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Exhibit Traces the History of State Street

The story of State Street, from its Revolutionary War-era origins as the “Boston Post Road,” to its current transformation sparked by construction of the new Federal Courthouse, is being told in the exhibition and documentary The State Street...

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Arbor Allies Plant 49 New Trees for the City

The Springfield Arbor Allies planted 49 new trees for the cityscape over the past 3 weekends.  The Arbor Allies in collaboration with Keep Springfield Beautiful and Peter Pan Bus Lines increased the environmental quality of life in Springfield with 3...

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Springfield Hosts Biggest Pancake Breakfast

City Councilors Allen, Fenton, Lysak , Walsh and Luna helping Unico volunteers dish out Pancakes at the Spirit of Springfield 2010 Breakfast. Also pictured Peter Fenton and Sherriff Guy Glodis. Enjoy!

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Pittsfield Colonials Play Exhibition Game in Springfield

FIRST PRO GAME IN CITY SINCE 1965

Pittsfield Colonials of the Can-Am League added an exhibition game to their schedule on Monday May 24, at historic Walker Grandstand at Forest Park in Springfield, Mass., at 4 p.m.

The Colonials, managed by former...

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Standard & Poor's Upgrades Springfield Bond Rating

STANDARD AND POOR’S FINDS CONTINUED CONFIDENCE IN SARNO ADMINISTRATION

May 27, 2010 – Last week, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Lee Erdmann and the City’s senior Finance Officials traveled to Boston to meet with...

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Buy Springfield Now Program Receives Grant

NATIONAL GRANT AWARDED TO THE REALTOR® ASSOCIATION OF PIONEER VALLEY TO SUPPORT THE ‘BUY SPRINGFIELD NOW’ PROGRAM

May 17, 2010 – Continuing its support of sustainable homeownership in Springfield, the REALTOR® Association of Pioneer Valley...

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39 City Properties Set For Auction

May 21, 2010 - The City of Springfield, in conjunction with Daniel J. Flynn & Co. of Quincy, will auction off 39 (thirty-nine) properties in tax-title possession on Tuesday, June 8, 2010.  Registration begins at 5:00 P.M. and the auction begins at...

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MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO AND SPRINGFIELD’S SENIOR FINANCIAL TEAM TRAVEL TO BOSTON SEEKING IMPROVEMENT OF CITY’S BOND RATING

May 20, 2010– Mayor Domenic J. Sarno traveled to Boston on Thursday May 20, 2010 with members of the City’s Finance Division to meet with major bond rating agencies.  The purpose of the trip was to present the City’s financial condition and...

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36-Inch Water Main Shut Down

Today, the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission will shut down a 36-inch water transmission main entering Springfield underneath the Connecticut River near the South End Bridge.  At about 11:00 a.m., the Commission was notified that silty water was...

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Springfield Applies for 'Green Communities' Designation

Created in 2008 by the Green Communities Act, the Massachusetts Department of Energy Resources (DOER), Green Communities Division provides guidance to municipalities throughout the Commonwealth on ways they can maximize energy efficiency and generate...

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Rebuilding Together for 'Heroes at Home'

Rebuilding Together Springfield’s (RTS) held a “Heroes at Home” Event on Wednesday, May 12, 2010  sponsored by Sears.  The organization worked on a “Transitional Housing Facility” for 12 homeless veterans run by the WMASS Bilingual Veterans...

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U.S. Marshall Gibbons Visits City Hall

MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO WELCOMEs RECENTLY SWORN UNITED STATES MARSHAL JOHN GIBBONS TO CITY HALL MEETING

May 11, 2010– Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed United States Marshal John Gibbons to his City Hall office Friday for an informal meeting.  During...

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SPRINGFIELD YOUTH PARTICIPATE IN ANNUAL KICK BUTTS DAY EVENT AT MASSACHUSETTS STATE HOUSE

Springfield youth participated in event with State Representatives & Commissioner of the Department of Public Health and meet with legislators to discus the impact of new tobacco products in their community at the Massachusetts Statehouse in Boston...

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Regional Health Dialogue

Springfield College Brennan Center was the site for DPH Commissioner John Auerbach and SDHHS Director Helen R. Caulton-Harris and Community Based Organizations, Health Care providers and residents to discuss local health priorities.

Fetal Infant...

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A Neutral Corner “Knocks-Out” Violence in Springfield

New local boxing program trains kids in the ring so they can succeed outside of it

On Wednesday, May 12, 2010 City of Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno along with former Golden Glover and Professional Boxer Pat Ireland introduced A Neutral...

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25th Annual World's Largest Pancake Breakfast

The 25th annual World’s Largest Pancake Breakfast will be served on Saturday, May 15th from 8AM to 11AM on Main Street in Downtown Springfield. Tables will be placed end to end from Tower Square to Court Square. Volunteers will staff three cooking...

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City Officials Present Fiscal Progress at State House

MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO, CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE AND FINANCIAL OFFICER LEE C. ERDMANN ANDSPRINGFIELD’S SENIOR FINANCE TEAM TRAVEL TO BOSTONFOR MEETINGS WITH  STATE GOVERNMENT OFFICIALS

See the presentation Springfield's Finance Team made to the...

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WHITE ST. SCHOOL COMMUNITY AND PARENT SERVICE DAY PROJECT

On the morning of Friday April 30th at White St. School approximately 25 parents, community members and firefighters from Engine Co. #3 participated in the White St. School Service Day Project.  The volunteers with the help of the Parks and...

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