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Brookline Residents React To Boylston Street Building Plans

It was not a public hearing held by the Planning Board or even the Select Board that drew a crowd of concerned residents to...

Oppose The Construction Of A 120-ft Monopole Cell Tower

T-Mobile has filed for a variance from the Rockland Zoning Board of Appeals to construct a 120-foot monopole cell tower at the end of...

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 Massachusetts to...

Simple Recycling: Residents “Going Pink” To Go Green

In a growing number of suburbs, going green actually means going pink. These towns have joined forces with a private company, Simple Recycling, to make...

Brookline Police Department Has A Bike Unit Consisting Of 17 Officers

Did you know the Brookline Police Department has a Bike Unit which consists of 17 officers? These 17 officers come from various Divisions throughout the...

Brookline Disaster Prep: What About Your Pets?

The Brookline Department of Public Health, in conjunction with State of Massachusetts Animal Rescue Team (SMART), and the Brookline Police and Parks and Open...

Recycling Corner: A Color-Coded Primer For Residents

If you are in one of the 13,200 households subscribing to municipal waste services, the following information might be helpful. It is color-coded! BLACK Every household...

Power Outage In Brookline: More Than 200 Without Power

If you have called Eversource to let them know your power is out, you are not alone. Some 220 people in Brookline are without power....

New Pipeline – Access Northeast (Ane) Will Be Unnecessary Shortly After...

A new report by Synapse Energy Economics released on February 7th, 2017 shows that the new natural gas pipeline project advanced by Governor Baker and...

Hazardous Waste Drop-Off Center Closed September 19

Due to the inclement weather, the Household Hazardous Waste Drop-off Center will be closed on Tuesday, September 19th. Your understanding is greatly appreciated. Brookline Household Hazardous...

Is A Parking Space In Brookline Worth $45,000

A piece of real estate about the size of a coffin comes with a drop-dead price in Brookline. It is nearly $45,000 for a parking...

Share Your Vision For Commercial Development

As part of the Town of Brookline’s Planning for a Changing Brookline series, the Economic Development Advisory board (EDAB) is facilitating a Town-wide Visioning process focused on Brookline’s...

$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...

Recycling Corner: Hybrid Pay As You Throw Program Provides An Amnesty...

The town of Brookline will provide a Trash Amnesty Week on residents scheduled pick up day the week of Oct. 23-27. During this period...

Revitalize Beacon Street By Redeveloping The Holiday Inn Site

The Fallon Corporation’s proposal to redevelop the Holiday Inn site (1200 Beacon Street) is an important opportunity for Brookline. The Fallon plan would replace...

New 25 mph Default Speed Limit In Brookline

This week Brookline's default speed limit went down to 25 mph where not otherwise posted. State law historically made a reduction in the speed limit...

Brookline Looking To Improve Pedestrian Rights Of Way Near Coolidge Corner

A need to improve pedestrian right-of-ways along Beacon Street and Harvard Street, has prompted the town to survey its ramps and walkways and bring...

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...

Top 10 Trash Takes Of 2017

Here is a recap of Brookline’s top ten trash and recycling stories for the past year: 1. HPAYT (June 2017) 13,200 Brookline households converted to black...

Water Main Break Cleared; All Roads Open

A major water main break at the Boston-Brookline line has been cleared, Brookline police said. All roads are now open. The break, just past...

MBTA’s Green Line Trolleys Could Be Totally Replaced

Gov. Charlie Baker has repeatedly emphasized the need to focus on the MBTA's nuts and bolts infrastructure problems, improving signal systems, track and third...

Selectmen & School Committee Hold 1st Meeting About 9th School Alternative...

More than 75 people attended the first meeting to consider an alternative site for the 9th Elementary School held at the Brookline High School...

Sidewalk Snow/Ice Removal, Enforcement, & Reporting

Sidewalk Snow/Ice Removal Bylaw Enforcement: The current deadline for Sidewalk Snow/Ice Removal By-Law enforcement for commercial and multi-family buildings is 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, March...

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...

9th School Public Hearing

After hearing the Mid-Point Progress Update on the work HMFH has done to date to study the existing school site options on February 8th,...

Rubin’s Space To Get New Tenant, What Has That To Do...

If you have bean meaning to grab some Indian food from Shan-A-Punjab lately on Harvard Street, bad news. It is closed. Good news? They...

Seek Alternate Route: Washington & Harvard Streets Closed This Morning

Today Washington Street and Harvard Street will be closed the funeral at St. Mary’s Church of Lt. June Murphy of the Brookline Police Department. Police...

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...

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...

Devotion Project Remains On Time & On Budget

The Devotion School Renovation continues to be on time and on budget. If you have driven by the project site on Harvard Street recently, you may...

Tips To Keep Warm In Brookline

You do not a weatherman to tell you it is cold outside as it is the first thing most of us are thinking when we step...

National Grid Construction Areas Hearing

National Grid has two active construction areas in Brookline for which they have asked the Board of Selectmen for Noise By Law Waivers. A...