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Mayor Sarno Invites President Obama to Play Basketball

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has written a letter to President Obama inviting him to play in a charity basketball game with Senator Scott Brown. The proposed contest would be a two-on-two game, with the two politicians picking their "best female basketball...

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Buy Springfield Now Homebuyer Event Feb. 27

SpringfieldBuy Springfield Now, a public/private partnership seeking to promote and preserve owner occupied homeownership in Springfield, will be holding a free to the public Homebuyers Fair on Saturday, February 27 from noon to 3 p.m. at the...

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Forest Park Heights Named a 'Best Old-House Neighborhood'

Springfield's historic Forest Park Heights neighborhood has been recognized as one of This Old HouseMagazine's Best Old-House Neighborhoods for 2010. The neighborhood was noted as being among the best nationwide in the categories for Bargains,...

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FY 2011 Budget Hearings Scheduled

February 19, 2010 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno released today the schedule (please see attachment) for City Department Heads to present their Fiscal Year 2011 budget requests and to respond to questions from Mayor Sarno, the City’s Finance ...

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Mayor Sarno meets with members of the Titanic Historical Society, Inc.

Pictured left to right: Pat Sullivan (Director of Parks and Facilities Management), Karen Kamuda (Vice President of Titanic Historical Society), Edward Kamuda (President of Titanic Historical Society), Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, and John Judge...

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Work Begins on UMass Design Center in Court Square

February 5, 2010 - The University of Massachusetts Amherst has begun refurbishing office space in downtown Springfield for its new Design Center, with Chancellor Robert Holub and Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno wielding sledgehammers to begin the...

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NEA FOUNDATION’S CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAPS INITIATIVE: SPRINGFIELD, MASSACHUSETTS

Project Overview: The Springfield Collaboration for Change (SCC) is a partnership between Springfield Education Association (SEA), Springfield Public Schools (SPS), and a growing number of community groups, including the United Way of Pioneer Valley,...

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NEA Foundation Awards $1.25M to Springfield

Grant funds multi-year effort by union, school district, community to close achievement gaps

February 5, 2010 – A Springfield partnership bringing together an education union, the school district, and community leaders has been selected to...

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New Community Police Hearing Board Created

February 2, 2010 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today the details of a new Executive Order establishing the Community Police Hearing Board.  The Executive Order will take effect on February 23, 2010.   

The Executive Order is aimed at increasing...

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Black American Heritage Month Flag Raising

Springfield observed Black American Heritage Month with a flag raising ceremony on Monday, February 1, 2010 at City Hall. The event was sponsored by the Springfield branch of the NAACP.

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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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