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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...
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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority Continues Major Construction Projects For Trolley And...

Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority’s (MBTA) five-year, $8 billion capital improvement program is well underway with track and signal work starting on the Green Line...

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...

Brookline Public Works Launches Sanitation Smartphone App, Extends Hazardous Waste Drop-Off...

The Highway and Sanitation Division of the Brookline Public Works Department announces that it has launched the We Recycle Brookline smartphone app and is...

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....

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:...

Downed Tree Wrapped In Wire Blocks Newton Street In Brookline

A downed tree in Brookline closed Newton Street Thursday after it blocked access to the road. The street is blocked from Nelson Drive to the...

Brookline Recreation’s New Online Registration & Reservation System To Launch

Recreation Director Leigh Jackson wishes to remind the community that Brookline Recreation's new online registration and reservation software launches tomorrow. Beginning Tuesday, February 09, 2021,...

Update On MWRA Water Main Break In Brookline

This morning, MWRA crews were working on a water pipeline in Brookline when a coupling let go causing a large volume of water to...

Construction Set To Begin At Larz Anderson Park’s Lagoon Area

The Brookline Public Works Department wishes to inform the community that long-awaited renovations and construction in the iconic lagoon area of Larz Anderson Park...

Brookline Mapped Residents’ Terrible Commute

Finally: someone out there is interested in hearing you complain about your commute. At the end of April, the transportation division for Brookline, MA, posted a...

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...

Alexandra Vecchio Selected As Brookline’s New Director Of Parks & Open...

The Town of Brookline and Erin Gallentine, Commissioner of Public Works, are pleased to announce the selection of Alexandra Vecchio as Director of Parks...

Brookline Looking To Expand Walking Spaces To Help Social Distancing Amid...

As the state of Massachusetts begins to reopen, many cities and towns realize they are going to have to reconfigure areas to create more...

Town Of Brookline Announces Cheryl Anne Snyder As New Emergency Management...

Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director John Sullivan is pleased to announce that Cheryl Anne Snyder is the Town of Brookline’s new Emergency Management...

Town Of Brookline Appoints Acting Police Chief, Announces Three Promotions

Town Administrator Mel Kleckner is pleased to share that Richard Allen has been selected to serve as Acting Police Chief, and he announces the...

Officials Working To Keep Seniors Cool In Hot Weather

With temperatures soaring into the 90s this week, it is important to check on the elderly who can be more prone to heat stress. According...

Town Of Brookline, Schools Announce Start Of Cypress Field & Playground...

The Town of Brookline Department of Public Works is pleased to announce that the long-awaited Cypress Field and Playground Renovation Project will begin work...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Shares CoViD-19 Vaccination Distribution Update

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett wishes to provide an update on the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. As of Monday, February 01, 2021, residents who...

Fallen Tree Branch Smashes Car In Brookline

A fallen tree branch smashed a car in Brookline early Friday morning.The large branch left behind significant damage to the car’s windshield and hood...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Ends Suspension Of Organized Athletics

Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett announces that the Brookline Department of Public Health, in consultation with the town Advisory Council on Public Health, has...

Brookline Public Works Responds To Multiple Water Main Breaks

Emergency crews for the Brookline Department of Public Works have made significant progress on repairs to several water main breaks, including a major main...

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...

FAA & NASA To Strengthen Partnership In Commercial Space Activities

The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) signed a new memorandum of understanding (MOU) to support commercial space activities related...

Brookline Department Of Public Works To Provide Trash Amnesty Pickups For...

The Town of Brookline will provide a Trash Amnesty pick up the first week of September, as part of the Brookline’s Hybrid Pay-As-You-Throw (HPAYT)...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Invites Community To Celebrate National Public...

The Brookline Department of Public Health and Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett invite residents to take part in Brookline’s annual celebration of National Public...

Brookline Department Of Public Health Shares CoViD-19 Public Event Guidance Ahead...

With Halloween fast approaching, the Brookline Department of Public Health wishes to share CoViD-19 guidance to help all attendees celebrate public community events safely. "The...

Brookline Select Board To Consider Ballot Questions For Upcoming Town Election

The Select Board invites community members to attend a meeting on March 21, 2023 to share their thoughts and opinions about ballot questions proposed...

Town Of Brookline Develops Civilian Feedback Form To Evaluate Police Interactions

Town Administrator Mel Kleckner and Acting Chief of Police Mark Morgan are pleased to announce that the Brookline Police Department has launched a form...

Grand Reopening Of Larz Anderson Lagoon, Including Temple Of Love, Footbridge...

Commissioner Erin Chute Gallentine and the Brookline Department of Public Works invite members of the community to the grand reopening of the Larz Anderson...

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...

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...