BROOKLINE, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Brookline's town administrator has announced the closure of all playgrounds and most town buildings in response to the coronavirus pandemic.
The town playgrounds, which includes standalone playgrounds and those within parks, will be closed "until further notice," according to the press release. Brookline Town Hall will remain open on a limited basis.
"The first floor of Town Hall will be for essential services only, as town officials assess community needs," the statement said. "Residents with non-emergency business at Town Hall should call 617-730-2000 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday before visiting in person."
Town officials said Brookline's COVID-19 Task Force is in "constant communication regarding the additional steps the town will take to keep residents safe, healthy and informed."