Brockton News: Community

Nursing Home Family Resource Line

The Executive Office of Health and Human Services is pleased to announce the launch of the Nursing Home Family Resource Line – a dedicated phone line to connect family members of nursing home and rest home residents with the information and resources they need. This new phone line provides one central contact for families and community members…Read More

Mayor Robert F. Sullivan announces grants for downtown businesses and cultural institutions

Today, April 6, 2020, Mayor Robert F. Sullivan announced that the Brockton TDI Partnership, in conjunction with MassDevelopment, is making $42,000 in small grants available to downtown businesses and cultural institutions to assist them during the COVID-19 health and economic crisis. The grants, up to $7,000 each, are designed to be as flexible as possible…Read More

Mission22 comedy night

Community awareness event in the war against veteran suicide.Read More

Small Business Webinar

Join us on Friday, April 3rd at 2 pm for a COVID-19 update with the Metro South Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Small Business Administration, Brockton Mayor Robert F. Sullivan and the Massachusetts Office of Business Development. Register here: More

A Message from: City Council President – Shirley Asack

Reminder: The City Council Finance Committee will NOT be meeting this Monday, April 6th , 2020. The full City Council is scheduled to reconvene on Monday, April 13th, 2020 at 7 pm. At that time the Councillors will meet remotely and the meeting will be live streamed via Brockton Community Access. A Message from: City…Read More

2020 Census Kick-Off Celebration

There will be a kick-of celebration for the 2020 Census on Wednesday, April 1, 2020 from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Brockton Community & Family Center at North Middle School, 108 Oak St., Brockton. There will be free activities for kids. Staff will be on hand to answer your questions.Read More

Yard Waste Collection

Due to current circumstances beyond our control, the City is requiring a temporary limit of 2 barrels and 8 bags of yard waste per household per week. Due to limited staffing, yard waste collection may fall behind. Please leave curbside - DO NOT BRING BACK IN - and it will be collected as soon as possible.…Read More

EPA Encourages Americans to Only Flush Toilet Paper

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is encouraging all Americans to only flush toilet paper, not disinfecting wipes or other non-flushable items that should be disposed of in the trash. Flushing only toilet paper helps ensure that the toilets, plumbing, sewer systems and septic systems will continue working properly to safely manage our nation’s wastewater.…Read More

Open Space & Recreation Plan Public Input Sessions Postponed

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED, BUT PLEASE FILL OUT THE SHORT ONLINE SURVEY AT: Help shape the future of Brockton's parks and open spaces! The City of Brockton is updating its Open Space & Recreation Plan to provide direction for how the City will maintain or improve the quality of its open spaces and…Read More

COVID 19 Online Recovery Resources

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS: AA Online meetings NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS: Virtual NA meetings online NA meeting search SMART RECOVERY: SMART Recovery online community Private, convenient, online recovery supportRead More