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New Owner for Henry Bear's Park
In the latest proof that a new generation is interested in preserving independent bookstores and local communities, Kas Sharma has purchased Henry Bear's Park, headquartered in Arlington, Mass., which operates three toy and bookstores in Arlington, Brookline, and Cambridge.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Left bags facts, puffs 'pride'
Adams is my favorite for the quote that "facts are stubborn things." But Massachusetts' original statesman had never met a modern American liberal.
Brookline Local Lindsay McAuliffe Featured in Walnut Hill's Production of The Learned Ladies
Lindsay McAuliffe of Brookline, MA will play the leading role of young and love-struck Henriette in Walnut Hill School for the Arts' winter production of MoliA re's The Learned Ladies this December.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
The Daily Free Press
Brookline officials lenient with plastic ban enforcement
A ban on plastic bags and polystyrene containers went into effect Sunday in Brookline due to concern for the environmental impact of these products.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Eagan: Ban on plastic bags makes sense
Starting today, Brookline's ban on plastic bags and polystyrene, better known as Styrofoam, takes effect.
Brookline plastic bag ban starts Sunday
Brookline's bans on disposable plastic bags and polystyrene containers kick in Sunday, but changes may be phased in gradually at retail stores and restaurants.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Do wild turkeys lay low on Thanksgiving?
All across the region, residents are discovering and taking pictures of wild turkeys fearlessly wandering neighborhood sidewalks and parks as if in defiance of the holiday that traditionally has not been kind to them.
Brookline and Brighton Artists and Food Trucks Participating in...
The holidays are upon us and the first-ever Holiday Arts & Eats Festival at Somerville's Assembly Row is just over a week away taking place December 6th-8th.
Free Parking in Brookline on Small Business Saturday
Patch's "Park on Patch" campaign, in partnership with American Express, has selected Brookline as one of 50 towns across the country to get free parking on Nov. 30 for Small Business Saturday.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Emotional pleas made to nix Brookline borderline proposal
A group of homeowners gave impassioned pleas to officials in Brookline Monday asking that they discard a proposal that could exclude some homes straddling the town line from sending their children to Brookline schools.
How Science Can Help You Cook a Better Thanksgiving Feast
Thanksgiving can be much tastier when infused with a little science. For instance, for a juicy turkey America's Test Kitchen chefs recommend soaking your fresh turkey for 12 hours in salty water before cooking.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
The earthquake that ravaged much of Haiti has killed more than 100,000 and rippled through the lives of people around the world, including many in the Boston area Among those who will never forget what they witnessed after the earthquake in Haiti are a Dorchester pastor who was in Haiti attending a church conference, a high school student from ... (more)
NY's Funniest Rabbi
What Is A Good Rabbi?
So many thoughts, limited amount of time. One of the highlights of being in West Hempstead for Shabbos was hearing a few words- ever so briefly, yet effectively - getting to see and experience Rabbi Yehuda Kelemer.
Local Winter Markets To Buy Organic Food In Boston
Bostonians don't get to see a lot of green in the winter months, but that doesn't mean they should stop eating green, local, healthy foods.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Brookline cops: juvenile took the 'bait bike'
A juvenile who Brookline Police say swiped the department's 'bait bike' Saturday was caught after he crashed the bike and then tried to get away on foot.
At Kennedy birthplace, ceremony honors him 50 years after his death
At the home where John F. Kennedy was born, dozens gathered today to recall his life and commemorate his death 50 years ago.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Brookline: Plastic not so fantastic
Shoppers carry plastic bags out of the Star/Shaws on Beacon St. today, November 23, 2013.
Staten Island feral turkeys ruffling feathers of residents
Turkeys may be a tradition on the Thanksgiving dinner table, but they are creating a nuisance for some residents of Staten Island.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
New England Mobile Book Fair - a book lover's Aladdin's Cave
In the world of 'bricks and mortar' bookselling there are independent bookstores and there are branches of 'chains'.