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SPRINGFIELD MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO SENDS LETTER TO SHRINERS INTERNATIONAL PRESIDENT AND CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES

April 15, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today released a copy of a letter that he has sent to Ralph Semb, President and Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Shriners International (A copy of Mayor Sarno’s letter is attached) joining the community...

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MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT TO PIONEER VALLEY TRANSIT AUTHORITY ADVISORY BOARD

April 17, 2009 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today the appointment of Springfield’s City Clerk, Attorney Wayman Lee, as his designee to the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority’s Advisory Board.  Attorney Lee has served as Springfield’s City Clerk...

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STANDARD AND POOR’S FINDS CONFIDENCE IN SARNO ADMINISTRATION AND GIVES SPRINGFIELD A BOND UPGRADE

April 17, 2009 – Earlier this week, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City Officials traveled to New York City to meet with bond rating agencies regarding the City’s bond rating.  Mayor Sarno and his financial team presented details of the City’s strong...

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Shannon Grant Community Safety Initiative

Mayor Dominic J. Sarno held a press conference on Tuesday, March 31, 2009 to announce the first deployment, in a series of neighborhood deployments, where the criminal justice agencies and the human service organizations that are all part of...

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Golden Corral Restaurant Openning Will Bring New Jobs to Springfield

(SPRINGFIELD, MA)—Golden Corral Buffet & Grill proudly announces the opening of its newest restaurant, located at 436 Parker Street in Springfield, MA, on Thursday, April 2, 2009, at 11:00 a.m.

The Springfield, MA, Golden Corral will bring more than...

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Minority Business Assitance Contract Award

March 23, 2009 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that the City has awarded a contract to Royal & Munnings, LLC, in a joint venture with the New England Black Chamber of Commerce, Inc., to provide consulting services and assistance with the...

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Springfield Goes Green

The City of Springfield was amply represented at this year's Holyoke Saint Patrick's Day Parade.

Mayor Sarno marched with Springfield Police Commissioner William Fitchet and members of the Springfield Police Department.

City Councilor Kateri...

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Two City Departments Honored

April 1, 2009 – In a brief ceremony in his office today, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno recognized two city departments for receiving distinguished awards.

The City’s Information Technology Department was awarded the Common Cause Massachusetts Campaign for...

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Mayor Sarno's Letter Seeking Assistance for the Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno released a copy of a letter that he has sent to Governor Deval Patrick and Congressman Richard E. Neal seeking their assistance for the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame's financial concerns.

March 31. 2009

Governor...

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International Women's Day

The City of Springfield observed International Women's Day with a March 13 ceremony at City Hall. Honorees for 2009 included Lifetime Achievement Awardee Lois Smith,  Springfield Parks Dept. Recreation Director Sandy Federico, MassLive Employment...

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March 31 Deadline for Senior Tax Relief Filing

LAST DAY FOR SENIOR CITIZENS TO FILE APPLICATIONS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2009 SENIOR PROPERTY TAX RELIEF APPROACHES  

March 24, 2009 – The City of Springfield reminds senior City residents that the deadline for filing an application for property tax relief...

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3-1-1 Service Center Launches

March 18, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Stephen P. Lisauskas, Executive Director of the Springfield Finance Control Board, will hold a press conference at Springfield City Hall, Room 220, on Wednesday, March 18, 2009, at10:30 a.m., to announce...

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Springfield to hold Informational Meetings on Upcoming Ward Representation Elections

March 17, 2009 – Springfield Election Commissioner Kathy Hoar-Fleury will hold a series of informational meetings regarding ward representation.  All meetings will be held at 5:30 p.m.  

DATES AND LOCATIONS

Wednesday March 25, 2009 - Van Sickle...

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Indian Motorcyle Building Targeted for Redevelopment

March 17, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today announced that the Indian Motorcycle building and the former Mason Square Fire Station have been designated a Priority Project by MassDevelopment.

“This designation will enable the City to advance an...

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2009 Trash Fee Bills

Final trash bill for the current year will be mailed on March 9, 2009. These bills reflect the trash fee for the period October 1, 2008 to June 30, 2009, which is $67.50 unless you have a discount. If you have a balance due from the first quarter of...

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Next Citizen's Police Academy starts March 4th

The Springfield Police will host the 26th Citizens Police Academy starting on March 4th.  Register today.

The 10-week academy for community  members will be offered from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning March 4th at the Public Safety...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Announces Second Annual Reduction in Street Homelessness and Names New Community Champions to Lead 10 Year Plan Implementation

Domenic J. Sarno, who just one year ago announced a 39% reduction in street homelessness and a 9% reduction in overall homelessness, today announced the second straight year of decrease in his city, with a 35% reduction in street homelessness and...

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Tax Credits and Free Filing Services

As April 15 approaches, the IRS would like to remind low- and moderate-income working families and individuals that they may be eligible for the Earned Income Credit (EIC) and the Child Tax Credit (CTC). This year, eligible families can get as much...

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Black History Month Observed

City Hall celebrated the start of Black history Month with an African American heritage flag raising ceremony on the steps of City Hall. The flag raising was sponsored by Suez Temple No. 114 and the Urban League of Greater Springfield. Mayor Domenic...

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Meeting to Address Mason Square Library Relocation

The February 25th special Library Commission meeting will be of great interest, especially to Mason Square residents. Attorney Jack Egan, representing the Springfield Library Foundation, will present the recommendations for the location of the...

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