by Harvard professor John Collins Warren, whose personal...

Taft At Brookline

Ogden Standard, 03-20-1918

David E. Putnam

Inside The Birthplace Of President John F. Kennedy

Cape Codders like to claim President John F. Kennedy as their own, but the real bragging rights belong to the people of Brookline. The future...

McMullen Museum Of Art

About the McMullen Museum The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College organizes and presents innovative, multidisciplinary exhibitions that have received national and international recognition,...

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...

Google Doodle Celebrates America’s Workers On Labor Day 2018

Google Doodle did not take the day off Monday, when it hailed the American worker on Labor Day. It has been a federal holiday since...

U.S. Marks The 17th Anniversary Of 9/11 With Somber Tributes &...

Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring...

Edward Devotion House

The Edward Devotion House is one of the oldest colonial structures in Brookline. Owned by the town and administered by the Brookline Historical Society,...

In Brookline, Can Renaming A School Help Right The Wrongs Of...

In the past year, Greater Boston has made incremental progress toward reckoning with its fraught racial past. The lone Confederate monument, on a Boston Harbor...

Clark Art Institute Names New Chief Advancement Officer

The Clark Art Institute has named Thomas H. Woodward to serve as chief advancement officer, leading the Clark's philanthropy and membership programs. Woodward comes to...

We Will Never Forget

The September 11 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks against the United States on...

Brookline Booksmith Brings Dan Rather To Boston

Dan Rather, the iconic former CBS Evening News anchor and journalist is coming to Boston next month. The Brookline Booksmith and WBUR will be...

Holocaust Survivor Documentary “Soul Witness” Is Back At The Coolidge In...

If you did not get a chance to go to the sold out Brookline Holocaust Witness documentary at the Coolidge Corner Theatre earlier this...

Black History Month Film Series At Brookline Public Library

In honor of Black History Month, the Public Library of Brookline (361 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445) is screening a month-long film series. Join...
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Fireman’s Prayer In Remembrance Of 9-11

FIREMAN'S PRAYER   When I am called to duty God, Where-ever flames may rage, Give me strength to save some life, What ever be it's age. Help me embrace a...

Larz Anderson Auto Museum

Specialties The Larz Anderson Auto Museum is a unique, special place that is a true "Hidden Gem". There is something to appeal to everyone, whether...

Gibson House Museum

Completed in 1860, the Gibson House stands virtually untouched as a historic house museum in Back Bay. In 2001, the National Park Service designated...