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Mayor Sarno Appoints Cheryl Clapprood Permanent Police Commissioner

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Commissioner Clapprood has done an exemplary job and has been well received and respected by the public and our Police Department during some very trying and challenging times in the world of policing. From fast...

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In the Name of Public Safety, Mayor Sarno Opposes Ban on Facial Recognition Technology

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “’With the advent of our Springfield Police Department utilizing body worn cameras and our newly created and thriving Real Time Crime Analysis Division, why would the City Council consider taking away such a valuable...

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City of Springfield Releases RFP for Rehabilitation of Buildings for Nonprofit Organizations

The City of Springfield invites proposals from nonprofit agencies for the use of Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for capital improvements to facilities that house services for low- and moderate-income households. Funds must be...

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City Council Fails Again to Pass Police Ordinance to Grant Subpoena Powers to Community Police Hearing Board – Mayor Sarno to Issue Executive Order for the Good of the Community and Our Police Department

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “While I appreciate the efforts of City Councilors Tim Ryan, Tim Allen, E. Henry Twiggs, Mike Fenton and Ken Shea to work with Acting Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and me for the good of the community and our...

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Springfield Fire Department Secures Three Major Federal Grants

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal and Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi announce $1,350,428 in federal grants

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On Behalf of Our City’s Marijuana Review and Host Community Agreement Committees and Myself Demand an Apology

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “The process that we undertook was completely transparent and adhered to all the laws and regulations pertaining to the licensing of recreational marijuana. We hired an outside independent consultant, Atty. Julie...

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1920's Era Police Letters Donated to City of Springfield

Thank you to Anne Lessenger of Connecticut for the generous donation of a 1920's era book of Springfield Police notes and letters, found in her late brother's attic in Springfield. Below is Anne's letter and photos of her and the book.

Domenic J....

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Mayor Sarno Responds to City Council and Defends City Clerk Atty. Tasheena Davis and Transparent Process with Recreational Marijuana Companies Community Host Agreements

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “First of all, City Clerk Atty. Tasheena Davis’ integrity, honesty, professionalism and hard work ethic are unquestioned. Secondly, City Clerk Davis was leading this process well before she was appointed as...

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Arrest Made after 9-11 Monument is Vandalized

Springfield Police Officers, after an investigation by our Detective Bureau under the direction of Captain Trent Duda, arrest James Carroll for vandalizing the 9-11 Monument in Riverfront Park. 

“It was heartbreaking to see the damage done to this...

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Mayor Sarno, City Officials Tour Repair Project at Main Greeting Road in Forest Park

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, and more City staff toured the construction of a new culvert at Main Greeting Road in Forest Park.  This work is made possible by a $3...

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $5.1 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards

18 communities receiving funding to construct infrastructure for multimodal improvements - Springfield receives $207,161

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Nancy Lieberman Charities with Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame To Donate 2nd Dream Court to Springfield, MA

Nancy Lieberman Charities is teaming up with Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to give the Springfield Police Department and the Springfield residences a brand new Kids & Cops Dream Court™. The new Dream Court™ will be located at Calhoun...

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Ushers in New Era for Centuries Old Schools

Plans to usher in a new era for students attending the North End-based Lincoln and Brightwood schools took a giant leap forward today with a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the building of a 150,500 square foot building that will house both schools,...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on the Passing of Judge William Boyle

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “So saddened to hear about Judge Billy Boyle’s passing. My sympathy, thoughts, prayers and encouragement to Rose, Margaret, Marty, Kathryn, family and friends. From humble roots and a son of Hungry Hill, Judge Boyle...

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Mayor Sarno Visits Construction Site of New East Forest Park Branch Library

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and a delegation representing the City, the Library and the Library Foundation toured the new East Forest Park Branch Library and were impressed with the size and scale of the building as well as the progress on construction....

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The City of Springfield’s Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management to Host Twilight Yoga at Forest Park

Domenic J. Sarno, Mayor and Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of the Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, and Paula Thayer, Assistant Director of Recreation, are pleased to announce the City will be hosting Twilight Yoga in...

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HUD Awards More Than $4.3 Million to Help End Youth Homelessness in Western Massachusetts

Grants to support innovative housing programs in 23 communities nationally

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Mayor Sarno Joins American Medical Response to Launch Earn While You Learn Initiative

Program will stimulate Springfield economy while offering trainees a cost-free way to launch a career in EMS

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Sarno Administration Surpasses $616 Million in School Repairs

Mayor Sarno and Superintendent Warwick tour schools, reviewing the $14 million in summer work across school facilities

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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 Monday, August 19, 2019  The sites are:

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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).

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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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