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13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

13 More Awesome Ways Residents Help Build Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Dog Reportedly Stolen from Brookline Home During Robbery

Dog Reportedly Stolen from Brookline Home During Robbery

The following are excerpts from the Brookline police log. An arrest or charge does not indicate a conviction.
Brookline's Serial Flasher—Convicted 11 Times—Going to Prison

Brookline's Serial Flasher—Convicted 11 Times—Going to Prison

John Beyers admitted to "a decades-long history of exposing himself."
MBTA Driver Who Swerved Off Local Overpass Won't Get License Back

MBTA Driver Who Swerved Off Local Overpass Won't Get License Back

Shanna Shaw, 43, of Mattapan, was fired and her license was suspended after the May 18 crash.
Brookline No. 3 on 'Snobbiest Small Cities in America' List

Brookline No. 3 on 'Snobbiest Small Cities in America' List

Do you agree with the town's ranking?
Chestnut Hill Capital Grille Donates $1K to Local Boys & Girls Club

Chestnut Hill Capital Grille Donates $1K to Local Boys & Girls Club

"We’re committed to deepening local connections in the communities where we live and work," a Capital Grille representative said.
Brookline Cops Confiscate 48 Grams of Cocaine in Bust

Brookline Cops Confiscate 48 Grams of Cocaine in Bust

The following are excerpts from the Brookline police log. An arrest does not indicate a conviction.
11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

11 Years After 'Heaven,' What Life is Like for the Burpo Family

The movie, in stores July 22, is about a real-life boy who says he went to Heaven and met Jesus during surgery. We spoke with the family behind the film about how it can help start a discuss
Mass. Pike Closures Coming

Mass. Pike Closures Coming

Beginning Sunday night for about six months, lanes will be closed in order to create work zones for substructure rehabilitation work.
Mass. Best State in U.S. for Children, Report Says

Mass. Best State in U.S. for Children, Report Says

The Annie E. Casey Foundation's annual "Kids Count" survey found "children have a greater opportunity to thrive and succeed in Massachusetts than in any other state."
Brookline Issues Tick Advisory

Brookline Issues Tick Advisory

Last year, 12 people contracted Lyme disease from tick bites in Brookline.
Brookline's Free Summer Concert Series

Brookline's Free Summer Concert Series

The concerts are held at the Daniel F. Ford Playground at Emerson Garden.
Mass. Lawmakers Approve Booze Sales on Sunday Mornings

Mass. Lawmakers Approve Booze Sales on Sunday Mornings

Currently, retail alcohol may not be sold until noon on Sundays—a remnant of the state's "blue laws."
24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

24 Amazing Ways Residents Inspire Their Communities

Patch readers told us who the "Everyday Inspirations" in their communities are, and we're sharing their stories and the work they've done locally.
Man Indicted for Robbing 2 Brookline Banks

Man Indicted for Robbing 2 Brookline Banks

Joseph Wilcox, 46, of Dedham, was also charged with robbing a bank in Cambridge.
Governor Patrick Releases Task Force Report on School Safety and Security

Governor Patrick Releases Task Force Report on School Safety and Security

The report includes recommendations for school districts on how to improve their schools’ safety and security.
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Intoxicated Driver Strikes Island on Beacon Street, Cops Say

Intoxicated Driver Strikes Island on Beacon Street, Cops Say

Police also investigating an attempted break-in on White Place.
Rescuers Trying to Save Cat Trapped on Brookline Roof

Rescuers Trying to Save Cat Trapped on Brookline Roof

Members of the Animal Rescue League of Boston were trying to rescue the cat on Monday.
Severe T-Storms, Flash Floods Possible This Week

Severe T-Storms, Flash Floods Possible This Week

Heavy downpours are expected at times between Monday and Wednesday.