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By adamg - 2/26/20 - 11:32 pm

The Daily Free Press reports the chain is opening an outlet at 872 Commonwealth Ave. OK, that's really BUville, but it's on the Brookline side of the line near Amory Street, so Brookline will soon have 50% of the number of Taco Bells that Boston has, which is two (one downtown and one in West Roxbury).

By adamg - 2/7/20 - 3:02 pm

Boston Police this afternoon released some preliminary information on the morning incident that ended with a Brigham and Women's Hospital valet wounded, the suspect dead, the hospital locked down and several cars damaged in a crash that shut the westbound side of Rte. 9 in Brookline. Read more.

By adamg - 2/7/20 - 9:58 am
Shut road in Longwood Medical Area

Roads into Longwood Medical Area were shut. Photo by Kristin Johnson.

UPDATE: Valet now in critical condition.

A shooting on Fenwood Road outside a Brigham and Women's building shortly after 9 a.m. resulted in a chase that ended with a car crash outside the Star Market on Rte. 9 in Newton and a suspect taken away in critical condition. Read more.

By adamg - 2/5/20 - 12:31 pm

The MBTA is reporting delays of up to 20 minutes on the C Line inbound because of a trolley with a door problem.

By adamg - 2/2/20 - 4:58 pm
No salsa

Evidence comes from this Brookline supermarket, where Nomi Burstein shows us the paucity of salsa around 3:40 p.m. (also from the parking lot of the Roche Bros. in West Roxbury, which was even more crowded than usual around the same time, no, really, it was so crowded at least one local editor and his wife just gave up and drove to the Dedham Stop & Shop).

By adamg - 1/23/20 - 6:30 pm

Brookline Police report arresting a pot-smoking alleged Nazi fan after somebody reported him for putting a white-supremacist sticker on the back of a town No Parking sign Tuesday afternoon. Read more.

By adamg - 1/22/20 - 9:42 am

Brookline Police report arresting a man on a charge of vandalism for an incident at Davis Avenue and Emerson Street around 3 p.m. on Tuesday: Read more.

By adamg - 1/13/20 - 2:20 pm

Lawrence Lessig, a Harvard Law School professor and Brookline resident, charges the New York Times committed "clickbait defamation" in a headline and lead paragraph that made it sound he was condoning MIT professors and administrators taking money from convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein when, he says, he wasn't. Read more.

By adamg - 1/12/20 - 4:17 pm
In hammocks

Roving UHub photographer Mary Ellen captured a couple of folks who set up hammocks by Leverett Pond in Olmsted Park to enjoy the day today.

Fans of cold, bitter snow, though, may only have to wait until the end of the week to be back in their element.

By adamg - 1/10/20 - 5:47 pm

The MBTA reports the track was whack enough on the Riverside Line to round up buses to shuttle passengers between Reservoir and Chestnut Hill in the middle of rush hour, but that things are once again hunky dory.

By adamg - 12/4/19 - 7:02 pm

Matthew Touchette reports the area around the intersection of Rte. 9 and Cypress street is closed off, and firefighters are going door to door, following manhole explosions there.

By adamg - 11/28/19 - 11:21 am

Boston.com reports that Mike Dukakis is no longer asking people to drop off their Thanksgiving turkey carcasses at his Brookline home.

By adamg - 11/21/19 - 9:32 pm

WBUR reports Brookline Town Meeting voted Wednesday to ban oil and gas hookups in new buildings - or buildings undergoing major reconstruction work. The measure needs the approval of the state Attorney General's office before it can go into effect.

By adamg - 11/19/19 - 9:24 am

NECN reports the crash happened on Newton Street, off Allandale Street, in an incident serious enough to close off the road for an accident-reconstruction team to be called in. This led to cascading traffic delays across parkways in the area.

By adamg - 11/19/19 - 8:48 am

Around 1:30 a.m. in Amory Park, off Beacon and Amory streets, WCVB reports.

By adamg - 11/14/19 - 10:09 am

From the annals of the Brookline Police Department, Wicked Good Brookline reports a Naples Road resident called police because:

A man was painting his fence and wouldn’t stop when asked. He said he didn’t know who told the man to paint it.

By adamg - 11/9/19 - 11:17 am

Brookline Police report arresting three Haverhill men on charges they scammed a Brookline woman out of $9,000 by impersonating her grandson on a phone call after he was allegedly in a car accident and arrested by the local police who wouldn't let him go without a bail payment. Read more.

By adamg - 11/2/19 - 10:43 am
Sign in Brookline Village points to Red Line station, even though the Red Line goes nowhere near there

Seth Kaplan has been watching all the new office construction along Rte. 9 in Brookline Village these days ... Read more.

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