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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...

USS Constitution

Mission The USS Constitution Museum serves as the memory and educational voice of USS Constitution, by collecting, preserving, and interpreting the stories of “Old Ironsides”...
Elmon Hendrickson, Commander of the Brookline American Legion Post 11, raising the U.S. flag.

Flag-Raising Ceremony Honors Brookline Slaves Who Fought In Revolutionary War

On Tuesday, students, teachers and members of the Brookline community came together for a flag-raising ceremony on Cypress Field honoring Adam, Peter and Prince,...

Around Town

1. Learn about the journeys of four women writers at the Women’s Journeys in Writing event at the Brookline Public Library on March 22. Fiction...

Harvard Museum Of Natural History

Specialties Explore 12,000 specimens drawn from Harvard's vast research collections at the University's most visited museum - dinosaurs, meteorites, gemstones, and hundreds of animals around...

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...

New Task Force Set To Review Devotion’s Name Due To Slaveholding...

“You just picture a little black kid having to walk into a school with the name of a slaveholder,” Brookline resident Deborah Brown said...

Remembering Brookline’s Sonia Paine: Survivor, Businesswoman, Fighter

She fled from the Nazis with her parents in 1939, fended off career criminal “Little Nick” when he tried to rob her, and distinguished...
Ogden Standard, 03-20-1918

David E. Putnam

Happenings Around Brookline

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...
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...

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...

Metropolitan Waterworks Museum

Specialties The Metropolitan Waterworks Museum is dedicated to historical interpretation on the themes of engines & engineering, architecture, social history, and public health. The is no...

The Institute Of Contemporary Art

Founded in 1936 as the Boston Museum of Modern Art — a sister institution to New York’s MoMA — the museum was conceived as...

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Relive the event that started a Revolution! At the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum you can be a part of the famous event that...

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...

A Look At Slavery In Brookline

Contrary to a common misconception, the North was not without slavery; in fact, most slave traders were from New England, and Brookline was no...

Charles River Museum Of Industry & Innovation

Charles River Museum of Industry & Innovation is a museum located near the intersection of the Charles River and what is now Moody Street...

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...

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...

Jamaica Way Bridge Over Route 9 Renamed For Carlos Arredondo

The Jamaica Way Bridge is being renamed in honor of the late sons of the cowboy-hat-wearing man who was captured in an iconic photo...

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,...

July Morning

There I was on a July morning Looking for love... Uriah Heep https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=grSWdLdp7po  

JFK Centennial – May 29, 2017

The John F. Kennedy National Historic Site (83 Beals Street, Brookline) has asked Brookline Music School to join in the Centennial Celebration of JFK...

Brookline’s Fire Stations Hold Moment Of Silence

As police and fire departments across the country remember those who died as a result of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, the Commonwealth...

Taft At Brookline

Edward Devotion School

Brookline Votes To Rename School Attended By JFK Over Slavery

Residents of Brookline have voted to rename the elementary school once attended by John F. Kennedy because it was named for a former slave...

Putterham School

Brookline, Massachusetts proudly boasts of owning a school house that is over two hundred years old. It is the Putterham School which was built...

Brookline Resident Writes Book On Russian Jews

A richly journalistic portrait of Russia’s dwindling but still vibrant and influential Jewish community is presented in a new book by bilingual author Maxim...
Sarra Patton

Brookline Community Members Join Forces To Celebrate JFK’S Birth, Legacy

When the nation steps out on May 29 to honor those who died while serving the country in the armed forces, Brookline will also...

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...

Brookline Author Investigates Why The Cargo Ship, El Faro, Sank

Brookline author Rachel Slade is out with a new book, "Into The Raging Sea," which investigates the hundreds of mistakes that led to the tragic...