What's New In Springfield

Stop the Spread

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 Announces Guidance for Celebrating Halloween

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno in consultation and at the recommendation and agreement with Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton Harris and the Board of Public Health have announced that unfortunately due to the ongoing COVID-19...

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Mayor Sarno Celebrates Arbor Day in October with a Tree Planting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreational Management (PBRM) Patrick Sullivan joined with City Forester Alex Sherman and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood for an Arbor Day in October celebration at Warner School.  


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Police Commissioner Clapprood Attends Gun Crime Roundtable in Boston

On Wednesday, October 21, 2020 Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood joined U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts Andrew Lelling, Boston Police Commissioner William Gross, Brockton Police Chief Emanuel Gomes, Special Agent in...

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Provide Virtual COVID-19 Coronavirus Update for Neighborhood Councils

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris joined with board members from the city's Neighborhood Councils and Civic Associations at their monthly Neighborhood Collaboration Forum for a virtual...

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Mayor Sarno and City Employees Celebrate Pink and Denim Day in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with city employees to celebrate Pink and Denim Day in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month on the front steps of City Hall. Joining the City of Springfield were officials from Baystate Health and the Rays of Hope.

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Springfield Fire Department Swears in Eight New Firefighters

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi held a pinning ceremony for eight new firefighters for the Springfield Fire Department today at the Raymond M. Sullivan Public Safety Complex in Springfield.

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Mayor Sarno Joined with the Springfield Library’s Reading Success by 4th Grade Program to Kick off the Story Walks Series

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with the Springfield Library’s Reading Success by 4th Grade program for the unveiling of their Story Walks series. The first installation is at the Gardening the Community’s Walnut Street Farm Store and Garden at 200...

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Massachusetts Evicition Diversion Initiative

Massachusetts recently announced a new Eviction Diversion Initiative to help households as the eviction moratorium in Massachusetts expires. The initiative aims to keep tenants safely in their homes and to support the ongoing expenses of landlords...

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Smile, You’re on Springfield’s Candid Camera

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management (PBRM) Patrick Sullivan released additional details of the City of Springfield’s ongoing effort to curb illegal dumping throughout the city. PBRM has...

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Mayor Sarno Meets with Colton Andrews New President of the Pioneer Valley Building Trades

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno met with Colton Andrews, the new president for the Pioneer Valley Building Trades. The discussion included the ongoing partnership between the City and our local labor and trade unions.

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Mayor Sarno and Congressman Neal Joined with City Officials and Stakeholders for a Tour of 31 Elm Street

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Congressman Richard E. Neal joined with Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan, Director of Capital Asset Construction Peter Garvey, Peter Picknelly, Michael O’Brien from OPAL/WinnDevelopment, and officials from the...

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Mayor Sarno Brings Greetings to Western Mass Developers Conference

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno brought greetings welcoming guests to the 3D virtual Western Mass Developers Conference.  The 2020 Western Mass Developers Conference was originally planned for this past spring but was canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19...

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Springfield DPW Announces Bondi's Island Landfill Will Reopen Thursday

The City of Springfield Department of Public Works (DPW) has announced that Bondi’s Island landfill will reopen for residential drop-off beginnging Thursday October 22, 2020 at 7:00 a.m.

Residents from Springfield can bring yard and leaf waste to...

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Mayor Sarno Thanks the Springfield Rotary Club 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.


Members from the Springfield Rotary Club joined with Mayor Sarno, Police Commissioner...

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Mayor Sarno and City Officials Meet with Representatives from Covanta

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, City Councilors Attorney Michael Fenton and Marcus Williams joined with city officials and representatives from Covanta to discuss the recent fire incident that occurred at their landfill at Bondi’s Island and what remedies...

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Mayor Sarno, Superintendent Warwick and School Committeewoman Perez Provides Gerena School Tunnel Project Update

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, School Superintendent Daniel Warwick, School Committeewoman Maria Perez, Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Chris Cignoli, and Parks, Buildings and Recreational Management (PBRM) Director Patrick Sullivan are pleased to...

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Stop the Spread Initiative Extended Until December 31, 2020 in the City of Springfield

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announced today that the Commonwealth’s Stop the Spread initiative has been extended until December 31, 2020 in the City of Springfield.

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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:  Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:36 am