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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 …

Ice sprays up into the air as senior and figure skater Clara Delcamino-Yang gracefully lands her jump at the 2023 NQS Minnesota L’Etoile du Nord Challenge. Photo courtesy of Clara Delcamino-Yang.

Clara Delcamino-Yang balances ice and school

Editor’s note: This story is being published in partnership with The Cypress, the student newspaper of Brookline High School. Read the original story here. Figure skating. School. Homework.… Read More »Clara Delcamino-Yang balances ice and school …

Neighbors of Griggs Park area work together to free the park’s trees from invasive grapevine at the Eat Rake Play event on Saturday, Oct. 14. Photo by Hannah Baron

Community gathers to clean up Griggs Park

This story was published in collaboration with Meghan E. Irons’ Reporting in Depth class at Boston University’s College of Communication. Neighbors gathered at Griggs Park on Saturday… Read More »Community gathers to clean up Griggs Park …

Eric Tarlin, director of Rock Voices in Brookline, counts to three before the choir sings “Proud Mary.” Photo by Akua Devall.

Rock Voices choir offers to mix things up in Brookline

This story was published in collaboration with Meghan E. Irons’ Reporting in Depth class at Boston University’s College of Communication.

Eric Tarlin sat down at the piano at the Brookline Senior Center recently and asked members of his choir to take out their music folders.

The sound of pages turning was audible throughout the room, as the members opened their folders and cleared their throats. Tarlin counted to three, and the choir belted out “Ooh, the Proud Mary keep on burnin!”

Rock Voices isn’t your typical adult choir. …

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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