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National School Walkout: Brookline High School Students Are In

Brookline High School students have organized a walkout scheduled for Wednesday in response to the Parkland school shooting and to the national cry for...
Edward Devotion School

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

Former US Navy Admiral, William H. McRaven  

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...

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...

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...

Brookline One Of 21 Towns And Cities Nationwide To Host Refugee...

The Jewish community in Brookline will join 21 towns and cities across the country this week in hosting a candlelit vigil to welcome refugees,...

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...

Understanding Brookline: A Report on Poverty

In 2014, Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) launched the Understanding Brookline: A Report on Poverty, a follow up to Understanding Brookline: Emerging Trends and Changing Needs. The finding...

2018 Town Of Brookline MLK Day Celebration

Please join us for Brookline's celebration of the life and values of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at 3 p.m. Monday, January 15, 2018,...

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...

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...
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...

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...
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 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...

MassHousing Finances $38M For Low-Income Brookline Senior Housing

MassHousing has provided $38 million in financing to Hebrew SeniorLife for the acquisition, renovation and preservation of 98 affordable rental homes for low-income senior citizens and...

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...

The Fight Over Recreational Marijuana Continues In Brookline

Recreational marijuana stores are almost ready to open their doors in Massachusetts, two years after state voters approved legalizing recreational pot. But these openings do...
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Fireman’s Prayer In Remembrance Of 9-11

FIREMAN'S PRAYER   When I am called to duty God, Where-ever flames may rage, Give me strength to save some life, What ever be it's age. Help me embrace 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,...
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...

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...

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...

“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...

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...

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...

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...

Officers Tim & Danny Received Commendations

The Chief stopped by today's roll call. Over the next few days, he will be handing out commendations of excellent work. We hope to...