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A Sunoco gas station in Brookline displays a sign about Brookline's tobacco-free generation law. Photo by Cici (Yongshi) Yu.

State court upholds Brookline’s first-in-the-nation generational tobacco ban

The highest court in Massachusetts upheld Brookline’s Tobacco Free Generation bylaw on Friday, rejecting a complaint from retailers who had challenged the pioneering law. The… Read More »State court upholds Brookline’s first-in-the-nation generational tobacco ban …

Dr. Michelson leading exercises between laps around the reservoir on Sunday, Nov 26th. Photo by Laura Tickey

‘Walk With a Doc’ helps seniors get exercise, connect with healthcare professionals

This story was published in collaboration with Meghan E. Irons’ Reporting in Depth class at Boston University’s College of Communication. After her retirement in December 2022, Dr.… Read More »‘Walk With a Doc’ helps seniors get exercise, connect with healthcare professionals …

Blue and white lines painted on a turf field at Skyline Park in Brookline.
The new turf field at Skyline Park. Photo courtesy Town of Brookline.

News in Brief: Flu clinics, fall recreation programs, new eco-friendly turf and a public art initiative

Health Department holding flu vaccination clinics The Brookline Department of Public Health and Human Services is holding several flu vaccination clinics over the coming weeks.… Read More »News in Brief: Flu clinics, fall recreation programs, new eco-friendly turf and a public art initiative …

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