Brookline

By - 3/30/13 - 9:52 am

Hammond Residential is offering a deeded parking space for only $55,000. It's in a nice lot, well lit, plowed in the winter and all, but, gosh, why is it so much cheaper than spaces in Back Bay and Beacon Hill - especially since "This is the ONLY PARKING FOR SALE IN BROOKLINE?" Makes you wonder what else is wrong with the town.... Read more

By - 3/26/13 - 5:14 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports police arrested two Roxbury residents on charges they shoplifted 19 packs of Orbit gum from a Coolidge Corner store. Fabulous.

By - 3/21/13 - 12:39 pm

Hell, no! Some people in North Brookline want Town Meeting to double fines for creating a public nuisance because those PoS students just can't shut up at 2 in the morning.

Specifically, he said people coming from the Commonwealth Avenue area back into the town seem to be causing the most ruckus.

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By - 3/19/13 - 7:09 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports on all the easement-type changes the cinema is seeking from Town Meeting to build a new screening room.

By - 3/18/13 - 4:31 pm

A little bit of the old Harper Valley PTA is erupting in Brookline, where Wicked Local reports a woman called police after one of her neighbors sent her a letter asking that "she close the blinds to several windows in her home." The resident informed police she found the letter insulting.... Read more

By - 3/16/13 - 12:39 pm

Big log in Brookline

Turlach MacDonagh wonders: Why were happy green people carrying a big log down Beacon Street in Brookline this morning?

UPDATE: Looks like it's this thing where people undergo a simulated special-forces training run. H/t Matt D.

Copyright Turlach... Read more

By - 3/7/13 - 7:05 pm

Red and green lights in Chestnut Hill

Isaac Miller reports the traffic lights at Rte. 9 and Hammond Street were both red and green this afternoon.... Read more

By - 3/1/13 - 1:54 pm

Join Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders at our annual Summer Party held outside in the heart of Provincetown, MA on Saturday, July 27 from 4:00-7:00PM. Enjoy the view of the harbor, mingle with other GLAD supporters and learn more about our ground-breaking cases.

Tickets are $75 online | $85 on site | $30 student
Purchase at www.glad.org/events.

Don't miss our amazing auction... Read more

By - 2/10/13 - 6:50 pm

At Longwood on the Green Line.

The MBTA forwards a photo of somebody waiting for the train at Longwood this evening.

By - 1/31/13 - 5:38 pm

Brookline Police report arresting two Boston men on charges they held up and stabbed a man walking down Pleasant Street with his iPad on Tuesday.

Wallace Vick, 19, and Shaqone Cazeau, 20, will be arraigned tomorrow in Brookline District Court on charges of armed robbery while masked and armed assault with intent to murder.

Innocent, etc.... Read more

By - 1/29/13 - 9:25 pm

Brian D'Amico and WTBU report somebody was punched and stabbed on Pleasant Street at Browne tonight. Police are looking for two men, both about 6' tall, wearing knit caps over their faces and fleece pullovers.

BU Today reports the victim, 30, is a postdoctoral fellow at BU Medical School and that his two stab wounds were both superficial.... Read more

By - 1/24/13 - 7:54 pm

BU Today reports Evan Holmes, 29, was arraigned in Brookline District Court today for one of the three muggings of BU students last Friday and Saturday.

By - 1/24/13 - 12:36 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports town leaders are tired of paying assessments to the county for services it doesn't use, such as road surveying.

In addition to saving the town money, the move, which would require approval by the state legislature, would remove a geographical oddity - Brookline is one of two towns in Norfolk County that are isolated from the rest of the county... Read more

By - 1/21/13 - 9:42 am

Trader Joe's suspects

Brookline Police have posted photos of two women they say are targeting other women in Coolidge Corner for some pickpocketing.

On Thursday, a woman had her credit card snatched at the Trader Joe's around 5:50 p.m. Just 19 minutes later, the two suspected thieves racked... Read more

By - 1/15/13 - 4:44 pm

Brookline Police tweet one of the thug Toms that had terrorized townsfolk was captured today after an officer shot it with a beanbag gun. Wicked Local Brookline reports, however, the beanbag injured the bird enough that it had to be euthanized, leaving police two more aggressive avians on which to perfect their beanbag technique.... Read more

By - 1/11/13 - 7:33 am

Lehane fans searching for his missing beagle say the town wants them to start taking down the hundreds of flyers they've put up with her picture, Wicked Local Brookline reports.

By - 1/10/13 - 1:08 pm

Track fire

Neville Williams took this photo of smoking Green Line tracks at Coolidge Corner around 12:40 p.m., around the time the T was issuing an alert about delays due to "fire department activity" in Coolidge Corner.... Read more

By - 1/7/13 - 5:27 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports the local constabulary showed up at the 1154 Boylston St. Starbucks on Saturday when an employee found a gun in the restroom:

The gun belonged to the cafe's owner, who accidentally left it there.

Via Boston Restaurant Talk.... Read more

By - 1/1/13 - 1:00 pm

Stuck car in Brookline. Photo by MBTAWoman claimed her GPS made her drive on the C line. Photo by MBTA.

The Green Line has always stood apart from the other three T lines - and only partly because it's the only trolley line. Which other line... Read more

By - 12/25/12 - 8:27 pm

Missing TessaMissing Tessa

The writer writes tonight:

[O]ur recent and beloved rescue dog, Tessa, jumped the fence in Brookline and has been roaming through the wilds of Coolidge Corner for the last 24 hours. It's possible she's staying in some good Samaritan's home right now or has tucked herself away

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