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Posted on: July 20, 2017

Understanding Your New Refuse Bill

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The Hybrid Pay-As-You-Throw Trash Collection program brings changes to your refuse bill. Pricing for curbside collection has changed to a tiered cost structure.  Please be sure to take a look at your bill and update any automatic payments to your...

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Posted on: July 12, 2017

Shop Local at the Brookline Farmers' Market!

Brookline Farmers Market

The Brookline Farmers’ Market has been running for over thirty years, thanks to hard-working vendors and wonderful customers.  Market vendors bring a diversity of products, most of which are produced here in Massachusetts.  


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Posted on: July 10, 2017

Window Safety for Warmer Weather


The Massachusetts Department of Public Health has shared important and timely information regarding window safety for warmer weather, especially regarding the safety of children. Their blog entry titled "Kids Can't Fly: Window Safety for Warmer Weath...

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Posted on: June 29, 2017

Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement


The Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project scheduled for Summer 2017 will greatly impact the surrounding area. Visit the MassDOT Commonwealth Avenue Bridge Replacement Project webpage.

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Posted on: June 21, 2017

Free Outdoor Concert & Movie Schedules Announced


The Brookline Recreation Department and the Brookline Parks and Open Space Division have announced their free outdoor Summer Concert and Movie Series schedules. 


The Brookline Recreation Department brings you their free Summe...

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Posted on: May 24, 2017

Town Selects New Electricity Supplier


After a competitive bidding process in May, the Town selected Dynegy, Inc. to supply the community’s electricity, with a 30-month contract term from the July 2017 meter reading to the December 2019 meter reading. Approved by the Massachusetts De...

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Posted on: May 8, 2017

Brookline Rolls Out Passport Parking App


Pay for meter parking using your smart phone, with the Passport mobile parking app (available in the App Store and Google Play)! The PassportParking app also allows drivers to extend their parking sessions from anywhere through their mobile devices and se...

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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...

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Posted on: December 2, 2016

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


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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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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: 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: 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...