Posted on: February 27, 2017

Pilot Commercial Loading Zone Permit

At the request of merchants, the Transportation Division is trialing a new commercial loading zone permit that will enable businesses to use a personal vehicle to load/unload goods in already designated loading zones for FREE!.

The permit application inclu...

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Posted on: April 21, 2017

Panel Discussion with Local Police Chiefs

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The public is welcome to attend the "Police Programs & Community Relations" panel discussion with local Police Chiefs, including Brookline Police Chief Daniel O'Leary on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at Pine Manor College.  

Date: Thursday, April 27, ...

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Posted on: February 8, 2017

Immigration and Refugee Policy


At their meeting on January 3, 2017, the Board of Selectmen considered the Police Department's current policies and practices relating to the Town's compliance with federal immigration programs, especially the United States Immigration a...

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Posted on: April 6, 2017

New! Simple Recycling Program Launches April 24th!


In partnership with Simple Recycling (, the Town of Brookline’s Department of Public Works will offer residents a free and convenient option to recycle unwanted clothing, shoes, small kitchen appliances, and housewares. Curbside collec...

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Posted on: April 3, 2017

Town Reaches Temporary 40B Safe Harbor

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The Massachusetts Department of Housing and Community Development (DHCD) has certified that the Town of Brookline is in compliance with its Housing Production Plan, which was approved last year by the Board of Selectmen and DHCD. This certification, issue...

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Posted on: March 21, 2017

Annual Town Election to be held May 2, 2017


The Brookline Annual Town Election will be held on Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Please download the Election Calendar for important dates regarding this election. All election and voting matters are handled by the Office of the Town Clerk, located at the followi...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

Stay Up-to-Date on the 9th Elementary School Project


Sign up online to receive notifications regarding the Building Committee for the 9th Elementary School at Baldwin.

With the final selection of the Baldwin School site as the location of Brookline's 9th elementary school, the project is now in the Feasibili...

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Building Committee for the 9th Elementary School

Posted on: March 9, 2017

Discounted Rain Barrel Program for Brookline Residents!

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Hello Residents of Brookline,

We are offering a Rain Barrel Program to help residents conserve water and save money. 

Here’s How Rain Barrels Help You Save Money and Conserve Water

  • Rain barrels collect and store rainwater for outdoor water use whi...
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Posted on: October 14, 2016

Regulations for Bulky Items


Do you need to schedule Bulky Items?

To help Brookline’s Department of Public Works provide quality and efficient service, while keeping Brookline streets clean, please help in adhering to our regulations regarding BULKY ITEMS.

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Posted on: October 14, 2016

Donate and Recycle!


Donate and Recycle- the best way to get rid of your textiles, books, furniture, and other household items! It will not only help those in need but it will also cut down on the amount of Brookline trash that is being sent to the landfill! Please see the li...Read on...

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Posted on: May 19, 2016

Illegal Dumping


Town of Brookline: Illegal Dumping

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Protect the public health and safety of the Town of Brookline by providing quality municipal solid waste services and environmental programs that are safe, efficient, cost effective...Read on...