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Springfield Innovation Center Groundbreaking Ceremony

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined DevelopSpringfield and local partners to officially break ground on the Springfield Innovation Center. The project, conceived as a dynamic, mixed-use center of entrepreneurial activity will serve as the cornerstone of...

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City of Springfield Holds its 31st Arbor Day Celebration

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Releases Recommended Fiscal Year 2017 Budget

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Timothy Plante released the Recommended FY 2017 budget of $616.8 million for the City of Springfield. The Mayor’s FY17 Recommended Budget includes funding for the continuation of...

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Wayfinding Signage Unveiled for Downtown Area

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Development Office Kevin Kennedy, and Commissioner of Health and Human Services Helen Caulton-Harris introduced a new system of wayfinding signs today in Springfield's Metro Center. The City has hung 46 temporary signs...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Issues Statement on the Passing of Ron Brace III

It is with a heavy heart that I express my sympathy, thoughts, prayers and encouragement to the Brace family. I spoke to Ron’s grandfather, Ron Sr. yesterday morning on Ron III’s untimely passing. Having gone to school with Ron III’s dad, Ron Jr. at...

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Mayor Sarno and Family Enjoy Theodore's During Springfield Restaurant Week

Mayor Sarno, Carla, Cassie and Chiara have dinner at Theodore's on the first night of the 2nd Annual Springfield Restaurant Week.

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Mayor Sarno to Welcome New Teach for America Teachers

Mayor Sarno is pictured greeting a new group of Teach for America teachers in 2015. Later this year he will welcome another group to the City of Springfield.

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The City of Springfield Invites Residents to a Public Meeting Regarding Six Corners

 The public is invited to attend a meeting to discuss the upcoming improvements to the Six Corners Intersection. It will be held Monday, May 9 at 6:00 p.m. at the J.C. Williams Community Center at 132 Florence Street in Springfield.

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DA Anthony Gulluni Hosts Youth Job Fair Basketball Tournament

Mayor Sarno and Chief of Staff Denise Jordan pose with former UMass hoops star Lou Roe at District Attorney Anthony Gulluni's Youth Job Fair Basketball Tournament.

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Historic First Spiritualist Church Begins Relocation Process for MGM Springfield

Mayor Sarno and local officials gathered as the historic First Spiritualist Church began its move from its current Bliss Street location, to its new permanent home, to make way for MGM Springfield construction.

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City of Springfield Exploring Saving Dunbar from Foreclosure

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and officials from Dunbar Inc. held a press conference to announce the City’s plan to explore options for the potential acquisition of the iconic Dunbar Community Center in order to save the community center from foreclosure.

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Mayor Sarno and CRRC Chairman Cui Tour CRRC Property

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy, CRRC Chairman Diangio Cui, City and CRRC officials toured the 40-acre East Springfield land parcel that will soon become CRRC’s first American rail car manufacturing facility.

In 2014,...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Citywide Violence Prevention Task Force Present Training on Current Trends with Gangs, Drugs, and Human Trafficking

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Citywide Violence Prevention Task Force presented a workshop  to raise awareness and to help youth serving organizations, parents, and community stakeholders to learn how to identify signs of human trafficking,...

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The Springfield Empowerment Zone to Host Hiring Day on Tuesday, April 12

The Springfield Empowerment Zone will host a Hiring Day on Tuesday, April 12 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. at Duggan Academy. Questions regarding the event can be directed to sezp@springfieldempowerment.org.

Register here: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/...

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Unveiling of Rehabilitated Union Station Barber Chairs

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal and Sheriff Michael Ashe unveiled to the public the first of three refurbished, original Union Station barber chairs. The chairs will be on display inside Union Station once completed, which will...

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City of Springfield Announces $13 Million FEMA Grant for Tornado Relief

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the City of Springfield $13,608,495.75 in federal funding relating to the tornado of 2011.

 The funding is being awarded to the City as a result of a damages sustained to the Howard Street...

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Mayor Sarno Announces High School of Commerce's "Youth Mayors"

Mayor Sarno visited the High School of Commerce today to announce Aleeza Suarez Amador and Mario Richards, both seniors, as Youth Mayors.

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Regional Employment Board of Hampden County, Inc. Announces 2016 Summer Jobs Program

The Regional Employment Board of Hampden County, Inc. (REB) launched the 2016 Summer Jobs Campaign during a press conference this afternoon at City Hall. Mayor Domenic J Sarno and representatives from REB were joined for the announcement by Holyoke...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Citywide Violence Prevention Task Force to Present Training on Current Trends with Gangs, Drugs, and Human Trafficking

April 7, 2016 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Citywide Violence Prevention Task Force will present a workshop entitled KNOWING THE TRENDS: DRUGS, GANGS, AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 3:00 p.m., at the Springfield School...

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