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Mayor Sarno & Springfield Redevelopment Authority Announce New Union Station Tenant

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, the Springfield Redevelopment Authority (SRA), and Carlo Bonavita, President of TP & B Inc., have announced an agreement to open a new restaurant in historic Union Station, named “The Whistle Stop”. ...

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Mayor Sarno & Congressman Neal Recognize Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, for His 30 Years of Service with the City of Springfield

Wednesday, May 31, 2017

Patrick Sullivan,Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, has been responsible for administrative and professional work in directing all activities of municipal parks and parkland, 5 million square...

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Mayor Sarno Declares Dr. Seuss Week in Springfield

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Today Mayor Domenic J. Sarno declared May 29-June 4 as Dr. Seuss Week in the City of Springfield, and the Cat in the Hat was on hand to accept this honor. Springfield is preparing to welcome the Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museu...

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5 Star Supermarket Opens on Boston Road

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

5 Star Supermarket, a new Asian specialty food store located in the Kohl's Plaza on Boston Road, held their grand opening on Saturday. Mayor Sarno is so thankful to Tuyen Le and staff for their continued belief and investment...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and First Lady Carla Sarno Host New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray in Springfield

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Springfield’s First Lady Carla Sarno met New York City Mayor Bill De Blasio and First Lady Chirlane McCray – a Springfield native – on Saturday morning for breakfast at the legendary Russ’s Breakfast...

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Next Week is Dr. Seuss Week in Springfield!

Friday, May 26, 2017

Next week is Dr. Seuss Week in the City of Springfield!

Please join Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Springfield Museums President Kay Simpson and the Cat in the Hat for a kick-off on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday, May 30th at 2:15...

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City of Springfield Recognizes 100th Birthday of President John F. Kennedy

Friday,  May 26, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Recreation and Building Management observed the 100th birthday of President John F. Kennedy this afternoon at the Eternal Flame memorial in Forest Park....

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City of Springfield Commemorates Memorial Day

Friday, May 26, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Tom Belton, Director of the Springfield Veterans’ Services Department, held the annual Memorial Day Commemorative Ceremony this morning at City Hall. Mayor Sarno and Health and Human Services...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on 31 Elm Street Court Square Project

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “As the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) report issued a number of years ago, the development of 31 Elm Street would be the number one ‘linchpin’ of a transformative downtown project. Make no...

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Mayor Sarno Addresses Massachusetts Gaming Commission in Favor of CORI Reform

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Earlier today, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno addressed the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGG) in favor of reform to Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) for potential applicants to MGM Springfield. He presented at the MGC...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the City of Springfield Join Walgreens in recognition of Red Nose Day

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City Hall staff have joined again with Walgreens in recognition of National Red Nose Day in the City of Springfield. Joined by staff and Walgreens employees, Mayor Sarno read a proclamation declaring...

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Mayor Sarno and Parks Department Recognize International Fellows

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, and David Bloniarz of the U.S. Forest Service (and Regreen Springfield) recognized the five International Fellows...

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Mayor Sarno Declares Month of May as Mental Health Awareness Month

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is declaring the month of May as Mental Health Awareness Month in the City of Springfield, joining with mayors across the country who are part of the Cities Thrive Coalition. Cities Thrive is a...

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Basketball Hall of Fame Announces $1 Million Donation to Capital Campaign by MassMutual

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Early in 2015, Jerry Colangelo, Chairman of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Board of Governors, announced the launch of the Basketball Hall of Fame’s “It’s Time to Step Forward” Capital Campaign to support the...

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Mayor Sarno Hosts Meeting to Strengthen the City’s Resolve to Combat Opioids

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

After meeting Mr. Obie McKenzie at the Mercy Medical Center Caritas Gala in March and hearing about his interest in combatting the opioid crisis here in Springfield, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno invited him back to the city to...

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Mayor Sarno Hosts Meeting to Strengthen the City’s Resolve to Combat Opioids

|   Health & Human Services

Public and private stakeholders discuss the challenges of opioids in the region.

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Western Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association Holds 29th Annual Police Memorial Day Service

|   Public Safety

The Western Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association (WMCOPA) held their 29th Annual Police Memorial Day Service today at the Western Massachusetts Police Academy, on the campus of Springfield Technical Community College (STCC). Mayor Domenic J....

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City Launches Healthy Homes Program, $5 Million Housing Rehabilitation Program in Memorial Square and Six Corners Neighborhoods

|   Health & Human Services

The City of Springfield is launching the Healthy Homes Program (HHP), which will make federal housing rehabilitation funds available to owners of 1-4 unit residential properties in the Memorial Square and Six Corners neighborhoods. HHP provides funds...

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City Officials Announce Locations for New Police Substation and Metro Area Kiosks

|   Public Safety

The new police substation will be located at 75 Dwight Street. The substation will include offices, work stations and locker facilities, as well as a conference area to be used for E3, C3 and community meetings.

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Ömür Budak, Consul General of Turkey Visits with Mayor Sarno at City Hall

Monday, May 22, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed Ömür Budak, Consul General of Turkey in Boston, today to the City of Springfield, for a discussion on how to strengthen the partnership between the city and its Turkish-American residents. Consul...

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