Brockton News: Public Notices

Patriots Day Trash Collection

Due to the Patriot's Day holiday on Monday, April 19, trash, yard waste and "A" week recycling  collection will be delayed by one day the week beginning April 19. Friday's collection will be on Saturday.Read More

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Update from MDPH, April 15th, 2021

The Massachusetts Department of Health Immunization Division has released the following recommendations for the public regarding the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. 1. If you have received the J&J COVID-19 vaccine and develop severe headache, abdominal pain, leg pain, or shortness of breath within three weeks after vaccination, contact your healthcare provider, or seek medical care.…Read More

Vaccine Outreach Coordinator Position Available on April 7

**JOB ALERT** In an effort to improve vaccine access for all residents, the City of Brockton is introducing a new position titled “Vaccine Outreach Coordinator.” As part of the Commonwealth’s ‘Vaccine Equity Initiative,’ the hired individual will work closely with local stakeholders and the state’s assigned DPH Vaccine Community Liaison to improve vaccine access in…Read More

FINAL Community Justice Task Force Roundtable on April 20

The FINAL Community Justice Task Force Roundtable is just weeks away! The meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 20th at 5:00 pm via ZOOM. This is a great opportunity for Brockton residents to share their experiences with racial inequality in the City. The collective advisory report as it stands will be released next week…Read More

Downtown Brockton Business Survey

Calling all Downtown Brockton Businesses! - The Commonwealth has selected Downtown Brockton as an area for Local Rapid Recovery Planning assistance. Please take a moment to complete this short survey to let the Department of Housing & Community Development know about how your business was affected by the COVID-19 pandemic and what assistance you think…Read More


In recent weeks, the Animal Control Department has responded to numerous calls involving sick skunks and raccoons.  It appears an outbreak of Distemper is affecting wild animals in the City. Distemper is a highly contagious and often fatal virus affecting skunks, raccoons, dogs, cats and other animals; humans are not affected.  The disease targets respiratory…Read More

Weekly Curbside yard waste collection beginS on the week of March 29, 2021

Weekly Curbside yard waste collection will begin on the week of March 29, 2021. Yard waste (leaves & grass) must be placed in paper bags or loose in 32 gallon barrels weighing less than 50 pounds for collection. Branches less than 4 feet long and four inches thick may be tied in bundles. Due to heavy volumes in early…Read More


Brockton intends to send the PE out by mail to all customers. The Avon Reservoir has been taken offline to remove this source of PFAS6 from the drinking water system. PFAS public educationRead More

COVID-19 Update, February 26th, 2021

Today, Governor Baker announced that effective March 1st, the Commonwealth will move to Phase 3, Step 2 of the reopening plan. This will allow indoor performance venues, such as concert halls, theaters, and other indoor performance spaces, and indoor recreational activities to reopen and capacity limits across all sectors will increase to 50 percent excluding…Read More

COVID-19 Update, February 4th, 2021

Today, Governor Baker announced that effective February 8th at 5:00 AM, businesses that are currently open and operating at 25% capacity can increase their indoor capacity to 40%. The Commonwealth will remain in Phase 3, Step 1 of the reopening plan. For more information, please visit: More