BROCKTON − Mayor Robert F. Sullivan overwhelmingly won a third term as voters returned him and other incumbents to office. Here’s who won and lost and by how much for Brockton mayor, school committee and City Council.
Fire crews sounded the horn to evacuate a burning car dealership in Bridgewater.
Brockton Public Schools administrators painted a stark picture of just how chaotic things have gotten at the high school − including staggering levels of teacher absenteeism, kids sitting in the cafeteria without instruction and students roaming the hallways.
An employee of Ocean State Job Lot in Brockton who police say shot a man inside the store, at 105 Campanelli Industrial Drive, after a dispute is in police custody.
In case you missed it, here are five stories of the top stories from the past week throughout the Brockton area.
Brockton Mayor Robert Sullivan wins in landslide. Who else won and lost?
Mayor Robert F. Sullivan overwhelmingly won a third term as voters returned him and other incumbents to office. According to unofficial results, Sullivan beat challenger Fred Fontaine 6,121 votes to 3,182. That’s 66% to 34%. “People understand a proven track record,” Sullivan said after delivering a victory speech to supporters at Tommy Doyle’s at Sidelines. “We’re doing such a great thing right now in the city of Brockton with reimagining and development and repurposing, and reinventing and daily harnessing transit-oriented development.”
Brockton Mayor wins in a landslide:: Brockton Mayor Robert Sullivan wins in landslide. Who else won and lost?
Brockton High principal paints stark picture of just how chaotic school has become
Brockton Public Schools administrators painted a stark picture of just how chaotic things have gotten at the high school at a special School Committee meeting — including staggering levels of teacher absenteeism, hundreds of kids spending hours in the cafeteria daily without meaningful instruction and students congregating in stairways and bathrooms vaping.
Chaos at Brockton High School : Brockton High principal paints stark picture of just how chaotic school has become
7 actions to improve safety, discipline: Brockton High immediately implementing these 7 action items to improve safety, discipline
‘Transit-oriented’ apartments, commercial spaces under construction in downtown Brockton
At the corner of Centre Street and Commercial Street in the heart of Brockton’s downtown neighborhood sits the construction site of the city’s next high-rise apartment complex. Just steps from the Brockton Commuter Rail station, the incoming “Centre Station” building will hold 40 one- and two-bedroom market-rate apartment units and commercial spaces. The ground floor will house several storefronts while the four levels above it will be made into apartments.
Apartments under construction: ‘Transit-oriented’ apartments, commercial spaces under construction in downtown Brockton
West Bridgewater star signs her National Letter of Intent to play in college
West Bridgewater senior Rachael Geniuch, 18, front row center, signs her letter of intent to play soccer at Assumption University in a ceremony at West Bridgewater Middle-Senior High School.
Senior signs letter of intent: PHOTOS: West Bridgewater star signs her National Letter of Intent to play in college
Despite a low turnout, Easton voters approve debt exclusion. See election results.
Voters approved the $150 million debt exclusion Saturday to pay for the bonds to construct new police, fire and public works facilities throughout Easton. Less than 13% of registered voters, or 2,189 residents, cast their vote, with the debt exclusion winning by only 60 votes. This vote now starts the three-year process to design, bid and build the new facilities.
:Easton voters approve debt exclusion: Despite a low turnout, Easton voters approve debt exclusion. See election results.
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