12:07 a.m., Oct 30 The NSTAR Power Outage map is showing Brookline has about 150 homes without power, bringing the town back below 1%, which it rose to at about 6 p.m.
Public Schools of Brookline announced last night that schools will be closed today, but town offices will re-open at 10 a.m.
10:35 a.m. The MBTA will close at 2 p.m. today. Bus, commuter rail and subway service are all closing today.
9:55 a.m., Oct 29 The Town of Brookline posted a Weather Alert to the home page, including a list of emergency contact numbers and other information in the event of power outages, floods, or storm damage.
Town offices are closed, and only emergency personnel are requested in town today.
9:50 p.m. Brookline is now listed on the school closing list on WCVB and CBS Boston. Gov. Deval Patrick is also encouraging private businesses to stay closed and send their workers home for the day. Call your employers before you head in to verify that you have the day off.
5:37 p.m. Gov. Deval Patrick is requesting that all schools, public and private, be closed tomorrow. Additionally, he's asking that private companies allow their employees to stay home.
"Requesting all schools, campuses & early ed programs to close Monday for safety & keep the roads clear for emergency personnel," tweeted the @MassGovernor account.
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