Archive for ‘Information’

May 21, 2015

History of Brookline Residential Tax Rates

Information on Residential Real Estate Taxes in Brookline
Source: Website of Brookline Town Assessor
FY 2015 is July 1, 2014-June 30, 2015

Tax Rate/$1,000
of Assessed
or (Decrease)
(deducted from
taxes owed)
(i.e, $191,356.74
deducted from
property value)

*Calculated from Town Meeting Proposal


May 6, 2015

Unofficial Brookline Town Results May 5, 2015 Election

April 25, 2015

Votes and Websites of Town-Wide Candidates and Ballot Questions

Board of Selectmen (Vote for two) (4867 votes) (5385 votes) (3163 votes)

     Laurence Onie – no website found yet. (624 votes) (1677 votes)

School Committee (Vote for three) (5347 votes) (5620 votes)

     Sandra L. Stotsky no website found yet (3209 votes) (4944 votes)

Ballot Questions Websites  (vote Yes or No on each Question) (6308 Q1; 8173 Q2) (3956 Q1)  (Q2- Yes, 8173, No, 1947)


March 15, 2015

Brookline Town Election – Ballot Questions, Forums, Information Sessions etc.

 LINK to Voters Guide for May 5, 2015 Election votersguide2015


Held on April 8 – will be as video from BIG – Operational Override and Debt Exclusion Forum

 April 29  7-9:30pm Candidates Forum (co-sponsors BNA & TMMA); Town Hall (Selectmen Hearing Room)

 April 8th and 29th – Televised Live by the Brookline Interactive Group Channel 3   (Comcast or RCN) or by computer at ; Video of event available afterward through BIG website.

   If you would like to host an Information Session on the Operational Override and Debt Exclusion for your group/location please contact the Brookline League at

January 4, 2015

In Massachusetts – Am I Registered? Is My Address Correct?

LINK BELOW  TO OBTAIN THE INFORMATION (You must vote at the Brookline Town Clerk’s Office prior to the day of the election (absentee) or, on the day of the election, at the polling location associated with your registered address). Absentee ballots are available approximately 20 days prior to the election.
For other states go to the website of the Elections Department
Deadline for Change of Address or Registration for May 5, 2015, Brookline Town Election, deadline is April 15, 2015. CANNOT BE DONE ON-LINE.
December 31, 2014

BROOKLINE TOWN ELECTION OF MAY 5, 2015 – some critical dates

> Booklet on  “How and Why to Run for Elective Office in Brookline” is available as LINK on top of this web page and at

> Live Workshop on “How and Why to Run for Elective Office in Brookline” is available as video at

Board of Selectmen decide to present a Tax Override of $7,665,000 and Debt Exclusion for Devotion School. Videos of session is available at

> January 20 – Nomination Papers Available from Brookline Town Clerk’s Office. In addition to the expected Tax and Debt Exclusion Override Questions, the election will   include the following positions: 2 Board of Selectmen; 3 School Committee; 4 Library Trustees; 2 Constables; Town Clerk; Town Meeting Moderator; 90 (or more) Town Meeting Members.

Who have taken out (and returned) Nomination Papers – link to Election Information on Town Clerks website:

> March 17 – Nomination Papers – last day for submission. (Withdrawal allowed up to April 2)

> April 8Forum on Override Ballot – 7PM-9PM – Town Hall – Selectmen’s Meeting Room

> April 15 – Change Address or Register to Vote (last day for May 5 election); for your status go to

> April 29 – Candidate’s Forum – 7PM-9PM – Town Hall – Selectmen’s Meeting Room

Co- sponsored by Brookline League of Women Voters; BNA (Brookline Neighborhood Alliance) and TMMA (Town Meeting Members Association)


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