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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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....

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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 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...

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....

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...

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 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...

Town of Brookline Extends Outdoor Dining Season

The Town of Brookline announces it will extend the outdoor dining season into December. In order to support restaurants that were adversely impacted by the...

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...

Brookline Town Administrator Selects Police Chief Candidate for Select Board Approval

Town Administrator Mel Kleckner is pleased to share that he has selected Chief Ashley Alexander Gonzalez, who has over 33 years of experience in...

Town Of Brookline Names Sigalle Reiss As Director Of Public...

Town Administrator Mel Kleckner is pleased to announce that Sigalle Reiss has been appointed to be the Town of Brookline's Director of Public Health...

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...