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Springfield Fire Department Unveils New “Sparky the Fire Dog” Fire Prevention Tool

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Fire Commissioner Joseph A. Conant and Fire Marshal David Rivera officially introduced the Fire Department’s new fire prevention tool, “Sparky the Fire Dog,” at Springfield Fire Headquarters today at 10:45 a.m. Alison Mathias...

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Miss Eternal Beauty Queens Meet with Mayor Sarno

Mayor Sarno welcomed the 2016 Miss Eternal Beauty Pageant winners and their families to his office today and presented each with an official citation for their accomplishments. Also recognized were paganent Director Jorge Acevedo and Assistant...

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Fallon Health CEO Richard Burke Visits Mayor Sarno

Mayor Sarno hosted Richard Burke, Fallon Health's newly named President and CEO, in his office for a meet and greet and general updates on the company's operations in Springfield. Pictured are Christine K. Bik of Fallon Health, Director of Elder...

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Mayor Sarno Gives Keynote Address to Young Parents Program Graduates

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno gave the keynote address today to the Corporation for Public Management’s Young Parents Program (YPP) graduation ceremony, and helped pass out graduation certificates to the Class of 2016. The YPP helps young parents earn their...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Proclamation Recognizing June as National Gun Violence Awareness Month

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined mayors across the country in issuing a proclamation declaring June of 2016 as National Gun Violence Awareness Month in the City of Springfield.

Committed to reducing gun violence in our city, Mayor Sarno joins...

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Springfield Central Cultural District Holds Reception Celebrating the Completion of the Painted Downtown Utility Boxes

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined the Springfield Central Cultural District, artists and project sponsors for a reception on Thursday, June 23 at 3:00 p.m. to celebrate the completion of the painted utility boxes throughout downtown Springfield.

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Mayor Sarno Addresses Western Massachusetts Developers Conference

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno brought greetings to the Western Massachusetts Developers Conference, hosted by the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council, today at 12:00 p.m. Governor Charlie Baker gave the keynote address at the conference,...

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DevelopSpringfield Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Historic Merrick Phelps House

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Jay Minkarah, President and CEO of DevelopSpringfield, today for a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house to unveil restorations made to the historic Merrick Phelps House at 83 Maple Street.

 Mayor Sarno stated, “’Back...

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Springfield Parent Academy to Host "Kickoff to Summer Learning"

With the school year coming to an end, Springfield Public Schools invites students and families to Springfield Parent Academy’s summer celebration. The “Kickoff to Summer Learning” event will take place on Friday, June 24th, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 1...

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Maintenance Work Advisory: Harkness Ave

Columbia Gas of Massachusetts and R.H.White will be doing maintenance work on a natural gas main on Harkness Ave from Sumner Ave to Gifford St. The road is closed through Friday, June 24th between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Detours will be...

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City Observes a Moment of Silence to Remember the Victims of the Charleston, SC Church Shooting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Bishop Talbert W. Swan, II gathered with Reverend Mark Baymon, Reverend Paul Stearns, members of the Bethel A.M.E. Church and residents for a moment of silence to remember the nine victims of the shooting at Emanuel A.M.E....

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Mayor Sarno Announces Demolition of 62 Bowdoin Street

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield Housing Officials announced the demolition of the long blighted property at 62 Bowdoin Street today at the property site at 2:15 p.m.

This is one more step in our efforts in neighborhood revitalization...

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City Announces $400,000 in Upgrades to the Forest Park Tennis Courts

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Timothy J. Plante and Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan announced $400,000 in upgrades to the Forest Park tennis courts today at Forest...

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Star Spangled Springfield Announced for 4th of July

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Judy Matt and the Spirit of Springfield to announce plans for this year's 4th of July Star Spangled Springfield event at Riverfront Park. Also present for the announcement was MassMutual Vice President of Community...

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Three Firefighters Promoted to Rank of Fire Lieutenant

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Fire Commissioner Joseph A. Conant conducted a badge pinning ceremony today at Fire Headquarters to promote firefighters Timothy J. Belbin, Luke W. Kominski, and Leontino L. Piecuch to the rank of Fire Lieutenant.

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Mayor Sarno Welcomes New Teach for America Teachers to Springfield

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed 25 new Teach for America teachers to Springfield. Within the group are corps members from across the country, and several who grew up in Springfield and Western Massachusetts.

Corps members, who will be teaching in...

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Springfield's New AHL Team Revealed as the Springfield Thunderbirds

Springfield Hockey LLC revealed the City’s new AHL team as the Springfield Thunderbirds, an affiliate of the NHL Florida Panthers. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined team owners, AHL officials, Florida Panthers officials, local stakeholders, community...

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Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce to Present Certificates to Seminar Participants

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will join the Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce to present completion certificates to "How to Start & Manage Your Business" seminar participants. The reception will be held Wednesday, June 22 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mass...

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City Raises LGBT Pride Flag in Support and Solidarity of Pulse Nightclub Victims

The City of Springfield raised the LGBT pride flag today at 12:00 p.m. above City Hall in support and solidarity of the victims and families of the Orlando, FL Pulse Nightclub tragedy.

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said, “We will stand united as one with...

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Mayor Sarno Visits Second Graders at Hiram L. Dorman Elementary School

Students in Mrs. Manos’s second grade class invited a very special guest to speak on the subject of local government. On Monday, June 13, Mayor Dominic Sarno fielded a host of questions prepared by the students in addition to sharing the history of...

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