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Town Of Brookline Hires Thomas Barrasso As Director For Sustainability Planning

Town Administrator Mel Kleckner and Planning Director Alison Steinfeld are pleased to announce that Thomas Barrasso has been hired as the first Director for...

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...

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...

New Turf Field Opens At Brookline’s Skyline Park

The Brookline Department of Public Works is pleased to share that the new state-of-the-art synthetic turf field at Skyline Park is open beginning today,...

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...

Town Of Brookline Partners With Helpsy To Offer Free Clothing Recycling...

The Brookline Department of Public Works is pleased to announce that Brookline has partnered with Helpsy to offer a free and convenient way for...

Town Of Brookline Shares Findings Of Internal Investigation Into Snowplow Accident

The Town of Brookline wishes to update members of the community on the internal investigation into the snowplow accident that occurred during last month's...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Brookline Partners With Modern Pest Services To Reduce Presence Of Rodents...

Health Commissioner Sigalle Reiss and Department of Public Works Commissioner Erin Chute Gallentine are pleased to announce that the Town of Brookline has partnered...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Declares Heat Emergency, Cooling Centers Open...

With temperatures expected to be in the 90s this week, the Brookline Department of Public Health has declared a Heat Emergency effective today through...

Select Board Committee On Policing Reforms Remote Meeting

Please register and find the Information to join as an attendee of the October 07, 2020 meeting via confirmation e-mail here. To join by phone:...

Town Of Brookline Announces Street Closures For Boston Marathon

Town Administrator Mel Kleckner and Acting Police Chief Richard Allen announce that several roads will be closed on Monday, April 18, 2022 to accommodate...

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...

Brookline Emergency Management Team Shares Cooling Station Information For Ongoing Heat...

The Town of Brookline Emergency Management Team would like to remind residents of safety precautions relating to the ongoing heat advisory. According to the National...

Town Of Brookline Recognized In Fortune’s 25 Best Places To Live...

Town Administrator Chas Carey is pleased to announce that the Town of Brookline has been recognized in Fortune’s 25 Best Places to Live for Families.  Brookline was...

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....

Boston, Brookline, Cambridge & Somerville Launch “SNAP Card to Ride” Bike...

The Metro-Boston public bike share system, Hubway, is now available at a significant discount to low-income families and individuals. “SNAP Card to Ride” was...

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....

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 Shuttle Service Available For Brookline Day 2023

Recreation Director Leigh Jackson and the Town of Brookline would like to announce that a shuttle service will be available for residents to travel...

Brookline Public Works Announces Rate Changes For Waste & Bulky Item...

To support program costs, the Town of Brookline announces updated fees for trash collection services, including the collection of bulky items, for residents who...

Brookline Indoor Mask Mandate & Vaccination Requirement At Businesses To Remain...

Interim Health Commissioner Patrick Maloney announces that the Town of Brookline's mask mandate and proof of vaccination requirement continues to remain in effect though...

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...

Brookline Department Of Public Health & Human Services To Begin Distributing...

Interim Health Commissioner Patrick Maloney is pleased to announce that the Brookline Department of Public Health and Human Services will begin distributing thousands of...

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 of an...

Town Of Brookline Names Joseph Callanan Town Counsel

Town Administrator Mel Kleckner is pleased to announce that the Town of Brookline has named Joseph Callanan as Town Counsel. His first day in...

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 Fire Department Awarded State Grant For Safety Equipment

Chief John F. Sullivan is pleased to announce that the Brookline Fire Department is one of over 300 fire departments across the state to...

Stakehowders Encouraged To Participate In Next Phase Of Transit-Oriented Zoning Efforts

Town Administrator Chas Carey encourages Brookline residents and community stakeholders to participate in an upcoming meeting as part of the 3rd phase of its...