Brockton News

City Playgrounds Open

Effective today (june 25, 2020), all city playgrounds in Brockton are open per order of Mayor Robert F. Sullivan. Residents are asked to follow the guidelines posted about safety and social distancing. City playgrounds were previously closed in March due to COVID-19.Read More

Brockton Police Reminder: Fireworks Are Illegal In Massachusetts

As a reminder, Massachusetts General Law Chapter 148, s39, makes it is illegal for private citizens to use, possess, or sell fireworks in Massachusetts, or to purchase them legally elsewhere and then transport them into the state. Those found in possession of fireworks may receive a fine up to $100, however, other city ordinance violations…Read More

Mayor’s Video

See the Mayor's Latest Video Here: Mayor's VideoRead More

Century Bank Excise Tax Errors

Yesterday, the City of Brockton was notified by officials at Century Bank of a March error in which 833 excise tax payment checks were not properly processed. They are now being processed by the bank and residents will not be charged any late fees. The City and Century Bank apologize for any inconvenience. If you…Read More

Detour Notification

MassDOT will be doing Roadway Work at the Abington-Brockton line on North Quincy @ Boundary Ave and Chestnut St. They will be doing Intersection Improvements and Related Work (installation of a roundabout). There will be Drainage improvements, box widening, project signage, ADA/bike improvements, curbing, full depth roadway reconstruction, mill and pave. Work will occur 7…Read More

Brockton Council on Aging Board of Directors Meeting Cancelled

Please note the monthly Brockton Council on Aging Board of Director’s meeting held at the Council on Aging located at 10 Father Kenney Way in Brockton, will be cancelled until further notice.Read More

Car Seat Program

Nothing is more important than keeping children safe, so the Brockton Police Department has operated a car seat inspection and installation program for over 18 years, inspecting and installing hundreds of seats. Currently, 4 sworn Brockton Police Officers speaking English, Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, and Haitian Creole are certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians who hold…Read More

Hydrant Flushing Cancelled until Fall

Hydrant flushing has been cancelled until this fallRead More

Community Tracing Collaborative

Community Tracing Collaborative Want to be part of the COVID-19 solution? Just answer the call. We need your help.  If you've tested positive for COVID-19, the COVID Community Team will be reaching out via phone to you and your close contacts to slow the spread.  We'll make sure that you are getting the medical attention…Read More

Permit Application Procedures

City of Brockton PERMIT APPLICATION PROCEDURES [Pursuant to Chapter 53 of Acts of 2020] Issued: April 9, 2020 On Friday, April 3, 2020, Governor Baker signed into law Chapter 53 of the Acts of 2020, An Act to Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities and State Authorities Resulting from COVID-19. Section 17 of the Act modifies…Read More