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BHS Students Awarded $2,000 to Fight Big Tobacco

Brookline’s youth is dedicated to the fight against Big Tobacco, and as a result of their efforts the Brookline High School chapter has been awarded funding to further the cause. The 84 Movement, a Massachusetts program by the Department of Public Health to support smoking cessation and prevention, has granted the Brookline High School Peer Leaders a $2,000 grant. Run by a leadership team that supports 14 selected state chapters with mini grants, the group designated themselves “The 84", a reference to the percentage of Massachusetts youth who in an earlier survey indicated that they did not smoke. According to the 84’s statistics, the percentage has since risen to an impressive 89. The ultimate goal is a generation that ...
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2nd Annual "Dancing with the Brookline Stars" Nov. 8 at Our Lady of Annunciation Church

  October 27, 2014: I have to admit I don’t watch the hit ABC TV show Dancing with the Stars but I get the appeal: minor celebrities from the worlds of sitcoms, sports, and music wearing skimpy outfits and doing their damndest to wow the judges with their over-the-top dance routines. We as viewers imagine ourselves in their dancing shoes, showing off our new moves, perhaps becoming temporary sensations through viral YouTube videos. Who among us hasn’t dreamed of being crowned a dancing queen (or the Tony Manero of the new millennium?)
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Take a Trip to Germany Without Leaving Brookline

German Week at Clear Flour Bread is Wed. Oct. 22-Wed.Oct. 29, 2014 October 21, 2014: Starting tomorrow, Clear Flour Bread, 178 Thorndike Street, will begin its third annual German Week at the popular bakery. Baked goods will vary depending on “the bakers’ whim” but will include Poppy Nusstorte (short dough with an almond, sugar, lemon, & rum filling), Bienenstich (sweet, yeasted cake with a layer of whipped cream, topped with honey & almonds—a personal favorite!), Apfelstreusel (short crust with a layer of apples, topped with an almond crumb), and of course, traditional soft German pretzels, with the option of adding mustard butter.

Emergency Crews Respond To MIT Chemical Spill

A chemical spill on MIT’s campus has been contained and cleaned up, and the building has been reopened, MIT Police said. Cambridge, Massachusetts, fire officials said the chemical spill was a bottle of Hexane solvent that had been dropped in a lab. The solvent has evaporated and the scene was cleared, officials said. Fire officials […] The post Emergency Crews Respond To MIT Chemical Spill appeared first on Emergency Crews Respond To MIT Chemical Spill was first posted on October 8, 2014 at 4:08 am.

Coolidge House Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Coolidge House, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center in Coolidge Corner, recently celebrated its 30th anniversary with a luau. This celebration honored 25 employees who have been serving the patients and residents at Coolidge House for 20 years and more. Two of the employees at the center, Sylvia McClure and Junia Thorne, have been with […] The post Coolidge House Celebrates 30th Anniversary appeared first on Coolidge House Celebrates 30th Anniversary was first posted on October 5, 2014 at 9:34 pm.

Emily Martland Makes National Merit Scholarship Semifinals

Headmistress Sister Barbara Rogers has announced that Brookline resident Emily Martland, a senior at Newton Country Day School, is a semifinalist in the 2015 National Merit Scholarship Program. Martland qualified as a semifinalist as a result of her outstanding performance on the 2013 Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test. There are approximately 16,000 semifinalists in […] The post Emily Martland Makes National Merit Scholarship Semifinals appeared first on Emily Martland Makes National Merit Scholarship Semifinals was first posted on October 5, 2014 at 9:31 pm.
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