Brockton News

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

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

PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

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 WATER DEPARTMENT DRINKING WATER PFAS6 PUBLIC EDUCATION

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: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/reopening-massachusettsRead More

COVID-19 Vaccination Update, February 4th 2021

Steward Medical Group is now accepting appointments for COVID-19 vaccine for patients 75+. Patients of Steward should call the scheduling hotline at 877-358-8794 to make their appointments. Steward has also been notifying their patients.Read More

Brockton Residents Aged 75+ Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine on February 1st, Sign Up Begins Tomorrow, January 27th

Attention Brockton Residents Aged 75+: You are eligible to get vaccinated for COVID-19 on February 1st, 2021. You can sign up beginning tomorrow, January 27th, 2021. Find a vaccination site and sign up on the following website: https://www.mass.gov/info-details/covid-19-vaccine-locations-for-individuals-in-phase-1#find-a-location-to-get-vaccinated-if-eligible- If you have any questions or need assistance, please contact the Office of Mayor Robert F. Sullivan at 508-580-7123.Read More

Citywide Curfew Repealed Effective January 25th at 5:00 AM

Effective January 25th at 5:00 AM, Mayor Robert F. Sullivan withdrew the Executive Order that instituted a Citywide curfew from 11:00 PM to 5:00 AM. This withdrawal is in accordance with State guidelines. Robert F. Sullivan - Executive Order - Public Health Curfew RescissionRead More