By - 9/29/15 - 10:57 pm

Brookline Police report an out-of-town woman was getting into her car on Marion Street near Coolidge Corner around 9:15 p.m. yesterday when a man jumped in her car:

The male forced her to drive to a close by ATM and withdraw a sum of money. The victim then drove the subject to the lower Beacon Street area by Park Drive. The male subject got out. The victim then drove to her home, in another community.

By - 9/18/15 - 1:40 pm

Wicked Local Poultryville reports:

A caller reported seeing a woman being chased by turkeys on Rawson Road ...

By - 9/15/15 - 7:18 pm
Johnny Depp in Coolidge Corner in Brookline

Depp (in salmon) shakes hands on Harvard Street. Photo by Brookline PD.

Brookline Police have been chronicling the arrival of Black Mass stars at the Coolidge Corner - and handling crowd control - this evening, for the movie's premiere.

By - 9/11/15 - 12:42 pm
Suspect in Brookline Place robbery

Brookline Police report they are looking for the man who held up the market at 4 Brookline Place shortly before 9 p.m. yesterday.

By - 9/11/15 - 11:26 am

Wicked Local Brookline (of course) reports a resident called 911 to report "vicious turkeys" on Lancaster Terrace near Beacon Street and that she "wanted them removed from Brookline."

Also check out the 911 calls about people pooping in buckets along the Muddy River and a woman who suspiciously tied some balloons to a parking meter.

By - 9/9/15 - 5:09 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports a golfer at the Putterham course threatened to use one of his clubs on another golfter whose ball got too close to him (fourth item).

By - 9/1/15 - 10:35 am

Brookline 911 call takers must love their jobs. Wicked Local Brookline reports:

Eliot Street resident called to report that all morning, they heard a bird, possibly a seagull or a goose, possibly on the playground.

By - 8/31/15 - 8:40 pm
Great Wall of Brookline

Gazing into Allston on the other side of the frontier.

Once, in days of yore, you could drive down Walbridge Street in Allston and just cross the town line and behold, you would find yourself on Columbia Street in Brookline. Read more.

By - 8/24/15 - 7:59 pm
Found guinea pig

Brookline Police report a town animal-control officer found this furball in the parking lot of 175 Freeman St.

If you know who the pet belongs to, contact the MSPCA adoption center at 617-522-5055, or Brookline animal control at 617-2730.

By - 8/19/15 - 8:09 am

The T is reporting some ish on the C Line, where an inbound trolley eased into eternal slumber at Summit Avenue just a tad before 8 a.m.

By - 8/19/15 - 7:49 am

Outbound riders on the Riverside Line had to board buses for the ride between Reservoir and Riverside this morning due to your basic generic "power" problems. The T says it's fixed now.

By - 8/14/15 - 5:56 pm
Dead train at JFK/UMass

Tense scene at JFK/UMass where doors refused to open. Photo by Angel.

A Braintree train pulled into JFK/UMass and then just sat there because the doors refused to open. Finally, workers figured out how to get people off the train.

Meanwhile, Josh Jacobs reports from a daisy-pushing trolley just past Longwood on the Riverside Line:

This ride on D line trolley 3603 is The Braking of the Riverside 1-0-3 (A.M. at this rate).

OK now someone playing Star Trek opening theme and totally trolling.

By - 8/9/15 - 4:04 pm
Orange BMW in Brookline

Turlach MacDonagh took in a BMW display at the Larz Anderson Auto Museum in Brookline today.

Copyright Turlach MacDonagh. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 8/9/15 - 2:33 pm

The third annual Boston Marathon Motorcycle Ride roared 26 miles along the Marathon route today from Hopkinton to Copley Square: Read more.

By - 8/6/15 - 8:39 am
Removing the branch on an overhead wire on the Green Line.

Branch removal on the D Line. Photo by MBTA.

A tree limb that obeyed the law of gravity right onto the overhead power lines at Brookline Hills is causing all sorts of grief on the Riverside Line this morning.

Deirdre reports that her trolley stopped at Beaconsfield and the driver urged people to walk over to the C Line.

By - 7/28/15 - 3:44 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports a resident called 911 to ask what to do about the crows harassing a neighbor's cockatoo - which was sitting outside, in a tree, as one does in the summertime.

By - 7/25/15 - 9:47 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports that late one recent night, a resident dialed 911 to report "a group of people playing badminton."

By - 7/23/15 - 7:08 pm

Catherine N reported at 6:45 p.m. she was on a dead outbound C trolley in the tunnel between Kenmore and St. Mary. There was another fjord-pining trolley on the B line.