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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on National Police Week

“Though the headlines many a times do not reflect it, National Police Week and every day is our time to honor our fallen officers and their families, as well as thank all our ‘men and women in blue,’ who put their lives on the line – many a times in...

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Mayor Sarno and McDonald’s Corporation to Make Announcement on Summer Hiring and the Archway to Opportunity Program

McDonald’s Corporation and Mayor Sarno to make announcement about summer hiring and the added incentive of the Archways to Opportunity program.  The press announcement is scheduled to be held on Monday, May 13th at 10:30am at the North End McDonald’s...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Opposition Letter to the Department of Public Health on South End Methadone Clinic Relocation

Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, this would be a devastating blow to our South End, Maple High Six Corners, and Lower Forest Park Neighborhoods. Also of note, is that, this for-profit entity current location in the North End site...

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Mayor Sarno Meets with the Mayor of Maynard Street: Ms. Pearlie Pitts

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno met with one of the city's heralded seniors Ms. Pearlie Pitts to discuss changes in the city over the past 10 years.  Ms. Pitts engaged the mayor in a productive and lively conversation filled with a combination of laughter and...

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Mayor Sarno and School Committee member Latonya Naylor Discuss Progress at the High School of Commerce

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe met with and had a very productively engaging conversation with School Committee member LaTonya Naylor regarding the progress made at the High School of Commerce.  Naylor has made the school's...

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Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the city’s Economic Development Office joined local business owner Mary Taylor on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 11:30AM at Champion Childcare Inc. at 71 Suffolk Street in the Upper Hill community to celebrate...

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Mayor Sarno Speaks at National Foster Care Month Event at Mason Square Library

Springfield, MA - Mayor Domenic Sarno read and issued a formal National Foster Care Month Proclamation on Wednesday, May 8th at the Mason Square Branch at 11:00 am.  The event was held to recruit and reach as many potential foster and adoptive...

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Mayor Sarno participated in the Stars & Strips Veterans' Resource Festival

Mayor Domenic Sarno joined with the Springfield Partner's for Community as the agency hosted its fifth annual veterans resource event entitled “Stars & Stripes” Day ‘19, which is a Veterans Resource Festival held at the Tower Square Park in...

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Mayor Sarno and the Buy Springfield Now Program Celebrates New Homeowners

  • Who:      Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Buy Springfield Now Committee
  • What:     Buy Springfield Now
  • When:    Tuesday, May 7, 2019 at 12:15 p.m.
  • Where: Springfield City Hall, 2nd Floor - Room 220

Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, 1s...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement Teacher’s Appreciation Day

Springfield, MA - Mayor Sarno states “In recognition of national Teacher’s Appreciation Day - I salute and honor our teachers for their caring and nurturing efforts towards our students.”

The National Education Association describes National Teacher...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Update Statement on Kiley Middle School Incident

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “After further review of this incident, the Quebec Officer’s actions are totally unacceptable. I have directed Acting Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood to take swift and appropriate disciplinary action on this...

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Public Presentations Slated for Recreational Marijuana Bidders

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has announced that as part of the ongoing Request for Qualifications/ Proposals for new recreational marijuana businesses, a total of twenty four (24) potential bidders have requested the opportunity to make a voluntary public...

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Forest Park Main Greeting Rd. (Swan Pond) Closed to Repair Collapsed Culvert

Beginning on the morning of Monday, April 29, 2019, Main Greeting Road at the Sumner Avenue entrance of Forest Park, will be closed to the public (both vehicular and pedestrian traffic) until further notice to repair the collapsed culvert at Swan...

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Springfield Police Department Promotes 1 Captain and 2 Lieutenants

On Wednesday April 17th, the Springfield Police Department hosted a pinning ceremony for its newest Captain and two newest Lieutenants.  The Captain and Lieutenants were promoted on Tuesday and will the Lieutenants will begin their new assignments on...

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Mayor Sarno and Acting Police Commissioner Clapprood Issue Crackdown Order on Renegade Dirt Bike/Bicycle Riders

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Like the vast majority of law abiding citizens here in Springfield and around our country, I have no patience and/or use for these miscreants’ actions, who create dangerous public safety issues by harassing drivers and...

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Springfield Police Department Unveils New Graphics for K9 Cruiser

The Springfield Police Department unveiled new graphics on one of its K9 Unit Cruisers Tuesday afternoon at a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Acting Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and Go Graphix President Jim White....

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Mayor Sarno, Sheriff Cocchi, Acting Commissioner Clapprood and Executive Director of PBRM Sullivan Announce Continued Creative Partnership to Enhance Forest Park Patrols

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Acting Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi and Executive Director of Parks, Recreation and Building Management (PBRM) are pleased to announce a partnership that ensures increased public...

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Mayor Sarno Announces More Good Economic Development News – Balise Auto Group Continues Expansion with Major South End Development

lBaise Auto Group today announced the development of a new Mazda dealership and the renovation of three Main Street buildings as part of an over $6 million new development in the South EndBa

The project will result in approximately 38 jobs at the...

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City Solicitor Addresses and Clarifies Ongoing Nathan Bill’s Investigation

City Solicitor Ed Pikula read the memo above at a press conference this afternoon, accompanied by Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Acting Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood.

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