Brockton News: Community

City Playgrounds Open

Effective today (june 25, 2020), all city playgrounds in Brockton are open per order of Mayor Robert F. Sullivan. Residents are asked to follow the guidelines posted about safety and social distancing. City playgrounds were previously closed in March due to COVID-19.Read More

Leaf Relief Outreach Meeting

  RE: LEAF RELIEF INC.165 WESTGATE DRIVEBROCKTON, MA 02301 Please take notice that an Outreach Meeting for a proposed retail recreational marijuana facility at the above location, in a unit adjoining Collins Surgical Supply, is scheduled for June 11, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. The presentation will be regarding the location access, traffic, impact on the…Read More

Brockton Police Reminder: Fireworks Are Illegal In Massachusetts

As a reminder, Massachusetts General Law Chapter 148, s39, makes it is illegal for private citizens to use, possess, or sell fireworks in Massachusetts, or to purchase them legally elsewhere and then transport them into the state. Those found in possession of fireworks may receive a fine up to $100, however, other city ordinance violations…Read More

COVID-19 Testing Update

The Brockton High School COVID-19 testing site, staffed by Brockton Neighborhood Health Center at 470 Forest Ave., is now available Monday and Thursday, 12 pm to 7 pm, and Wednesday, 9 am to 4 pm to anyone regardless of symptoms including non-Brockton residents. Patients must call 1-844-483-7819 to schedule an appointment.Read More

Mayor’s Video

See the Mayor's Latest Video Here: Mayor's VideoRead More

Brockton Area Branch NAACP – ACT-SO Competition

The Brockton Area Branch NAACP is hosting its local ACT-SO virtual competition on Saturday, May 30, There will be ten students, grades 9th to 12th, from various schools competing in ten different categories. ACT-SO (Afro-Academic Cultural Technological Scientific Olympics) is a year long achievement progrm designed to recruit,stimulate and encourage high academic and cutural achievement…Read More

Leaf Relief Outreach Meeting

  LEAF RELIEF LLC165 WESTGATE DRIVE BROCKTON,MA 02301 Please take notice that an Outreach Meeting for a proposed retail recreational marijuana facility at the above location, in a unit adjoining Collins Surgical Supply, is scheduled for May 29, 2020 at 5:00 p.m. ┬áThe presentation will be regarding the location access,traffic,impact on the community, and diversion…Read More

Century Bank Excise Tax Errors

Yesterday, the City of Brockton was notified by officials at Century Bank of a March error in which 833 excise tax payment checks were not properly processed. They are now being processed by the bank and residents will not be charged any late fees. The City and Century Bank apologize for any inconvenience. If you…Read More

Brockton Organizations COVID Response Site

Pre-Registration and Appointment Required STEP 1: Call COVID-19 Hotline 1-844-4TEST19/1-844-483-7819 Testing is now open to all in the Greater Brockton community If you have a primary care provider with Signature Medical Group, press 1. If you have a primary care provider with Brockton Neighborhood Health Center, press 2. If you have a primary care provider…Read More

Detour Notification

MassDOT will be doing Roadway Work at the Abington-Brockton line on North Quincy @ Boundary Ave and Chestnut St. They will be doing Intersection Improvements and Related Work (installation of a roundabout). There will be Drainage improvements, box widening, project signage, ADA/bike improvements, curbing, full depth roadway reconstruction, mill and pave. Work will occur 7…Read More