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Springfield Fire Department to Offer Assistance to Worcester Fire Department

On behalf of Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi, myself and our City of Springfield, our sympathy, thoughts, prayers and encouragement go out to the family of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy, the...

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Mayor Sarno and Superintendent Warwick Review Putnam ROTC

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Superintendent Daniel Warwick Reviewed the Line of Troops at Putnam Vocational Technical Academy this morning. The Putnam Junior Marine Corps Cadet ROTC is under the...

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SPD Narcotics Unit Breaks Up Major Drug Trafficking Operation

The Springfield Police Department’s Narcotics Unit under the direction of Captain Brian Keenan seized more than 2 kilograms of raw heroin, more than 40,000 bags of packaged heroin, more than 490 grams...

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Mayor Sarno Vetoes Board of Police Commissioners Ordinance

“Keep it professional, not political, and keep it legally sound”

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Central Football Awarded Key to the City

Mayor Sarno awarded the Key to the City to the Springfield Central High School football staff and players following their historic DIII State Championship victory in Foxborough. Go Central!

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on City Council Pay Raises Vote

“The pay raises voted on and passed by the City Council are not fiscally responsible or justified. A $10,000 raise is more than 50% than their own study committee recommended. This is a time when we...

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Mayor Sarno – ‘Knox Street Shooting Turns My Stomach’

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Having been contacted by Commissioner Barbieri Friday evening and then going to Knox Street Saturday morning to be with and express my sympathy, thoughts and prayers to...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on City Council Voting Themselves a Huge Pay Increase and to Create a Sanctuary City

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Boy, did the City Council really stick it to our taxpayers with a ‘double whammy’ last night. They voted again to become a sanctuary city, and then voted themselves a...

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Season's Greetings from Mayor Sarno

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno would like to wish you and your families a joyous Holiday Season and happy New Year.

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New Ladder Truck 2 for Mason Square Fire Station is Named and Blessed

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Springfield Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi and students from Glickman Elementary School on the morning of Friday, November 30th as a new fire truck was named and blessed....

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Mayor Sarno Expresses Condolences on the Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “My wife Carla, our daughter Cassandra (then 1 year old) and I had the pleasure and honor of meeting President Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush the summer of 1998 in...

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Mayor Sarno and Superintendent Warwick Traveling to Gillette Stadium to Cheer on our Central High School Football Team to Victory

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Superintendent of Schools Daniel Warwick will travel to Gillette Stadium not for what one would think, to cheer on our very own New England Patriots, but to cheer on our...

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City Offers Development Incentive for Redevelopment of Two Historically Significant Homes

The City has issued Requests for Proposals (RFP) for the purchase and redevelopment of two tax foreclosed, historically significant homes at 427 Bay Street and 74 Irvington Street.  The City is...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on Officer Jose Diaz’s District Court Complaint

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Again this is very troubling, as our police officers are sworn to enforce our laws, not break them. Any officer that breaches the public trust should be prosecuted to...

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Mayor Sarno Appointed to State’s Committee for East-West Passenger Rail Study

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is pleased to be asked by Massachusetts Department of Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack to serve on the State’s Project Advisory Committee for the East-West...

Read more This Small New England City Was on the Verge of Bankruptcy. Now It’s a Turnaround Success Story.

Successful cities nearly all have something in common: leadership that can figure out where the community needs to go and can execute a plan to take it there. Fifteen years ago, it seemed...

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Mayor Sarno to Veto City Council’s Continued Efforts to Make Springfield a Sanctuary City

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will veto the City Council’s continued efforts to make Springfield a sanctuary city by vetoing the Council’s Welcoming Community Trust Ordinance.

Mayor Sarno states, “My...

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Letter to the Editor - “What’s not to do in Springfield?”

The Friday after Thanksgiving is known as “Black Friday,” but here in Springfield, we’re starting a new tradition of holiday family fun – day and night. Starting with the Parade of Big Balloons to the...

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Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center Awarded “I’m Animal Friendly” License Plate Grant For Spay/Neuter Efforts

The Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center (TJO) is a 2018 recipient of a Massachusetts Animal Coalition’s (MAC) “I’m Animal Friendly” license plate grant. The $12,000 grant will...

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Springfield Economic Development Projects Clean Up at Statewide Awards

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today offered his congratulations to both MGM Springfield and CRRC MA on winning MassEcon’s 2018 Team Massachusetts Economic Impact Awards. This is the 15th year of the awards...

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