Brockton

2021 Population: 105,446

42°05′0.35″N -71°01′6.14″W

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  • Lunch is Served Every Saturday!
    Volunteers make and serve free lunch to 100 guests, including neighbors and the housing insecure between 11 am and 2 pm each Saturday. Guests can also pick up toiletries and a change of clothes that day and connect with needed services. L Street Mission has been operating from the basement of the Central Methodist Church… Leia mais: Lunch is Served Every Saturday!

Brockton, MA Intel

Brockton, Massachusetts is one of the two county seats of Plymouth County ( along with Plymouth) The population was 105,643 at the 2020 United States census. It is the sixth-largest city in Massachusetts . Two villages within it are Montello and Campello, both of which have MBTA Commuter Rail Stations and post offices. Campello is the smallest neighborhood, but also the most populous.

Brockton has a city government led by a mayor and city council. The city elects a mayor for two-year terms. Since January 2020, the mayor of Brockton is Robert F. Sullivan. The city council consists of four Councilors-at-Large and seven ward Councilors, one for every ward in the city. A little mayoral history: In the fall of 2009, City Councilor Linda Balzotti became the city’s first female mayor. Balzotti was defeated in 2013 by Bill Carpenter who won the election by only 44 votes. After the unexpected death of Bill Carpenter on July 3, 2019, City Councillor President Moises Rodrigues become the acting Mayor. On July 15, 2019 Rodrigues was unanimously elected by the 11-person City Council to become the Mayor of Brockton. Rodrigues became the first person of color to become Mayor of Brockton. In 2009, community activist Jass Stewart was elected to councilor-at-large becoming the first African American to serve in Brockton’s City Council.