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Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

In February 1917, a group of Birmingham-area women founded the New Era Study Club with the purpose of meeting together and broadening their learning. more

May 23, 2017 11:36 AM People

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Rendering courtesy of Mountain Brook Fire Department.

Building also slated for use by Mountain Brook police officers. more

May 23, 2017 10:41 AM People

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Erica Techo

The award recipient should show strong work ethic, joyful disposition, seek to ensure other's needs come before their own and exemplify other qualities demonstrated by Lewis. more

May 1, 2017 8:38 PM Crestline Elementary 5 Comments

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Photo by Erica Techo.

On a scale of one to five, Mountain Brook Elementary School music specialist Shari Dorsett gave MBE a “5++” during her exit interview. more

Apr 26, 2017 2:10 PM Mountain Brook Elementary

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Mountain Brook Schools’ Robotics team has seen its numbers grow from six to more than 100 students since it started three years ago. more

Apr 26, 2017 11:38 AM MBJH 1 Comments

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Photo by Ron Burkett.

Nonprofit Magic City Smooth Jazz is expanding its annual Jazz in the Park events this summer. more

Apr 26, 2017 11:17 AM People

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Photo courtesy of Molly Fielding.

For the past three years, the Anderson family has worked to give back to St. Jude through St. Jude Field of Dreams, an annual fundraising event started by former Vestavia Hills resident Michael Schefano and his daughter, Sophia Schefano. more

Apr 26, 2017 11:05 AM People

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Photo by Frank Couch.

Crimes and other incidents reported in the April 6 Mountain Brook Police Department community update. more

Apr 6, 2017 11:36 AM News

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By Keith McCoy

In total, card information for $14,575.20 was provided over the telephone to the suspect. more

Mar 31, 2017 12:23 PM News

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Photo courtesy of the Alabama Symphony Volunteers Council.

Home tours benefiting symphony run from April 29 to May 14. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:55 PM Businesses

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Photo by Erica Techo.

Mountain Brook Fire Department executive officers will tell you the department’s most valuable resource is its employees. And now, they’re working to take better care of that resource. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:52 PM People

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Photo courtesy of Ty Williams

Baseball players sometimes have to deal with balls taking bad hops, but Restoration Academy’s baseball team was dealing with much larger obstacles on the field. more

Mar 23, 2017 2:45 PM Sports

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File photo.

The egg hunt will kick off April 15 at 10 a.m., when the Easter Bunny blows his whistle signaling the start of the festivities. more

Mar 23, 2017 11:55 AM People

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Photo courtesy of Kathleen Woodry.

The students will participate in the Alabama National Geographic Bee state competition on March 31. more

Mar 17, 2017 10:14 AM Schools

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By Keith McCoy

Crimes and other incidents reported in the MBPD March 17 community update. more

Mar 16, 2017 10:14 AM News

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Erica Techo

This year's race had almost 800 runners sign up. more

Mar 12, 2017 6:47 PM People

Mountain Brook Fire Chief Chris Mullins

Photo by Sarah Finnegan.

Mullins reflects on 1st year in role as MBFD’s chief. more

Feb 27, 2017 8:48 AM People 1 Comments

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By Keith McCoy

One of the cars was unlocked at the time of the incident, according to the MBPD community update. more

Feb 23, 2017 12:18 PM News

Stephen Russell

Photos courtesy of Stephen Russell.

“Control Group” is Russell’s third novel and follows Dr. Cooper “Mackie” McKay, the main character in his previous books, “Blood Money” and “Command and Control.” more

Feb 23, 2017 10:24 AM People

St. Luke’s Episcopal Church

Photos by Erica Techo.

While portions of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church undergo renovations this spring, part of the church is returning to its roots. more

Feb 22, 2017 12:31 PM People

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