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Posted on: May 27, 2022

Amnesty Trash Collection Week 5/31-6/4

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Town of Brookline to Provide Amnesty Trash Collection for Town Trash Service Customers

The Brookline Department of Public Works will provide a Trash Amnesty pick up next week as part of Brookline's Hybrid Pay-As-You-Throw Trash (HPAYT) Program. 


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Posted on: May 25, 2022

Town of Brookline Invites Community Members to Memorial Day Program

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Town Administrator Mel Kleckner and Brookline Veterans’ Services Director William T. McGroarty wish to invite community members to the Town of Brookline’s Memorial Day Program, which consists of four ceremonies.

Community members are in...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Town of Brookline to Reinstate Mask Mandate in Indoor Town-Owned Spaces Where Public Gathers

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 Health Commissioner Sigalle Reiss announces that the Town of Brookline is reinstating face-covering requirements in town-owned indoor spaces where the public gathers due to the recent increase in COVID-19 cases.

Beginning Monday, May 23, every in...

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Posted on: May 26, 2022

Memorial Day Trash Delay

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Refuse and recycling collection will be interrupted on Monday, 5/30/22. Residents shall place refuse out for collection one (1) day later than their usual collection day. This includes residents whose collection day is Friday, putting their refuse out for...

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Posted on: May 20, 2022

Brookline Remembers: Memorial Day, May 30, 2022

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On Monday, May 30th, Brookline marks Memorial Day. Please find our program below, or see programs for individual events here.


MAY 30th, 2022



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Posted on: May 10, 2022

New Dedicated Town News Portal

The new Brookline Town News website

BROOKLINE – Town Administrator Mel Kleckner is pleased to announce that the Town of Brookline has launched a dedicated town news portal to serve as a clearinghouse for news and updates from the town government. is ...

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Posted on: May 4, 2022

Brookline Seeks Candidates for Town Administrator

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Position Opportunity

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The Town of Brookline, Mass. (pop. 63,000), which offers vibrant urban life with attractive suburban amenities, is seeking a dynamic and professional leader to serve as its next Town Administrator. T...

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Posted on: April 29, 2022

May is Building Safety Month!

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Building Safety Month 2022 

Brookline, MA – In May 2022, Brookline Building Department will participate in the 42nd annual Building Safety Month, a worldwide campaign presented by the International Code Council, its members and partners to promote...

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Posted on: April 28, 2022

New Detail Pay Rates for Firefighters


Effective May 1, 2022, pay rates have changed for firefighters and Fire Department officers working detail shifts. Please see our new Paid Detail Compensation Schedule for more information, or call 617-730-2270.

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Posted on: April 21, 2022

Town of Brookline Awards More Than $22 Million in COVID Relief Funds to Community Organizations and


Chair Heather Hamilton and the Select Board are pleased to announce that the Select Board has authorized more than $22 million in federal coronavirus relief funding to support key community projects and organizations.

The allocation represents slightly les...

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