2 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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6 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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8 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.
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9 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.
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10 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.
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12 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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13 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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14 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.
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15 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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15 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.
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15 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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16 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.
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16 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.
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26 hours ago

Events Around Town

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.

...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...

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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26 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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27 hours ago

Solid Waste Advisory Committee Public Hearing on Proposed Sustainable Food Containers and Packaging By-Law

11 Pierce St, Brookline, MA 02445

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    Solid Waste Advisory Committee Public Hearing on Proposed Sustainable Food Containers and Packaging By-Law
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30 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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31 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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32 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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32 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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33 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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34 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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34 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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34 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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34 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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34 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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35 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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39 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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40 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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47 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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2 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.
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2 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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2 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.
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2 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.
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2 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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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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3 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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3 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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3 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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3 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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3 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.
    http://brookline.wickedlocal.com

3 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.
    https://patch.com

3 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.
    https://patch.com

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.
    https://patch.com

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.
    https://patch.com

4 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.
    https://patch.com

4 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.
    https://patch.com

4 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.
    https://patch.com

4 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.
    https://patch.com

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