9 hours ago

Events Around Town

...Playground/Field design review meeting: 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., Town Hall, sixth floor, 333 Washington Street, Brookline. For information: Jessie Waisnor, 617-264-6490. Public design review process to discuss universal...

...Ending Ageism”: 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., Brookline Public Library, 361 Washington Street, Brookline. Free. For information: brooklineCAN.org; 617-730-2777. BrooklineCAN presents Margaret Morganroth Gullette, author...

...7:30 p.m. Tuesdays, through March 6, Brookline High School, MLK Room and Atrium, 115 Greenough Street, Brookline. Cost: $40. For information: campusce.net. Also known as the Peace Education Program, created...

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David Polansky performance: 3:30 p.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, 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”: 7:00 p.m., Coolidge Corner Theatre, 209 Harvard Street, Brookline. Cost: $20-$23. For information: wesley@coolidge.org; coolidge.org. Sienna Miller, Jack O’Connell and Colm Meaney star in Tennessee Williams’ play.

Yiddish Sing: 7:30 – 9:00 p.m., Boston Workmen’s Circle, 1762 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free. For information: 617-776-0448; circleboston.org. An informal, multigenerational gathering to sing...

...Minot Rose Garden Spring spring organizational meeting: 9-10 a.m., Sussman House Community Room, 50 Pleasant Street, Brookline. For information: Linda, Minotroses@aol.com. Open to new volunteers. No previous experience necessary...

Better Together: Joint Ventures for Small Businesses and Consultants: 9:00 – 10:30 a.m., The Village Works, 202 Washington Street, Brookline. Free. A roundtable discussion about creating joint ventures with colleagues in order to expand business and contract opportunities.

Physician Finance: Planning for Residents: 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., In Good Company, 1653 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free. For information: ingoodcompanyboston.com. Attendees learn how to protect themselves from the career...

Rice and Beans Class: 6:15 – 7:30 p.m., Olive Connection, 1426 Beacon Street, Brookline. Cost: $25. For information: 617-879-9980; info@oliveconnection.com; oliveconnection.com. Chef Nathan will share a variety of ways to cook favorite beans from Rancho Gordo.

Ceramics Date Night: 6:30 – 9:30 p.m., Brookline Arts Center, 86 Monmouth Street, Brookline. Cost: $80 per couple. For information or to register: 617-566-5715; office@brooklineartscenter...

Robotics FUN-raiser: 6:30 – 9:00 p.m., The Makery, Coolidge Corner, 2 Sewall Avenue, Brookline. Cost: $25. For information or to register: brooklinemakery.com. Attendees hear the latest from...

Watercolor exhibition: through Feb. 28, Gallery 93, 93 Winchester Street, Brookline. Watercolor paintings by Brookline artist Shirley Selhub.

...Winchester Street; 1:30 – 3:30 p.m. April 13, Putterham Branch Library Community Room, 959 West Roxbury Parkway, Brookline. To register: brooklinelibrary.org. Community members of all ages to come together and play...

...Rebalance Restore Essentrics Class: noon – 1:00 p.m. Fridays, through February, All Saints Parish, 1773 Beacon Street. Cost: $15-$65. For information: 617-738-1810; allsaintsbrookline.org. A full-body, rebalancing exercise...

Brookline Winter Farmers Market: 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Sundays through March 25, The Coolidge Corner Arcade, 318 Harvard Street, Brookline. For information: http://brooklinewfm.com.

...Thursdays and Fridays, and 1:00 p.m. Sundays, Brookline/Cleveland Circle Reilly Memorial Rink, 355 Chestnut Hill Avenue; 10:45 a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, starting Dec. 2, Jack Kirrane Rink at Larz...

...a.m. Saturdays and Sundays, starting Dec. 2, Jack Kirrane Rink at Larz Anderson Park, 5 Newton Street, Brookline. For children, ages 4 ½ to 18. Participants can use figure, recreational or hockey skates...

Zen meditation and talk: 6:00 – 7:00 p.m. Thursdays, Eishoji Zen Center, 1318 Beacon Street, Brookline. Free; space limited. RSVP: Jason, 508-360-2323.

Al-Anon Family Group meeting: 7:00 – 8:40 p.m. Tuesdays, United Parish – Brookline, Choir Room, 210 Harvard Street, Brookline. For families and friends of problem drinkers. Anonymous, confidential and free. Open to newcomers.

...Italian Conversations: 12:30 p.m. Wednesday and noon Fridays, Coolidge Corner Library, meeting room, 31 Pleasant Street, Brookline. Supported by the Publish Library of Brookline and the Italian Consulate in Boston. A...

Learn to Meditate: 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. Sundays, Shambhala Meditation Center of Boston, 646 Brookline Avenue, Brookline. Taught by qualified instructors, this basic meditation class is for beginners, as well as...

    Events Around Town
    David Polansky performance: 3:30 p.m., Wingate Residences at Boylston Place, 615 Heath Street, 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":7:00 p.m., Coolidge Corner Theatre, 209 Harvard Street, Brookline.
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9 hours 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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13 hours 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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14 hours 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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15 hours 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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15 hours 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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16 hours 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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17 hours 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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17 hours 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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17 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.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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17 hours 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.
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17 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.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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18 hours 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.
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21 hours 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.
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23 hours 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.
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30 hours 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.
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40 hours 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.
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40 hours 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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42 hours 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.
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43 hours 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.
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45 hours ago

Stay on top of what's happening around town.

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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2 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.
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2 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.
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2 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.
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2 days ago

The massive fire broke out around 4:30 p.m., ...

The massive fire broke out around 4:30 p.m., according to news reports.

    Revere Fire Breaks Out At Appliance Store
    REVERE, MA - Authorities are on scene of a massive fire in Revere that has reportedly broken out at Sozio's Appliance store on Squire Road. Fox Boston reports the fire tore through the store around 4:30 p.m. Patch will update this report.
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2 days ago

These ideas will take you just a second, but ...

These ideas will take you just a second, but make a difference in someone’s life.

    Random Acts Of Kindness Day 2018 Is Saturday: 10 Things To Do
    10 Ways To Be Nicer on Random Acts of Kindness Day - Across America, US - Here are 10 simple things you can do on Random Acts of Kindness Day Saturday, Feb. 17. What can you add to the list?
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2 days ago

See how much snow is headed your way tonight

The National Weather Service has issued a winter stom watch for eastern Massachusetts from 7 p.m. Saturday through 7 a.m. Sunday.Most of the area is expected to see six inches of snow.The snow is expected to be heaviest between 10 p.m Saturday and 5 a.m. Sunday.SEE HOW MUCH SNOW YOU'RE LIKELY TO GET[gh:iframe height="880px" src="https://docs.google.com/viewer? [...]

    See how much snow is headed your way tonight
    The National Weather Service has issued a winter stom watch for eastern Massachusetts from 7 p.m. Saturday through 7 a.m. Sunday. Most of the area is expected to see six inches of snow. The snow is expected to be heaviest between 10 p.m Saturday and 5 a.m. Sunday.
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2 days ago

So, really: Are wireless security systems as ...

So, really: Are wireless security systems as secure as wired systems? The verdict is in.

    6 Home Security System Myths Debunked
    Home is a place that should always feel safe. It's your sanctuary - where you go to escape all the craziness of the outside world. An up-to-date, top quality home security system can help you protect your space and provide you with peace of mind. But not all security systems are created equal.
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2 days ago

An updated look at the storm details for toni...

An updated look at the storm details for tonight.

    MA Weather Forecast: When The Snow Will Start
    You already know to expect a healthy amount of snow tonight. It won't be a blizzard - while the snowfall rates and poor visibility qualify, we won't have enough wind - but your front yard will look a lot different when you wake up from when you went to sleep.
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3 days ago

What spot in town always reminds you of love?...

What spot in town always reminds you of love?

    This Is The Most Romantic Spot In Town - Because You Said So
    A picture may be worth a thousand words. But visiting the very spot where something truly magical went down? Now that's priceless. The biggest perk of having a romantic "first" near home - a first kiss, a blind date or even a wedding - is that you get to take a literal walk down memory lane any time you want.
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3 days ago

Need some Saturday sports talk? Check out the...

Need some Saturday sports talk? Check out these guys.

    The Grandstanders Live Show! Patriots, Red Sox & Celtics Talk!
    The Grandstanders Live! crew, Host Scott Kerman, Uncle Joe McLaughlin, Milton's first son Tim Hoey and The Barber to the Stars, Hollywood Pete MacGillvary, tackle the Patriots, Coach Bill, Red Sox, Gronk, Brock Holt, Curfews, Paul Pierce's never ending retirement ceremony and so much more.
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3 days ago

And you thought your wedding was expensive. (...

And you thought your wedding was expensive. (via SoHo-Little Italy Patch)

    See How Insanely Expensive It Is To Get Married In NYC
    MANHATTAN, NY - Manhattan was the most expensive place to get married last year with a typical wedding costing more than double what it would elsewhere in the country, according to a new study. The average couple who got married in Manhattan spent $76,944 on their special day last year, the study said.
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3 days ago

WWE is reportedly considering an offer as Gro...

WWE is reportedly considering an offer as Gronk weighs his future in football.

    WWE Willing To Offer Rob Gronkowski 'Rousey-Like' Deal: Report
    If Rob Gronkowski decides to leave the New England Patriots, he'll still have a chance to win a championship. Just in a different New England-based "sports" group. Dave Meltzer, who is the Godfather of wrestling journalism, reported in his Wrestling Observer Newsletter Thursday that the Stamford, CT-based World Wrestling Entertainment is willing to offer Gronkowski a deal similar to the one it just gave former UFC Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey.
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3 days ago

A Massachusetts man has been charged with dri...

A Massachusetts man has been charged with driving a stolen bakery truck into a Planned Parenthood in New Jersey.

    Man Used Truck To 'Attack' NJ Planned Parenthood Clinic: Cops
    EAST ORANGE, NJ - Authorities charged a Massachusetts driver with aggravated assault and other offenses after he allegedly plowed a stolen bakery delivery truck into a Planned Parenthood health clinic in Essex County earlier this week.
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3 days ago

The two teens said they were going to attack ...

The two teens said they were going to attack the high school, according to police.

    Rockland Teens Charged With Terrorism Threat Towards High School
    ROCKLAND, MA - Two freshmen at Rockland High School have been arrested for allegedly threatening to commit acts of violence at the school on Friday afternoon, school and police officials confirmed. The 14- and 15-year-old boys from Rockland were arrested and charged making terroristic threats and disturbing a school assembly.
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3 days ago

ICYMI: Wicked Local Reader Photos of the Day, Feb. 12-16

Your picture could be the next reader photo featured! Just email photos with detailed captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com. Follow wickedlocalpix on Instagram where you can also share photos using #wickedlocal.

    ICYMI: Wicked Local Reader Photos of the Day, Feb. 12-16
    Your picture could be the next reader photo featured! Just email photos with detailed captions to readerpix@wickedlocal.com. Follow wickedlocalpix on Instagram where you can also share photos using #wickedlocal.
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3 days ago

Library events: Feb. 22 to March 8

Visit http://brooklinelibrary.org for more information. All libraries in Brookline will open at noon March 7 because of a staff development session. We apologize for any inconvenience.Black History Month Film SeriesIn honor of Black History Month, the Village Library will screen the last film of this series Thursday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m. Snacks and hot cocoa will be provided. This series is sponsored by the Library Board of Trustees and the Friends of the Brookline [...]

    Library events: Feb. 22 to March 8
    Visit http://brooklinelibrary.org for more information. All libraries in Brookline will open at noon March 7 because of a staff development session. We apologize for any inconvenience.Black History Month Film SeriesIn honor of Black History Month, the Village Library will screen the last film of this series Thursday, Feb. 22 at 6 p.m.
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3 days ago

See how much snow is headed your way this weekend

The National Weather Service has issued a winter stom watch for eastern Massachusetts Saturday night and Sunday.Most of the area is expected to see six inches of snow.SEE HOW MUCH SNOW YOU'RE LIKELY TO GET[gh:iframe height="880px" src="https://docs.google.com/viewer?srcid=1OqbL45sNuZL365LyISuq5EYMdmE4gEQgDavnQsmCGEE&pid=explorer&efh=false&a=v&chrome=false&embedded=true" [...]

    See how much snow is headed your way this weekend
    The National Weather Service has issued a winter stom watch for eastern Massachusetts Saturday night and Sunday. Most of the area is expected to see six inches of snow. SEE HOW MUCH SNOW YOU'RE LIKELY TO GET [gh:iframe height="880px" src="https://docs.google.com/viewer?srcid=1OqbL45sNuZL365LyISuq5EYMdmE4gEQgDavnQsmCGEE&pid=explorer&efh=false&a=v&chrome=false&embedded=true" width="100%"][/gh:iframe] WCVB-TVs latest forecast National Weather Service Storm
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3 days ago

Can you guess which city ranks the worst?

Can you guess which city ranks the worst?

    Want Work-Life Balance? Then Don't Live Here
    If you crave work-life balance, then we've got important news for New Yorkers: Move to Grand Rapids, MI, and you'll be a whole lot happier. Those are the findings of new research by Magnify Money, a personal finance website, which compared the top 50 metros in the U.S.
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3 days ago

A 20-year-old woman allegedly followed the ma...

A 20-year-old woman allegedly followed the man in her car before shooting him in the chest.

    Peabody Man Named As Victim In Fatal Lowell Shooting
    LOWELL, MA -- A Peabody man has been identified as the victim of Thursday's fatal shooting near the Lowell Commuter Rail station. Middlesex District Attorney Marissa Ryan said Friday morning that Graciela Paulino, 20, of Lowell, had been arrested in the shooting death of Mark Devoe, 34 of Peabody.
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3 days ago

ACCUWEATHER: Snowstorm to create wintry mess across much of northeast Saturday night

Another big warm up on way in wake of storm

    ACCUWEATHER: Snowstorm to create wintry mess across much of northeast Saturday night
    Another big warm up on way in wake of storm A fast-moving storm will tap into fresh cold air and put down accumulating snow from parts of Ohio and northern West Virginia to Massachusetts and Maine during the middle of the weekend.
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4 days ago

If you were Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, where would HQ2 go?

Play GateHouse Media's online game to pick Amazon's second headquarters.

    If you were Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, where would HQ2 go?
    Play GateHouse Media's online game to pick Amazon's second headquarters. Amazon's announcement of the 20 finalists for its second headquarters sent GateHouse Media into a data dive. We wanted to know: If numbers alone could predict the winning site, where would it be? We're not alone.
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4 days ago

Fire crews responded to a blaze in a Pond Ave...

Fire crews responded to a blaze in a Pond Avenue condo Friday morning.

    2-Alarm Brookline Fire Under Control
    BROOKLINE, MA - A two-alarm fire at a Brookline condo was quickly extinguished Friday morning, according to reports. The fire department responded to 77 Pond Ave. around 3:50 a.m., officials said. Upon arrival, heavy smoke could be seen coming from the fifth floor balcony and a second alarm was added.
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4 days ago

Report: Russia sparked fear at Missouri during 2015 protests

Air Force officer’s article: Twitter account spread fake news in warm-up for 2016 election meddling

    Report: Russia sparked fear at Missouri during 2015 protests
    Air Force officer's article: Twitter account spread fake news in warm-up for 2016 election meddling COLUMBIA, Mo. - Russian Twitter trolls pounced on the University of Missouri's woes in 2015 using the same techniques they applied to disrupt the 2016 presidential election, a U.S.
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4 days ago

Two decades later, Dale Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win remains a landmark moment

After years of dominance and, eventually, heartbreak, the Intimidator finally won in 1998.

    Two decades later, Dale Earnhardt's Daytona 500 win remains a landmark moment
    After years of dominance and, eventually, heartbreak, the Intimidator finally won in 1998. DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. - There's not much debate about where it ranks in NASCAR history. If not at the top, it's damn near. But you can surely draw debate about the defining moment of Dale Earnhardt's long-awaited Daytona 500 victory, which came 20 years ago this week.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

4 days ago

Devastating crash this afternoon on the Pike....

Devastating crash this afternoon on the Pike.

    Woman Dies In Mass Pike Crash
    PALMER, MA - A 52-year-old Warren woman died when she thrown from her car after it struck a guardrail on the Mass Pike and bounced into a tractor trailer Thursday afternoon, police said. The crash occurred around 1:10 p.m., when police say the woman's 2003 Chevrolet Trailblazer was traveling at a high speed eastbound.
    https://patch.com

4 days ago

Frightening discovery near two major routes i...

Frightening discovery near two major routes in Chelsea this evening.

    Burnt Body Found Near Routes 1, 16: Police
    CHELSEA, MA - A burnt body was found Thursday night in an embankment near Route 16 and Route 1, Chelsea Police said. An autopsy will be performed on the body Friday. Chief Brian Kyes said it was "difficult to determine if there is any indication of trauma due to the severity of the burns."
    https://patch.com

4 days ago

Three police cruisers and several officers re...

Three police cruisers and several officers responded to a call of a black man urinating outside the elementary school. Officials say it was by the book. Parents say the book needs to change.

    Melrose Hoover Incident Is Anything But Black-And-White Issue
    MELROSE, MA - On Friday, Feb. 9, just prior to dismissal, police responded to a 911 call at the Hoover Elementary School about a man urinating next to the building. More specifically, three cruisers and several officers responded to a report of a black man urinating next to the building.
    https://patch.com

4 days ago

Lawrence principal resigns, search continues for new Pierce and Driscoll principals

Once again Lawrence School finds itself in need of a new principal. On Feb. 13 Principal Alysson Hart submitted her resignation, effective at the end of the current school year. The 2017-2018 school year was Hart’s first as Lawrence’s principal. She had replaced Warren Blair who had also served as Lawrence’s principal for only one year, having replaced Rick Roger, who left following the 2015-2016 school year. According to a letter to families from [...]

    Lawrence principal resigns, search continues for new Pierce and Driscoll principals
    Once again Lawrence School finds itself in need of a new principal. On Feb. 13 Principal Alysson Hart submitted her resignation, effective at the end of the current school year. The 2017-2018 school year was Hart's first as Lawrence's principal.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

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