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Obituary: Wendell David Macdonald

MACDONALD, Wendell David Of Brookline, formerly of Quincy, on April 23, 2014. Beloved son of the late Wendell D. and Palmina...
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Obituary: Thomas Yuknam Yung

YUNG, Thomas Yuknam In Brookline on April 22, 2014. Beloved husband of Claire Ming Chit (Chan) Yung. Loving father of Peter...
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For A Good Time On The Intertubes Today (And Forever): Annalee Newitz Takes Survival To Extremes

Very short notice this time, folks, but once again, I'm doing the funny intertube-radio thingee. Today's broad/podcast brings io9 founding editor Annalee Newitz in to talk about her...
Brookline Hub

Why You Should Shop "Local First"

By Brookline Local First founding members Abram Faber (co-owner of Clear Flour Bread) and Dana Brigham (co-owner of Brookline...
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Vote Yes on Article 29

Brookline’s commercial areas are made up of 3 basic groups, national chains, franchise and dealer owned operations, and...

Brookline Entrepreneurs Nominated For Immigrant Award

Thirty-six immigrants who founded businesses in Massachusetts were nominated for the Immigrant Learning Center’s third...
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Obituary: Daniel F. Horan

HORAN, Daniel F. Of Brookline on April 22, 2014. Beloved son of the late Patrick J. and Mary E. (Kilmurray) Horan. Dear brother...

Brookline Bancorp Scheduled To Post Quarterly Earnings On Wednesday

Brookline Bancorp (NASDAQ:BRKL) is scheduled to issue its Q114 quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, April 23rd. Analysts...
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Obituary: Loretta J. Mogardo

MOGARDO, Loretta J. (Sullivan) In Tewksbury, formerly of Brookline and Brighton, April 18, 2014. Devoted mother of Lorraine...

UMass Topped By Harvard, 3-0, In Beanpot Title Game

Harvard scored once in the fourth and twice in the sixth to top UMass baseball in the Beanpot Championship game on Monday...
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Wha'd You Bring Him In Here For?

Sad news: Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, the former boxing champion whose conviction for a triple murder was overturned after he served nearly 20 years in prison, has died of prostate cancer....
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On Money, Power, and How John Roberts Forged One More Link In The History Of White Supremacy In America

Yesterday an essay I wrote appeared over at the Atlantic's joint. (Originally on Ta-Nehisi Coates' blog, the editors there moved it over to Politics after a bit.) It's attracted a...
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Police: Guy named Frank stroked wiener on Riverside trolley

Transit Police report charging Alexander Frank, 21, of Framingham, with committing self service while staring at the woman sitting next to him on an inbound D Line trolley around 9:45...
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Obituary: Melvin Rapkin

RAPKIN, Melvin Mel 95, of Brookline, formerly of Danvers, Lynn and Salem, MA. Beloved son of the late Samuel and Freda Rapkin....
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Finishing strong: Brookline marathon team finds strength in community

Runners who didn’t finish the Boston Marathon last year on Team Brookline have found emotional strength in team training....
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Somerville Mayor's Brother Charged with Assault to Rape, Robbery

Cosmo Curtatone Jr. was held without bail pending a dangerousness hearing.
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Brookline’s winter Indoor Play Program ‘safe and free’

The Brookline Recreation Department’s Indoor Play Program at Soule Early Childhood Center, 652 Hammond St., was created...
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For many in Brookline, verdict still out on plastic bag ban

Walking through Brookline Village, a resident might be surprised to see a large number of people still toting plastic shopping...
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