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Brookline Schools To Celebrate Car-Free Day In October

From the Town of Brookline Department of Public Health: On Wednesday morning, October 4, 2017, fewer Brookline students will be jumping out of private cars...

No Crossing Guard? Town Meeting Member Takes Matters Into Her Own...

At 7:30 a.m. she pulled up in her little silver car, parked on Waverly Street and walked down to the corner where Waverly meets...

Mass Pike Rebuild Project Could Mean Better Public Transit For Brookline

As MassDOT looks to finalize the details of its I-90 Allston Interchange Improvement Project, Brookline is weighing in on the project. Curving around old rail...

Town Reaches Temporary 40B Safe Harbor

The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has certified that the Town of Brookline is in compliance with its Housing Production Plan,...

Green Line Train Blocking Intersection Of Dean Road & Beacon Street

Just before 1:00 p.m. a Green Line C train stopped on its way inbound, blocking Dean Road at Beacon Street. MBTA officials were on...

Stay Up-to-Date On The 9th Elementary School Project

Members of the Brookline community are encouraged to stay up-to-date on the 9th Elementary School Project. Complete details can be found on the Public Schools...

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 on two...

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...

Update To January 4th Recycling Pickup Schedule

Due to unforeseen circumstances, RECYCLED materials will not be collected today (Thursday, January 4th) as expected. They will be picked up tomorrow (Friday, January...

Placard Abuse Prevention Week

The Brookline Police Department will be participating in Placard Abuse Prevention Week to help reduce the misuse of placards statewide. Placard Abuse Prevention Week,...

Children’s Hospital Dives Into Design For Brookline Location

Over recent years, Children’s Hospital has faced an acute problem: there simply is not enough space for patients. In order to alleviate the issue of...

State Money Helps Massachusetts Communities Save The Environment

When more than 200 communities across the state take small steps to become more energy efficient, the cumulative impact can be significant. In December, the...

Fallon Ambulance Equips Brookline First Responders

The rising opioid crisis and violence against first responders are demonstrating a need for first responders to have access to safety and medical equipment. “You...

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...

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Construction Is Underway

Commonwealth Avenue bridge construction is underway. We encourage motorists, bicyclist, and pedestrians to stay clear of the area and seek alternate routes during the re-build....

Town Of Brookline Provides Halloween Guidance

Public Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett would like to share guidance and safety tips for Halloween celebrations this year to help prevent the spread...

Town Of Brookline Provides Update On In-Town Testing Initiative

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett wishes to provide residents with an update on the town's COVID-19 testing site, and urge continued vigilance against the...

Brookline Looking Years Ahead With Major Parcel Study

Brookline schools are not the only ones in need of more space - several town departments are running short as well. In an effort...

Brookline To Take Largest Town Title After Framingham Recount

They really did it. Framingham voters elected to become a city, the voter recount showed Monday. The recount today affirmed the results of the...

What’s Up With All Those Black Trash Carts Around Brookline? Pay-As-You-Throw.

You could not miss them this weekend. Sunday morning the streets were lined with the black trash carts. What are they for? It is...

Brookline Library Provides Update On Hours & Programming

Library Director Sara Slymon is pleased to announce several updates on the Public Library of Brookline's operations, including expanded pickup hours and new programming. Beginning...

Townwide Parking Ban Advisory

A townwide parking ban due to the forecasted snowfall will go into effect Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 01:00 a.m. and will last until...

Shuttle Buses Replace D Line Trolleys This Weekend

Tree pruning and removal will disrupt the Green D Line trolleys in Brookline and Newton during the next three weekends. MBTA crews will be working...

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 study by Quote Wizard, available here, found...

25 mph As The Default In Brookline?

How fast should you be driving around Brookline? Not fast, say many residents and the transportation division often gets an ear full about it....

Brookline Hubway Stations Set To Return Friday

If you have been wondering where Brookline's four Hubway's stations are now that it is (sort of ) nice out, grab your bike helmets...

Babcock Street Gets Temporary Hubway Bike Station

With the Commonwealth Avenue bridge construction now underway, many commuters will find themselves struggling to get to work. Commonwealth Avenue will close to all traffic...

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 an “adventure pass.” The bikes are...

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,...

Brookline Public Works Invites Public To Community Engagement Forum

Commissioner Erin Gallentine invites the Brookline community to a forum to meet the DPW Leadership Team, learn about ongoing projects and initiatives, and offer...

Town Of Brookline Shares Information Regarding Election Day Procedures

The Town of Brookline wishes to share important information regarding next week’s presidential election with voters. The presidential election will be held on Tuesday, Nov....

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 were made for downed trees as...