What's New In Springfield

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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Mayor Sarno Thanks Eastman Corporation for Donating Vital PPE’s

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno continues to give thanks to everyone in our community for stepping up and providing much-needed PPE’s for dedicated City employees.  

Representatives from the Eastman Corporation joined with Mayor Sarno at City Hall to donate...

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Mayor Sarno Joined for Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Celebrate 413 Café Grand Opening

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today joined with Christina Raschi, owner of the new 413 Café in downtown Springfield, for a ribbon cutting ceremony where he presented a proclamation declaring Tuesday August 11, 2020 “413 Café Day” in the City of...

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Mayor Sarno Voted “Reader Raves” “Best City or Town Local Official” for Seventh Year in a Row

“‘Wow Lucky 7’ – seven years in a row – thank you! With these truly challenging times we’re currently living in – ‘you still like me!’ I’m honored and privileged to be your Mayor and live it and love it 24/7. Thank you for your continued vote of...

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City of Springfield to Open Cooling Centers

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announced today that the City of Springfield will be opening Cooling Centers on Monday, August 10, 2020 through Wednesday, August 12, 2020.  

Due to the COVID-19...

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City and Water and Sewer Commission Responds to Water Main Break

For the second time this week, the City of Springfield and Water and Sewer Commission respond to a water main break, this time at the intersection of Dwight and Taylor Streets.

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal, State Representative Williams and other City and State Officials Celebrate 55th Anniversary of Historic Voting Rights Act of 1965

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Congressman Richard E. Neal, State Representative Bud L. Williams, State Senator James T. Welch, City Councilors Brown, Gomez, Lederman and Whitfield, and NAACP President Bishop Talbert Swan on the front steps of...

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal and Federal, State and City Officials Provide Update on Damage and Recovery Aspects from Tropical Storm Isaias

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Executive Director for Parks, Buildings and Recreational Management (PBRM) Patrick Sullivan, Park Commission Chairman Brian Santaniello, City Forester Alex Sherman, and Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi joined with Congressman...

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DPW Issues Guidance on Tree Debris Collection from Tropical Storm Isaias

As a result of the impact of Tropical Storm Isaias throughout the City of Springfield, the Department of Public Works (DPW) will be responsible for the collection of tree debris / yard waste as part of the City’s standard yard waste collection...

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Mayor Sarno Provides Update on City of Springfield Response on Power and Water Outages and Storm Response Efforts

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced that all city services and municipal buildings will be reopened for business Thursday, August 6, 2020.  The advisory for residents to shelter in place has also been lifted.  

Earlier this morning Mayor Sarno declared...

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City of Springfield to Temporarily Close all Municipal Buildings and Advises Residents to Shelter in Place

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has ordered all non-essential city services and municipal buildings to be closed until further notice due to a major water main break on East Columbus Ave and numerous power outages throughout the City.  

The situation is...

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Mayor Sarno Tours New Wayfinders Facility

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with new Way Finders President and CEO Keith Fairey and former President and CEO Peter Gagliardi, who retired on June 30 after nearly 30 years of service with the organization.  Mayor Sarno toured the newly built and...

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City of Springfield and State Department of Public Health Announce Partnerships in Support of Stop the Spread Initiative

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announce that as part of the Commonwealth’s Stop the Spread initiative the City of Springfield and the state Department of Public Health, in partnership with...

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Mayor Sarno Thanks Springfield State Delegation for Supporting City Earmarks in IT Bond Bill Sponsored by State Representative Angelo J. Puppolo

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno thanks our Springfield state delegation for their continued support in passing the IT Bond Bill, which included City earmarks sponsored by State Representative Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.     

Representative Puppolo sponsored four...

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Mayor Sarno and Members of the Media were Invited to View and Participate in Life Like Scenarios for Police Officer Training

Mayor Sarno and Police Commissioner Clapprood invited members of the media to view and participate in the Springfield Police Departments training simulator facility. These life like scenarios are provided for officer training and provide simulated...

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Mayor Sarno Joins in Wishing Mercy Medical Center Executive Director Doreen Fadus a Happy Retirement

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Doreen Fadus and her colleagues at Mercy Medical Center to celebrate her twenty-year career with Sisters of Providence Health System/Trinity Health of New England/Mercy Medical today to wish her a very happy and...

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Mayor Sarno Joined with Secretary of State Galvin for Census Push Week Event

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Secretary of State William Galvin, and State Representatives Carlos Gonzalez and Bud Williams for a 2020 Census PUSH Week Event at Rebecca Johnson School.

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Hall of Heroes at the Springfield Museums

In addition to their Hall of Heroes exhibit, Springfield Museums is offering Hooray for Heroes, a virtual family engagement event inspired by the exhibit.

The activities presented can enhance your visit—or stand alone—providing lots of activities...

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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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