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.

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.