Saturday, January 26, 2013
Here is the week in review.
1. Woman Charged with Pulling Fire Alarm Street Boxes: Those Fire Alram Boxes you see around town do work, and if you pull them, you're causing a false alarm. 2. 2-Alarm Fire at 205 Kent Street: A 2-alarm basement fire broke out on a very cold afternoon on Kent Street. 3. Second Fire in Arlington Station Wednesday Night: Not one, but two fires broke out at Arlington Station, causing plenty of chaos for travelers on one of the coldest days of the year. 4. Brighton Man Charged With Stealing Metal, Tools, Car Batteries: Catch up on the arrest log from the week before. 5. Let's Talk About Turkeys: Turkeys have been terrorizing Brookline residents for a while now. Tell us about your experience with these foul fowl.
Sunday, September 30, 2012
Two incidents of BU students being robbed near the Boston border, Romney and Ryan stop in for a fundraiser, and a live chat with the Governor. Boston University loses one of its former presidents.
Coming out of the weekend, we wanted to know What Were Your Favorite Things at Brookline Day? We got word of a Romney-Ryan Camp Fundraisers in Chestnut Hill later in the Week. Monday, there was also a Trader Joe’s Recall on Peanut Butter, Over Salmonella Concerns. In more large business news, Panera Asks Fans To Create Their Next Sandwich. A Man Punched Off Bike, and a Rash of Car Breaks made up the week's Brookline Police Log. There were a number of places to Observe Yom Kippur 2012 (or 5773) in Brookline. Tuesday's edition of Brookline Arrest Log included a Would-be Mugger Scared Off with Bottle. A few photos from Brookline Park(ing) Day, as Parks came out of Parking Spaces in Coolidge Corner. We took on the food boxes poll, as Boston is…
Sunday, September 23, 2012
In addition to a Patch live chat about College Admissions Essays, the week also held National Cheeseburger Day and International Talk-like-a-Pirate Day.
The MBTA told Patch that some D Line Service Trouble May be Due to Faulty Equipment. Monday morning, we caught up with The Olmsted Elm, which now Rests in Pieces (of Art), after being taken down last year. An OUI on the T Tracks and the B-and-E Next Door made some of the more notable items in the Police Log. Finally, we started making some noise about our College Admissions Essay Live Chat, which was on Thursday. The last day of Rosh Hashanah was Tuesday, and we found a few Rosh Hashanah Recipes: Apple Cake and Noodle Kugel. The Leaf Blower Ban Lifts Until December 15, meaning police were dealing with other things, like Fireworks and a Rash of Car Break-ins. The Chapter 40B project in Hancock Village is "Smart Growth", says the developers…
Sunday, September 16, 2012
Brookline has a team set up for next year's Boston Marathon. The Wegman's construction site places the last beam on the building, and a consultant joins the discussion in Hancock Village.
Monday, Members of the Red Sox Talk their Identity Outside Baseball During 'Faith Day at Fenway'. Did you look to see whether You Have Unclaimed Money? A thermal imaging company wants to know, How Hot is Your House, Brookline? Then, in the Brookline Police Log: a few Missing Bikes and some Missing Pipes. Outside of town, there were services Remembering September 11 in the Brookline Area on Tuesday, the 11th anniversary. We asked you to Sound Off on whether Massachusetts should Get Rid of the Governor's Council. A woman became the First West Nile Death in Mass. Since 2005, and the Threat Level has been Raised Statewide. Police dealt with a Bike Theft, Drug Possession and a Flailing Concert-goer, in the Arrest Log. The town took on Legal …
Sunday, September 9, 2012
The town turned out to vote in primaries, the High School was rated number 15 in the Boston area, and a number of speakers from Massachusetts were at the Democratic National Convention.
Last weekend was a long weekend, and Monday began with Five Things You Need to Know Today: the Labor Day Edition. Blogger Elizabeth Childs saw it as a Reminder of Suffrage, Civil Rights and Education.We took a poll: Should Massachusetts Allow Assisted Suicide? Foodie fans rejoiced as Developers Announce Two New Restaurants Coming to Chestnut Hill Square. TheBrookline Police Log started the week with a Razor Blade Theft and a Smashed Mirror. Tuesday, we started with a question of What do You Want to See Along Route 9?Deval Patrick, Joseph Kennedy and others spoke at the Democratic National Convention. In the Brookline Police Log: Shoplifters, Knives and Stalkers. Blogger and candidate Sean Bielat felt that Washington Doesn’t Get It. We …
Sunday, September 2, 2012
A woman's body is found in Jamaica Pond. A Young Hero in Brookline is awarded a certificate. It is a year after Hurricane Irene hit the area. Otto Pizza got a second location in Brookline.
Brookline Police Place First in Law Enforcement Challenge, which we first learned of onMonday. The Dead Bacteria Terror Tests Begin on MBTA Red Line on Wednesday, and we met Charlie, but can he Join Wally and Pat the Patriot as Symbols of the Boston Area? A broken leg for a hit pedestrian made the Brookline Police Log. Tuesday, was One Year Later, and we wondered What You Learned from Tropical Storm Irene? The Globe gave us a look at How Cleveland Circle Came to Be. Boston University grabbed itself a Slice of Otto Pizza, with the new place opening. We learned about someBus Behavior That Can Get You Thrown In Jail, and possession of burglarious tools lands one in jail in Brookline Arrest Log. We wondered Wednesday, Are Drugs & Alcohol a …
Sunday, August 26, 2012
The town mentioned in some lists. The Health Department raised the the West Nile Virus alert level to high. Developers file new plans in Hancock Village and Cleveland Circle. A woman narrowly escapes injury when a tree falls onto her car.
Monday morning, we met several Brookline Businesses Going Local First, as the Local First organization goes online. New Cleveland Circle Development Plans have been Filed, and some Neighbors Have Concerns. Blogger Julie Ross asked you to Make.Me.Laugh.Please, and Herb Robinson feels like The Bull in the Ring.How Charitable is Brookline? A new study from the Chronicle of Philanthropy founds a few interesting things about New England and the country. A stuck car and a randomly missing scooter made up Brookline Police Log. And, a "Cascade" Floods The Booksmith (it's a book, not a torrent of water). Tuesday, a little about Brookline being Named to CNN's List of Best Places To Live. Brookline’s 16U Summer Team Wins Tompkins League Title. …
Sunday, August 19, 2012
Week in review for Brookline featuring Fourth District candidates debating, a look at some superheroes, and a vice-presidential pick for Mitt Romney. As well as a driver on the T tracks.
According to our Snap pollon Monday, Massachusetts Republicans Say Ryan Will Energize Campaign and Massachusetts Dems Say Ryan's Budget Plans Will Hurt GOP. Ahead of the Coolidge's screening of the Big Lebowski, we wanted you to Share your Photos. Brookline Police were Looking for Possible Locker Thief. Elizabeth Childs is Putting "Camp" back into Campaigning. In Brookline Police Log, a broken dryer and a pair of girls kicking a door. Tuesday, we found out about a Car that got Stuck on T Tracks in Brookline, due to distractions and a GPS. We also got a glimpse at the Cloak-and-Dagger in the Paul Ryan Vice-Presidential Pick. We wanted to know, according to you who use the roads, Which Road in Brookline Most Needs Repaving?. We checked in …
Sunday, August 12, 2012
Brookline joins the Hubway network, Otto Pizza gets a second Brookline location, and the Perseid Meteor Shower hits.
Monday, we asked the question (again): Will You Join the Hubway, Now That it's in Brookline? For those looking for Jobs, We Got 'Em. We invited you to Vote for Brookline's Best Mexican in Readers' Choice. Brookline Police Log contained a keyed car, a spitter and an unarmed robbery. Charlie Shapiro Invited you to a Newton BBQ Supporting his campaign For Governor's Councilor. A Dozen Best of Boston Awards for Town Businesses were announced on Tuesday. The Selectmen spoke with Otto Pizza, who are Heading to Commonwealth Avenue Soon. A look at Brookline Resident and Artist Rebecca Arnoldi's Part in the CURRENT Artist Talk & Exhibition. Brookline Arrest Log featured two unarmed robbery arrests and an allegedly reckless driver. Pinwheel Books' …
Sunday, July 29, 2012
The Olympics kick off this week. There was a lot of weather, a 'Chef Wanted,' and, a farewell to a Brookline figure of sports and politics, and changes on Route 9.
Also, in case you missed our Trivia tests, here is the complete list: