Brookline

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.

By - 3/11/16 - 10:03 pm
White Power logo on a Brookline traffic-control box

A UHub photographer spotted this racist graffiti on a traffic-control box at Beacon and Hawes streets in Brookline this afternoon: She adds:

I called the non emergency police phone number and they came right away.

By - 1/30/16 - 11:19 am

The Herald reports on - and posts photos of - a trolley that had one or two wheels decide they didn't really like the track they were on near Reservoir around 7:30 a.m. None of the passengers on board was injured, and service has since resumed.

By - 1/28/16 - 10:41 am

Antonio Brown Jr., 27, of Cambridge and Khari Wilcox, 18, of Dorchester were arrested following the armed home invasion gone wrong at 198 St. Paul St., Brookline Police Chief Daniel O'Leary announced this morning.

The driver of the stolen rental getaway car and another person remain on the lam, police said. Read more.

By - 1/27/16 - 12:50 pm
Car wanted in Brookline

Wanted car: Focus with New York plates: GYR3714.

WHDH reports police are looking for two men for an incident at 198 St. Paul St. that left three men stabbed and shot - two of them dumped on Harvard Street in Brookline Village.

Brookline Police report the Pierce, Lawrence and St. Mary's schools were locked down after the attacks.

By - 1/14/16 - 8:27 am

An inbound D Line trolley breathed its last at Brookline Village around 8:15 a.m., leading soon after to delays.

By - 1/2/16 - 12:11 pm

Jef Taylor shows the salamander he found on the banks of Ward's Pond on the Boston/Brookline line a few days ago.

By - 12/29/15 - 11:56 am
Green Line and car crash in Brookline

The view from inside the trolley. Photo by Vienne.

The crash happened around 11:45 a.m. at St. Mary Street. No service between Kenmore and Coolidge Corner as a result.

By - 12/18/15 - 9:21 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports the two were opening their respective stores in Washington Square early Wednesday morning when the Dunk's worker collapsed to the sidewalk.

By - 12/17/15 - 1:08 pm
Notes of remembrance left on Irving's store in Brookline

Tracey Staedter was heartened today to see all the sticky notes left on Irving's on Harvard Street by fans of longtime owner Ethel Weiss, who died last week at 101: Read more.

By - 12/15/15 - 10:07 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports:

An Evans Road resident reported that during the night, someone stuck about 100 forks in their yard.

And, of course, it wouldn't be a Brookline police blotter without at least one entry about menacing "rogue turkeys." Plus oh so much more.

By - 12/12/15 - 12:09 am
Ethel Weiss has passed away

Chris Lopez noticed the sign in the window of Irving's on Harvard Street on Friday about Ethel Weiss, 101.

Really sad day in Brookline. Ethel was always so sweet to my wife and I when we went into Irving's.

By - 12/6/15 - 7:10 pm
Judah Maccabbee hands out dreidels in Brookline

After sunset, Jewish families gathered in front of the Devotion School on Harvard Street, where Judah Maccabee himself handed out dreidels tonight before the prayers were song and the menorah was lit for Chanukah's first night, in a celebration sponsored by the local Chabad Chai center:

Read more.

By - 11/27/15 - 11:47 am

Ali Dukakis, Mike's granddaughter, is chronicling the turkey carcasses that people are leaving outside his Brookline home (he did ask, after all). Read more.

By - 11/25/15 - 7:15 pm

Yes, of course Mike Dukakis saves turkey carcasses for months to make into soup, and yes, of course he's been known to take them on Amtrak with him, and yes, of course he gives out his home address so people can drop off their turkey carcasses.

By - 11/21/15 - 5:06 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports a Smythe Street resident found it suspicious that a "large black man" was just standing there, so when she went up to him to ask if he needed anything and he replied "no," she called police - who responded and found "he checked out OK."

By - 11/16/15 - 8:46 am

What the T describes as "minor" delays inbound on the D Line has turned into a 20-25-minute wait, Suzannishly reports.

By - 11/13/15 - 7:26 am
Message to Laura from Germany in Coolidge Corner

Seems Mike did a lot of things involving numbers the other night - except getting Laura's digits, that is. Cory spotted the flier in Coolidge Corner yesterday.