Brockton News

City of Brockton Awarded $136,000 in State Grant to Modernize City Permitting System

City of Brockton Awarded State Grant to Modernize City Permitting SystemRead More

Yard Waste Collection

Due to heavy volumes, yard waste collection may be delayed beyond your normal trash day. Please DO NOT bring your yard waste back in to your yard once you have placed it curbside. Crews will be by as soon as possible to collect. We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience.Read More

New Water and Sewer User Fees

New water & sewer user fees ($15 each, total $30.00) went into effect on the November bill issued 11/2/20.  It will be billed quarterly from now on. The revenue from the fees will be used towards repairing the water & sewer infrastructure in the City.  Some of the water rates increased which can be found…Read More

Unemployment Claim Fraud

The City of Brockton wants residents to be aware that there have been numerous reports of people receiving notices of unemployment claims being filed in their name falsely. The Mayor has contacted the Department of Unemployment Assistance and has been informed that this is a problem across the Commonwealth. If you receive a notice of…Read More

Notice to Brockton Taxpayers

NOTICE TO BROCKTON TAXPAYERS In compliance with M.G.L. Chapter 40, Section 56 the Board of Assessors has conducted a comprehensive reassessment of all classes of properties in the City of Brockton.  This action was undertaken to comply with that section of the law that requires a five-year certification of property values by the Department of…Read More

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

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