What's New In Springfield

Mayor Sarno Commends Eastern States Exposition on Donation of 4-H Raised Beef to Open Pantry and Friends of the Homeless

Eastern States Exposition (ESE) donated premium beef from a prize 4-H steer to Springfield’s Open Pantry and Friends of the Homeless. Acting on behalf of the Exposition and its Board of Directors, ESE President and CEO Gene Cassidy bid on and...

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Commissioner Clapprood Promotes Two to the Rank of Lieutenant

Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood promoted Vincent Spagnolo and Arthur D’Ambrosia to the rank of Lieutenant effective Sunday (November 10th). On Wednesday, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Commissioner Clapprood and members of the Springfield...

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Mayor Sarno Proclaims November National Adoption Month

Every family is unique, and the way in which families form happens in as many different ways. There are countless options to choose from in growing a family – from traditional conception to enhanced traditional conception, surrogacy, foreign and...

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Congressman Neal, Mayor Sarno, State Officials Dedicate Fire Academy’s New Search and Rescue Training Prop Funded by Federal Grant

Congressman Richard E. Neal, Undersecretary for Criminal Justice Andrew Peck, State Fire Marshal Peter J. Ostroskey, Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and public safety and fire officials dedicated a new Search and Rescue Training Prop at the...

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Residents Asked to Clear Catch Basins of Debris for Upcoming Storm

Based upon forecasts provided by the National Weather Service, the City of Springfield may be receiving between 1 ½ to 2 ½  inches of rain from late in the day on Wednesday, October 30 through the morning of Friday, November 1.  This volume of rain,...

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Tennis Great and Springfield Native Tim Mayotte Aims to Bring Pro Tournament to Springfield

One of Springfield’s all-time greats and Cathedral High School graduate tennis pro Tim Mayotte visited today with Mayor Domenic J. Sarno about bringing a women’s tennis tournament here to Springfield. Tim has won numerous pro tournaments including a...

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Mayor Sarno Holds Preview Tour at New East Forest Park Branch Library

Mayor Sarno Invites the Community and Local Students for a Special Preview Tour of Their Future Library

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Mayor Sarno Continues Neighborhood Enhancement Projects

Celebrating the Completion of the Marble Street Extension Project

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Forest Park Horticulture Center Historic Trail Committee Presents Plans to Leagrey Dimond, Stepdaughter of Dr. Seuss

Proposed trail connects Forest Park’s history with that of Theodor R. Geisel, Parks Superintendent 1930-1961

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Mayor Sarno Announces After Continued Pressure Habit OPCO Methadone Clinic Now Hiring a Police Detail

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “My administration’s ‘continued pressure’ in working with our South End Citizens Council, Maple High/Six Corners Neighborhood Council, the Forest Park Civic Association and the South End Business Association to protect...

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Commissioner Clapprood Announces the Promotion of Captain David Kane

Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood promoted David Kane to the rank of Captain effective Sunday (October 20th).  On Tuesday, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Commissioner Clapprood and members of the Springfield Police Department hosted a pinning...

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Mayor Sarno Appoints Roy Goodman as 311 Citizens Service Center Director

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today announced Roy Goodman as the new Director of the 311 Citizens Service Center, following the retirement of longtime Director Donna Carney.

Mayor Sarno stated, “First of all, everywhere I go, everyone loves our 311...

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Mayor Sarno Sponsors Ordinance Supplying Police Commissioner Subpoena Powers

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “While the City Council continues to fail to act on a proposed ordinance to grant our civilian Community Police Hearing Board (CPHB) subpoena powers, I have requested City Solicitor Ed Pikula to create an ordinance that...

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Mayor Sarno Announces Major Grant Funded Renovations to Kenefick Park

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management Patrick J. Sullivan, and the Springfield Park Commission held a Grant Announcement at Kenefick Park this afternoon to announce major renovations to the park.  


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Finally Habit OPCO Methadone Clinic to Appear Before South End Citizens Council and Hopeful for State Department of Public Health Too

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “After numerous requests, representatives of Habit OPCO Methadone Clinic have confirmed that they will appear before our South End Citizens Council on Monday, November 4th at 6:15 p.m. I am hopeful that the State...

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Commissioner Clapprood and Mayor Sarno Appoint First African-American Deputy Police Chief

Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood promoted Captain Rupert Daniel to Deputy Chief effective Sunday, October 13, 2019. 

A pinning ceremony with Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Commissioner Clapprood and Deputy Chief Daniel took place Tuesday,...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Executive Order to Pursue Subpoena Powers and Appoints Two New Members to our Civilian Community Police Hearing Board for the Good of our Community and Springfield 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 Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and me for the good of the community and our Police...

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Springfield Central Library Celebrates Completion of $4 Million Renovation Project

The Springfield City Library hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony today at the Central Library located at 220 State Street  to celebrate the completion of a $4 million renovation and historic restoration project.  The ceremony featured a number of...

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Cheryl C. Clapprood Sworn in As Springfield Police Commissioner

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno hosted a ceremony this morning in the Mahogany Room of Symphony Hall where Cheryl Clapprood was sworn in as Springfield Police Commissioner. She was appointed Acting Police Commissioner in February and was officially appointed...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Announces Demolition of Properties for Central Street Corridor Realignment

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Director of Disaster Recovery Tina Quagliato Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings & Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan, Director of the Department of Public Works Chris Cignoli and Andrew Mirkin, President of...

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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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