Brookline

By - 6/22/16 - 10:31 pm

Brookline Police report a man thought he'd figured out a way to steal DVDs from local libraries: Get a series of library cards under bogus names - some for children for whom he was the alleged guardian - check out as many DVDs as he could for each card and then not return them. Read more.

By - 6/21/16 - 8:29 am

TV reporters and their crews are lined up along Beacon Street in Washington Square this morning to report on a tuberculosis case confirmed at Tiny World Child Care, 1613 Beacon St.

By - 6/9/16 - 10:31 pm
Boy and bunny on Beacon Street in Brookline

UPDATE: More about the Brookline bunny in the comments.

Ryan Ruel spotted this baby bun outside the Economy True Value hardware store on Beacon Street in Brookline today.

Posted under this Creative Commons license and in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

By - 5/23/16 - 5:55 pm

"Moderate delays," the T says about the little trolley that couldn't. Bristol Whitcher reports:

Smells like burning rubber, "help is on the way"; morale is low.

By - 5/19/16 - 9:11 pm
Man with VR headset walks down Beacon Street in Brookline

Last month, a Green Line rider gained some measure of notoriety - and the disapproval of police - when he was spotted wearing virtual-reality goggles on a C trolley.

This afternoon, Mike the roving UHub photographer spotted him just walking down Beacon Street in Brookline, which for us non-VR types raises the question of whether you can actually see through the goggles or if hes perhaps using them to navigate via a live feed from a camera mounted on the goggles.

By - 4/28/16 - 6:26 pm
Large turkey in Brookline

Renee Graham reports this turkey is mighty testy and not putting up with any nonsense in Coolidge Corner today. How testy?

I saw a USPS driver today loop the block waiting for the turkey to leave.

By - 4/27/16 - 9:59 pm
Turkey warning in Brookline

Suzannishly spotted this grim warning on Tappan Street in Brookline today.

By - 4/24/16 - 8:24 pm

The Riverside Line has degraded to "moderate" delays due to a trolley mistaking its tracks for the River Styx.

By - 4/18/16 - 12:30 pm
Boston Marathon leaders

Matthew Calvin watched the runners come pass Mile 23 in Washington Square.

By - 4/14/16 - 8:20 am

Schools across the area are once again getting bomb threats. Among them: Brookline High School, where students are being evacuated and the Boston Police bomb squad has been requested.

A similar round of calls was made on Monday.

WFXT has more.

By - 4/8/16 - 6:51 pm

The Globe reports that Congregation Mishkan Tefila, which is selling its 24-acre Hammond Pond Parkway campus to BC, is near an agreement to share space with Congregation Kehillath Israel on Harvard Street in Coolidge Corner. The two congregations would retain their separate identifies.

By - 4/8/16 - 4:51 pm

Boston Restaurant Talk reports the Corrib Pub on Harvard Street in Brookline is no more.

By - 4/8/16 - 10:14 am
Angry turkey in Brookline Hills

Becky reports she was chased to the Brookline Hills T stop this morning by a brigade of turkeys, led by Commander Drumstick here. The flash from her phone camera proved ineffective at getting them to stop trying to knock the stuffing out of her.

By - 4/4/16 - 8:13 pm
Flipped car

Shortly before 7 p.m., the driver of a car with New York plates rolled over on Beacon Street at Carlton in Brookline, shutting both the road and the Green Line, Nick Barber reports.

By - 4/3/16 - 12:42 pm

BLDUP reports on two real-estate things in Brookline Village: A developer's bought the Dunkin' Donuts building across from the fire station (you know, where the Carvel used to be) and another developer is planning a hotel on Washington Street.

By - 4/3/16 - 8:51 am
Downed tree on the Riverside Line at Chestnut Hill

Riverside Line riders are being herded onto buses this morning as T workers try to repair the damage from the tree that fell on the wires at Chestnut Hill this morning. Several bus lines are now running delayed, even aside from the snow, due to buses being diverted to the impromptu D shuttle.

By - 4/1/16 - 4:53 pm

Brookline Police report a local college student had just reached the vestibule of her building on St. Paul Street at Dummer when a man came up to her: Read more:

By - 3/20/16 - 11:54 am

The T is running new announcements on the Green Line, at least at above-ground stops: "Pay your fare! It's only fair!"

As Boston Dog kvetches:

Oh my God. The "Pay your Fare!" announcements on the Green Line got obnoxious after three stops.

Pict Liberation Army adds:

Particularly when its playing over drivers flagging people past farebox.