Brockton News: Community

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

Outdoor Afro DW Park Clean-Up

Join Outdoor Afro for Earth Week! We're enjoying a remixed happy hour - we're cleaning up DW Park in Avon/Brockton. This space holds special meaning to me. It's one of the first places I ran cross country as a kid, along with Franklin Park, and has provided a lot of peace of mind and comfort…Read More

National RX Drug Take-Back Day

There will be a National RX Drug Take-Back Day on April 24, 2021 from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM at the Brockton Council on Aging, 10 Father Kenney Way.Read More

Angolan Flag Ceremony

The City will be having an Angolan Flag Ceremony on Saturday, April 17th, at 11:00 am outside of City Hall. We would greatly appreciate the support of those who are available to attend!Read More