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Senator Brown Visits City Hall

The Commonwealth's newly-elected U.S. Senator Scott Brown paid a visit to Springfield City Hall during his recent swing through Western Massachusetts, and sat down with Mayor Sarno to discuss city priorities.

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Acting City Collector/Treasurer Named

February 2, 2010 – Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Lee C. Erdmann announced today that he has appointed Senior Financial Accountant Stephen J. Lonergan Acting City Collector/Treasurer.

Erdmann made the appointment following the...

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State to Forgive $11 Million of Springfield's Loan Repayment

January 27, 2010 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that the State will forgive $11 million of the City’s loan repayment obligation under a tentative agreement reached with the Patrick/Murray Administration and the State Office of...

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Springfield Begins City-Wide Need Assessment

January 14, 2010 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that the City of Springfield has begun a web-based city-wide need assessment survey to capture public opinion on Housing and Community Development needs. Mayor Sarno sought innovative methods...

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Springfield CAFO Named

MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO APPOINTS LEE C. ERDMANN AS CITY’S FIRST CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL OFFICER

January 12, 2010 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and members of the Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) Screening Committee announced...

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36 City Properties Set For Auction

January 11, 2010 - The City of Springfield in conjunction with Daniel J. Flynn & Co. of Quincy will auction off 36 (thirty-six) properties in tax-title possession on Tuesday, January 19, 2009.  Registration begins at 5:00 PM and the auction begins...

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Springfield's Inaugural Events Announced

Celebrations for the 2010 Inauguration of Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Springfield City Councilors and Springfield School Committee Members will begin Monday, January 4, 2010 and continue on Sunday, January 10, 2010.  Festivities will mark the...

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Hasbro's 2009 Children's Giving Tree Celebrated

HASBRO AND AREA NONPROFIT LEADERS CELEBRATE SUCCESS OF 2009 HASBRO CHILDREN’S GIVING TREE

December 18, 2009– With the sights and sounds of CANDY LAND and OPERATION games coming off Hasbro’s game factory presses, Hasbro characters mingling with...

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Expanded Senior Tax Relief Proposed

MAYOR SARNO ANNOUCES PROPOSED EXPANDED PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR QUALIFYING SENIOR CITIZENS

December 16, 2009 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that he has submitted a proposal, which if adopted by the Springfield City Council, will expand...

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Citizens Bank donates $100,000 to support shelters and emergency food programs in Springfield area

Funding will provide food and fuel to local residents during cold winter months

December 14, 2009 - The Citizens Bank Foundation today announced it is donating $100,000 to three western Massachusetts nonprofit organizations that provide heating and...

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Forest Park Branch Library Marks 100th Year with Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony

December 5, 2009 –At 10 a.m. on Saturday, December 5th, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will formally cut the ribbon and set in motion the month long 100th Anniversary Celebration of the Forest Park Branch Library. Since February 1909 this beautiful Beaux...

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Orientation Scheduled for Newly-Elected City Councilors and School Committee Members

December 4, 2009– Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that he has scheduled orientation sessions for the newly elected city councilors and school committee members.  The orientation sessions will also be open to current members re-elected in...

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Springfield Mourns Passing of Emily Bader, Former Library Director

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stated that he was very sorry to hear about Springfield’s former Library Director Emily Bader’s passing and that his thoughts and prayers are with her husband Hank and their family.  “Emily was a truly dedicated leader, who was...

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Veterans Day Parade

Springfield observed Veterans Day 2009 with a parade and ceremony at Court Square. Springfield Schools Superintendent Dr. Alan J. Ingram served as 2009 Parade Marshall, accompanied by 2009 Veteran of the Year Eugene L. Brice and Mayor Domenic J....

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MassMutual Helps Beautify the Pine Point Neighborhood

New “Friends of SHA” program stimulates public/private partnerships to help improve the quality of life in Springfield

November 23, 2009 – A new Springfield Housing Authority (SHA) program is off to a fast start with a donation from its first...

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Census Bureau Finds Larger Springfield Population

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU CERTIFIES SPRINGFIELD’S POPULATION AT 155,521 RESIDENTS

November 16, 2009 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that he has received correspondence from the United States Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau,...

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New City Council & School Committee Members

MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO WELCOMES RECENTLY ELECTED CITY COUNCIL AND SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBERS TO HIS OFFICE FOR A MEET AND GREET

November 13, 2009 Mayor Domenic J. Sarno hosted a meet and greet in his City Hall office yesterday for all recently...

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Veterans Day Parade Marshalls Named

November 5, 2009 - Presentation of the 2009 Springfield Parade Marshal and Veteran Of The Year Award was made at a ceremony held in the City Council Chamber at Springfield City Hall. Springfield Schools Superintendent Dr. Alan J. Ingram was named...

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Mayor Sarno Announces Plans to Expand Single-Stream Recycling

November 5, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, representatives from the City’s Department of Public Works and the Department of Environmental Protection announced today that the City expects to save over $250,000 in annual savings as a result of an...

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