Brockton News

RMV Opening in December for customers age 75+to renew their licenses

The Brockton Registry of Motor Vehicles has extended Senior Days for customers age 75 or over to December by appointment to renew their license. To learn more, visit the RMV website www.Mass.Gov/RMV or call 857-368-8005.Read More

City Clerk’s Office Hours

The City Clerk’s Office will be closed Mondays and Wednesdays. For operation, the office will be open Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 8:30 am-4:30 pm.Read More

RMV Opening in October for customers age 75+to renew their licenses

Starting in October, the Brockton Registry of Motor Vehicles is opening on Wednesdays for customers age 75 or over by appointment to renew their license. To learn more, visit the RMV website http://Mass.Gov/RMV or call 857-368-8005.Read More

Amendment to the Executive Order

Due to Brockton's designation as a "higher risk" community, effective tomorrow Saturday August 22, Mayor Robert F. Sullivan has ordered a Citywide curfew for all residents and visitors between the hours of 11 pm and 5 am with exceptions for essential travel. He is also closing the Harold D. Bent Playground at Ash Street Park; the…Read More

School Announcement

Last night the Brockton School Committee chaired by Mayor Robert F. Sullivan voted unanimously to begin the first term of the 2020-2021 school year with a fully remote program due to a recent increase in COVID-19 cases. The Brockton School Committee will review the City’s active COVID cases every two weeks. Brockton Public Schools will transition…Read More

Gathering Reminder

The Commonwealth has issued guidance around holding large gatherings and graduation ceremonies to allow people to celebrate special occasions in a responsible way.  We know that this time of year is usually filled with celebrations and we are grateful for the many residents of the Commonwealth who have followed the guidance to keep people safe;…Read More

JAG Byrne Grant available

The City of Brockton is eligible for $68,703.00 in grant funding from the FY20 Edward Byrne Memorial Justice Assistance Grant (JAG) Program funds from Dept. of Justice/Bureau of Justice Assistance.  JAG funds awarded to a city under this FY 2020 solicitation may be used to provide additional personnel, equipment, supplies, contractual support, training, technical assistance,…Read More

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