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Kathy Pederson Retires from Springfield Water and Sewer Commission

After 31 years of service, Kathy Pederson retired as Executive Director of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission. Friends and co-workers gathered to congratulate Kathy on her final day.

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Mayor Sarno's Monthly Delegation Meeting

Today Mayor Sarno hosted his monthly meeting with Springfield's state elected officials at City Hall.

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History Month Read-Aloud at Rebecca Johnson School

Rebecca Johnson School hosted its annual Black History Month Read-Aloud on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Mayor Sarno, along with members of the Springfield Police Department and other community leaders, read to students from a selection of books written by...

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Reception Honoring Retired Judge George Sheehy

A reception was held on Tuesday, Feb. 23 to recognize retired Judge George Sheehy in honor of Black History Month. Judge Sheehy became first African-American judge in Western Massachusetts history when he was appointed to the Springfield District...

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Public Meeting to Discuss Upcoming Improvements to the Central Street Corridor

The public is invited to attend a meeting to discuss the upcoming improvements to the Central Street corridor. It will be held Wednesday, March 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the J.C. Williams Community Center at 132 Florence Street in Springfield.

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PRESS RELEASE: Mayor Sarno Releases Preliminary CPHB Data for 2014/2015 Annual Report

PRESS RELEASE                                                      

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, February 22, 2016

Contact: Marian Sullivan, Communications Director (413) 886-5166, msullivan@springfieldcityhall.com

Mayor Sarno Releases...

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Vietnamese New Year Celebration

Members of the Vietnamese community from Springfield and the surrounding region gathered on Jan. 31 at Cedars Banquet Hall to celebrate Vietnamese New Year (Feb. 8), known as Tết. Mayor Sarno and Representative Carlos Gonzalez attended the community...

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Mayor Sarno Drops by the Dunbar Y Family & Community Center

Mayor Sarno toured the Dunbar Y Family & Community Center today. He joined in on a chair aerobics class with instructor Tracy Thomas, and later visited with the center's school vacation campers.

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Resident Crystal Copeland Collecting Water Donations for Flint, MI Crisis

Mayor Sarno thanks Springfield resident Crystal Copeland for her generosity in helping those affected by the ongoing water crisis in Flint, MI, and also made a check donation to assist her efforts. Part of Crystal's family resides in Flint, and after...

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#MassMillennials Roundtable Discussion with MA Senate Members

Senator Eric Lesser and Senate President Stanley Rosenberg kicked off the Massachusetts Senate's Millennial Engagement Initiative with a roundtable discussion today at TechSpring, in the Baystate Health Innovation Center. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and...

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Springfield Declares Cold Weather Emergency

PRESS RELEASE                                                      

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

               

Friday, February 12, 2016

Contact: Marian Sullivan, Communications Director (413) 886-5166, msullivan@springfieldcityhall.com

Springfield...

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Temperatures to Reach Extreme Lows this Weekend


Residents should be prepared for temperatures to reach extreme, potentially life-threatening lows this weekend. Wind chills may reach 15 to 30 degrees below zero. Please see the attached graphics on how to best take care of yourself, car, and home,...

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Eleven Springfield Schools Recognized for Good Attendance

Springfield Public Schools (SPS) held an awards ceremony today at Chestnut South Middle School to recognize the accomplishments of eleven schools for good attendance. The Stay in School Attendance Cup Trophy celebrates schools that have earned the...

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Mayor Sarno and Senator Eric Lesser Host Budget Meeting

Mayor Sarno and State Senator Eric Lesser held a budget meeting with City of Springfield leaders to address financial needs. In attendance were Chief Financial Officer TJ Plante, Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy, Superintendent of Schools...

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Springfield Park Rangers Chief Joe Luverna Celebrates Retirement

Friends, family and coworkers gathered at the Barney Carriage House in Forest Park to celebrate the twenty-six-year career of Springfield Park Ranger Chief Joseph Luverna. Due to his efforts, he has managed to prevent hundreds of thousands of dollars...

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First Firefighter Recruit Class of 2016 Graduates

The Graduation of Career Recruit Firefighter Class #S01 was held Tuesday, February 2, 2016. The new class of firefighters was both the first of the year, and also the first to graduate at the State's new Department of Fire Services Springfield...

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City Clerk Wayman Lee Celebrates His Last Day

City Clerk Wayman Lee celebrated his final day at City Hall surrounded by friends, colleagues, and his wife, Ethel, this past Friday. Attorney Lee has held his position since 2006, and began working for the City of Springfield Law Department in 1988....

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U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren Visits Springfield

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno introduced U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren to an energetic crowd today at her Springfield office's open house, as she pledged to continue to best represent the voices of Western Massachusetts in the Senate.

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Frank's Flowers Opens in the South End

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was with the Langone family to officially open Frank's Flowers, formerly Langone's Florist. The ribbon cutting ceremony was attended by friends and family at its Main Street storefront.

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30th Annual Black American Heritage Flag Raising

The 30th Annual Black Heritage Flag Raising brought together members of the community to celebrate Black History Month. Speakers at the ceremony included Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, City Councilors Justin Hurst and Emcee Bud Williams, Senator James...

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