Brookline

By - 1/3/19 - 7:30 pm
SUV on Green Line tracks at Englewood

Henry Wong shows us the SUV whose driver somehow managed to get the vehicle's wheels ensnared on the inbound tracks of the C Line near Englewood Avenue sometime after 6:30 p.m. The T reports it had to stop trains at Coolidge Corner and bring in some buses to get riders between there and Cleveland Circle.

By - 1/2/19 - 9:36 am

Patrick Maguire watched a turkey gang in action on Beacon Street this morning.

By - 12/24/18 - 12:35 pm

The Brookline Transportation Department reports on a reason for the season:

Enforcement of Brookline's Overnight Parking Ban has been waived for tonight and tomorrow night. Have a safe and enjoyable Christmas.

By - 11/29/18 - 5:31 pm
Michael Douglas in Coolidge Corner

Douglas is in town for an award and film discussion at the Coolidge Corner Theatre. Hood Will Hunting reports bringing a VHS copy of "Wall Street" in the hopes of getting Kirk's son to sign it - which he did.

By - 11/28/18 - 11:52 am

The turkeys just kept coming, and coming, and coming, on Monmouth Street in Brookline this morning:

By - 11/28/18 - 9:09 am

Brookline Police report their Boston counterparts found a large menorah at Church and Weld streets in West Roxbury this morning that had been stolen from Temple Emeth at the Putterham rotary in South Brookline, about a mile away. The case is under investigation.

WBZ reports the menorah, normally mounted outside the temple's main entrance, weighs 300 pounds.

By - 11/8/18 - 10:32 am

Jesse Mermell reports from the Green Line this morning:

An older woman with a 20-something woman just got on the T car I’m on. A 20-something man kindly offered his seat. Without missing a beat the older woman says “thank you, you should meet my granddaughter Katie!” Katie looked mortified. Matchmaking grandmothers never rest!

She adds: Read more.

By - 10/6/18 - 7:22 pm

WHDH reports on the attack off Thorndike Street shortly before 3 a.m. The woman was able to escape.

By - 9/17/18 - 12:56 pm
Tyler Grace

Transit Police report arresting a homeless man who sometimes lives on a boat in Boston Harbor for sexually attacking a woman on a trolley at Reservoir on Aug. 26.

Read more.

By - 9/13/18 - 1:08 pm
Chic Brookline turkeys

Caroline Burnes, an artist who lives in Brookline, has come out with a line of three dozen posters celebrating the town's most rambunctious residents - showing them in their strutting finery.

Via Boston Globe.

By - 8/24/18 - 10:39 am

The Supreme Judicial Court ruled today there's no question that Antonio Fernandez is a murderer, but ordered a Norfolk Superior Court judge to consider whether he should one day get a chance at parole because he was only 16 when he fatally shot another teen celebrating his graduation from high school in 2002. Read more.

By - 8/23/18 - 3:24 pm
Octopus in the trash in Brookline Village

Henry Wong spotted this poor creature in Brookline Village today.

By - 8/19/18 - 9:36 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports that around 3:20 p.m. on Aug. 12, a Beacon Street resident called 911 to report "that their apartment smelled like garlic."

By - 8/15/18 - 10:44 am

CommonWealth reports on a rally Jeffrey Sanchez had yesterday at the Mildred Hailey Apartments with some long-time local progressives standing behind him as a progressive leader in his race against progressive Nika Elugardo.

Earlier:
In a battle between progressives, a forum centered on best way to achieve goals.

By - 8/3/18 - 9:16 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports on a recent 911 call from Saint Paul Street:

At 3:46 a.m., a caller reported someone was standing at the entrance to their apartment and looking into a window while peeling sunflower petals.

By - 7/17/18 - 7:11 pm
Flooding Muddy River

Claire Blechman walked along the Muddy River in Brookline after the storm lightened up a bit.

The normally placid brook was not the only place to have flooding during the second storm round: Read more.

By - 7/10/18 - 11:48 am
Sanchez and Elugardo

State Rep. Jeffrey Sanchez (D-15th Suffolk) and challenger Nika Elugardo agreed on more than they disagreed on, at a candidate forum in Jamaica Plain last night.

Instead, the two battled over who was the most progressive - and how to fight for progressive values - in one of the state's most progressive districts, which includes parts of Jamaica Plain, Mission Hill, Roslindale and Brookline, in a room at the First Baptist Church that was so packed people were turned away at the door. Read more.

By - 7/7/18 - 10:01 pm

Wicked Local Brookline reports:

At 8:16 p.m., the police received a call about two males catching geese for dinner. They had been catching the geese by Leverett Pond.

By - 6/20/18 - 9:34 am

Michael Burstein reports the Brookline Select Board voted last night to let Taam China on Harvard Street remain open, under conditions that include requiring that one of the two co-owners - the one charged with making the videos over several years - relinquish his 50% share of the business.