Brockton News: Community

Keep Brockton Beautiful Day

Keep Brockton Beautiful Day which is scheduled to begin and end from Brockton High School on Saturday, May 22. Signups will begin at 8:00 a.m. and volunteers will be cleaning designated streets or areas from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. There will be coffee and donuts during signups and a lunch for the volunteers after noon time. We…Read More

Mental Health Matters: it’s Time to Talk, It’s Time to Listen

Join us on May 19th for an open Zoom discussion featuring mental health professionals with lived experience. This virtual event will be hosted by Bob Socci, "The Voice of the New England Patriots".Read More

Midday Music Online

The monthly music program from Christ Congregational Church will be presented online on Wednesday May 19 starting at 12 noon. The program, "Songs of Spring and Love," will feature harpist Alison Read, See our Facebook page, "Christ Church Pipe Organ Series" for the link, no later than Tuesday May 18. To be added to our…Read More

Haitian Flag Raising Ceremony

Please join the City of Brockton on Tuesday, May 18th, at 12:00 pm at City Hall Plaza for the Haitian Flag Raising Ceremony. This will be a brief event.Read More

Frederick Douglass Park Clean-Up

Volunteers are needed for the spring clean-up of Frederick Douglass Park and the Liberty Tree area on Frederick Douglass Ave (formerly High St) Rakes, shovels, loppers, garbage and leaf bags and other gardening implements would be helpful. Please join us for this community event. (don't forget your mask).Read More


The Brockton Garden Club will hold their annual plant sale on Saturday, May 15, 2021 from 8:30 a.m. till 11:00 a.m. at the Brockton Parks and Recreation Department, 45 Meadow Lane, This office is located off Main Street (south) and is the former site of the Campello Swimming Pool. Proceeds from the sale will go…Read More

Fuss & O’Neill to give a Presentation to the City Council about Flooding Risks in Brockton

With the Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Program (MVP) Action Grant, Fuss & O’Neill will provide a study to develop an accurate understanding of flooding risks in the City and identify solutions to increase flood resiliency along Salisbury Brook and the Salisbury Plain River. Bullet Points for the City Council Presentation of May 10, 2021 City Council Meeting…Read More

BHA holds Wait List Lottery

The Brockton Housing Authority will be holding a lottery for the Federal Family Public Housing Wait List. Residents can apply online by going to Applications will be accepted online 24 hours a day during the dates listed above. You must have an email address or phone number to complete the preliminary application. This preliminary…Read More

Baker-Polito Administration announces latest reopening guidelines

The Baker-Polito Administration announced new reopening guidelines to support the ongoing COVID-19 response. -Effective Friday, April 30th, no masks outside in most settings. -Effective May 10th, amusement and water parks can open at 50% capacity. Road races, other organized athletics allowed. -Effective May 29th, gathering limits increase to 200 indoors, 250 outdoors. Wineries, breweries, and bars…Read More

Supporting Self-Care in Times of Crisis 10 Week Virtual Group at Family and Community Resources, Inc.

Join FCR beginning Tuesday, April 27, 2021 for a 10-week virtual group counseling series to enhance wellness and the ability to cope during times of crisis. The series will take a wholistic approach and engage the five senses with a focus on guided meditations, coping strategies, and grounding techniques. Each session will be led by…Read More