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By adamg - 1/13/20 - 2:20 pm

Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard Law School professor and Brookline resident, charges the New York Times committed "clickbait defamation" in a headline and lead paragraph that made it sound he was condoning MIT professors and administrators taking money from convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein when, he says, he wasn't. Read more.

By adamg - 1/12/20 - 4:17 pm
In hammocks

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen captured a couple of folks who set up hammocks by Leverett Pond in Olmsted Park to enjoy the day today.

Fans of cold, bitter snow, though, may only have to wait until the end of the week to be back in their element.

By adamg - 1/10/20 - 5:47 pm

The MBTA reports the track was whack enough on the Riverside Line to round up buses to shuttle passengers between Reservoir and Chestnut Hill in the middle of rush hour, but that things are once again hunky dory.

By adamg - 12/4/19 - 7:02 pm

Matthew Touchette reports the area around the intersection of Rte. 9 and Cypress street is closed off, and firefighters are going door to door, following manhole explosions there.

By adamg - 11/28/19 - 11:21 am

Boston.com reports that Mike Dukakis is no longer asking people to drop off their Thanksgiving turkey carcasses at his Brookline home.

By adamg - 11/21/19 - 9:32 pm

WBUR reports Brookline Town Meeting voted Wednesday to ban oil and gas hookups in new buildings - or buildings undergoing major reconstruction work. The measure needs the approval of the state Attorney General's office before it can go into effect.

By adamg - 11/19/19 - 9:24 am

NECN reports the crash happened on Newton Street, off Allandale Street, in an incident serious enough to close off the road for an accident-reconstruction team to be called in. This led to cascading traffic delays across parkways in the area.

By adamg - 11/19/19 - 8:48 am

Around 1:30 a.m. in Amory Park, off Beacon and Amory streets, WCVB reports.

By adamg - 11/14/19 - 10:09 am

From the annals of the Brookline Police Department, Wicked Good Brookline reports a Naples Road resident called police because:

A man was painting his fence and wouldn’t stop when asked. He said he didn’t know who told the man to paint it.

By adamg - 11/9/19 - 11:17 am

Brookline Police report arresting three Haverhill men on charges they scammed a Brookline woman out of $9,000 by impersonating her grandson on a phone call after he was allegedly in a car accident and arrested by the local police who wouldn't let him go without a bail payment. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/19 - 10:43 am
Sign in Brookline Village points to Red Line station, even though the Red Line goes nowhere near there

Seth Kaplan has been watching all the new office construction along Rte. 9 in Brookline Village these days ... Read more.

By adamg - 11/1/19 - 8:56 am
Downed tree in Chestnut Hill on the Green Line tracks

Cracked, fallen tree in Chestnut Hill. Photo by MBTA.

The MBTA reports it's restored service on the Green Line to and from Riverside, following a windswept tree cracking and falling along the line in Chestnut Hill during the storm. Rider can still expect some delays, but no longer have to get on a shuttle bus for part of their ride.

By adamg - 10/1/19 - 11:43 am
Architect's rendering of proposed 249 Corey Rd. building

Architect's rendering.

A Brookline developer is proposing to raze the old Corey Hill Nursing Home at 249 Corey Rd. and put up a 35-unit residential building on the Brighton side of the property and two single-family homes on the Brookline side. Read more.

By adamg - 9/24/19 - 9:12 pm

Brookline firefighters are at 11 Strathmore Rd., off Beacon Street near Cleveland Circle, for a three-alarm fire. Photo showing all three floors on fire.

By adamg - 9/17/19 - 8:41 pm
Cushy chair at a Harvard Street bus stop

Turlach MacDonagh spotted a new addition today to a T bus shelter on Harvard Street, in front of the Stop & Shop, in Brookline.

By adamg - 8/21/19 - 6:27 pm

Eitan Hersh was among the teeming masses forced off a Riverside Line train after a large tree branch fell in front of it between Fenway and Longwood: Read more.

By adamg - 8/2/19 - 11:35 am
Brookline postal worker on a rental scooter

Matt Wunderlich spotted a scooter-powered postal worker on Beacon Street in Brookline this morning.

By adamg - 7/18/19 - 4:14 pm
Goose and Bird scooter at Jamaica Pond

One of the geese that frequents Jamaica Pond hit the salad bar this afternoon while one of the rolling Brookline eyesores that keeps winding up at the pond just sat nearby, taking up space.

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