What's New In Springfield

City of Springfield Phase I 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 and Police Commissioner Clapprood Remember Officer Kevin Ambrose

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood will honor and remember the memory and sacrifice of Springfield Police Officer Kevin Ambrose.  Thursday, June 4, 2020 will mark the eighth anniversary of Officer Ambrose’s passing.  


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City of Springfield, Springfield Public Schools and Sodexo Celebrated One Millionth Meal Provided in Response to the Coronavirus Pandemic

Mayor Domenic Sarno, Superintendent Daniel Warwick, and Sodexo, the Springfield Public Schools food service provider, marked the serving of the 1,000,000th meal provided to Springfield and area students in response the COVID-19 related-school closure...

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal & Police Commissioner Clapprood Joined with Religious & Faith Leaders and Members of Our Community for Prayer Vigil

Today, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, and other elected officials joined with religious and faith leaders as well as members of our community for a prayer vigil for healing and hope in the...

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Mayor Sarno Observed 9th Anniversary of June 1 Tornado Today with a Moment of Silence and Bell Tolling

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, joined by Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi and City Solicitor Ed Pikula, today observed the 9th anniversary of the June 1, 2011 tornado with a moment of silence and reflection on the front steps of City Hall as the bell in the Old...

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Mayor Sarno Submits Comments to Springfield Water and Sewer Commissions Proposed FY21 Budget

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today submitted comments to the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission on their proposed FY21 budget.

On May 1st, the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission issued their proposed FY21 budget which included a 16.9% rate...

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Mayor Sarno Joined Congressman Neal and PVTA Administrator Sheehan for Announcement of $36M in CARES Act Funding to PVTA

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, today, joined with Congressman Richard E. Neal, and Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) Administrator Sandra Sheehan for the announcement of $36,615,416 in Federal Transit Authority funding as a result of the CARES Act.


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Mayor Sarno to Attend Weekend Mass at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will attend mass at his beloved Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church this weekend.

As part of the state’s Phase I reopening plans, all places of worship are permitted to reopen and hold services, with certain restrictions, while...

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Mayor Sarno Request a City-Wide Moment of Reflection on Monday, June 1, 2020 – Reflection to Commemorate the Ninth Anniversary of the June 1, 2011 Tornado –

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is issuing a call to all City of Springfield residents and businesses to take a moment and pause this Monday, June 1, 2020 at 4:38 p.m., the time the tornado touched down in Springfield.  


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Mayor Sarno on Macedonia Church of God in Christ Arsonist’s Request for ‘Compassionate’ Release – ‘Are You Serious, No Way!’ –

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno comments on the recent request from the arsonist who was sentenced to nearly 14 years in prison for torching an African-American city church in 2008 on the night President Barack Obama was first elected.

Mayor Sarno stated, “I...

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Mayor Sarno Thanks Getac for Donating Vital PPE’s and 90 Meat Outlet for their Continued Involvement with the Oasis Food Pantry

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno continues to give thanks to everyone in our greater Springfield community for stepping up and providing much-needed PPE’s for our police, fire and frontline personnel.  

Getac Video Solutions recently donated 400 surgical...

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City of Springfield Memorial Day Commemorative Ceremony

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal, and the Springfield Veterans’ Services Department held the annual Memorial Day Commemorative Ceremony with a short program and honorary wreath laying ceremony at the Veterans’ Monuments located in...

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City of Springfield Continues to Move Forward with Economic Development

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and members of his administration continue to move forward and work on economic development opportunities.  Today, city officials held a zoom conference call meeting with the new owner of the former Sears department store...

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Mayor Sarno Comments on Arrest, “Again”, on Repeat Violent Offender

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, once again, is asking what will it take for our court system hold these repeat violent offenders accountable for their continued detriment actions against our community. 

As usual, the brave and dedicated men and women of the...

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Mayor Sarno Thanks State Representative Angelo J. Puppolo for Advocating on Behalf of the City of Springfield

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno thanks State Representative Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. for sponsoring much-needed earmarks on behalf of the City of Springfield in the Commonwealth’s IT Bond Bill and the entire Springfield state delegation for passing this...

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Reopening Massachusetts Guidelines and Information

The Baker-Polito Administration announced the comprehensive plan to safely reopen the Massachusetts economy, get people back to work, and to ease social restrictions while minimizing the health impacts of COVID-19 (Coronavirus).

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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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