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City Hall Blood Drive

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The City of Springfield held a blood drive today in conjunction with the American Red Cross of Massachusetts at City Hall. The public was invited to attend and donate blood, as the American Red Cross is currently experiencing...

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Haynes Family Donates Shoes to Springfield Rescue Mission on Behalf of the Walk with Walter Foundation

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Walter M. Haynes Jr. was many things – he was a Vietnam Veteran, having honorably served in the U.S. Army, a husband, but most importantly, a father. After Walter passed away in July of 2016, his daughter Sarah told a story...

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Springfield Mason Square C-3 Police and Community Initiative: Creating a Safer Community Together

Springfield, MA – – In March of 2015, Police Commissioner John Barbieri and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno unveiled plans to expand the C-3 Initiative and develop efforts in the South End, Forest Park, and Mason Square, with the common thread between the...

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34th Annual National Night Out Against Crime and Violence - Schedule Announced

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017 throughout the City of Springfield citizens, community groups, law enforcement agencies, business, state and local officials will join over 38 million people in over 16 thousand communities...

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Citywide Summer Reading Project Underway; Participating Children Have Read More Than 220,500 Minutes

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Springfield Reads to Build a Better World, a citywide summer reading project developed to help spread the message of the importance of children reading for 20 minutes every day, announced that in total, participating children...

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Mayor Sarno to Recognize 30th Anniversary of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Springfield

Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Jennifer Schimmel, Executive Director of Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity, celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the organization beginning with an official proclamation read on the steps of City...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Joins Community Organizations at Kid's Day Kenefick

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno spent a good portion of the morning engaging youth, families, and organizers in the North End's Kenefick Park

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Attorney General Maura Healey Tours Summer Job Program in Springfield

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey visited the Clifford A. Phaneuf Environmental Center in Forest Park today to meet with youth who are a part of the City of Springfield Summer Enrichment Programs. AG Healey’s...

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Mayor Sarno, Health Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris to Open Cooling Centers

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, along with the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, Helen R. Caulton-Harris, announced today that the City of Springfield will open Cooling Centers on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, July 19-21,...

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Mayor Sarno Meets with HCC President Christina Royal

Monday, July 17, 2017

Mayor Sarno welcomed Holyoke Community College President Christina Royal to his office today to discuss strengthening the partnership between the City of Springfield and HCC, and working in collaboration with Springfield...

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Mayor Sarno Attending Traditional Mass Celebrations this Weekend Given by Bishop Rozanski

Friday, July 14, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will once again attend the outdoor Polka Mass given by Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at 4:15 p.m. at Immaculate Conception Church  (25 Parker St, Indian Orchard). The 37th...

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Springfield City Library Secures $4.9 Million For New Branch

Thursday, July 13, 2017

The Springfield City Library has been awarded a $4.9 million construction grant from the Massachusetts Board of Library Commissioners (MBLC), allowing the Library to replace the current East Forest Park Branch with a...

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Mayor Sarno and Commissioner Barbieri Meet with Residents and Give Notice of Entertainment and License Commission Hearings on Club Pandora/Kickback Lounge

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, his staff, Police Commissioner John Barbieri, Licensing Director Attorney Alesia Days, and Attorney Katherine Garvey recently met with residents on the continued late night quality of life disruptions...

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Mayor Sarno Livid on Another Repeat Violent Gun Offender Put Back on Our Streets with Low Bail – Court System Broken!

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states that he is livid on another repeat violent gun offender, Maurice Bailey, being released on low bail, to be put right back on our streets. He said, “The defendant states that it’s not his gun –...

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Mayor Sarno Spreads the Word on MGM Local Vendor Fair

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “I appreciate MGM’s continued belief and investment in our Springfield as ‘they continue to build momentum!’ Again, this is now about our local residents and business vendors taking advantage of...

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After 40 Years Barbara Dyer Retires! Congratulations!

Friday, July 7, 2017

Today the City of Springfield bid adieu to Barbara Dyer, a 40 year employee with the city.  Ms. Dyer served the city as a Real Estate Data Coordinator.  Barbara Dyer, we wish you the best as you embark on your new journey...

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Mayor Sarno Responds to Forest Park Tennis Court Inquiry

Friday, July 7, 2017

In response to a recent inquiry regarding the naming of the Forest Park tennis courts by Angelica Core, a writer with the Republican, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states “This is my administration’s continued efforts to enhance...

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Funding for ‘Ahead of the Game’ will Provide Job Readiness Training, Help Low-Income Adults Secure Careers with MGM Springfield

Thursday, July 6, 2017

The City of Springfield and Springfield Public Schools (SPS) will expand on career readiness pathways thanks to a $171,833 grant provided by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission aimed providing workforce training programs to...

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Commissioner Barbieri & Mayor Sarno Name Captain Cheryl Clapprood New Deputy Chief

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

Mayor Domenic Sarno states that he commends Police Commissioner John Barbieri and congratulates new Deputy Chief Cheryl Clapprood on this well- deserved and solid appointment. Deputy Chief Clapprood replaces recently retired...

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Mayor Sarno Commends Springfield Resident Mike Borecki for Jimmy Fund Walk Fundraising

Monday, July 3, 2017

Springfield resident Mike Borecki set out this morning at 4:30 a.m. on a trek from Springfield City Hall to Palmer to benefit and promote the 2017 Boston Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was joined by State...

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