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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Share Your Vision For Brookline's Commercial Areas


As part of the Town of Brookline’s Planning for a Changing Brookline series, the Economic Development Advisory board (EDAB) is facilitating a Town-wide Visioning process focused on Brookline’s commercial areas. We want to hear your vision for commercial d...

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Posted on: September 20, 2017

Hurricane Season - Outages, Reporting, & Notifications

Brookline Town Seal

The Town of Brookline encourages all those who live, work, study, play and visit Brookline to take time to be better prepared before, during, and after severe weather events and emergencies of any nature. Below you will find tips on how to be prepared as ...

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Posted on: September 18, 2017

Beacon Street Nighttime Road Closures Planned

Road closed

Due to construction, the westbound lane of Beacon Street will be closed from Pleasant to Harvard Streets after 9pm nightly from September 18-21, weather permitting. Beacon Street thru traffic will be detoured as follows:

Pleasant Street to John Street

John ...

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Posted on: September 3, 2017

Brookline Day 2017 being held on September 24th!


Join us on Sunday, September 24th for the 6th annual Brookline Day at Larz Anderson Park hosted by the Brookline Recreation Department!

ABOUT BROOKLINE DAY: The Innaugural Brookline Day was in 2012. We are proud to invite you to our sixth event, Brookline ...

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Brookline Day Website Home
Posted on: September 19, 2017

Department of Public Health Open House


On Thursday, September 28, 2017, the Brookline Department of Public Health will host an Open House from 5:30 – 7:30 pm, to welcome its new Director of Health and Human Services, Dr. Swannie Jett, DrPH, MSc.  Dr. Jett was appointed Direc...

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Posted on: September 6, 2017

Special Town Meeting Information


The Board of Selectmen set Tuesday, November 14, 2017 as the date for the Special Town Meeting. The Warrant opened on Thursday, August 3rd and closed at noon on Thursday, August 31st. At their meeting on September 5, 2017, the Board executed the Warrant; ...

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Town Meeting Files and Information Home
Posted on: September 14, 2017

Race Reels Film Series


The mission of Race Reels is to provide a common experience and a jumping off point for conversations around race that are difficult to start and to develop an audience that is comfortable talking about race issues.

Sponsored by the Brookline Educator's Un...

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Posted on: August 31, 2017

Helping Those Affected by Hurricane Harvey


Our thoughts are with all those affected by the immense effects of Hurricane Harvey. We have received many inquiries about ways Brookline residents can help. Monetary donations are likely the quickest and most effective way to help at this time. The State...

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Posted on: September 3, 2017

National Grid Construction Areas


National Grid has two active construction areas in Brookline for which they have asked the Board of Selectmen for Noise ByLaw Waivers. A public hearing is scheduled for Tuesday, September 5th at approximately 8:45pm during the Selectmen's meeting.

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Board of Selectmen Agenda for Sept. 5, 2017 Home
Posted on: August 24, 2017

Dealing With Wild Turkeys

Turkey Symbol

Various town departments have received calls of sightings of wildlife (coyotes, wild turkeys, foxes, and deer). Reports have specifically noted wild turkeys behaving aggressively toward people. Learn the do's and don'ts of dealing with wild turkeys. It is...

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Notice to Residents Regarding Wildlife PDF Home
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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Brookline Farmers' Market Website Home
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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Mass Public Health Blog Home
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


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 Home

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

Sanitation and Recycling Mission:
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...