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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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City of Springfield Dedicates Beauregard and Schiavina Memorial Park in the Memory of Springfield Police Officers Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Governor Charles Baker, Congressman Richard E. Neal, Alain Beauregard’s family, Michael Schiavina’s family, Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, the Springfield Park Commission, and Patrick Sullivan, Executive...

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Mayor Sarno and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, Announce Committees for Forest Park Horticulture and Learning Center

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, will be announcing the formation of committees to complete the Master Plan for the Horticulture and Learning Center planned for  Forest...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on MBTA Snub of CRRC

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Why in the world would the MBTA award a sole contract to Hyundai Rotem to build 80 bi-level coaches in South Korea, when right here ‘in our backyard of Springfield’ and our Commonwealth, we have the world’s largest...

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Mayor Sarno Again Requests Multimillion Dollar For-Profit Methadone Clinic Owners and Management, Property Owner and the Department of Public Health to Appear Before the South End Citizens Council, Inc.

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has once again requested Mr. Gary Frankowski, Clinic Director of Habit OPCO Methadone Clinic, property owner and Department of Public Health to appear before the South End Citizens Council, Inc., City Officials, State...

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Mayor Sarno Announces Senior Transportation Options for the Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Commissioner of Health & Human Services Helen Caulton-Harris, Elder Affairs Director Sandy Federico, Chief Administrative & Financial Officer TJ Plante and Walt Fludd of Springfield Partners for Community Action announced new...

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City of Springfield Dedicates Angelina “Angie” Florian Park After South End Neighborhood Advocate

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Angie Florian’s family, the Springfield Park Commission, and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management unveiled a new park sign to formally proclaim Angelina “Angie” Florian Park.  The...

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Mayor Sarno Proud to Announce and Thank His Administration’s “Green Efforts” That Have Achieved the Significant Milestone of a 26% Energy Reduction Goal

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Superintendent of Schools Daniel Warwick, CAFO Timothy J. Plante, and Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan welcomed area businesses, government partners and city officials to...

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Mayor Sarno, Commissioner Clapprood Announce Body-Worn Camera Police and Implementation Program Grant Secured

Springfield Police Department Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno were notified this week that the U.S. Department of Justice awarded the City of Springfield $1,122,000 for the Fiscal Year 2019 Body-Worn Camera Police and...

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Mayor Sarno Appoints Cheryl Clapprood Permanent Police Commissioner

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Commissioner Clapprood has done an exemplary job and has been well received and respected by the public and our Police Department during some very trying and challenging times in the world of policing. From fast...

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In the Name of Public Safety, Mayor Sarno Opposes Ban on Facial Recognition Technology

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “’With the advent of our Springfield Police Department utilizing body worn cameras and our newly created and thriving Real Time Crime Analysis Division, why would the City Council consider taking away such a valuable...

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City of Springfield Releases RFP for Rehabilitation of Buildings for Nonprofit Organizations

The City of Springfield invites proposals from nonprofit agencies for the use of Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for capital improvements to facilities that house services for low- and moderate-income households. Funds must be...

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City Council Fails Again to Pass Police Ordinance to Grant Subpoena Powers to Community Police Hearing Board – Mayor Sarno to Issue Executive Order for the Good of the Community and Our 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 Acting Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and me for the good of the community and our...

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Springfield Fire Department Secures Three Major Federal Grants

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal and Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi announce $1,350,428 in federal grants

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On Behalf of Our City’s Marijuana Review and Host Community Agreement Committees and Myself Demand an Apology

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “The process that we undertook was completely transparent and adhered to all the laws and regulations pertaining to the licensing of recreational marijuana. We hired an outside independent consultant, Atty. Julie...

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1920's Era Police Letters Donated to City of Springfield

Thank you to Anne Lessenger of Connecticut for the generous donation of a 1920's era book of Springfield Police notes and letters, found in her late brother's attic in Springfield. Below is Anne's letter and photos of her and the book.

Domenic J....

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Mayor Sarno Responds to City Council and Defends City Clerk Atty. Tasheena Davis and Transparent Process with Recreational Marijuana Companies Community Host Agreements

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “First of all, City Clerk Atty. Tasheena Davis’ integrity, honesty, professionalism and hard work ethic are unquestioned. Secondly, City Clerk Davis was leading this process well before she was appointed as...

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Arrest Made after 9-11 Monument is Vandalized

Springfield Police Officers, after an investigation by our Detective Bureau under the direction of Captain Trent Duda, arrest James Carroll for vandalizing the 9-11 Monument in Riverfront Park. 

“It was heartbreaking to see the damage done to this...

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Mayor Sarno, City Officials Tour Repair Project at Main Greeting Road in Forest Park

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, and more City staff toured the construction of a new culvert at Main Greeting Road in Forest Park.  This work is made possible by a $3...

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