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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.  


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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Thank you to T.J. Plante, the Finance Department, Finance Control Board Director Steve Lisauskas and Deputy Director Patricia Vinchesi, Finance Control Board Chairman Chris Gabrielli, City Council President Bill Foley, City Council Finance...

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Mayor Sarno's Budget Statement

In light of Governor Deval Patrick’s mid-year state budget cuts of $4.6 Million for Fiscal Year 2009, the City of Springfield is faced with a minimum $13 Million general city cut for Fiscal Year 2010 and a $6 - $8 Million shortfall in Chapter 70...

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Springfield student breaks the state's all-time high school basketball scoring record

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno presents Springfield New Leadership School's Bilqis Abdul-Qaadir with a plaque for breaking the state's all-time high school basketball scoring mark. More photos

The senior point guard at New Leadership Charter School now has...

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Academy Hill Students Visit City Hall

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed students from Springfield’s Academy Hill School at City Hall on Monday, January 26, 2009. Academy Hill’s visit is part of a school fieldtrip to learn about local government and to speak with community leaders about the...

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First 2009 Property Auction Set for Springfield

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, February 10, 2009.  Registration begins at 5:00 PM and the auction begins at 6:00 PM. The...

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Las Jibaras Puertoriquenas de Riverview

Mayor Sarno poses with the Las Jibaras Puertoriquenas de Riverview at the Riverview Senior Center holiday party performance.

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and MassMutual Center Announce Details of Presidential Inaurguration

The MassMutual Center will open its doors on Tuesday, January 20, 2009, at 10:00 a.m., to the public to view the Inauguration of President Barack Obama and Vice-President Joe Biden.   The event is free of charge.  Free parking will be offered...

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UMass vs. Dayton at the MassMutual Center

University of Massachusetts Head Men’s Basketball Coach and Springfield native, Derek Kellogg returned to Springfield to participate in a press conference to promote Saturday’s (01/10/09) game against Dayton.  The game will be played at the...

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fire ceremony photo

Springfield Fire Commissioner Gary Cassanelli announces “zero” fire deaths in Springfield for 2008.  Joining Commissioner Cassanelli are Mayor Domenic Sarno and State Fire Marshall Stephen Coan along with members of the Springfield Fire Department.

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Springfield Fire Department is honored and recognized for having “zero” fire fatalities in 2008

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno speaks at a ceremony at the Raymond Sullivan Safety Complex honoring the Springfield Fire Department for have “zero” fire fatalities in 2008.  Joining Mayor Sarno are Springfield Fire Commissioner Gary Cassanelli, State Fire...

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