What's New In Springfield

COVID-19 Stop the Spread Testing

NOTE: The information below is subject to change, please check back regularly for updates.


The Commonwealth is launching a strategic testing program in communities across Massachusetts that have continued to see a higher number of residents...

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City of Springfield Phased Reopening Plan

As part of the City of Springfield’s phased reopening plan, all municipal buildings and facilities will be reopening to the public, by appointment only, along with other restrictions, starting Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

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Health and Human Services COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Situational and Statisitcal Information

City of Springfield Health and Human Services 24/7 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) hotline - (413) 750-3250

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City of Springfield Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. with Annual Flag Raising Ceremony

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Bishop Talbert Swan II and the Springfield Massachusetts Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) for the Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) ceremony at City Hall.

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Mayor Sarno Enjoys a Visit from Former Intern Bria Brantley

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed a special visitor today. Ms. Bria Brantley, a former Mayoral Intern, visited Mayor Sarno today to catch up and wish the Mayor and his family a happy new year. Also in the meeting with Ms. Brantley was her handsome...

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Mayor Sarno Meets with New City Council President Williams

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe met with new City Council President and Ward 5 City Councilor Marcus Williams to discuss some of the items the City of Springfield will be planning to address in 2021. Mayor Sarno looks forward to...

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Hold First Vax Force Information Committee Meeting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris hosted the first meeting of the Vax Force Committee.

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Mayor Sarno and City Assessors Chairman Allen Reminds Residents that the Deadline for Property Tax Relief for Qualifying Persons is April 1, 2021

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chairman of the Board of Assessors Richie Allen remind residents that the deadline for property tax relief for qualifying persons is April 1, 2021. Those applications must be received by the Assessors office. The deadline...

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Mayor Sarno and Administration Meet with Congressman Neal

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief of Staff Tom Ashe, CAFO TJ Plante, Deputy CAFO Lindsay Hackett Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, DPW Director Chris Cignoli, Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris,...

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Mayor Sarno Joins with New North Citizens Council for Neighborhood Meeting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan, Chief of Staff Tom Ashe, and Mayoral Aide Minerva Marrero to meet with Jose Claudio and Norman Roldan of the New North Citizens Council today for a neighborhood meeting to...

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Mayor Sarno Joins with Daniele Family to Celebrate La Fiorentina’s 75th Anniversary

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was pleased and proud to join with Anna and Leo Daniele of La Fiorentina Pastry Shop in celebration of the establishment’s seventy-fifth anniversary. The small celebration ceremony took place at La Fiorentina’s Springfield...

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Mayor Sarno Joins PBRM Director Sullivan, Facilities Director Kerrigan, and Principal Johnson for Tour of School Ventilation Upgrades at Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan, Facilities Management Director John Kerrigan, and Putnam Principal George Johnson on Wednesday to receive a tour of the heating, ventilating,...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on Attack on Nation’s Capitol and Our Democracy

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is sickened and saddened by the events that have unfolded at our nation’s Capitol today.

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Mayor Sarno Rails at Low Bail Set for MLK Church Arsonist

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “A message needs to be sent for the demented actions taken by this individual and any others contemplating these types of hideous and hateful crimes. $25,000 – he should be held without bail! Ask Sherriff Nick Cocchi,...

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Mayor Sarno Joined with The Council of Churches in Continuing Efforts to Aid MLK Presbyterian Church Towards Rebuilding and Recovery

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Rev. Dr. Terrlyn Curry Avery, Archbishop Timothy Paul, State Representative Bud Williams, Ward 4 City Councilor Malo Brown, and Members and Supporters of the Martin Luther King Jr. Presbyterian Church to announce...

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City Hall and Municipal Buildings to Close for New Year's Day

Springfield City Hall and all municipal buildings will be closed at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 31, 2020, and will remain closed on Friday, January 1, 2021 in observance of New Year’s Day.


City Hall and all municipal buildings will re-open...

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Dr. Seuss License Plates Celebrate Legacy of Springfield Native

Oh the Places You'll Go... with the Cat in Tow!

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Mayor Sarno Announces Outreach and Support Continues Towards Martin Luther King Jr. Community Presbyterian Church Rebuild

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is pleased to announce that the outreach and support for the Martin Luther King Jr. (MLK) Community Presbyterian Church continues to pour in to help them rebuild.

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Mayor Sarno Wishes Everyone a Happy New Year

First of all, I want to thank everyone for their patience, understanding, and cooperation during this surreal and challenging COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. Soon we will be able to shake hands and give a hug. Until then, I strongly encourage...

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Expanded Tax Payment Lookups - now including Trash Fee, Motor Vehicle Excise, and property taxes back to 2004.

Real Estate property cards - parcel descriptions, photos and values.

Public Records - find records available on the City of Springfield website, and learn how to request additional records.

CDBG-Disaster Recovery - Get information on Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief funds (CDBG-DR).

Casino Information - Documents, news and information about the casino project.

Public Meetings - Schedule, agendas and meeting notes for the City Council, Boards and Commissions.

Single Stream Recycling Program - FAQ, Dos and Don'ts.

Important Information About Open Meetings

In the State of Massachusetts, M.G.L. Chapter 39, Section 23B states all governmental bodies must have meetings that are open to the public and readily available to anyone who wishes to attend.  The City of Springfield provides access to meetings online in a variety of ways. More info >>

Page last updated:  Friday, November 20, 2020 11:07 am