What's New In Springfield

Schedule Your COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment

Eligible Springfield Residents who need Help Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment can Contact Springfield City Library and Department of Elder Affairs. Each vaccine site has a specific registration link unique to that location. Those…

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Mayor Sarno and Team Grateful to Residents and Eversource for Reporting and Responding to Street Light Outages

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is grateful to both residents and Eversource officials and crews for reporting and responding to street light outages. Mayor Sarno provided an update on progress toward addressing street light outages following meeting with…

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Mayor Sarno Appreciative of Baker-Polito Administrations Efforts on Opening Another COVID-19 Testing Site at Springfield Technology Park

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno appreciates Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders efforts on following through on his request on opening a second COVID-19 testing site and providing…

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SPS Seeks Community Input in SPS ESSER Funding

Springfield Public Schools is seeking community feedback regarding the funding of educational priorities under the ESSER initiative, emergency relief funding provided by the federal government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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City of Springfield ARPA Team Holds RFP Community Seminar

On Wednesday, January 12th, the City of Springfield's American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) team held a virtual ARPA RFP Community Seminar Event. This was the second workshop put on by the city ARPA team to provide information about the open enrollment RFP…

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City of Springfield Holds Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day Celebration and Flag Raising Ceremony

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno brought greetings and presented a proclamation to honor and celebrate the City of Springfield’s Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration at City Hall on Friday, January 14, 2022. Mayoral Aide Lavar Click-Bruce served…

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Mayor Sarno Joined Marcus Camby and Ray Berry at White Lion Beer Release Event

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with White Lion Brewing President and founder Ray Berry along with UMass and NBA legend Marcus Camby to bring greetings at White Lion’s beer release event which took place at the White Lion Brewing Taproom in Tower…

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Mayor Sarno and DPW Director Cignoli Saddened to Hear of the Passing of DPW Honorary Member David Pedroza

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Chris Cignoli and the DPW Solid Waste Crews were saddened to hear of the passing of Putnam Vocational High School student David Pedroza. David fought a brave and courageous battle…

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Forecasted Cold Weather to Close AMR Free Daily COVID-19 Testing on Saturday

American Medical Response (AMR), the City of Springfield’s provider of medical transportation, announced today in collaboration with Mayor Domenic Sarno’s office and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, that the daily “Stop…

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Mayor Sarno and Police Commissioner Clapprood Requests District Attorney to Publicly Release SPD Body-Worn Camera Video on Officer-Involved Shooting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, in consultation with city Solicitor Ed Pikula and incoming city Solicitor Judge John Payne, has contacted the Hampden County District Attorney to request that the body-worn camera video…

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Springfield Fire Department Awarded State Firefighter Safety Equipment Grant Funding

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi are pleased to announce that the Baker-Polito Administration has notified the Springfield Fire Department that the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) and the Department of Fire…

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What's New at the Library? - January 2022

Head to the Springfield City Library's website to find out what's new in January 2022! Including the Winter Reading Challenge, Take-Home Crafts for Kids and Families, Online Events, and more!

Winter Reading Challenge - January 3 to…

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Virtual Public Hearing Notice on Action Plan for Program Year 2022-2023

Due to COVID19, the City of Springfield will hold two virtual Facebook live hearings to receive citizen input on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at 12:00 PM and on Thursday, January 27, 2022 at 12:00 PM.

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Public Skating Canceled at Cyr Arena

The Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreational Management (PBRM) announced today that public skating at the Cyr Arena will be canceled this weekend (Friday, January 14 through Sunday, January 16, 2022) and next weekend (Friday, January 21…

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Continue to Provide At-Home Rapid Covid-19 Testing Kits for Springfield Residents

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris continue to work to get rapid antigen at-home Covid-19 testing kits in the hands of our Springfield residents. Identification will be required and will be…

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Mayor Sarno Congratulates Longtime Community Activist Michael Borecki on a well-deserved Retirement

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed Michael ‘Mike’ Borecki and family to City Hall to congratulate him on a well-deserved retirement. After 15 years with our Springfield Public Schools, Mike is ready to call it a career. Mike is a proud Springfield…

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Mayor Sarno, Police Commissioner Clapprood and DPW Director Cignoli Join with State Representative Williams for Public Safety Meeting with EOPSS Secretary Reidy and State Police Colonel Mason

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, Captain David Martin, DPW Director Chris Cignoli and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe joined with State Representative Bud Williams for a public safety meeting with Executive Office of Public…

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Mayor Sarno Supports Governor Baker’s Dangerousness Legislation

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that he fully supports Governor Charlie Baker’s ‘Dangerousness’ legislation that was filed with the General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. The pending bill would help the Commonwealth meet the…

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Mayor Sarno Comments on Residency Court Case and Announces Appointments to Residency Compliance Commission

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno speaking on the residency court case emphasizes the fact that the court invalidated the Ordinance provisions mandating automatic termination. The residency case is a complex case, as evidenced by the lengthy time period that it…

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Community Preservation Act 2022 Grant Cycle Information

Application materials for the 2022 Community Preservation Act (CPA) grant cycle are now available at https://www.springfield-ma.gov/fin.../community-preservation

Join the Springfield Community Preservation Committee for an application workshop on…

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Department of Recovery and Business Continuity - Get information on the  American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

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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