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Old Mortar Brings Bomb Squad To The Brookline Police Station

Tis the season for old bombs? Just a couple weeks after a WWII shell and later a grenade were found in Newton, someone walked...
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Brookline To Get A New Fire Chief

Last week, following a review of finalists, the Town Administrator recommended an outside candidate for the job of Fire Chief in Brookline ahead of...

Kaitlin Maher To Wed Tyler Martin

David and Kathryn Maher of Ritch Drive have announced the engagement of their daughter, Kaitlin, to Tyler Martin, son of Drs. Jean Lee and...

Brookline Town Meeting Starts May 22

This year's Brookline Town Meeting is scheduled to begin Tuesday, May 22, in the Brookline High School auditorium at 115 Greenough Street, Brookline, MA...

Things To Do In Brookline This Week

Saturday, March 11: Brookline High School's Spring play "Every 28 Hours Plays" is a collection of 1 minute plays written by more than 70...

A New Brookline Facebook Group Aims At Guaranteeing The Right Of...

To the esteemed members of the Brookline, MA community: Dear friends, Please join us in a new Brookline public group, free for all to participate, with...

Pre-Pay Property Taxes In Calendar Year 2017

Based on media reports about the impacts of the new federal tax law changes that will take place for Calendar Year 2018, the Town...

Brookline Resident Wins $1 Million In The Lottery

If you are the type to spend money on lottery tickets here and there "just in case," this is a story for you. If...

Find Out Which Towns Will Or Will Not Allow Recreational Marijuana,...

Town-by-town, city-by-city residents of Massachusetts are deciding if they want to be able to drive to the corner store to buy marijuana. State officials delayed...
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Brookline Man Completes World-Record 51 Pull-Ups In 1 Minute

A self-proclaimed "pull-ups aficionado" set a new Guinness World Record for most pull-ups in one minute. Adam Sandel of Brookline, MA, edged out the previous...

A Large Tree Falls

A large tree fell down in front of 19 Powell Street just before noontime today. The road will be closed for a while. Thankfully, there...

Brookline Native Waits Out Irma In Miami With Pregnant Wife

Brookline native Joey Blechner and his wife decided it would be safer to stay in Florida throughout Hurricane Irma rather than leave for one...

Spring Is Here – Volunteer

Perhaps we should have used a snowflake instead of a flower for this first day of Spring? Snow, rain or shine, Rescuing Leftover Cuisine volunteers are recovering...
Brookline Day 2019

Brookline Day 2019

The inaugural Brookline Day was in 2012. We are proud to invite you to our eighth event, Brookline Day 2019! Brookline Day is...

Tips To Keep Warm In Brookline

You do not a weatherman to tell you it is cold outside as it is the first thing most of us are thinking when we step...

This Brookline Resident Turned The Town’s Abrasive Turkeys Into Art

They often strike fear into the hearts of those who come across them: feathered foes known to attack people’s cars, chase down residents, and linger in the streets. But the...

Join Us Congratulating Lieutenant Paul Perry For His Retirement

Effective Monday, April 3, 2017, Lieutenant Paul Perry is retired from the Brookline Fire Department. After having served in the Brookline D.P.W. since 1978, Paul...
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Marking A Lifetime Of Service, Brookline Pediatrician Turns 100

He wore the standard bow tie to work - because babies often grabbed at long ties. He is a Harvard graduate with a schooling...

Ice Cream On Sundays And Water From The Charles: A look...

Centuries after Brookline was established, it is easy to take for granted what makes Brookline, Brookline - from the representative Town Meeting to the...

Brookline Declares Snow Emergency Ahead Of Stella – No School

Brookline has declared a snow emergency beginning Tuesday March 14 at 6:00 a.m. and remaining in effect until Wednesday March 15 at noon. Parking will...

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...

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 Top Stories Of 2017

2017 has been a packed year both nationally and locally. There was never a dull week in Brookline this year with a new story...

Assessment For Re-Accreditation

Chief Daniel C. O’Leary is pleased to announce that a team of assessors from the Massachusetts Police Accreditation Commission is scheduled to arrive on...

Say “Hi” To Brookline Police Department Officers At Brookline Day

We hope you will stop by and say hi to our officers at the Brookline Police Department table this Sunday at Brookline Day! We...

Meet Brookline’s Woman Of The Year: Women & Girls Surviving &...

In celebration of National Women’s History Month, the Brookline Commission for Women is honored to announce that Misti Jaynes of the Women & Girls Surviving...
Edward Donnelly

Firefighter Edward Donnelly Retires

Firefighter Edward Donnelly is retired from the Brookline Fire Department effective June 29, 2018. Young Edward was destined to follow his father’s footsteps in becoming...
Alana Berman-Gnivecki & Martin Solomon

Alana Berman-Gnivecki, Martin Solomon To Bewed

Alana Eve Berman-Gnivecki and Martin Moritz Solomon are to be married June 17 in Sheffield, MA. Aurora M. Katz, a rabbinical student and cousin...