5 Things You Need to Know Today: December 30

Boston and Brookline Police take serious guns off the streets of West Roxbury.


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  1. Brookline and executed a search warrant yesterday that led to the seizure of guns, ammunition, and heroin, at 225 Baker St., right next to the Catholic Memorial School.
  2. Check out all the family fun and events for Boston First Night. Get your button now to enjoy activities like dancing, arts and crafts and more. 
  3. Get off to a running start on New Year's Day with the Jon Connor Resolution Run starting at the at 9:30 a.m. The run is sponsored and free due to the .
  4. Christmas trees will be collected for composting from January 2-13. Please remove all ornaments, decorations, and stands from trees and place trees at the curb by 7 a.m. on recycling day. Do NOT put trees in plastic bags.
  5. Dec. 31 is the last day to qualify for the Renew Boston program for your no-cost building energy assessments and upgrades to qualifying Boston residents.


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