Brockton News

COVID-19 Update, January 21st, 2021

Effective January 25th at 5:00 AM, the Baker-Polito Administration has announced that businesses that are currently open under Reopening Plan Phase 3, Step 1 may now stay open past 9:30 PM. Capacity limits remain the same. This guidance will be reevaluated on February 8th.Read More

COVID-19 Update, January 7th, 2021

The Baker- Polito Administration announced today that Massachusetts will remain in Reopening Phase 3, Step 1 with special capacity limits until at least January 24th. This change represents a two week extension of the December 26th order. For a description of current guidelines and limits, please read below.   Current State Guidance: Effective December 26th,…Read More

COVID-19 Update, January 4, 2021

On Wednesday, January 6th, at 11:59 PM, the City of Brockton Executive Order dated December 14th will be lifted. This means that the City will follow all Massachusetts reopening guidelines on COVID-19. While spaces like gyms, museums, and recreation facilities can reopen, they cannot exceed 25% indoor capacity. Current State Guidance: Effective December 26th, The…Read More

City of Brockton Awarded $250,000 Grant to Clean Up Brownfield Site

Press Release-Brownfield Remediation Grant Awarded to BrocktonRead More

The Community Justice Task Force Will Host Community Roundtable, Gather Survey Data on Quality of Life in Brockton

Mayor Robert F. Sullivan and his Community Justice Task Force invite you to participate in  their first virtual roundtable discussion and their community survey. All Brockton residents are welcome to attend a discussion on January 13th from 5:00 to 6:30 PM for residents to voice their opinions on issues impacting quality of life in the City. Please…Read More

Grant Assistance Available for Small Business Owners Impacted by COVID-19, Applications Open December 31st

Attention Brockton Small Businesses:  The Sector-Specific Relief Grant Program for Massachusetts Businesses will open on December 31st for grant applications from small businesses suffering from COVID-19 related losses. Small businesses can apply to receive grants up to $75,000, but awards may not exceed more than three months of operating expenses. $668 Million in funds have…Read More

Veterans Scam

There have been reports from VA Medical Centers that they have had Veterans calling their billing departments stating that they are getting calls from “The VA.” The calls state that the Veteran owes money to the VA and then asks the Veteran for their checking information in order to get payment. This appears to be…Read More

City of Brockton Receives Additional Community Development Block Grant, CARES Act Funding

Press Release- CDBG CARES Act Funds Awarded to BrocktonRead More

City of Brockton Returns to Massachusetts Reopening Plan Phase Two, Step Two, Effective December 16, 2020

Executive Order Establishing Supplemental Covid-19 Restrictions December 14, 2020Read More