By - 12/28/16 - 10:55 pm

Brookline Police report arresting a 32-year-old Duxbury man they say robbed numerous area businesses after gaining entrance by pretending to be there to fix their heating systems. Read more.

By - 12/17/16 - 11:51 pm

Brookline Police report arresting a Quincy man they say robbed a Washington Square bank and his alleged wheelwoman today because their getaway car stuck out like a sore thumb on this morning's snow clogged roads. Read more.

By - 12/16/16 - 5:51 pm

Brookline Police issued a series of warnings this afternoon: Read more.

By - 12/16/16 - 9:22 am

The Jewish Journal takes a look at how two area congregations are trying to revitalize themselves. In Marblehead, Rabbi David Meyer figured if the Millennials won't come to him, he'll go to them. The temple now has a young-professionals group - Jews 'n' Brews - that gets together once a month at a local watering hole. Meyer always picks up the tab for the first round. And in Brookline, Congregation Mishkan Tefila is settling in at its new home on the Congregation Kehillath Israel's Harvard Street campus after selling off its own Newton campus that had simply become too large for it.

By - 12/12/16 - 11:50 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports on a meeting about building a new school that featured people screaming at selectmen until a firefighter showed up and ordered everybody out because there were too many people in the room.

By - 12/7/16 - 12:32 pm

The Globe reports a developer wants to stick a 21-story residential building in Coolidge Corner. Brookline officials, of course, are aghast.

By - 12/3/16 - 11:24 am

Wicked Local Brookline reports on the incident at the Lincoln School and the reaction of school officials.

By - 11/16/16 - 10:48 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports Town Meeting tonight banned the landing of manned aircraft in residential areas. What? Was somebody with a GE logo on their car spotted prowling around town? No, must be something else; the Globe reports the public helipad Boston wants to build for GE will likely be on a pier behind the Blue Hills Bank Pavilion on the South Boston Waterfront.

By - 11/8/16 - 6:34 am

Mark Parkinson reports a fire that broke out around 1 a.m. at 25 Cypress St. went to two alarms and sent at least one person to the hospital.

By - 11/5/16 - 6:46 pm

Oh, my, we haven't been keeping up with our wattled-hoodlum news of late, but then we saw this article about a turkey terrorizing the California city of Davis and got to wondering about fowl deeds closer to home. As usual, Wicked Local Brookline did not disappoint:

Someone called to report five turkeys were chasing a postal worker near the corner of Blake and Somerset roads.

By - 10/27/16 - 8:27 pm

Michael Burstein reports Vittorio's Grill, 1398 Beacon St., opened tonight - and will be open for lunch tomorrow. Read more.

By - 9/5/16 - 4:32 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports an Ogden Street resident called 911 after noticing that half a shelf in the garage had been sawed off. Nothing else was taken.

By - 9/2/16 - 7:35 pm

The kosher market on Harvard Street in Brookline, shut since a two-alarm fire in July, reports it's passed all its inspections and will re-open at 10 a.m. on Sept. 7.

We cannot wait to greet you all at the store next week! Shabbat Shalom!

By - 8/26/16 - 3:19 pm
Vittorio's Kosher Grill

Vittorio Hassan, who ran an eponymous kosher pizza place on Beacon Street until 2003, is returning to the same location to open an eponymous kosher pizza place. Read more.

By - 8/25/16 - 11:48 am
Owl rescued by T workers

The MBTA reports workers teamed up to help a dazed owl that butted heads with a trolley in Brookline last night.

The bird somehow came into contact with a Riverside Line trolley around 11:25 p.m. in Brookline Village, the T reports. Driver Hoa Tran got out, carried the bird off the tracks and to a bench at the station and radioed in for help. Read more.

By - 8/23/16 - 3:22 pm

Landscapers were trimming tree limbs outside the Herb Chambers BMW dealiership on Thorndike Street near Comm. Ave. around 3 p.m. when one of the limbs fell on a man walking by, WBZ reports. NECN reports he had blood coming from his ears.

By - 8/22/16 - 8:53 pm
100 South Huntington Ave., where thief was caught

Brookline, Boston team up to take man in at 100 S. Huntington Ave. Photo by Maitat2.

Brookline Police report a fleet-footed thief who stole packages from apartment lobbies near Coolidge Corner wound up under a Sterns Road resident's bed before fleeing into Boston, where he tried but failed to evade the long arm of the law on Mission Hill. Read more.

By - 8/17/16 - 11:14 pm

The Butcherie, shut since a fire last month, reports it will be re-opening Thursday in the space left vacant when Rubin's suddenly closed this month. Read more.

By - 8/5/16 - 11:54 pm

The Globe reports he grew up eating at Rubin's, whose current owners closed it for the last time today.

By - 8/4/16 - 11:42 pm

The owners of Rubin's Kosher Restaurant on Harvard Street in Brookline announced tonight that they will be closing forever Friday afternoon.

Erica and Allen Gellerman did not say why they are suddenly closing one of the Boston area's few kosher restaurants, but said it was with "a heavy heart."