Brockton News: Community

Winter Parking Ban begins December 1, 2020

WINTER PARKING BAN PARKING BAN HOURS:  Midnight (12:00 a.m.)  to 7:00 a.m.  MONTHS OF PARKING BAN:  December 1st  to April 1st NO PARKING on the EVEN NUMBERED SIDE of all streets except those streets restricted to one side parking by regulation,  except: NO PARKING ON BOTH SIDES of the following streets or parts of streets:…Read More

Thanksgiving Holiday

City Offices will be closed on Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving Holiday. Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, trash service for Thursday 11/26 will be collected on Friday and trash service for Friday 11/27 will be collected on Saturday. The Recycle Depot will be closed Thursday, November 26. Have a Happy & Safe Thanksgiving!Read More

Special Meeting for Local Tax Levy

A Special Meeting of the Brockton City Council, will be held on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at 7:00 PM to determine the percentages of the local tax levy for FY2021 to be borne by each class of real property. Written and Oral Arguments will be taken at this time. For more information Click Here.Read More

Special Education and Caregivers Monthly Support Group

There will be a Special Education and Caregivers Monthly Support Group meeting on Saturday November 21st @ 10:00 am Parenting a child that has special needs in education can be challenging and overwhelming. Join us each month, on the third Saturday, for a new topic and group support.Register in advance for this meeting:https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUpdO6ppz4qH9ZiuK_R0kBl7wl2Hz5y6KrpAfter registering, you…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

Brockton Farmers Market

The Brockton farmers Market is open every Friday through the end of October, every Friday from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM at City Hall Plaza.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

Alone Together: Storytelling in the Time of Covid-19 Workshop Series

Write about, share, and connect around your experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic with TMI Project at this drop-in true storytelling workshop series. True storytelling is a vehicle for human connection and can ignite hope during the darkest of times. We're offering this safe and welcoming space to help you tell your story and stay connected…Read More

Brockton Cultural Council Deadline for Grant Applications

Brockton Cultural Council Grant applications are currently available at: http://mass-culture.org/Brockton Click on the "Apply Now" tab, then click on the link to apply. Any questions, email brocktonculturalcouncilinfo@gmail.com or virginiabmahoney@gmail.com The Brockton Cultural Council is the local funding arm of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.Read More