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TRIPPS – Ride-Hailing Class

Have you been hearing a lot about Uber and Lyft in the news? Curious how this new way of getting around can work for...

Brookline’s Controversial Babcock Street Calming Project Still On

Babcock Street is back in the public eye next week. On Monday evening there is a transportation board meeting at town hall on current...

Winter Preparedness Tips

As we approach winter, please take time to learn how you can be better prepared here in Brookline. Snow, ice, and freezing temps can...

Brookline Public Schools Canceled, Declared Parking Ban

Brookline Public Schools are canceled for Thursday, Jan. 4, the School District announced Wednesday evening at 4:30 p.m. Cue the collective cheer for students...

New Name, Change Of Plans For Landmark Center Redevelopment

A 506,000-square-foot office and lab building would replace the previously-approved plans for three apartment buildings containing 550 units at the Landmark Center in Boston’s...

Green Line Shuttles Replace D-Branch: MBTA

All day Saturday, Jan. 20 and Sunday, Jan. 21 expect bus shuttles replace Green Line D trains between Newton Highlands and Brookline Hills. To be exact from...

Brookline’s First Blizzard 2018: By The Numbers

Now that the the Bombogenesis is over and there is a relative heatwave happening in the area with temperatures finally above freezing and a...

Brookline Fire Department Shares Safety Tips During National Fire Prevention Week

As part of National Fire Prevention Week, Chief John F. Sullivan and the Brookline Fire Department would like to provide cooking safety tips, and...

Brookline Preservation Commission Sub-Committee Meeting

Notice of a Brookline Preservation Commission Sub-Committee Meeting to discuss the proposed exterior work at 14 Allerton Street on Thursday, September 28, 2017 at...

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....

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 community with...

Layoffs At Fallon Ambulance Should Not Impact Brookline

The recent layoffs and contract losses at Fallon Ambulance Service should not affect Brookline, according to Town Administrator Mel Kleckner. Earlier this month the company...

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,...

Babcock Street Project: Here’s How The Transportation Board Voted

The Transportation Board had a packed room Monday night as they decided on which of the routes to take with the future of Babcock...

Brookline Gas Leaks – Local Climate Action!

Did you know that Brookline has 250 natural gas leaks under our roads, leaking methane gas near our schools, homes and businesses? That is...

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...

New Vendor Takes Over MBTA Parking

Republic Parking System begins its five-year management contract to operate the MBTA’s parking system on Saturday. The company will manage 10 garages and 91 surface...

Brookline Partial Building Collapse: Residents Evacuated, Sidewalks Closed

The Brookline Fire department and police evacuated nearby buildings on Egmont Street where part of an apartment building collapsed this afternoon. By 5:00 p.m....

Manhole Explosion In Coolidge Corner Shuts Down Area

Representatives from the gas company say the manhole explosion in Coolidge Corner Friday was not gas-related. Police closed the street in both directions and...

Brookline Celebrates National Public Works Week

The Brookline Public Works Department will celebrate National Public Works Week with an Open House on Tuesday, May 23, 2017. The 3rd graders in...

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, Tobacco, Firearms...

Circle Cinema Site Nears Completion, Circle Sign Is Back

Not everyone may have a fond memory of Circle Cinema once a focal point of Cleveland Circle as a popular spot for cheap Tuesday...

Partial Building Collapse Prompts Inspection Law Concerns In Brookline

A partial building collapse in Brookline, Massachusetts, last week has prompted new concerns about state and local inspection laws. According to town inspectors, there is...

Drivers Are Using Brookline’s Parking App

It has been about six months since Brookline joined the likes of Boston and Newton and allowed folks parking in town to pay via...

Traffic Alert: Beacon Street To Close In Coolidge Corner After 9...

Beacon Street from Pleasant Street to Harvard on the Westbound side (think: the opposite side from Trader Joe's) will be closed from 9:00 p.m....

Brookline Rolls Out Parking Meter Mobile App: Pay Meters From Your...

After more than a year of investigating and discussion, Brookline has joined Boston and Newton in allowing people to pay for a parking meter...

Green Line “Power Issues” Prompt Delays – Again

The MBTA said a power problem was to blame for causing delays on the Green Line's C and D lines on Monday afternoon. Sound...

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.  

Click It Or Ticket: Brookline Police Join State Campaign

If you do not make a habit of wearing your seat-belt, which is the law, Brookline Police could pull you over this month. It...

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...

School Capital Subcommittee Meeting

The School Capital Improvements Subcommittee will be meeting on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. in the 5th Floor Conference...