Brockton News

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

Nursing Home Family Resource Line

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce the launch of the Nursing Home Family Resource Line – a dedicated phone line to connect family members of nursing home and rest home residents with the information and resources they need. This new phone line provides one central contact for families and community members…Read More

Mayor Robert F. Sullivan announces grants for downtown businesses and cultural institutions

Today, April 6, 2020, Mayor Robert F. Sullivan announced that the Brockton TDI Partnership, in conjunction with MassDevelopment, is making $42,000 in small grants available to downtown businesses and cultural institutions to assist them during the COVID-19 health and economic crisis. The grants, up to $7,000 each, are designed to be as flexible as possible…Read More

Yard Waste Collection

Due to current circumstances beyond our control, the City is requiring a temporary limit of 2 barrels and 8 bags of yard waste per household per week. Due to limited staffing, yard waste collection may fall behind. Please leave curbside - DO NOT BRING BACK IN - and it will be collected as soon as possible.…Read More

EPA Encourages Americans to Only Flush Toilet Paper

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging all Americans to only flush toilet paper, not disinfecting wipes or other non-flushable items that should be disposed of in the trash. Flushing only toilet paper helps ensure that the toilets, plumbing, sewer systems and septic systems will continue working properly to safely manage our nation’s wastewater.…Read More

COVID 19 Online Recovery Resources

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: AA Online meetings NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: Virtual NA meetings online NA meeting search SMART RECOVERY: SMART Recovery online community Private, convenient, online recovery supportRead More

Emergency Order Regarding Personal Care Services

There is an Emergency Order regarding Personal Care Services after March 22, 2020. The full document can be found here: Emergency OrderRead More

Changes to Open Meetings

Pursuant to Governor Baker’s March 12, 2020 Order Suspending Certain Provisions of the Open Meeting Law, G.L. c. 30A, §18, and the Governor’s March 15, 2020 Order imposing strict limitations on the number of people that may gather in one place, this meeting of the City of Brockton's [board/committee/commission] is being conducted via remote participation.…Read More