What's New In Springfield

Cooling Centers Opening in the City of Springfield

Mayor Sarno, along with the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, Helen R. Caulton-Harris, announced today that the City of Springfield will open Cooling Centers in the City on Saturday, July 13, 2019.  The sites are:


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Mayor Sarno and United Way Kick Off Stuff the Bus Campaign

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined United Way of Pioneer Valley President & CEO Paul Mina and Peter Pans Bus Lines to kick off the annual Stuff the Bus campaign, with the end goal to fill 2,200 backpacks with school supplies to help students who are...

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Mayor Sarno Announces RFP for Body Worn Cameras Available Next Wednesday

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announces that the Springfield Police Department has completed its Body Worn Camera Feasibility Study and an RFP for Body Worn Cameras, including state of the art recording and storage capabilities, will be available for...

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Springfield Receives $315,000 Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness Grant from the Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan, Park Commission Chairman Brian Santaniello, and City Forester Alex Sherman toured the Forest Park Tree Nursery with Massachusetts Secretary of...

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Congressman Neal, Mayor Sarno, Reps. Mark and Williams to Hold Census 2020 Briefing

Congressman Richard E. Neal, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, State Representatives Paul W. Mark and Bud Williams, the U.S. Census Bureau and the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission held a Census 2020 Informational Briefing to raise awareness for the U.S....

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Congressman Neal, Mayor Sarno, Reps. Mark and Williams to Hold Census 2020 Briefing

Who: Congressman Richard E. Neal, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, State Representatives Paul Mark and Bud Williams, Springfield Election Commissioner Gladys Oyola-Lopez

What: Census 2020 Informational Briefing
When: Monday, July 8, 2019 at 11:00 a.m.


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Mayor Sarno Names Election Commissioner Gladys Oyola-Lopez and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe Co-Chairs of Springfield Complete Count Committee for Census 2020

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will form the Springfield Complete Count Committee for the 2020 Census  that will be co-chaired by Election Commissioner Gladys Oyola-Lopez and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe.

Mayor Sarno states, “Gladys has done a tremendous job not...

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Mayor Sarno Announces First Round Recreational Marijuana Selections

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stated, “First of all, many thanks to our whole Internal Review Committee, especially to Assistant City Solicitor and City Council Attorney Tasheena Davis, independent expert consultant Atty. Julie Steiner, Chief of Staff Tom...

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Traffic Advisory - Fourth of July at Riverfront Park

Beginning at 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, the Memorial Bridge will close for the 4th of July Fireworks. The bridge will reopen at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Friday morning.

At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 4th, a section of...

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Solid Waste Collection Schedule for Fourth of July Holiday

The Department of Public Works announces that due to the July 4th holiday, there will be no collection of trash, recycling, or yard waste this Thursday.

Residents normally scheduled for these services on Thursday will have their items picked up on...

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The New England Farm Workers Council Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony Announcing the Start of The Massasoit/Paramount Revitalization

Governor Charlie Baker, Congressman Richard Neal and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno were all in attendance.

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on the Passing of David Starr, Retired Publisher and President of The Republican Newspaper

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “First of all, to his wife Peggy Starr, family and friends my sympathy, thoughts, prayers and encouragement. Mr. Starr was always so very kind to me and a friend. His head, heart and soul were always for the betterment...

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Mayor Sarno Continues to Expand Civilian Police Hearing Board Powers

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, in response to the failure of the City Council to approve an Ordinance creating a Civilian Review Board with subpoena powers, has asked the Law Department to draft a modified Executive Order to adopt as many of the changes as...

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Mayor Sarno Very Grateful to Governor Baker on MassTrails Grant Award of $300,000 for Our McKnight Community Rail Trail Project

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has been notified by Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito of a MassTrails Grant for $300,000 for our McKnight Community Rail Trail Project.

Mayor Sarno stated, “I am very appreciative of Governor Baker’s...

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Mayor Sarno’s $691.7 Million Budget Passes by a 12-1 Vote of the City Council

Mayor Sarno’s $691.7 million budget passed this evening by a 12-1 vote of the City Council and without any cuts. It was balanced for the fifth consecutive year without the use of stabilization reserve funds. Mayor Sarno is appreciative of the City...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Acting Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood Hold Promotional Pinning Ceremony for Newest Deputy Chief, Captain and Lieutenants

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Acting Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood hosted a promotional pinning ceremony for the Department’s newest Deputy Chief, Captain and two newest Lieutenants. 

Effective Sunday (June 23rd), Acting Commissioner Clapprood promoted...

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Mayor Sarno and Mercy Medical Center Celebrate New Traffic Signalization at Mercy Medical Center’s Carew Street Entrance

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chris Cignoli, Director of the Springfield Department of Public Works (DPW) and Mercy Medical Center President Mark Fulco hosted an announcement today to celebrate newly operational traffic signalization at the Carew Street...

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Mayor Sarno to Nominate First African-American Female City Clerk

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “After being notified by current City Clerk Atty. Anthony Wilson of his departure to become the City of Cambridge’s City Clerk, I will nominate Associate City Solicitor and current Attorney to the City Council Tasheena...

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Springfield Police Department Response to Kevin Santos Arrest in NY

While Kevin Santos was out on bail waiting for his next hearing on illegal “large capacity” firearm charges, he attempted to murder a police officer in New York. 

Mr. Santos, 22 years old, was pulled over in New York on Monday at 11:30am.  He had a...

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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 >>

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