Brockton News

COVID 19 Online Recovery Resources

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: AA Online meetings NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: Virtual NA meetings online NA meeting search SMART RECOVERY: SMART Recovery online community Private, convenient, online recovery supportRead More

Motor Vehicle Excise Demand Fee Delayed

In light of the public health crisis, the City of Brockton has decided not to place the $30.00 Demand fee on the Motor Vehicles excise bills due March 23, 2020 until April 27, 2020. This will allow taxpayers additional time to pay their bill online or by mail. To pay online go to our Pay a…Read More

Online Convenience Fees Waived

The Mayor has ordered that the convenience fees for online bill payments be temporarily waived due to the Coronvirus. To pay online go to our Pay a Bill page.Read More

Mayor Robert F. Sullivan announces grants for downtown businesses and cultural institutions

Today, April 6, 2020, Mayor Robert F. Sullivan announced that the Brockton TDI Partnership, in conjunction with MassDevelopment, is making $42,000 in small grants available to downtown businesses and cultural institutions to assist them during the COVID-19 health and economic crisis. The grants, up to $7,000 each, are designed to be as flexible as possible…Read More

Update to Mayor Sullivan’s Emergency Declaration

Mayor Sullivan has posted an update to his original Emergency Declaration. All City buildings will remain closed until further notice as per the Governor's order. Update to Emergency Declaration - 4.3.20Read More

A Message from: City Council President – Shirley Asack

Reminder: The City Council Finance Committee will NOT be meeting this Monday, April 6th , 2020. The full City Council is scheduled to reconvene on Monday, April 13th, 2020 at 7 pm. At that time the Councillors will meet remotely and the meeting will be live streamed via Brockton Community Access. A Message from: City…Read More

Yard Waste Collection

Due to current circumstances beyond our control, the City is requiring a temporary limit of 2 barrels and 8 bags of yard waste per household per week. Due to limited staffing, yard waste collection may fall behind. Please leave curbside - DO NOT BRING BACK IN - and it will be collected as soon as possible.…Read More

EPA Encourages Americans to Only Flush Toilet Paper

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging all Americans to only flush toilet paper, not disinfecting wipes or other non-flushable items that should be disposed of in the trash. Flushing only toilet paper helps ensure that the toilets, plumbing, sewer systems and septic systems will continue working properly to safely manage our nation’s wastewater.…Read More

Emergency Order Regarding Personal Care Services

There is an Emergency Order regarding Personal Care Services after March 22, 2020. The full document can be found here: Emergency OrderRead More

Changes to Open Meetings

Pursuant to Governor Baker’s March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §18, and the Governor’s March 15, 2020 Order imposing strict limitations on the number of people that may gather in one place, this meeting of the City of Brockton's [board/committee/commission] is being conducted via remote participation.…Read More

OCPC postponing the RSA for the Main Street at East Nilsson Street intersection

To all Brockton stakeholders, In light of Governor Charlie Baker’s declaration of a State of Emergency in Massachusetts in response to the outbreak of Coronavirus, OCPC will be postponing the RSA for the Main Street at East Nilsson Street intersection, until further notice. (The RSA was scheduled for March 26, 2020). We are postponing the…Read More

Narcotics Anonymous and Alcoholics Anonymous Info

Many (but not all) Narcotics Anonymous meetings are temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 virus. Meetings that take place in hospitals or other public facilities are likely to be closed, but some smaller meetings may be open. To learn the availabilities of these Narcotics Anonymous meetings, please visit https://www.na.org/meetingsearch/. Need an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting during…Read More