Chamber is Leader in Economic, Political, & Social Activity

As part of the Metro South Chamber’s active accreditation with the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, an environmental scan is produced that summarizes the trends, analysis, and outlook of the Metro South Region, and how the Chamber is involved. Take a look at some of the ways the Metro South Chamber has led or been involved […]

CapeFLYER Train Service Comes to Brockton

At a special press conference held on July 1, 2015, it was announced by Mayor Bill Carpenter and the Cape Cod RTA, along with Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, that the CapeFLYER’s weekend train service will now include a stop in Brockton! From Memorial Day to Labor Day, the service will operate on Friday evenings and […]

Chamber Says “Brockton Deserves to be Considered”

Urges “YES” Vote May 12 for Destination Resort Gaming The Metro South Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors believes Brockton deserves consideration for a resort destination gaming facility on the site of the Fairgrounds. A “Yes” vote on May 12 will allow Brockton to be considered. The proposal features twenty five acres of resort amenities, […]

Chamber Supports Brockton Destination Resort Casino

In the wake of losing six hundred jobs after entertainment gaming (dog racing)was banned in Massachusetts by referendum a few years ago, The Metro South Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors voted that if entertainment gaming were made legal again in Massachusetts that this region, the Metro South region, should be given top priority. “In […]

Property Tax Increases Opposed by Business Community

“Unattractive commercial property tax rates discourage business and benefit competitors,” – Chamber President and CEO, Christopher Cooney ( testimony before the Brockton City Council ) In an evening involving lengthy testimony from Cooney, the business community, and many concerned citizens, the Brocton City Council, after nineteen rounds of voting, set a new commercial tax rate […]