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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...

Brookline To Honor Three Slaves Who Marched To Lexington

Bearing several veterans memorial plaques, the lobby walls of Town Hall serve as a tribute to Brookline’s many veterans, and as a testament to...
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...

The Мaking Оf “Soul Witness,” The Brookline Holocaust Witness Project.

Sitting in a cabinet in a Brookline office, untouched for 20 years, was a stack of over 100 tapes containing 90 hours of testimonies...

Фонтанът ди Треви – La Dolce Vita

Това е най-големият бароков фонтан и една от най-големите забележителности в Рим. Името на монумента произтича от факта, че е разположен на малък площад,...

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...

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...

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,...
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,...

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...

Ice Cream On Sundays And Water From The Charles: A look...

Centuries after Brookline was established, it is easy to take for granted what makes Brookline, Brookline - from the representative Town Meeting to the...

Brookline To Consider Indigenous Peoples Day Instead Of Columbus Day

A resolution has been brought forth in Brookline to recognize the second Monday in October as Indigenous Peoples Day rather than Columbus Day. The change...

July Morning

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

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...

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...

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...

Memorial Day 2017

Memorial Day is the time set aside to honor those who lost their lives in service to their country. The day is commemorated around the...

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...

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...

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...
Ogden Standard, 03-20-1918

David E. Putnam

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...

Harvard Art Museums

Specialties In our newly renovated and expanded facility by Renzo Piano Building Workshop, our expanded Collections Galleries feature works from the ancient world to the...
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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...
Roland Hayes

Town Reconciles With Black History

In 1619, a Dutch ship carried over 20 African slaves to the British colony of Jamestown, VA. This would be just the beginning of...

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...

Happy Independence Day!

On January 20, 1961 John F. Kennedy’s inaugural address inspired Americans to see the importance of civic action and public service. His historic words, which...

Museum Of Bad Art

Brookline Gallery In 2010, we added a third location in the offices of Brookline Interactive Group. The admission is free. Of almost 600 pieces in the...

† Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Happy Saint Patrick's Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick (Irish: Lá Fhéile Pádraig, "the Day of the Festival of Patrick")! This cultural and religious...

Boston Fire Museum

Mission The mission of the Museum is to preserve and display fire fighting memorabilia from the Greater Boston area, educate and inform the general public...