Brockton News: Community

Mayor/City Council Meeting

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Submit your original non-fiction story

Let us know your good news! Submit your original non-fiction story relating to Brockton. We are accepting one story per person until 5 pm, MAY 8, 2020. Brockton prize of $100/ will be judged by Brockton Librarians: Jennifer Belcher, Head of Technical Services. Kevin Nascimento, Fiction Readers’ Adviser. Malice Veiga, ESL Literacy Coordinator Popular voting on www.BuzzAround.Info from May 11 -17,…Read More

Car Seat Program

Nothing is more important than keeping children safe, so the Brockton Police Department has operated a car seat inspection and installation program for over 18 years, inspecting and installing hundreds of seats. Currently, 4 sworn Brockton Police Officers speaking English, Spanish, Cape Verdean Creole, and Haitian Creole are certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians who hold…Read More

Hydrant Flushing Cancelled until Fall

Hydrant flushing has been cancelled until this fallRead More

Webinar: Virtual Foster Care Info Session

  Children need us now more than ever! Ascentria Foster Care continues to recruit, train, license, and support foster families during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you have ever considered opening your heart and home as a foster parent, now is the time to take the first step. Tune in via the link below to our…Read 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

Civil Service Exams

There will be a Civil Service Exam for Correction Officer I and Correctional Program Officer A/B on April 18, 2020. Taking the Civil Service Exam is the first step to a rewarding career as a correctional professional in the Massachusetts Department of Correction. The Yearly Base Pay for the COI is $58,680.44, and for the…Read More

COVID-19 Recovery Call

  Join us for a COVID-19 Recovery Call update on Friday, April 10 at 2:00pm with the Metro South Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Small Business Administration, Massachusetts Office of Business Development, and Mayor of Brockton, Robert F. Sullivan. Updates that will be covered are on Self Employed PPP Loan, Economic Injury Disaster Loan and Forgivable…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

Real Property Tax Bill Extension

Mayor Robert F. Sullivan has extended the due date of real property tax bills to June 1, 2020. June 1, 2020 is the new due date even if the due date for payment on your previously mailed tax bill was May 1, 2020. Payment can be made via mail, online, or by dropping off a…Read More