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Posters Welcoming All Go Up Across Brookline

Brookline is soon to be plastered in posters welcoming visitors to the community in 28 different languages. On Feb. 10, the Commission for Diversity, Inclusion...

Students Recognized At Brookline Youth Awards

On the night of April 11, 61 Brookline students and four adults received awards and acknowledgement for their hard work in humanitarian and activism...
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Town Reconciles With Black History

In 1619, a Dutch ship carried over 20 African slaves to the British colony of Jamestown, VA. This would be just the beginning of...

The Dialogue Starts Here – Hello Brookline

Sponsored by the Center Communities of Brookline, the Brookline Police Department is excited to be a participant tomorrow evening in a program called: Hello...
Kevin Bragg of Kimball Fruit Farm unloads produce at the Brookline Farmers Market in Coolidge Corner

How Food Stamps Are Keeping Small Farms In Business

On a weekend morning, the farmers market stretches out like a long caterpillar. Customers mill about, pushing strollers and walking dogs. A band is...

Brookline Residents Clash With Marijuana Retailers Over Potential Opening Of Dispensary

Brookline residents rallied Thursday night against a proposal to put a retail marijuana dispensary in at 1032 Beacon Street, the former location of Waxy’s...

Shopping For Seniors: Brookline Program Creates Bond Between Seniors & Students

Grocery shopping usually just one more errand to add to the list. But for the elderly, it can be a daunting task. That is why...

First Circuit Court Of Appeals Rule No Right To Bear Arms...

On 2 November 2018, the First Circuit Court of Appeals held the Second Amendment effectively does not apply outside the home. From uscourts.gov: "This case involves...

Black History Month Film Series At Brookline Public Library

In honor of Black History Month, the Public Library of Brookline (361 Washington Street, Brookline, MA 02445) is screening a month-long film series. Join...

I Have A Dream

As we celebrate the life and achievements of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. today, let us remember the speech, which delivered on August 28,...

Brookline Police Officers Awarded For Saving Lives, Being Rolemodels

Tuesday four Brookline Police Officers were recognized for serving their community, chasing down suspects to saving lives and serving as role models to young...
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#Equality

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The Public Library Of Brookline

Library Events March 22 – April 5

Brookline Eats! at Putterham Until the end of March, the Putterham Library is host to “Food for Thought: the Origins of Massachusetts Food and Why...

Brookline Rejects Effort To Ban Secrecy Clauses In Harassment Settlements

The Brookline town meeting defeated a proposal Tuesday night to do away with secrecy provisions in settlements of racial or sexual harassment claims again...

The National Center For Jewish Film’s Annual Festival Starts May 2

The National Center for Jewish Film's annual festival will feature limited release screenings, regional premieres and insightful discussions from May 2 to 13. Professor of American Studies Thomas...

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...

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...

Brookline’s Jewish Community To Rally For Refugees

Members of Brookline’s Jewish community say they will call on US officials to continue welcoming refugees seeking safety in America — and not repeat...

Newbury College, Brookline, And 30 Years Of Wealth Concentration

I grew up in Brookline, MA about a mile away from Newbury College. The news that Newbury is making plans to shut down hits close to...

BPD At Brookline Day 2017

The BPD had a great time at Brookline Day yesterday. It was hot but everyone seemed to enjoy the music, food, games, and many the...

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...

“What’s Happening? Resisting The Assault On America II”

Boston OLOC (Old Lesbians Organizing For Change) presents “What’s Happening? Resisting the Assault on America II” on Sunday, May 6th, from 2:00 p.m. to...

Brookline Woman Of The Year Misti Jaynes To Be Recognized

Misti Jaynes of the Women and Girls Surviving and Thriving Initiative has been named the 2017 Brookline Woman of the Year for her work...

26th Annual “A Woman Who Inspires Me” Essay Contest

In celebration of National Women’s History Month, the Brookline Commission for Women (BCW) is currently running its 26th annual “A Woman Who Inspires Me” Essay Contest and accepting nominations for the 2018...

Brookline Resident’s Bulldogs 5K Supports Former Addicts And Wellness

A Brookline man is working – step by step - to help former substance abusers run a new course with the Boston Bulldogs Running...
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If You Can’t Do The Little Things Right…

Former US Navy Admiral, William H. McRaven  

Anti-Defamation League Names New Officers For New England Region

The Anti-Defamation League has officially selected David M. Grossman as the new board chairman and Debbie Shalom and Harvey Wolkoff as vice chairpersons, for...

Jamaica Way Bridge Over Route 9 Renamed For Carlos Arredondo

The Jamaica Way Bridge is being renamed in honor of the late sons of the cowboy-hat-wearing man who was captured in an iconic photo...

In Brookline, Can Renaming A School Help Right The Wrongs Of...

In the past year, Greater Boston has made incremental progress toward reckoning with its fraught racial past. The lone Confederate monument, on a Boston Harbor...