Brockton News: Health & Environment

Greening the Gateway Cities Program

The Department of Conservation and Recreation is currently implementing an energy efficiency program in certain parts of Brockton to increase tree canopy cover to reduce energy costs for homeowners, residents, and businesses. For more information contact your local DCR office at 617.626.1503 or at wildlandstrust.org/greening-the-gateway-citiesRead More

Champion Plan – Leap into Recovery

The Champion Plan launches February 29, 2016. Walk into the Brockton Police Department and get Access to Treatment for a Substance Use Disorder. Sundays Closed Mondays 9:00 AM until 4:30 PM Tuesdays 9:00 AM until 4:30 PM Wednesdays 9:00 AM until 4:30 PM Thursdays 9:00 AM until 4:30 PM Fridays 9:00 AM until 7:30 PM…Read More

Brockton Champion Model

Mayor Carpenter and other partners have been working on the implementation of a program to launch in January where individuals with Substance Use Disorders (SUDs) can walk into a Brockton Fire or Police Station and get help into treatment after being transported to a comfortable location (TBD). We are working diligently on the details, but…Read More

New Drinking Water Quality Report

New Drinking Water Quality ReportRead More

Ralsco Park Legal Notice

Final Notice and Public Explanation of a Proposed Activity in a 100-Year Floodplain; Notice of Finding of No Significant Impact and Notice of Intent to Request Release of Funds Ralsco Park, 389 Warren Avenue, Brockton, MA These notices shall satisfy three separate but related procedural requirements for activities to be undertaken by the Brockton Redevelopment…Read More

Good Samaritan Medical Center shares National Poison Prevention Alerts

In recognition of the close of National Poison Prevention Week, Good Samaritan Medical Center has compiled a list of the top five poison alerts communities should be on the lookout for. “Most people think of poisonings as something dramatic involving a toxic substance ingested accidentally,” said Dr. Rick Herman, Chair of the Emergency Department at…Read More

Brockton Electric Plant Settlement Agreement

Attached you will find the documents of the agreement between Brockton Electric Plant and the City of Brockton. Agreement for the Sale of AWRF Effluent Settlement Agreement Council Letter Compliance Document Watch the Mayor's Press Conference about the agreement on YouTubeRead More

Drinking Water Notice

Public Notice IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR DRINKING WATER The City of Brockton’s water system was recently in violation of an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) drinking water standard. Although this is not an emergency, you have a right to know what has happened, what you should do and what the City is doing to correct the…Read More

Opioid Addiction Information

Opioid Addiction/Good Samaritan Video Mayor's Opioid Overdose Prevention CoalitionRead More