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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...
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...
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...

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...

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...

Preserving Chinese Culture At Brookline Chinese School

Considering the refreshing breeze outside and scattered auburn leaves decorating Lowell Road by Brookline High as children and their colorful backpacks excitedly skipped inside...

Lesbian Senior Housing Dilemma

Boston OLOC (Old Lesbians Organizing For Change) presents “Telling It Like It Is & Isn’t: Older Lesbians Living in Senior (hetero) Housing” on Sunday...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

Brookline Police Department Celebrates National Hispanic Heritage Month

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, the Brookline Police Department is honored to introduce you to Officer Oscar Santos... Officer Oscar Santos joined the...

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...

Officer McCabe Gives Two Lucky Students A Ride To School

Officer McCabe gave two lucky Park School students a ride to school today in her cruiser after they won the ride at a school...

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...

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...

BPD’s Back To School Supplies Drive

The BPD would like to thank the Brookline community for its generosity during our Back to School Supplies Drive. In addition to deliveries made families...

Riverway Park Dedicated To Michael & Kitty Dukakis

A small crowd of maybe 100 people gathered under yellow tents Tuesday afternoon as temperatures reached the upper 90s at the Riverway Park to...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

BPD Hosted A Coffee Hour For These Retired Brookline Police Female...

As a finale to our celebration of National Women's History Month, the BPD hosted a coffee hour for these retired Brookline Police female officers. Thank...

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 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...

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...