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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...

Town Of Brookline Announces Cheryl Anne Snyder As New Emergency Management...

Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director John Sullivan is pleased to announce that Cheryl Anne Snyder is the Town of Brookline’s new...

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...

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...

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...

Kaplan Construction Starts Work On Two Boston University Projects

Kaplan Construction, a WBE general contractor and construction management firm providing comprehensive building programs across Greater Boston, announced it has started work...

Free Bluebikes In Boston Area This Saturday

This Saturday, Bluebikes are free to cyclists in the Boston area. Outdoor retailer REI is partnering with Bluebikes for...

Flooding, Downed Trees Left In Wake Of Overnight Thunderstorms

Severe thunderstorms drifted across parts of Massachusetts Wednesday night, triggering flood warnings, downing trees with strong winds. Several reports...

Best & Worst Driving Cities In Massachusetts

Massachusetts may have a reputation for bad driving, but now there is a closer look where those drivers are exactly. A new...

New England Regional Computer Forensics Laboratory Opens For Business

Today, July 22, 2019, the Boston Division of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the Boston Field Division of the Bureau of Alcohol,...
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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Continues Major Construction Projects For Trolley And...

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) five-year, $8 billion capital improvement program is well underway with track and signal work starting on...

Fallen Tree Branch Smashes Car In Brookline

A fallen tree branch smashed a car in Brookline early Friday morning.The large branch left behind significant damage to the car’s...
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Aura Properties Breaks Ground On Brookline Mixed-Use Project

Aura Properties, together with partners Kaplan Construction, has begun construction on JFK Crossing, a new five-story, 42,000-square-foot mixed-use building in Brookline, MA. “There is always...

Brookline Police Ask Residents To Share Security Camera Footage

The Brookline Police Department is asking residents who have security cameras pointed outside toward their street to come register with them if they would...

JCHE Plans 62-Unit Affordable Senior Housing Community In Brookline

Jewish Community Housing for the Elderly (JCHE) has announced plans for a 62-unit affordable seniors housing community in Brookline, MA. The community, which has not...

New Brookline FD Training Tower Construction Underway

Anticipated date of completion of the tower is November, 2018. Maintenance and classroom facility are anticipated to be ready in April, 2019.  

Tree Comes Crashing Down On Parked Car In Brookline

A tree came crashing down on a car in Brookline Tuesday. The unoccupied car was parked on Independence Drive, according to police. No one was injured...

Brookline Mapped Residents’ Terrible Commute

Finally: someone out there is interested in hearing you complain about your commute. At the end of April, the transportation division for Brookline, MA, posted a...

Daniel Marr & Son Installs Steel At Children’s Hospital-Brookline Site

Boston Children’s Hospital is expanding its facilities and care outside of its Longwood campus to One Brookline Place and Two Brookline Place. The project...

Car Crashes In Brookline, Lands On MBTA Green Line’s B Branch...

MBTA crews removed a disabled vehicle from the Green Line’s B Branch after it crash-landed on the tracks early Friday. The incident happened in Brookline...

Claremont Companies Breaks Ground on New Hilton Garden Inn Boston Brookline...

Claremont Companies officially broke ground on Tuesday on Hilton Garden Inn Boston Brookline, Hilton’s upscale yet affordable global brand of hotels. During the groundbreaking ceremony,...

Downed Tree Wrapped In Wire Blocks Newton Street In Brookline

A downed tree in Brookline closed Newton Street Thursday after it blocked access to the road. The street is blocked from Nelson Drive to the...

Officials Working To Keep Seniors Cool In Hot Weather

With temperatures soaring into the 90s this week, it is important to check on the elderly who can be more prone to heat stress. According...

Brookline With 2 Million Rides Via Ride-Hailing Apps In 2017

Each day last year, on average, more than 177,000 people across Massachusetts took out their cellphones, opened a ride-hailing app and summoned a driver...

$60K For An Open Parking Spot?

Would you pay $60K for an open space parkin spot in Brookline? Spot No. 3 at 114 Addington Road, Brookline, MA 02445, which sold for $45K...

Slick Roads In Brookline This Morning

The governor and state officials have been saying if you don't have to, don't drive today as the roads are slick. And that is...

Hubway To Become Blue Bikes, Expand To 3,000 Bikes In 2019

Boston’s public bike-share service, Hubway, announced a new partnership Wednesday with Blue Cross Blue Shield, a health insurance company, that will expand and rebrand...

Brookline Snow Day: What To Know Thursday

The National Weather Service issued a winter storm advisory and a wind advisory for until 1:00 p.m. Thursday across the state, including in Brookline,...

Brookline Looks To Voters To Help Fund High School Expansion

A Proposition 2 1/2 override is on its way to Brookline voters in May to help fund the high school expansion. During a joint...

New Speed Limit Comes To Brookline

Drivers will soon have to slow down as they navigate Brookline’s roads. In October 2017, the Transportation Board voted in favor of establishing a new...

Brookline Select Board Focuses On Ninth School Options

Faced with more than 20 options for alternative ninth school sites, Brookline is close to wrapping up the first phase of site studies. On Feb....