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Tuesday's Nor'easter: Updates & Announcements

Monday, March 13, 2017

The Springfield Department of Public Works announces that due to the intensity of tomorrow’s Nor’easter, trash and recycling pick-up will be cancelled. Tuesday routes will be picked up this Saturday, March 18th; please have...

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2017 Springfield St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee Parade Marshal Reception

Monday, March 13, 2017

Scenes from yesterday’s 2017 Springfield Parade Marshal Reception at the John Boyle O’Reilly Club, hosted by the Springfield St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee.

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno presented citations to recognize this...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on Suspicious Overnight Fires in our Maple High/Six Corners and Mason Square Neighborhoods

Sunday, March 12, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states that in his updates from Springfield Police Commissioner John Barbieri and Springfield Fire Commissioner Joseph Conant early this morning on the suspicious fires on Hancock Street, Central Street,...

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Springfield Residents Rally at JCC Against Hate

Friday, March 10, 2017

Mayor Sarno joined over 100 people at the Springfield Jewish Community Center last evening for an Interfaith rally to show solidarity with people of the Jewish faith in response to a wave of anti-Semitic threats occurring at...

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Mayor Sarno Voices Concern on President Trump’s Plan to Eliminate CDBG

Friday, March 10, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “I’m very much concerned, on one hand President Trump states that he wants to help cities, especially urban centers, and then issues an edict to eliminate Community Development Block Grants. CDBG...

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Buy Springfield Now Raffle Winner Accepts Prize at City Hall

Friday, March 10, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed Buy Springfield Now (BSN) representatives to City Hall this morning to present a $500 dollar gift card to Lowe’s to Jasmin Clemons, a Springfield resident who recently closed on her first home...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer, Timothy J. Plante Announce Springfield’s Recent Refunding Bond Sale will Save the City $3,806,717

Friday, March 10, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) Timothy J. Plante announce that the City received competitive bids from bond underwriters on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, for a $27,080,000 20-year...

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Happy National Meatball Day!

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Mayor Sarno teamed up with City Solicitor Ed Pikula, Communications Director Marian Sullivan, and MassLive’s Heather Adams and Shaina Mishkin for a Meatball Crawl throughout Springfield’s South End. The tasting trip took the...

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Final Renovation Plans for Stearns Square and Duryea Way Approved

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has approved the final plans for Stearns Square Park and Duryea Way and directed Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of the Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management to review with the...

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Mayor Sarno to Speak at Interfaith Council Event

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Springfield, MA- Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will speak at an Interfaith Council sponsored event to be held at the Jewish Community Center (JCC) to denounce hate against Jewish, Muslim and Christian communities. This event comes...

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FY18 Budget Hearings - City Council, Consumer Information, Elections, Internal Audit, Law, Mayor's Office

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno held another round of FY18 budget hearings this morning with Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante. The Departments of City Council, Consumer Information, Elections, Internal...

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City Issues Cease and Desist to Baystate Auto Sales

Thursday, March 9, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announces that the City of Springfield has issued a “cease and desist” order to Baystate Auto Sales (also known as Exclusive Auto Sales), located at 720 Berkshire Ave in Springfield. Baystate Auto Sales...

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Mayor Sarno Joins Resident Eveline Malboeuf as She Celebrates 50th Anniversarty of Immigrating to the United States

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Today Mayor Sarno joined East Springfield resident Eveline Malboeuf and her husband Robert for a special celebration as today marked Eveline’s 50th anniversary of immigrating to the United States from Germany. Being there...

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Springfield Fire Department Again Awarded Winning Trophy for Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Caitlin Julius awarded Fire Commissioner Joseph Conant and representatives from the Springfield Fire Department (SFD) with the winning trophy for the second time in a row for this past January’s...

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FY18 Budget Hearings - Fire Department

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno held another round of FY18 budget hearings this morning with Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante. Fire Commissioner Joseph Conant presented his FY18 budget requests and...

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2017 National Consumer Protection Week

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Mayor’s Office of Consumer Protection is partnering with the Office of Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy and the Federal Trade Commission this week to recognize 2017 National Consumer Protection Week. The Office...

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How to Wear Your Crown Girls Summit

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This past Saturday, Mayor Sarno brought greetings to the How To Wear Your Crown Girls Summit, a workshop which aims to help empower and uplift young women from the community. This year about 60 young women from the Greater...

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FY18 Budget Hearings - Parks, Facilities, Library, TJO Animal Control, Elder Affairs, Veterans Services

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno held another round of FY18 budget hearings this morning with Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante. The Departments of Parks, Facilities & Recreation Management, Health & Human...

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Congressman Neal & Mayor Sarno Host Tour of Union Station; Nears Completion of $95 Million Renovation

Monday, March 6, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined  Congressman Richard E. Neal today to give members of the news media a tour of Union Station, which is nearing the completion of a $95 million renovation. The train station was built in 1926 and is...

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Chestnut Accelerated Middle School Debuts Math Program That’s as Unique as Each Student

SPS pilots highly-personalized learning program

Friday, March 3, 2017

Springfield Public Schools in conjunction with the Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership  (SEZP) has partnered with New Classrooms, a national non-profit on a mission to...

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