Brockton News: Community

2020 Census Campaign

See the 2020 Census Video: Census Campaign Census Videos in other languages: Census YouTube ChannelRead More

Social Security News Release

Effective March 17, 2020, Social Security Offices Will Only Offer Phone Service ** Online Services Remain Available ** All local Social Security offices will be closed to the public for in-person service starting Tuesday, March 17, 2020.  This decision protects the population we serve—older Americans and people with underlying medical conditions—and our employees during the…Read More

Keep Brockton Beautiful Day postponed, Curbside yard waste collection begins March 30

Keep Brockton Beautiful Day, originally scheduled for April 18 has been postponed indefinitely due to unforeseen circumstances. Curbside yard waste collection begins the week of March 30.Read More

Motor Vehicle Excise Demand Fee Delayed

In light of the public health crisis, the City of Brockton has decided not to place the $30.00 Demand fee on the Motor Vehicles excise bills due March 23, 2020 until April 27, 2020. This will allow taxpayers additional time to pay their bill online or by mail. To pay online go to our Pay a…Read More

MEMA COVID-19 Command Center Situation Report

The Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency has distributed a copy of the COVID-19 Command Center Situation Report (Sitrep). March 26, 2020 - COVID-19 Response Command Center Sitrep 032620 March 22, 2020 - COVID-19 Response Command Center Sitrep 032220 March 18, 2020 - COVID-19 Response Command Center Sitrep #2 031820 March 17, 2020 - COVID-19 Response Command…Read More


The Executive Office of Labor and Workforce Development (EOLWD) and the Department of Unemployment Assistance (DUA), in coordination with the US Department of Labor (USDOL), are taking a series of actions to assist workers and employers.  The information below is translated in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.  For more information go to: ENGLISH UNEMPLOYMENT…Read More


In an effort to follow the recommendations from the CDC and WHO, the Brockton Retirement Office will be closed to the public until further notice. We are here to serve our membership, and as such, it is important that we all be socially responsible and take care to ensure that we do not expose each…Read More

Planning Department Proposed HDIP Meeting Cancelled

The Planning Department Public Hearing scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 6:00 PM in the GAR Room of City Hall has been cancelled. The purpose of this meeting is to take testimony about a proposed Housing Development Incentive Program (HDIP) District at the proposed development site. HDIP is a state tax incentive to build…Read More

Irish Heritage Day Cancelled

This Event has been Cancelled The celebration of Irish Heritage and the Flag Raising Ceremony scheduled for Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 9:00 AM has been cancelled.Read More

City Of Brockton DPW Emergency service guidelines for COVID-19

Ensuring the health and safety of our employees and customers is our number one priority. We do not anticipate any service disruption to our customers at this time. We have implemented additional measures that will allow us to safely continue providing essential services to you. In keeping with public health official guidelines, we are taking…Read More