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Springfield Settles Lawsuit And Renews License With Comcast

The City of Springfield, Massachusetts and Comcast settled a lawsuit pending in U.S. District Court and executed a non-exclusive Renewal Cable Television License on December 27, 2012, which provides for payments of more than $1.4 Million from...

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Springfield Inaugural Events Announced

Celebrations for the 2012 Inauguration of Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Springfield City Councilors will begin Monday, January 2, 2012, and continue on Friday, January 6, 2012. Festivities will mark the first four-year term for a Springfield...

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Springfield’s Blight Reduction Program Continues With The Demolition of 175 Bloomfield Street In City’s Forest Park Neighborhood

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced the demolition of the vacant, blighted building at 175 Bloomfield Street in the City’s Forest Park neighborhood.

This property located within one of the City’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program focus areas, has long...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Springfield’s Emergency Preparedness Director Robert Hassett and Representatives Of The American Red Cross Pioneer Valley Chapter Unveil New Mobile Kitchen

Following a year of unprecedented natural disasters in the City of Springfield, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was joined by Springfield’s Emergency Preparedness Director Robert Hassett and representatives from the American Red Cross Pioneer Valley Chapter...

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Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation Announces That Springfield Will Be The Site Of Its Latest Youth Development Park Project

The Cal Ripken, Sr. Foundation, a nonprofit serving at-risk youth in underserved communities across the United States, announced today the organization will bring its next Youth Development Park project to Springfield. Mayor Domenic Sarno, Cal...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal And Fire Commissioner Gary Cassanelli To Announce Assistance To Firefighters Grant Program Award

WHO:              Congressman Richard E. Neal, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Springfield Fire Commissioner Gary Cassanelli  

WHAT:            Announcement of Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program Award to the Springfield Fire Department

WHEN:  ...

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City of Springfield To Hold Public Hearing On Proposed 1:00 A.M. Entertainment License Restriction For Establishments Holding An Alcohol Pouring License

The City of Springfield will conduct a public hearing on Friday, December 23, 2011, at 5:30 p.m., at Springfield City Hall - Room 220, regarding a proposed change to the City’s entertainment license regulations.   

The purpose of the hearing will be...

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Springfield’s Department Of Veterans Services Announces Schedule For National Service Organizations

December 20, 2011 – Due to increasing demand for service, the Springfield Department of Veterans Services announced today that the Department has for the first time expanded efforts to have various National Veterans Services Organizations in their...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Appoints Kevin E. Kennedy as Springfield’s New Chief Development Officer

Dec. 19, 2011 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today announced the appointment of Kevin E. Kennedy of Springfield as the City's new Chief Development Officer (CDO). Kennedy will manage a consolidated community development department created in 2008 under...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno To Hold Economic Development Press Conference On Monday

Sarno will be joined by Congressman Richard E. Neal

WHO:              Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal and City Economic Development Officials 

WHAT:            Economic Development Press Announcement 

WHEN:           ...

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Mayor Sarno Calls On WMECo President and Chief Operating Officer Peter Clarke To Create Storm Fund Credit

Mr. Peter Clarke
President and Chief Operating Officer
Western Massachusetts Electric Company
One Federal Street
Springfield, MA  01105

Dear Mr. Clarke,

As you are undoubtedly aware the October 2011 snowstorm created a serious hardship for many...

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Wellspring Initiative Receives $200,000 Grant To Create Worker-Owned Cooperatives in Springfield

Collaborative partners begin first stage of employment creation

SPRINGFIELD – The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation has awarded a $200,000 Roadmaps to Health grant to Partners for a Healthier Community, Inc. of Springfield, the lead agency with...

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Non-Profit Foundation and City Officials To Announce Springfield Will Be the Site of Its Latest Youth Development Park Project

WHO:              Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, City Officials, MassMutual’s Assistant Vice President of Community Responsibility Nick Fyntrilakis and Representatives from a Non-Profit Foundation 

WHAT:            Announcement that Springfield will be...

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Patrick-Murray Administration Announces $14 Million for Tornado Rebuilding Efforts

State Funds to Reimburse for Emergency Response Costs and Support Emergency Roadway Repairs in Eight Cities and Towns

SPRINGFIELD – Thursday, December 15, 2011 – The Patrick-Murray Administration today released $14 million to help mitigate response...

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Patrick-Murray Administration to Announce Tornado Relief Funds

December 14, 2011

MassDOT Press Office 617-973-8472

Contact at the event: Sara Lavoie, MassDOT 617-780-4016 (cell)

SPRINGFIELD – Tomorrow, December 15, 2011, the Patrick-Murray Administration will announce the release of funding to cities and...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Recommends Fiscal Year 2012 Property Tax Rates to Springfield City Council

SARNO PROPOSES EXPANDED PROPERTY TAX RELIEF FOR QUALIFYING SENIOR CITIZENS  

December 14, 2011 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today a recommendation of Fiscal Year 2012 property tax rates for consideration by the Springfield City Council at a...

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HUD to Highlight Springfield’s Neighborhood Revitalization Efforts, Project Rebuild

Thursday, December 15, 2011 at 2:30 P.M. 

Project Rebuild to Create Jobs, Stabilize Communities, Rehab More Homes in Springfield, throughout Massachusetts

BOSTON - U.S. Housing and Urban Development (HUD) New England Regional Administrator Barbara...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Springfield’s Emergency Preparedness Director Robert Hassett and Representatives of the American Red Cross Pioneer Valley Chapter to Unveil New Mobile Kitchen

WHO:              Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Springfield’s Emergency Preparedness Director Robert Hassett and American Red Cross Pioneer Valley Chapter Executive Director Rick Lee 

WHAT:            Unveiling of new mobile kitchen

WHEN:           ...

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Wellspring Initiative

Press Conference at Springfield City Hall

Date:                           Tuesday, December 13, 2011

Time:                          11:30am

Location:                    Front steps of City Hall
Meeting & light lunch to follow in City Council...

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Demolition of 46 Washburn Street to Begin

WHO:              Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, State Representative Cheryl Coakley-Rivera, City Housing Department Officials and representatives from the North End Initiative 

WHAT:            Demolition of 46 Washburn Street 

WHEN:           ...

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