9 hours ago

RIP, Lena Bruce.

RIP, Lena Bruce.

    South End Cold Case: Lena Bruce's Murderer To Get Life
    BOSTON, MA - More than 25 years after Lena Bruce was sexually assaulted and murdered in her South End apartment, a Suffolk Superior Court jury convicted the man whose DNA profile matched the one in evidence recovered from the crime scene, District Attorney Daniel F. Conley said.
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12 hours ago

A scary story to share this flu season. "If y...

A scary story to share this flu season. "If you feel sick, go to the doctor," the woman's aunt warns. (via Phoenix Patch)

    Young Phoenix Mom Dies 2 Days After Flu Diagnosis
    PHOENIX, AZ - Two days after she got the flu, 20-year-old Alani "Joie" Murrieta, of Phoenix, was dead. Always a healthy woman, she took the doses of antiviral medication prescribed by a doctor and figured she'd get over it, as her two children and several others in her family had.
    https://patch.com

13 hours ago

Religion Notes

At Mars Hill Fellowship ChurchAmos A. Lawrence School, 27 Francis St., Brookline, marshillfellowshipchurch.com.Pre-service prayer: 10: 45 a.m.; Worship: 11 a.m. Sundays.Congregation Mishkan Tefila384 Harvard St., Brookline617-332-7770; info@MishkanTefila.org; MishkanTefila.org.Shabbat Services: Fridays at 6 p.m.; Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.Congregation Mishkan Tefila is the oldest Conservative synagogue in New [...]

    Religion Notes
    At Mars Hill Fellowship ChurchAmos A. Lawrence School, 27 Francis St., Brookline, marshillfellowshipchurch.com.Pre-service prayer: 10: 45 a.m.; Worship: 11 a.m. Sundays.Congregation Mishkan Tefila384 Harvard St., Brookline617-332-7770; info@MishkanTefila.org; MishkanTefila.org.Shabbat Services: Fridays at 6 p.m.; Saturdays at 9:30 a.m.Congregation Mishkan Tefila is the oldest Conservative synagogue in New England.
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13 hours ago

Boomers and Beyond

The following programs will take place at the Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester St. For information, call 617-730-2770 or brooklineseniorcenter.org.December spotlighted volunteer opportunities: This month’s spotlighted opportunities include: Food Commodity Program on third Wednesday of each month – Russian and Chinese interpreters morning and afternoon shifts and people able to help with phone calls and/or lifting 30-35 pounds in the [...]

    Boomers and Beyond
    The following programs will take place at the Brookline Senior Center, 93 Winchester St.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

13 hours ago

SPECIAL REPORT: What more liquor licenses could mean for Brookline

Out of liquor licenses to pass out, and hoping to ensure a thriving commercial scene, Brookline is seeking additional liquor licenses from the state. On Nov. 14 Town Meeting Members authorized the Select Board to petition the state for 40 additional liquor licenses. With 54 licenses for all kinds of liquor and 19 wine and [...]

    SPECIAL REPORT: What more liquor licenses could mean for Brookline
    Out of liquor licenses to pass out, and hoping to ensure a thriving commercial scene, Brookline is seeking additional liquor licenses from the state. On Nov. 14 Town Meeting Members authorized the Select Board to petition the state for 40 additional liquor licenses.
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13 hours ago

Brookline educational honors

Giovana Coelho of Chestnut Hill is traveling during winter break on a Union College mini term.Coelho, a member of the Class of 2018 majoring in psychology and Spanish and Hispanic studies, is completing the Mexican-American Border Mini Term, traveling from California, through Arizona, New Mexico and Texas to experience the history and culture of life along the border.Chestnut Hill students Nathaniel Stefanon and Patrick Mogan were named to the honor roll for the first [...]

    Brookline educational honors
    Giovana Coelho of Chestnut Hill is traveling during winter break on a Union College mini term.Coelho, a member of the Class of 2018 majoring in psychology and Spanish and Hispanic studies, is completing the Mexican-American Border Mini Term, traveling from California, through Arizona, New Mexico and Texas to experience the history and culture of life along the border.Chestnut Hill students Nathaniel Stefanon and Patrick Mogan were named to the honor roll for the first marking period of the 2017-
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13 hours ago

Around Brookline

UpcomingThursday, Dec. 14Legal Vitamins for Entrepreneurs: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Dec. 14, The Village Works, 202 Washington St., Brookline. Free. For information or to register: http://bit.ly/2iZTQDv. An interactive workshop designed to help business owners understand the preventative steps they can take to avoid legal problems in the future.Saturday, Dec. 16First Time Home Buyer Seminar: 10 a.m.-noon, Unlimited Sotheby’s [...]

    Around Brookline
    UpcomingThursday, Dec. 14Legal Vitamins for Entrepreneurs: 12:30-1:30 p.m. Dec. 14, The Village Works, 202 Washington St., Brookline. Free. For information or to register: http://bit.ly/2iZTQDv. An interactive workshop designed to help business owners understand the preventative steps they can take to avoid legal problems in the future.Saturday, Dec.
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13 hours ago

Brookline resident spurs effort to honor dead in Waltham's forgotten cemetery

While walking through Waltham’s Beaver Brook reservation on a class trip, Brookline resident Hodaya Propp noted the unkempt and deteriorating conditions at the MetFern cemetery. Many of the stones marking the graves of hundreds of Metropolitan State Hospital and the Walter E. Fernald Developmental Center residents were toppled from their foundations. Many were broken or sinking into the ground. And, most shocking to the Gann Academy student, was that the vast majority of the stones [...]

    Brookline resident spurs effort to honor dead in Waltham's forgotten cemetery
    While walking through Waltham's Beaver Brook reservation on a class trip, Brookline resident Hodaya Propp noted the unkempt and deteriorating conditions at the MetFern cemetery. Many of the stones marking the graves of hundreds of Metropolitan State Hospital and the Walter E. Fernald Developmental Center residents were toppled from their foundations.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

14 hours ago

A McDisaster at a Massachusetts McDonald's.

A McDisaster at a Massachusetts McDonald's.

    McProblem In Restaurant Playground: Kid Gets Stuck While Playing
    SPENCER, MA-A little playtime and possibly a Happy Meal turned out to be a harrowing experience that brought in the fire department and special equipment to free a girl from a McDonald's Playland. Firefighters responded around 8 p.m.
    https://patch.com

15 hours ago

Don't shoot the messenger.

Don't shoot the messenger.

    MA Weather: More Snow Coming Tomorrow
    Have you heard the rumors of more snow coming? We are here to confirm them, but also allay fears of another sizable storm. Tuesday is expected to bring more snow and muck up the morning commute, but a significant amount of build-up isn't in the cards right now - depending on where you are.
    https://patch.com

15 hours ago

Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 12-11-17

Check out First Snow and other great reader photos by following wickedlocalpix on Instagram. Your amazing image could be our next Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day. Email pictures with captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com

    Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 12-11-17
    Check out First Snow and other great reader photos by following wickedlocalpix on Instagram. Your amazing image could be our next Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day. Email pictures with captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com We're always asking our readers to share their photos with us.
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16 hours ago

Should she be able to keep this $1.4 million ...

Should she be able to keep this $1.4 million home?

    Wife Of Convicted NECC Exec Appeals To Keep Wrentham Home
    WRENTHAM, MA - The wife of convicted pharmacy executive Barry Cadden is seeking to block the forfeiture of the couple's $1.4 million Wrentham home. Lisa Cadden and her children are petitioning a U.S. District Court judge to allow them to hold on to the house, as well as a $1.5 million trust fund, $26,000 in diamonds and other assets, according to the Boston Herald.
    https://patch.com

18 hours ago

STATE HOUSE ROUNDUP -- A week that was far from ordinary

A recap and analysis of the week in state government.There's no vacancy in the Senate presidency, but there is a vacuum.That's in no way meant to disrespect Harriette Chandler of Worcester, an eminently substantial and respectable choice to serve as acting president, whose selection constituted the opening act of an unparalleled weeklong drama on Beacon Hill.But her very designation as acting, and her declaration that she definitely will not be the next Senate [...]

    STATE HOUSE ROUNDUP -- A week that was far from ordinary
    A recap and analysis of the week in state government.There's no vacancy in the Senate presidency, but there is a vacuum.That's in no way meant to disrespect Harriette Chandler of Worcester, an eminently substantial and respectable choice to serve as acting president, whose selection constituted the opening act of an unparalleled weeklong drama on Beacon Hill.But her very designation as acting, and her declaration that she definitely will not be the next Senate president, leaves the New Not
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20 hours ago

The 2016 All-Star was arrested Friday night n...

The 2016 All-Star was arrested Friday night near his Tennessee home.

    Red Sox All-Star Arrested, Charged With Domestic Violence
    BOSTON, MA - Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright faces two charges related to domestic violence after an incident with his wife Friday night in Tennessee. Police records show Wright was arrested at 9:25 p.m. outside his Tennessee home and charged with domestic assault and prevention of a 911 call.
    https://patch.com

32 hours ago

"This cursed dress pulled me into a life of m...

"This cursed dress pulled me into a life of misery, despair, and spending too much on an ungrateful spouse. It is in need of a good cleaning and an exorcism. Seriously." (via Toms River Patch)

    'Cursed' Dress Turns Tears To Joyful Giving For Toms River Woman
    TOMS RIVER, NJ - Daria Buck says she was just looking to shake off the sadness when she posted her wedding dress for sale in a Facebook forum a week ago. "I was meeting with the divorce lawyer the next day," Buck, 37, of Toms River, said.
    https://patch.com

35 hours ago

They've worked so hard to make Santa's "Nice"...

They've worked so hard to make Santa's "Nice" list this year — spoil them with one of these over-the-top finds. (via Patch Deals)

    Holiday Gift Guide 2017: Best Splurge Gifts
    Everyone deserves to be treated from time to time, and what better occasion to spoil your loved ones than during the holiday season? Although these items can be a bit pricey, gifts like dermatologist-recommended silk pillowcases, state-of-the-art laser projectors and designer sunglasses will be worth the splurge and have your loved ones living a little more luxuriously.
    https://patch.com

37 hours ago

A Boston financial advisor's inventive progra...

A Boston financial advisor's inventive program guides clients out of public housing and into home-ownership.

    The Plan That's Helping Working Families Afford to Buy Homes
    A lightbulb started to go off for Sherry Riva while working in a crowded women's shelter. Every time she helped someone get on her feet financially, Riva realized that the woman was still "a paycheck away from being back on our doorstep." There was no public support in place to break the cycle.
    https://patch.com

39 hours ago

Our first snowfall was generally in line with...

Our first snowfall was generally in line with what was expected.

    MA Snowfall Totals Town-By-Town
    The first snow of the season didn't disappoint. While it took some time for forecasters to nail a final prediction, the snowfall totals ended up being pretty much in line with what was expected. Many towns around Massachusetts saw between 4-6 inches, with almost no snow on the Cape.
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2 days ago

Before you yell #FakeNews, we promise these r...

Before you yell #FakeNews, we promise these really (well, allegedly) happened this week across Mass.

    Landscapers Fight · Suspect Tased Twice · Teen Car Heist: MA PD
    Massachusetts police agencies faced another busy week to start December, responding to incidents allegedly involving a landscaper brawl, a drunk Cape Cod man who attacked officers, Brockton teens who stole a car, and unfortunately a lot more. The landscaper incident happened in Brookline, where police said they arrested a 23-year-old landscaper for attacking another landscaper with a weed whacker.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

It's up to a possible 8 inches in many towns ...

It's up to a possible 8 inches in many towns now.

    MA Weather: Updated Snow Totals Town-By-Town
    If it's not already snowing where you are, just give it a little longer. Accumulating snow should begin between noon-1 p.m. across Massachusetts, resulting in as many as 8 inches, the National Weather Service said Saturday morning.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Next time your favorite nomad hits the road (...

Next time your favorite nomad hits the road (or air) in style, they'll have you to thank. (via Patch Deals)

    Holiday 2017: Best Gifts For Travelers
    Searching for some useful gifts and handy gadgets for the jet-setter in your life? Well, you've come to the right place! Whether they're backpacking through Europe, driving cross-country or vacationing in the tropics, these convenient gifts will be greatly appreciated by globetrotting friends and family.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

This weekend shuttle service...

This weekend shuttle service...

    MBTA: No Green D-Line Service For 3 Weekends For Tree Work
    NEWTON, MA - If you're planning on riding the Green Line this weekend... or next... or the next, take note: the D-Line won't be running on some stretches as it will be replaced by shuttles. So plan ahead.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

A man who beat a woman so badly in a motel th...

A man who beat a woman so badly in a motel that she had to undergo life-saving cranial surgery was found guilty on a litany of charges related to a string of domestic assaults.

    Billerica Man Convicted In String Of Tewksbury, Lowell Assaults
    TEWKSBURY, MA -- A Billerica man who beat a woman so badly in a Tewksbury motel that she had to undergo life-saving cranial surgery was found guilty Thursday on a litany of charges related to a string of four domestic assaults that took place between 2011 and 2015 in Tewksbury and Lowell.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

The nature of the allegations against the hos...

The nature of the allegations against the host of the nationally syndicated "On Point" were not revealed.

    WBUR'S Tom Ashbrook On Leave Due To Allegations
    BOSTON, MA - Tom Ashbrook, the WBUR voice who hosts the nationally syndicated "On Point" public radio show, has been put on leave due to the allegations made against him. The nature of the allegations were not specified, and where they came from was not revealed.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

GateHouse Media lined up to purchase Boston Herald

Boston Herald Publisher Patrick J. Purcell announced today that the media company with its flagship Boston Herald tabloid has reached an agreement with GateHouse Media, LLC for them to acquire the company's operational assets. The purchase is subject to court approval.

    GateHouse Media lined up to purchase Boston Herald
    Boston Herald Publisher Patrick J. Purcell announced today that the media company with its flagship Boston Herald tabloid has reached an agreement with GateHouse Media, LLC for them to acquire the company's operational assets. The purchase is subject to court approval.
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3 days ago

ACCUWEATHER: Snowstorm to blanket DC to Boston; Roads to turn slushy, snow-covered

A storm with snow will make for slushy and snow-covered roads in much of New England and in coastal areas of the mid-Atlantic during the first part of this weekend.The storm will take a northward turn and track close enough to the Atlantic coast to throw moisture in the form of snow over the Interstate 95 corridor. This is the same storm that has been producing snow from Texas to North Carolina into Friday.Snow will ramp up over parts of Virginia on Friday, before [...]

    ACCUWEATHER: Snowstorm to blanket DC to Boston; Roads to turn slushy, snow-covered
    A storm with snow will make for slushy and snow-covered roads in much of New England and in coastal areas of the mid-Atlantic during the first part of this weekend. The storm will take a northward turn and track close enough to the Atlantic coast to throw moisture in the form of snow over the Interstate 95 corridor.
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3 days ago

BREAKING: Gatehouse Media has bought The Bost...

BREAKING: Gatehouse Media has bought The Boston Herald.

    Boston Herald Sells To Gatehouse Media For $4.5 Million
    BOSTON, MA - The Boston Herald declared bankruptcy and sold to Gatehouse Media, Pat Purcell, the president and publisher of the newspaper, announced to the newsroom today, according to journalists who were there. Layoffs are expected.
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3 days ago

Library events: Dec. 14–28

Visit http://brooklinelibrary.org for more information. All libraries in Brookline will be closed Dec. 24, 25 and January 1.Video Game Design WorkshopGo from gamer to designer. Kids love playing video games, but they have even more fun playing games designed by them and their friends! Video Game Design encompasses storytelling, pixel art, and object-oriented programming, all through a user-friendly, 2D game design platform. Our non-violence policy [...]

    Library events: Dec. 14-28
    Visit http://brooklinelibrary.org for more information. All libraries in Brookline will be closed Dec. 24, 25 and January 1.Video Game Design WorkshopGo from gamer to designer. Kids love playing video games, but they have even more fun playing games designed by them and their friends!
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3 days ago

The numbers are now going as high as 7-8 inch...

The numbers are now going as high as 7-8 inches. See how much snow you'll be getting and when to expect it.

    MA Weather Outlook: Winter Weather Advisory As Storm Readies
    The possibility of significant snowfall this weekend is becoming more and more a probability. The question has gone from "Will it snow?" to "How much?" And just like that, winter is upon us. Here's the important stuff to know about this weekend's storm: The National Weather Service put a winter weather advisory for all of Massachusetts outside of the Cape, where a hazardous weather outlook remains.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

With flex spending, it's use it or lose it for some

For many consumers with flexible spending accounts, the end of the year is use-it-or-lose-it time.

    With flex spending, it's use it or lose it for some
    For many consumers with flexible spending accounts, the end of the year is use-it-or-lose-it time. For many consumers with flexible spending accounts, the end of the year is use-it-or-lose-it time. "At the end of the year, there is a significant rush for people to spend down their FSA dollars," said Nick Severino, director of marketing for the Chicago-based Flexible Benefit Service Corp.
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3 days ago

Flu season hits Massachusetts early

Flu season arrived early this year and, for some, may put a damper on the holidays.

    Flu season hits Massachusetts early
    Flu season arrived early this year and, for some, may put a damper on the holidays. Flu season arrived early this year and, for some, may put a damper on the holidays. "This is the earliest I've seen since 2003-04," said Dr. Alfred DeMaria, medical director for the state Department of Public Health's Bureau of Infectious Disease Prevention.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

3 days ago

Vaping, more common than smoking among teens, comes under scrutiny

As e-cigarettes become increasingly popular among young people, they are beginning to come under heightened scrutiny.

    Vaping, more common than smoking among teens, comes under scrutiny
    As e-cigarettes become increasingly popular among young people, they are beginning to come under heightened scrutiny. As e-cigarettes become increasingly popular among young people, they are beginning to come under heightened scrutiny. "A lot of kids don't understand these are dangerous products and contain nicotine," said Marc Hymovitz, director of government relations for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network of Massachusetts.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

3 days ago

BREAKING: Joyce has been charged in a federal...

BREAKING: Joyce has been charged in a federal indictment.

    Former State Sen. Brian Joyce Arrested, Faces Federal Charges
    BEACON HILL, MA - Former state senator Brian Joyce was arrested and charged in a federal indictment Friday, according to the U.S. Attorney's office. A federal grand jury has been investigating whether he used his position for personal gain, the Boston Globe reported. Joyce's Canton law office was raided by the IRS and FBI last year.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

How much snow are you likely to see Saturday?

It's way early to talk about a White Christmas, but it's definitely shaping up as a white weekend. Scroll down for the latest town-by-town predictions.Snow showers are expected early Saturday morning, picking up after noon and continuing overnight. The National Weather has issued a winter weather advisory for 4 a.m. Saturday through 7 a.m. Sunday. [...]

    How much snow are you likely to see Saturday?
    It's way early to talk about a White Christmas, but it's definitely shaping up as a white weekend. Scroll down for the latest town-by-town predictions. Snow showers are expected early Saturday morning, picking up after noon and continuing overnight. The National Weather has issued a winter weather advisory for 4 a.m.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

4 days ago

Steal these recipes for yourself and thank us...

Steal these recipes for yourself and thank us later.

    Foodies Dish On Their Easiest Christmas Recipes Of All Time
    Every cook needs a go-to recipe in their back pocket come the holiday season, whether it's a delicious cookie recipe or a killer main course. That's why we asked foodies around the country for their own holiday specialties.
    https://patch.com

4 days ago

How much snow are you likely to see Saturday?

It's way early to talk about a White Christmas, but it's definitely shaping up as a white weekend. Scroll down for the latest town-by-town predictions.Snow showers are expected early Saturday morning, picking up after noon and continuing overnight. Accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are likely, with the higher amounts inland. [...]

    How much snow are you likely to see Saturday?
    It's way early to talk about a White Christmas, but it's definitely shaping up as a white weekend. Scroll down for the latest town-by-town predictions. Snow showers are expected early Saturday morning, picking up after noon and continuing overnight. Accumulations of 3 to 6 inches are likely, with the higher amounts inland.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

4 days ago

Village Smokehouse owner found not guilty in arson case

After two weeks at court, the arson case against Brookline resident Alan Kaplan has come to an end. On Nov. 4 a jury found Kaplan, owner of the former Village Smokehouse in Brookline Village, not guilty of arson charges related to a 2013 fire the destroyed a Spooner Road property. The verdict ended four years of turmoil for Kaplan. “It’s been an awful four and a [...]

    Village Smokehouse owner found not guilty in arson case
    After two weeks at court, the arson case against Brookline resident Alan Kaplan has come to an end. On Nov. 4 a jury found Kaplan, owner of the former Village Smokehouse in Brookline Village, not guilty of arson charges related to a 2013 fire the destroyed a Spooner Road property.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

4 days ago

Over the years, DiBiaso was popular in 02149,...

Over the years, DiBiaso was popular in 02149, not so much elsewhere. But there were some memories along the way.

    Last Call For Everett's John DiBiaso
    Fans of the Everett High School football team have a passion for all things Crimson like no other city in Massachusetts. So when coach John DiBiaso announced his retirement Wednesday, less than a week after winning his second straight MIAA Super Bowl at Gillette Stadium, there were probably a few tears shed in the community of more than 46,000 people on the outskirts of Boston.
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4 days ago

FBI, Brookline detectives investigating cyber attack on the town's Treasury

The FBI and Brookline Police detectives are investigating a sophisticated cyber scam that targeted funds from the town’s Treasury. In the scam, known as a Business E-Mail Compromise scam (BEC) took place in late November, according to a written statement from Town Administrator Mel Kleckner.According to the FBI’s website, a BEC targets companies that [...]

    FBI, Brookline detectives investigating cyber attack on the town's Treasury
    The FBI and Brookline Police detectives are investigating a sophisticated cyber scam that targeted funds from the town's Treasury. In the scam, known as a Business E-Mail Compromise scam (BEC) took place in late November, according to a written statement from Town Administrator Mel Kleckner.According to the FBI's website, a BEC targets companies that regularly perform wire transfers as well as businesses that work with foreign suppliers.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

4 days ago

The forecast took a sharp turn, and it looks ...

The forecast took a sharp turn, and it looks like our first snow this weekend could be substantial.

    MA Weather Outlook: 6+ Inches Possible As Snowstorm More Likely
    That didn't take long. Updated forecasts released Thursday morning are now warning of at least 4 inches of snow across Eastern Massachusetts Saturday night, with the high-end forecasts calling for as much as 6+ inches. Oh, and a hazardous weather outlook has already been issued in advance of the weekend.
    https://patch.com

4 days ago

The Friends of the Brookline Library are havi...

The Friends of the Brookline Library are having their annual holiday book sale! THIS weekend.

    Friends of the Brookline Library's Annual Holiday Used Book Sale
    Thursday December 7 2017: It's that time of year for the Friends of the Brookline Library's Annual Holiday Used Book Sale. On Sunday,...
    https://patch.com

4 days ago

Here's how the numbers break down in Massachu...

Here's how the numbers break down in Massachusetts.

    Homelessness Rose In America For First Time Since 2010
    For the first time since 2010, homelessness in the U.S climbed over the previous year, and the increase was largely attributed to a massive spike in homelessness in California, according to new figures from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. HUD released the data estimates on Wednesday as part of its yearly Point in Time count.
    https://patch.com

4 days ago

Brookline Patch shared their post.

And members of the Brookline Advisory board said they didn't know anything about this...

    Brookline Town Hall Targeted By Scammers, FBI Involved Now
    BROOKLINE, MA - The Town of Brookline is working with the FBI after the town was the target of a sophisticated cyber scam late last month that was designed to access funds from the Town's Treasury, according to town officials.
    https://patch.com

4 days ago

12-07-2017

On 12-07-2017 , while  conducting traffic enforcement at the intersection of High St. and Boylston St. Officers were approached by a citizen to report suspicious activity. The citizen reported  that a...

    12-07-2017
    On 12-07-2017 , while conducting traffic enforcement at the intersection of High St. and Boylston St. Officers were approached by a citizen to report suspicious activity. The citizen reported that a man exited a car carrying a large black hand gun in his hand and was walking towards on Webster Street.
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5 days ago

One young man is dead and two more are seriou...

One young man is dead and two more are seriously injured, police said.

    Mission Hill Triple-Shooting: 1 Dead
    Three young men were shot, one of them fatally, in Mission Hill Wednesday night. The other two victims are in critical or serious condition, Police Commission William Evans told reporters, according to multiple outlets. The shootings occurred shortly before 8 p.m. near the Roxbury Crossing MBTA station. Patch will update this story.
    https://patch.com

5 days ago

This is devastating. (via Los Angeles Patch)

This is devastating. (via Los Angeles Patch)

    Watch: Horse Runs For Its Life From CA Fire
    LOS ANGELES, CA -- A video of a horse fleeing from a California wildfire has surfaced on the Internet, showing viewers the impact of just one of the fires raging through the region. The horse is seen running to save its life from the Creek Fire, a wildfire burning in Los Angeles County that has scorched 11,000 acres as of Wednesday morning.
    https://patch.com

5 days ago

The chain once had more than 100 locations.

The chain once had more than 100 locations.

    Salem Restaurant Abruptly Closes Under Mysterious Circumstances
    SALEM, MA -- Victoria Station and Vic's Boathouse closed abruptly Wednesday. A sign on the door said the space on Pickering Wharf had been vacated by court order. The restaurant was one of 17 participating in Salem Restaurant Week and had updated its Facebook page on Tuesday with additions to its entertainment schedule, suggesting the closure was sudden and unexpected.
    https://patch.com

5 days ago

In case you missed this today in Brookline. A...

In case you missed this today in Brookline. A scam that, had it worked, could have caused some damage.

    Brookline Town Hall Targeted By Scammers, FBI Involved Now
    BROOKLINE, MA - The Town of Brookline is working with the FBI after the town was the target of a sophisticated cyber scam late last month that was designed to access funds from the Town's Treasury, according to town officials.
    https://patch.com

5 days ago

The forecasts vary from a light dusting to a ...

The forecasts vary from a light dusting to a 'blanketing' of heavy snow.

    MA Weather Forecast: First Snow On Tap As 2 Storms Threaten
    Meteorologists have been eyeing this weekend as a possibility for the first real snowfall of the season. Forecasters are now warning of back-to-back storms that could threaten Southern New England, with two unlikely scenarios showing Boston blanketed in heavy snow.
    https://patch.com

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