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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...

Open Call For BIPOC Youth: Public Mural In Brookline

The Brookline Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Community Relations invites BIPOC youth to participate in a mural installation as part of the new "Community...

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...

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...

Brookline Community Foundation Accepting Nominations From Community Members For Racial Equity...

The Brookline Community Foundation (BCF) is now accepting nominations for the Racial Equity Grant Program Committee which will help support community organizations and efforts...
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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...

Town Of Brookline Invites Community Members To Veterans Day Commemoration Ceremony

Town Administrator Mel Klecker and Brookline Veterans' Services Director William T. McGroarty wish to invite community members to the Town of Brookline's annual Veterans...

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...

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...

Merry Christmas

We wish you a Christmas marked by steadfast rejection to hatred. Let us face the grave challenges of anti-Semitism and the dangerous development of...
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...

“Tech Buddies” Program To Supply Low-Income Seniors With Tablets And Internet...

Town Administrator Mel Klecker and Fire Chief and Emergency Management Director John F. Sullivan would like to share that the Town of Brookline is...

Brookline Office Of Diversity, Inclusion And Community Relations Invites Community To...

The Brookline MLK Celebration Committee and the Office of Diversity, Inclusion, and Community Relations (ODICR) invites the community to the "Conflicting Voices of Liberty and...

Modern Educayshun

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Brookline Department Of Public Health Recognized By NACCHO

Town Administrator Mel Kleckner and Health Commissioner Dr. Swannie Jett are pleased to announce that the Brookline Department of Public Health was recognized by...

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...

Happy 4th Of July

July 04, 1776Independence Day in America We celebrate the day we declared independence from Britain, long preceding the day we actually attained it. That’s badass. Neil deGrasse...

Braintree Police Officer Jay St. Ives Receives Commendation For Crisis Intervention,...

Chief Mark Dubois is pleased to announce that Braintree Police Officer Jay St. Ives has been recognized by the Norfolk County Crisis Intervention Team...

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 Celebrates Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.: Preacher, Activist, Nobel...

Join together to honor the values and life of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. as the community of Brookline marks the 60th anniversary...

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...

Town Of Brookline Provides Update On American Rescue Plan Funding Process...

Co-Chairs Miriam Aschkenasy and John VanScoyoc announce that the committee charged with making recommendations on how millions in federal aid is spent to benefit...

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,...

We The People (And Corporations)

Where is it written in our Constitution that Corporations have the same rights as “we the people”? Yet, our Supreme Court has ruled it to...

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...

Brookline Community Invited To Share Memories With Park Stories Project

Town Administrator Mel Kleckner, Department of Public Works Commissioner Erin Chute Gallentine and Director of Parks and Open Space Alexandra Vecchio are excited to...

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...

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...

The ENTIRE George Floyd Bodycam Footage

What exactly was sold to us, and why did we buy it? https://youtu.be/N4jEUKiKvHY https://youtu.be/XkEGGLu_fNU