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City Of Springfield Seeks Request For Proposals For Two Properties

April 29, 2013 –Springfield, MA- The City of Springfield has issued Requests for Proposals for purchase and redevelopment of two historic homes. 

60 Byers Street:  This is one of the only international style buildings within the City of Springfield....

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Forest Park Voted Best Public Park

With 736 acres of open space and a variety of recreation options for the whole family, Forest Park, the crown jewel of Springfield, has been voted the best public park in the Pioneer Valley by the Valley Advocate!  Stop by today to see what’s...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard Neal, Massdevelopment President And Ceo Marty Jones Announce Increased Grant Funding For The Union Station Project

April 25, 2013 –Springfield, MA- Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today an increase of $467,400 in grant funding from MassDevelopment under the Brownfields Redevelopment Fund. Initially $32,600 was approved for a Brownfield Site Assessment Grant for...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Provides Update On Time Frame For Casino Referendum

April 23, 2013 – Mayor Sarno announced today that the holding of voter referendum on a gaming facility in accordance with M.G.L. c.23, §15(13) would not occur on June 25th, 2013 as previously anticipated. The Mayor announced that negotiations with...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Announces Tornado Debris Clean-Up Of Water Shops Pond And Issues A Call For Volunteers To Lend A Hand

April 24, 2013 -Springfield, MA - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that the Department of Public Works, Fire Department, Police Department and Department of Parks and Buildings are teaming up to address the tornado debris deposited in Water...

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Springfield School Volunteers (SSV) Announces The Launch Of Its New Website

Springfield School Volunteers (SSV) announces the launch of its new website www.springfieldschoolvolunteers.org. The website was made possible in part by donations received through the December 2012 Valley Gives campaign. The one-day philanthropy...

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Notice Of Nomination To The Springfield Retirement Board

An election is to be held on August 1, 2013 for the purpose of electing a member or retiree of the Springfield Retirement System to serve on the Springfield Retirement Board for a term of three (3) years. 

All holding membership in the Springfield...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Issues Statement On The License Commissons Vote Against 1:00am Bar Closings

April 18, 2013 - Springfield, MA Mayor Domenic J. Sarno’s comments on the Springfield License Commission’s 3-2 vote against a 1:00 AM closing time for pouring establishments; “I am very disappointed in the License Commission’s vote. My...

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City Of Springfield Announces Best Retail Practices Workshop For Retailers And Restaurants

April 12, 2013 -Springfield, MA - The City of Springfield Office of Planning and Development is pleased to announce a free 2-hour workshop on April 30th to assist retailers, restaurateurs and storefront business owners in Springfield. The workshop is...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Issues Statement On Boston Tragegy

April 16, 2013 - Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno on the tragedy yesterday at the Boston Marathon: “On behalf of the City of Springfield I wish to express our sympathies to those involved in yesterday’s horrific events in Boston. Our thoughts...

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Temporary Closing of Gerena School Building & Tunnel

“This is a notification that the Gerena Community School Buildings and the connecting Tunnel system will be closed beginning Friday, April 12, 2013 at 8:00PM, and reopening on Sunday, April 21, at 3:00PM. 

The Department of Parks, Buildings and...

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MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO APPEARS BEFORE THE MASSACHUSETTS STATE LEGISLATURE'S JOINT COMMITTEE ON REVENUE

March 26, 2013 -Boston, MA- Mayor Domenic J. Sarno traveled to Boston today with members of his Finance Team; Acting Chief Administrative and Financial Officer TJ Plante and Acting Budget Director Jennifer Winkler, in support of Senate Bill 1311 "An...

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35th Anniversary of Vietnam Veterans Day

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Participates in 35th Anniversary of Vietnam Veterans Day.

            Photos provided by Mr. John Romanski

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City Of Springfield & WMECO Seek Public Comment On Several New Lighting Projects

April 11, 2013 –Springfield, MA–The City of Springfield (City) and Western Massachusetts Electric Co. (WMECo) are announcing today several initiatives to improve lighting in several areas of the City. Through a coordinated effort the City of...

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City Of Springfield’s Office Of Housing Seeks Public Input On Access To Fair Housing In Springfield

April, 5 2013-Springfield, MA- A confidential survey link is up on the city’s website seeking input from residents who have experienced housing discrimination. The link to the survey is: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PP5KC63 and residents can access...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Declares April National Public Health Month in Springfield

Now, Therefore, I, Domenic J. Sarno, Mayor, of the City of Springfield, do hereby proclaim, The Month of April 2013 as “National Public Health Month”, in the great City of Springfield and call upon the people of Springfield to observe this month...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno And The City Of Springfield Participate In Light It Up Blue

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the City of Springfield participated in Light It Up Blue, a unique global initiative by Autism Speaks to help raise awareness about the growing public health concern that is autism. Iconic landmarks around the world was lit...

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Public Input Sought on Access to Fair Housing in Springfield

A confidential survey link is up on the city’s website seeking input from residents who have experienced housing discrimination. The link to the survey is: http://www.surveymonkey.com/s/PP5KC63 and residents can access it by going to the city’s...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Announces Federal Reimburstment For Tornado Related Demolitions

April 4, 2013-Springfield, MA- Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that the City of Springfield (City) has successfully defended the City’s emergency response demolitions in the aftermath of the June 1, 2011 tornado. The Federal Emergency...

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City Of Springfield Announces 2013 Dog Licenses Now Available

April 1, 2013-Springfield, MA- City Clerk Wayman Lee announced today that dog licenses for the year 2013 (April 1, 2013 to March 31, 2014) are now available at the City Clerk Office, 36 Court Street, Room 123, Springfield, MA 01103 or by going to the...

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