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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Announces Demolition of Former Marble Street Apartments

Mayor Sarno Continues Neighborhood Improvement Initiatives

Friday, June 29, 2018

This afternoon, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal and Springfield Community Development Officials announced the demolition of the former...

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Commissioner Barbieri and Mayor Sarno Announce Continued Professional Standards Initiatives

Thursday, June 28, 2018

The Springfield Police Department and the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) will begin working together in July to review the department’s Internal Investigation Unit’s (IIU) policies and practices.  Commissioner John...

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Mayor Sarno Announces Carregan’s Lounge to Shut Down

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said, “In the name of public safety, I am pleased to announce that an agreement has been reached to shut down Carregan’s.”

Carregan’s Lounge is located at 155 Maple Street.

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Mayor Sarno Announces City Pools, Splash Pads and Five Mile Pond will Open Early Due to Heat Wave

Thursday, June 28, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management announced that Forest Park Pool, Gerena Pool, and Five Mile Pond will open this Saturday. The pools and Five...

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Cooling Centers Opening in the City of Springfield

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Mayor Sarno and Commissioner of Health and Human Services, Helen R. Caulton-Harris, announced today that the City of Springfield will open Cooling Centers in the City on Friday, June 29th to Monday, July 2nd. The sites are:...

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City Seeking Public Art Proposals

Monday, June 25, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced that the city has released an Invitation for Bids, seeking proposals for Public Art in the Springfield Central Cultural District. The program, funded via the Community Development Block Grant...

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Mayor Sarno Announces Police Union Votes to Ratify Contract

Friday, June 22, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is pleased to announce that he’s just been notified by Human Resources & Labor Relations Director Atty. Bill Mahoney that Springfield Patrolmen and women Union Local 364 has voted to ratify a new four...

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Mayor Sarno and Commissioner Barbieri to Pursue Shutdown of Carregan’s Lounge

Friday, June 22, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Commissioner John Barbieri are pursuing the shutdown of Carregan’s Lounge, located at 155 Maple Street in Springfield, due to continued public safety and quality of life issues emanating from the...

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Springfield Planning Board Reviews Draft Marijuana Regulations

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced that the Springfield Planning Board is reviewing the draft Marijuana Zoning Regulations at its meeting on June 20, 2018. The regulations were drafted by the City’s Planning staff as part of...

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Community Police Hearing Board Issues 2017 Annual Report

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

The Springfield Community Police Hearing Board (CPHB) today issued its Annual Report covering the periods for 2017. The report provides an overview of the complaints involving police misconduct that have been reviewed by the...

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Mayor Sarno visits Highland House Seniors for Waffles & Strawberries

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno spent met and spoke with a group from the Highland House on Oak Street.  The group invited the Mayor in for Waffles and Strawberries and a discussion on the direction of the City of Springfield.  The lively group inquired...

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Mayor Sarno Announces Cooling Centers Opening in the City of Springfield

Monday, June 18, 2018

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 in the City on Monday, June 18th. The sites are:

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Announces Opening of Splash Pads Two Weeks Earlier than Scheduled

Monday, June 18, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced that he has authorized splash pads to be opened two weeks earlier than scheduled in anticipation of the extreme heat warning.  Nine sites are open today and all sites will be opened by noon time...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Congressman Richard E. Neal Announce Opening the CTrail Hartford

Friday, June 15, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Congressman Richard E. Neal for a press conference announcing the opening of the CTrail Hartford Line with a ribbon cutting ceremony this morning.

A total of 17 trains a day will operate between...

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Community Police Hearing Board Participates in Training with President of National Police Oversight Organization

Thursday, June 14, 2018

The Springfield Community Police Hearing Board (CPHB) participated in a training session on Tuesday with Brian Corr, President of the National Association for Civilian Oversight of Law Enforcement (NACOLE). NACOLE is a...

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Mayor Sarno Announces Commuter Parking Rates

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Springfield Parking Authority (SPA) today announced parking rates for commuters utilizing Union Station transit, in advance of the new Hartford Line commuter rail service set to begin this...

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City of Springfield Announces Construction Bid to Build East Forest Park Branch Library

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Director of Capital Asset Construction Peter Garvey have announced the construction bid to build a new public library branch, to be located in Springfield’s East Forest Park neighborhood. ...

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Western Massachusetts Rail Initiatives

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Governor Charlie Baker today joined Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack, Congressman Richard Neal, Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, members of the Massachusetts Legislature and local leaders at Union Station...

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City Increases Pension Funding by $2 Million

Monday, June 11, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Timothy J. Plante, and Councilors Timothy Allen and Michael Fenton announced today that the City is committing to two initiatives to continue aggressively...

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Mayor Sarno Makes Major Announcement on Springfield Police Contract Negotiations

Friday, June 8, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is pleased to announce a landmark contract agreement with our ‘men and women in blue’ that includes body cameras, Narcan use, residency and a social media policy.

“My administration has worked...

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