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U.S. Marks The 17th Anniversary Of 9/11 With Somber Tributes &...

Americans are commemorating 9/11 with somber tributes, volunteer projects and a new monument to victims, after a year when two attacks demonstrated the enduring...

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...

Recruitment Night: Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) / Medical Reserve Corps...

If you or anyone you know – family, friends, neighbors, co-workers – are interested in joining the Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) or the...

Brookline, Newton, Cambridge & Boston Police Chiefs: Police Are Human, Too

When you think of a police officer, "approachable" and "friendly" might not be the first two qualities that come to mind. But the heads...

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...

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...

When Enough Will Be Enough In Brookline – Drag Makeup Workshop...

This is what the advert on the pages of the library says. Read and weep: "Drag Makeup Workshop For Teens At The Brookline Public Library Join...
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Brookline Votes To Rename School Attended By JFK Over Slavery

Residents of Brookline have voted to rename the elementary school once attended by John F. Kennedy because it was named for a former slave...

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...
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Modern Educayshun

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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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...
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If You Can’t Do The Little Things Right…

Former US Navy Admiral, William H. McRaven  
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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...

Fighting Hate In Schools

Hate incidents can happen anywhere: the mall, the church, the office. But, in the wake of the 2016 election, hate's been showing up a...

Coming Out: The Journey To Self-Acceptance Can Be Mired With Others’...

Instead of the traditional one big coming out narrative, I have had to come out several times in my life. The first was in Illinois,...

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...

Brookline Women Present At National Conference

Four Brookline women representing Women and Girls Thriving in Brookline led a 90-minute, interactive presentation at the 2017 Collective Impact Forum, a national and...

Things To Do Around Town

1. Celebrate International Women’s Day at the Brookline Village library branch on March. 15. Participants are invited to bring their daughters and sons to the...

Show Your Support

Please join the Brookline community to show support for our teachers, educators, specialists, paras and all those who impact our schools and...
Roland Hayes

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...

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...

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...