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Town officials seek to inform community about local politics

Town officials seek to inform community about local politics

Sophia Stewart, Opinions Editor

February 25, 2019


Filed under News, Regulars

The following interviews were conducted through email with Select Board Chair Neil Wishinsky and Town Meeting member Lauren Bernard. How well do you know your town? Did you know that town governance in Brookline has a distinct political structure that handles issues of critical importance? According to ...

Update: The other side of the argument for Baldwin location

Update: The other side of the argument for Baldwin location

Valentina Rojas, Breaking News Managing Editor

January 31, 2017


Filed under Hard News, News, Showcase

In response to the Sagamore’s Q&A with Superintendent Andrew Bott and Susan Wolf-Ditkoff, the Sagamore was made aware that the issue of the Baldwin location has sparked a lot of debate in the town. The Baldwin location was selected in October 2016 to be the location of the new elementary school...

BEU gathers for demonstration in front of annual Town Meeting

BEU gathers for demonstration in front of annual Town Meeting

Leon Yang, Sports Writing Editor

May 25, 2016


Filed under Hard News, News, Showcase

Over a hundred members of the Brookline Educators Union gathered outside the annual Brookline Town Meeting on Tuesday, May 24 to urge elected Town Meeting members to pressure the School Committee to cooperate in contract negotiations. Devotion teacher Daniel Lipton said that the aim of the BEU’s demonstration was to ...

Brookline community discusses racial discrimination in the police force

Brookline community discusses racial discrimination in the police force

Bertina Xue, Arts Layout Editor

January 6, 2016


Filed under Conversations on Race, Hard News, News, Showcase

The room was packed at a meeting held at Town Hall on Jan. 5, 2016 at 7 p.m. Over 40 people signed up to speak in response to Officers Prentice Pilot and Estifanos Zerai-Misgun of the Brookline Police Department’s claims that they encountered racial discrimination within the police force and that they...

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