5 hours ago

Board of Appeals Public Hearing, 6th Fl Select Board's Hearing Room

7:00PM           1 Wellington Terrace            2018-000018  

    Board of Appeals Public Hearing, 6th Fl Select Board's Hearing Room
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

10 hours ago

This sustainable cabin is so far off the grid...

This sustainable cabin is so far off the grid no one will find you — or take your food. (via Anchorage Patch)

    Alaska Doomsday Cabin Perfect To Wait Out The End Of Days
    We're not saying the world is ending soon, though end-of-days predictions do loom large, whether because nuclear scientists moved the doomsday clock ahead 30 seconds or something the French physician, astrologer and seer Nostradamus supposedly predicted during the Medieval period.
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10 hours ago

Ohio student who shot self dies; motive remains unclear

Keith Simons died of what police said was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

    Ohio student who shot self dies; motive remains unclear
    Keith Simons died of what police said was a self-inflicted gunshot wound. JACKSON TOWNSHIP, Ohio - A 13-year-old Jackson Memorial Middle School student died Wednesday afternoon at Akron Children's Hospital, according to the Summit County Medical Examiner. Keith Simons died of what police said was a self-inflicted gunshot wound.
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12 hours ago

Maybe they'll get it right someday...

Maybe they'll get it right someday...

    Red Line Train Derails; Service Still Suspended
    Service remains suspended on a section of the Red Line following a derailment Wednesday morning. Officials said the back car of a six-car northbound train derailed on its way to Andrew Station at about 9:30 a.m. The train then "re-railed" itself as it entered Andrew Station, allowing passengers to get off safely but sending smoke through the station.
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14 hours ago

Transportation Documents

Cypress Street at Rice Street and Kendall Street

Cypress Street at Walnut Street

High Street at Cypress Street

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Aspinwall Avenue at Kent Street

Beacon Street at Harvard Street

Beacon Street at Kent and Powell Streets

Beacon Street at Lancaster Terrace

Beacon Street at St Paul Street

Beacon Street at Washington Street

Beacon Street at Winchester Street

Boylston Street at Washington Street and High Street

Chestnut Hill Avenue at Dean Road

Eliot Street at Ackers Avenue

Grove Street at Beverly Road and Russett Road

Grove Street at South Street and Walnut Hill Road

Harvard Street at Babcock Street

Harvard Street at Fuller Street

Harvard Street at School Street and Aspinwall Avenue

Harvard Street at Stedman Street and Williams Street

Harvard Street at Verndale Street

Kent Street at Longwood Avenue

St. Paul Street at Freeman Street

Washington Street at School Street and Cypress Street

Williams Street at Centre Street

    Transportation Documents | Brookline, MA - Official Website
    View information concerning the transportation board, rules and regulations, safety improvement plans, and more.
    http://www.brooklinema.gov

15 hours ago

See which school systems are the safest in th...

See which school systems are the safest in the Bay State.

    100 Safest School Districts In Massachusetts: Niche
    How safe is your child's school? Recent national events have put student safety at the forefront, and one website has revealed which Massachusetts school districts rank highest in this category. Niche.com released its list of the Safest School Districts for 2018. The list was created using information from the U.S.
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16 hours ago

Recycling Corner: Who are these people?

Have you ever wondered: “Who are these people who volunteer for the Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC)?” Since trash and recycling are part of everyday life, you might as well know who is advising the Select Board. Right? Can you match the name with the description? Answers below. 1. Deane Coady2. Mary Litterst3. Kathleen O’Connell4. Clint Richmond5. Susan Rittling6. John Shreffler7. John [...]

    Recycling Corner: Who are these people?
    Have you ever wondered: "Who are these people who volunteer for the Solid Waste Advisory Committee (SWAC)?" Since trash and recycling are part of everyday life, you might as well know who is advising the Select Board. Right? Can you match the name with the description? Answers below. 1. Deane Coady2.
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16 hours ago

Commentary: Two proposals for the town’s budget problem and improving education

Pretty much every government, at every level, is facing rising costs, budget shortfalls and difficulty meeting education standards. And if you had asked the Override Study Committee in 2014 what they could do about them, they didn’t have much confidence, saying “there is little that Brookline can do about the state of the economy.”The fact that they’ve submitted to this line of defeatist policy-making, however, doesn’t actually mean the only way to [...]

    Commentary: Two proposals for the town's budget problem and improving education
    Pretty much every government, at every level, is facing rising costs, budget shortfalls and difficulty meeting education standards.
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16 hours ago

Medical visionary, Harlem Renaissance writer among famed black Brookline residents

Dr. Cornelius N. GarlandFounder of Plymouth Hospital and Nurses Training School, Dr. Cornelius N. Garland was a visionary and a Brookline resident. Garland opened the small bi-racial hospital in the early 1900s, with the intention of expanding it to serve the area’s African-American community.The hospital and training school, Garland believed, would fill a gap in the medicine world. At the time, hospitals and medical centers would not [...]

    Medical visionary, Harlem Renaissance writer among famed black Brookline residents
    Dr. Cornelius N. GarlandFounder of Plymouth Hospital and Nurses Training School, Dr. Cornelius N. Garland was a visionary and a Brookline resident. Garland opened the small bi-racial hospital in the early 1900s, with the intention of expanding it to serve the area's African-American community.The hospital and training school, Garland believed, would fill a gap in the medicine world.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

18 hours ago

File this under "Only In New England."

File this under "Only In New England."

    Snow Thursday In Dramatic Weather Shift
    Get outside today. It's expected to be an unprecedented second consecutive February day with 70-degree weather. Oh, and it's probably going to snow tomorrow. That's right, in an all-time New England weather twist, much of Massachusetts will be going from back-to-back days of record-setting heat to sleet and snow.
    https://patch.com

18 hours ago

OLYMPIC UPDATE: U.S women's hockey shooting for gold tonight

Men's team falls to Czech Republic in shootout

    OLYMPIC UPDATE: U.S women's hockey shooting for gold tonight
    Men's team falls to Czech Republic in shootout The XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea are coming to a crescendo with some of the most popular events - including ladies figure skating and medal matches for men's and women's ice hockey - playing out this week.
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21 hours ago

ACCUWEATHER: Don't put your shovel away just yet...

Cold air may yield March snowstorms in Northeast

    ACCUWEATHER: Don't put your shovel away just yet...
    Cold air may yield March snowstorms in Northeast An upcoming change for early March will bring a return of colder weather, but will it yield bigger storms for the northeastern United States? Following record-challenging warmth during the middle of this week, alternating waves of cool and mild air will take turns through the end of February in the East.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

21 hours ago

Brookline Select Board focuses on ninth school options

Faced with more than 20 options for alternative ninth school sites, Brookline is close to wrapping up the first phase of site studies. On Feb. 20, the Select Board voted to have HMFH Architects gather more information on three options at Baker, Pine Manor College and a 4.5-acre town-owned parcel at Putterham. This vote did not mean that these three are the final options for the ninth school and the other options are out of the running. Rather, the question before the [...]

    Brookline Select Board focuses on ninth school options
    Faced with more than 20 options for alternative ninth school sites, Brookline is close to wrapping up the first phase of site studies. On Feb. 20, the Select Board voted to have HMFH Architects gather more information on three options at Baker, Pine Manor College and a 4.5-acre town-owned parcel at Putterham.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

28 hours ago

OLYMPIC UPDATE: U.S. men's and women's hockey shooting for gold

The XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea are coming to a crescendo with some of the most popular events — including ladies figure skating and medal matches for men's and women's ice hockey — playing out this week.Speaking of medals, Team USA has won 12 of them so far – five gold, three silver and four bronze.Both the U.S. men’s and women’s hockey teams are looking to add to the gold medal count before the week is out. [...]

    OLYMPIC UPDATE: U.S. men's and women's hockey shooting for gold
    The XXIII Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang, South Korea are coming to a crescendo with some of the most popular events - including ladies figure skating and medal matches for men's and women's ice hockey - playing out this week. Speaking of medals, Team USA has won 12 of them so far - five gold, three silver and four bronze.
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33 hours ago

Frustrated owner of AR-15 grabs the assault w...

Frustrated owner of AR-15 grabs the assault weapon and then takes out his anger in a wholly unique way. (via Mid-Hudson Valley Patch)

    Gun Owner Outraged By Mass Killings Cuts Up His AR-15 (Video)
    SCOTCHTOWN, NY - Scott Pappalardo, has owned his AR-15 assault-style rifle for more than three decades. The Scotchtown, New York, man is a staunch supporter of the Second Amendment. He owns multiple guns and even has a tattoo of a rifle with a banner that reads "the right to keep and bear arms" on his arm.
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34 hours ago

Brookline History: a medical visionary and a Harlem Renaissance writer

Dr. Cornelius N. GarlandFounder of Plymouth Hospital and Nurses Training School, Dr. Cornelius N. Garland was a visionary and a Brookline resident. Garland opened the small bi-racial hospital in the early 1900s, with the intention of expanding it to serve the area’s African American community.The hospital and training school, Garland believed, would fill a gap in the medicine world. At the time, hospitals and medical centers would not hire or [...]

    Brookline History: a medical visionary and a Harlem Renaissance writer
    Dr. Cornelius N. GarlandFounder of Plymouth Hospital and Nurses Training School, Dr. Cornelius N. Garland was a visionary and a Brookline resident. Garland opened the small bi-racial hospital in the early 1900s, with the intention of expanding it to serve the area's African American community.The hospital and training school, Garland believed, would fill a gap in the medicine world.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

35 hours ago

POLL: Schools still coping with gun incidents, protests, threats

Student shoots self in Ohio; North Carolina students walk out; Florida school locked down; officials propose solutions

    POLL: Schools still coping with gun incidents, protests, threats
    Student shoots self in Ohio; North Carolina students walk out; Florida school locked down; officials propose solutions Schools across the country continued to deal with gun-related incidents and protests Tuesday, almost a week after 17 students were killed in a Parklad, Fla., shooting.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

36 hours ago

Brookline's first Japanese tea house comes to Coolidge Corner

Its doors may open onto Harvard Street, but step inside Gen Sou En and you’re transportd to a world steeped in years of Japanese tea tradition.Open this week, Gen Sou En is Brookline’s first Japanese tea house and it has a lot to offer.Pronounced with a hard “g” “Gen “So” “N” roughly translates to farm to cup. It reflects the menu, which covers breakfast, [...]

    Brookline's first Japanese tea house comes to Coolidge Corner
    Its doors may open onto Harvard Street, but step inside Gen Sou En and you're transportd to a world steeped in years of Japanese tea tradition.Open this week, Gen Sou En is Brookline's first Japanese tea house and it has a lot to offer.Pronounced with a hard "g" "Gen "So" "N" roughly translates to farm to cup.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

38 hours ago

Record-tying temps today, record-shattering t...

Record-tying temps today, record-shattering temps tomorrow!

    MA Weather Forecast: Heat Records Falling Today, Tomorrow
    If it feels warmer than usual out there, you aren't wrong. In fact, it's almost warmer than it's ever been on any given Feb. 20. Tuesday's temperature in Boston broke an 88-year record, the National Weather Service said. The thermometer read 69 degrees shortly before 3 p.m.
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39 hours ago

Wicked Local Reader Photo of the Day, 2-20-18

Check out Fly Me to the Moon 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, 2-20-18
    Check out Fly Me to the Moon 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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40 hours ago

Ohio middle schooler takes gun to school, shoots himself in bathroom

Students are being released for the day. The boy was taken to the hospital where his condition is unknown.

    THE LATEST: 'I just wanted my son back in my arms'
    Jackson student flown to Akron hospital; students being released to parents; press conference scheduled for 2 p.m. JACKSON TWP. A Jackson Middle School student has been transported by helicopter to Akron Children's Hospital with what police believe is a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The student shot himself in a boy's restroom at the middle school about 7:50 a.m.
    http://www.cantonrep.com

41 hours ago

The "March for Our Lives" next month could br...

The "March for Our Lives" next month could bring thousands to Boston Common.

    MA Teens To March For Gun Control
    BOSTON, MA - A rally organized by Boston-area teens is expected to draw thousands of attendees next month. The "March for Our Lives," planned for March 24 on the Boston Common, is one of several gun control rallies across the country inspired by the survivors of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting.
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41 hours ago

More Tiki Is on the Way to Boston, Courtesy of the Bar Mezzana Team

...island vibes. A similar ambiance arrived last month in Brookline Village, courtesy of Blossom Bar (295 Washington St., Brookline), which — although not explicitly Tiki-inspired — features similar tropical elements, from palm and bamboo...

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...its reach within the neighborhood, adding a new restaurant across the street. The Bar Mezzana (360 Harrison Ave., Boston) team announced today that it will introduce Shore Leave in late 2018, opening the...

...that it will introduce Shore Leave in late 2018, opening the new Tiki restaurant at 345 Harrison Ave., as Boston Magazine notes...

Shore Leave will join venues such as the longtime Boston(ish) Tiki fixture Kowloon (948 Broadway, Saugus), along with the recently opened Tiki Rock (2 Broad St., Downtown Boston), in embracing...

...Boston(ish) Tiki fixture Kowloon (948 Broadway, Saugus), along with the recently opened Tiki Rock (2 Broad St., Downtown Boston), in embracing Polynesian-inspired dishes and island vibes. A similar ambiance arrived last...

...647 and Sister Sorel, which are slated to close this spring. But first, Southern Proper (600 Harrison Ave., Boston) will open in just a couple of weeks, and Bootleg Special (400 Tremont St...

...600 Harrison Ave., Boston) will open in just a couple of weeks, and Bootleg Special (400 Tremont St., Boston) debuted earlier this month. Stay tuned for updates on Shore Leave and more in...

    More Tiki Is on the Way to Boston, Courtesy of the Bar Mezzana Team
    It's Tiki time in Boston as the acclaimed team behind a coastal Italian restaurant in Boston's South End plans to expand its reach within the neighborhood, adding a new restaurant across the street. The Bar Mezzana (360 Harrison Ave., Boston) team announced today that it will introduce Shore Leave in late 2018, opening the new Tiki restaurant at 345 Harrison Ave., as Boston Magazine notes.
    https://boston.eater.com

41 hours ago

You might want to take a second and read what...

You might want to take a second and read what people reported to polcie this weekend in Brookline.

    Bullets Fly, Jeep Crashes Into Playground: Brookline Police Logs
    BROOKLINE, MA - Here's a sample of the types of calls the Brookline police responded to the extended weekend of Feb. 16 through Feb. 19 taken from the public log and the Brookline police blog, meant to give residents an idea of what people report to the police and what Brookline police respond to.
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42 hours ago

STATEHOUSE NEWS: Backlash back story - the leadup to marijuana summit 2.0

We always knew the next marijuana summit we put on would be interesting, but things seem to have gotten maybe a little TOO interesting.As that confab approaches (March 2, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Center at 10 Winter Place in Boston), it’s gotten hard to keep track of the rapid, alarming, enormous developments around the developing industry.Between new federal enforcement ambiguity, a round of regulatory admonitions from the Baker administration, [...]

    STATEHOUSE NEWS: Backlash back story - the leadup to marijuana summit 2.0
    We always knew the next marijuana summit we put on would be interesting, but things seem to have gotten maybe a little TOO interesting. As that confab approaches (March 2, Massachusetts Continuing Legal Education Center at 10 Winter Place in Boston), it's gotten hard to keep track of the rapid, alarming, enormous developments around the developing industry.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

43 hours ago

Jarring video from just over the border.

Jarring video from just over the border.

    Nashua Road Rage: Man Shoves Woman To Ground (Video)
    NASHUA, NH - A man was caught on video shoving a woman to the ground in Nashua over the weekend during a road rage incident. It all happened on Amherst Street Saturday morning. Witness Jennifer Needham shot the video, which shows the woman getting out of her Toyota Prius and knocking on the window of the man's car.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Brookline Police Logs: reported gunshots, teens on roller skates and an oil spill

Monday, Feb. 12Razor theft from CVS: At 6:20 p.m. a CVS manager reported that on Feb. 10 about $400 in men’s razors had been stolen from the CVS on Beacon Street. Tuesday, Feb. 13Fake Amazon account on Freeman Street: At 4:30 p.m. a caller reported that she was receiving packages from Amazon. She said this had been an issue before but it had stopped and recently started again. According to the [...]

    Brookline Police Logs: reported gunshots, teens on roller skates and an oil spill
    Monday, Feb. 12Razor theft from CVS: At 6:20 p.m. a CVS manager reported that on Feb. 10 about $400 in men's razors had been stolen from the CVS on Beacon Street. Tuesday, Feb. 13Fake Amazon account on Freeman Street: At 4:30 p.m. a caller reported that she was receiving packages from Amazon.
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2 days ago

Police busted this guy for driving with a lot...

Police busted this guy for driving with a lot of booze. Did you know it was illegal?

    Waltham Man Driving With 30 Gallons Of Alcohol Arrested
    WALTHAM, MA - State Troopers arrested a Waltham man for transporting more than 30 gallons of booze early Monday morning. Police arrested Edwin Loyola-Delvalle, 49, of Waltham. and brought him to the State Police Barracks in Milton where he was charged with possession of a Class B Drug (Cocaine), unlawfully transporting liquor and given a citation for a lights violation.
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2 days ago

That's a lot of booze. Police said they found...

That's a lot of booze. Police said they found cocaine on him, too

    Brookline, MA Patch - Breaking News, Local News, Events, Schools, Weather, Sports and Shopping
    Brookline, MA breaking news, local news, events, weather, sports, schools, shopping, restaurants from Patch
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2 days ago

We had to really search but we found somethin...

We had to really search but we found something good about history's worst version of the national anthem. (via Los Angeles Patch)

    1 Little Bit Of Good In Worst Version Of National Anthem Ever
    For the first time in almost forever, a divided country reached virtually unanimous agreement over an issue of importance, with Americans of all types led to common ground by the singer Fergie and her unforgettable performance of the "Star Spangled Banner" at Sunday's NBA All-Star game.
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2 days ago

AR-15 auctions, school shooting threats continue debate over gun control

Nearly a week after a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., killed 17 people, gun control remains a leading topic of conversation across the nation.

    AR-15 auctions, school shooting threats continue debate over gun control
    Nearly a week after a school shooting in Parkland, Fla., killed 17 people, gun control remains a leading topic of conversation across the nation. An uneasiness continues to linger, and gun control and school shootings dominate the national conversation nearly a week after an attack at a Florida high school.
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2 days ago

The company tells Patch it has purchased a fo...

The company tells Patch it has purchased a food truck, and that it's checking out a major new location.

    Kelly's Roast Beef, Done In Natick, Eyes Big New Changes
    NATICK, MA - When its lease agreement for its Natick location came up recently, Kelly's Roast Beef decided not to renew. Instead, Kelly's set its eyes on a new sort of expansion. After 20 years located inside Jordan's Furniture in Natick, the landmark is now closed, shuttering its doors on Jan.
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2 days ago

It's about time!

It's about time!

    J.D. Martinez Close To Signing With Red Sox: Reports
    BOSTON, MA - The Red Sox are close to finally making their move this offseason. Boston and outfielder J.D. Martinez are "moving close to a deal," according to MLB Network's Jon Heyman. The news comes just days before the team opens its spring training schedule.
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2 days ago

Around Brookline

UpcomingThursday, Feb. 22David Polansky performance: 3:30 p.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath St., Brookline. Free; space limited. For information or RSVP: 617-244-6400. An accomplished musician, Polansky entertains audiences of all ages with a program that mixes music, humor, wit and sensitivity.NT Live: “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof:” 7 p.m., Coolidge Corner Theatre, 209 Harvard St., Brookline. Cost: $20- [...]

    Around Brookline
    UpcomingThursday, Feb. 22David Polansky performance: 3:30 p.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath St., Brookline. Free; space limited. For information or RSVP: 617-244-6400. An accomplished musician, Polansky entertains audiences of all ages with a program that mixes music, humor, wit and sensitivity.NT Live: "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof:" 7 p.m., Coolidge Corner Theatre, 209 Harvard St., Brookline.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

2 days 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.We began our newest chapter as a pillar of the campus in 2016 and we are [...]

    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.We began our newest chapter as a pillar of the campus in 2016 and we are getting ready for the opening of the campus building this coming year.
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2 days 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.February spotlighted volunteer opportunities: This month’s spotlighted opportunities include Coffee Duty from 8-9 a.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays; Food Commodity Program on third Wednesday of each month — Russian and Chinese interpreters morning and afternoon shifts and people able to [...]

    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.February spotlighted volunteer opportunities: This month's spotlighted opportunities include Coffee Duty from 8-9 a.m.
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2 days ago

Blood drives announced for Red Cross Month

During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross helps people across the country and around the world. Red Cross Month is a celebration of supporters, who are the face of the Red Cross in their communities and bring hope to people facing emergencies.Blood donor Timothy Sheely knows the need [...]

    Blood drives announced for Red Cross Month
    During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross helps people across the country and around the world.
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2 days ago

Brookline athlete sets school record

Senior forward Michal Alge, of Brookline, set a school record for most-ever career rebounds on the Yeshiva University women’s basketball team. Alge grabbed her 832nd career rebound during the opening quarter, which breaks a program record that was previously held by Rebecca Yoshor. For the game, Alge produced a double-double with 12 points and 19 rebounds. Ten of Alge’s 19 boards were on the offensive side. The Boston native also forced three steals and distributed two [...]

    Brookline athlete sets school record
    Senior forward Michal Alge, of Brookline, set a school record for most-ever career rebounds on the Yeshiva University women's basketball team. Alge grabbed her 832nd career rebound during the opening quarter, which breaks a program record that was previously held by Rebecca Yoshor. For the game, Alge produced a double-double with 12 points and 19 rebounds.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

2 days ago

They found the chimney on the first floor.

They found the chimney on the first floor.

    Back Bay Building Collapses, Tying Up Busy Block
    BOSTON, MA - A Beacon Street building collapsed Monday morning, forcing authorities to block off a bust Back Bay block. Firefighters responding to 361 Beacon St. found a chimney on the first floor of the four-story brownstone, which was under construction. The building was not occupied and no injures have been reported.
    https://patch.com

2 days ago

Got something to say? Want to share one of yo...

Got something to say? Want to share one of your passions? Interested in reporting local news? Here's how to do it on Patch.

    Want To Post On Patch? It's Easy As 1-2-3
    Patch has long been teaming up with locals motivated to highlight the people, places, events and stories that make their communities unique. And now it's easier than ever to get your voice on Patch. So whether you're a writer interested in becoming a contributing writer on our site or you're passionate about sharing events for your local nonprofit, here's how to start posting on Patch.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

Chris Flisher: Entering period of relative calm

Week of Feb. 19After a busy month with eclipses behind us now we are entering a period of relative calm with few direct aspects kicking in. We have begun the Chinese New Year and we have experienced the new Moon solar eclipse within the last week. The most dominant theme this week is the ingress of the Sun into Pisces. Pisces is a mutable water sign, meaning that this person exhibits a deeply intuitive quality that wanders into a dream-like realm where the arts, [...]

    Chris Flisher: Entering period of relative calm
    Week of Feb. 19After a busy month with eclipses behind us now we are entering a period of relative calm with few direct aspects kicking in. We have begun the Chinese New Year and we have experienced the new Moon solar eclipse within the last week.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

3 days ago

Police just happened to be driving past this ...

Police just happened to be driving past this gas station, when THIS made them turn around.

    Police Witness Fight, Stabbing At Brighton Gas Station
    BOSTON, MA - Sunday morning as State Troopers were driving by they saw three men fighting and one man get stabbed at a gas station in Brighton near the Brookline border. After turning around and heading back to the gas station police said the three men stopped fighting and the troopers saw that a 25-year-old man had been stabbed during the brawl.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

If you love the people, places and events tha...

If you love the people, places and events that make your community unique, you might make a good Patch Mayor.

    Love Your Town? Volunteer To Be A 'Patch Mayor'
    If you want to celebrate your hometown, consider volunteering as a Patch Mayor. You could play a leading role in civic life as a Patch Mayor by sharing information about your town's people, places and events. Promote new businesses. Celebrate local awards and accomplishments. Share news about people who need help.
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3 days ago

Proof that Presidents Day just may be the mos...

Proof that Presidents Day just may be the most uneventful national holiday of them all.

    Watch Bored Pandas Celebrate Presidents Like You - Doing Nothing
    WASHINGTON, DC - Whether you call it Presidents Day or Washington's Birthday - the name the federal code uses to give its employees Monday, Feb. 19, a day off - the holiday is a bit mushy, some might even say boring.
    https://patch.com

3 days ago

Live updates from the Daytona 500

Keep up to date on all of the action from the opening race of the NASCAR season.

    SPEEDWEEKS LIVE: 60th Daytona 500 goes green
    Green flagThe green flag has fallen on the 60th running of the Daytona 500 before a full house at Daytona International Speedway.Polesitter Alex Bowman, driving the No. 88 Hendrick Motorsports Chevrolet, brought the 40-car field to the green flag.Denny Hamlin started second in the No.
    http://www.news-journalonline.com

3 days ago

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Stay on top of what's happening around town.

    Subscribe to Patch
    Get updates on local news, school closings, police and fire activity, and everything else happening where you live with Patch's local newsletters and real-time alerts. Enter your town name or ZIP code to get started.
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3 days ago

Your fireplace should be crackling not cracki...

Your fireplace should be crackling not cracking.

    How Much Does It Cost To Remodel Your Fireplace Before Winter?
    It won't be long now before the leaves turn, temperatures drop and you'll want nothing more than to come inside and relax by a warm, crackling fireplace. If you've neglected your fireplace over the summer (or over the last several years) it might be time for a fireside facelift.
    https://patch.com

4 days ago

The footage is quite unbelievable. Do you thi...

The footage is quite unbelievable. Do you think the airline should have done something differently? (via Newark, NJ Patch)

    'Demonic' Child Yells For 8 Hours During Flight To NJ (Video)
    NEWARK, NJ - Eight hours can be a long time. Just ask the passengers of a Lufthansa flight from Germany to Newark, who endured a screech-fest from a young child who was apparently allowed to carry on for the entire ride.
    https://patch.com

4 days ago

See the good eats - actually, the best eats -...

See the good eats - actually, the best eats - around Massachusetts.

    MA 2018 James Beard Award Semifinalists: Full List
    It's Oscar season again in the food world. The James Beard Foundation released its list of semifinalists Wednesday for national and regional chef and restaurant awards and, perhaps unsurprisingly, numerous Massachusetts restaurants and chefs are up for awards this year.
    https://patch.com

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