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Springfield’s Department of Public Works Reminds Residents About Christmas Tree Collection

The Department of Public Works reminds Springfield residents who have Christmas trees for disposal to place them on the curb on their normal recycling day.

The Solid Waste Division will collect them starting Tuesday, January 15, 2019 and ending...

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City of Springfield Solid Waste Collection Schedule for New Year’s Day Holiday

There will be no collection of trash, recycling or bulk item materials on Tuesday, January 1, 2019 for the New Year’s Holiday.

Residents normally scheduled for trash, recycling and bulk item materials on Tuesday, January 1st will be picked up on...

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City of Springfield Files Opioid Lawsuit

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that the City of Springfield filed a lawsuit against pharmaceutical manufacturers, distributors, board members, and executives who caused the nation’s devastating opioid epidemic.

The civil complaint was filed...

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City Hall Holiday Hours

Please be advised that Springfield City Hall will close early on Monday, December 24th and Monday, December 31st at 2:00 p.m. The City Clerk’s Office and Collector’s Office will also close at 2:00 p.m. on the aforementioned dates.

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on Audrey Geisel’s Passing

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, "First of all, my sympathy, thoughts, prayers and encouragement to her daughters Leagrey and Lark, family and friends of Mrs. Audrey Geisel.  Even though she was always so gracious and kind to our Springfield about...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on Audrey Geisel’s Passing

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states first of all, my sympathy, thoughts, prayers and encouragement to her daughters Leagrey and Lark, family and friends of Mrs. Audrey Geisel.  Even though she was always so gracious and kind to our Springfield about...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Birthday Wishes to the Game of Basketball

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “'Still scoring big after all these years!'  Happy 127th Birthday to the Game of Basketball invented right here in Springfield by Dr. James Naismith.  Please take the time to visit the one and only Naismith Memorial...

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First Pair of MBTA Orange Line Cars Complete

Next-generation rail cars to be delivered to the MBTA

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Citing a Drain to our Taxpayers – Mayor Sarno Vetoes City Council Sanctuary City Ordinance

MAYOR SARNO'S VETO MESSAGE

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “In discussions with my cabinet heads if the City Council passes its sanctuary city ordinance, it will create unanticipated and unbudgeted financial and legal challenges to our schools,...

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City Council to Vote to Give our Taxpayers a “Triple Whammy!”

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Our City Council will vote tonight to create a ‘sanctuary city,’ vote themselves a 51% pay raise, and go back to an antiquated police commission. This is what you call a ‘triple whammy!’ to our taxpayers - Merry...

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Just in Time for the Holidays – Springfield Library Foundation Fulfills Promise

$500,000 given to the East Forest Park Library Construction Project

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Springfield Gun Buyback on Saturday, December 15 at the Raymond M. Sullivan Public Safety Complex

The Hampden District Attorney's Office along with Baystate Health will be sponsoring a Gun Buyback at the Raymond M. Sullivan Public Safety Complex in Springfield. 

Gun violence is the major cause of more than 20,000 suicides, 12,000 homicides and...

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Traffic Notice for Tuesday, December 11th

On Tuesday, December, 11, 2018, a section of Roosevelt Avenue will be closed from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. near the Gaucher Street ramp for the installation of a new drain pipe and manhole. 

Roosevelt Ave will be closed from the Berlin Street Ramp and...

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Springfield Fire Department to Offer Assistance to Worcester Fire Department

On behalf of Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi, myself and our City of Springfield, our sympathy, thoughts, prayers and encouragement go out to the family of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy, the Worcester Fire Department, Mayor Joe Petty, and the...

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Mayor Sarno and Superintendent Warwick Review Putnam ROTC

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Superintendent Daniel Warwick Reviewed the Line of Troops at Putnam Vocational Technical Academy this morning. The Putnam Junior Marine Corps Cadet ROTC is under the leadership of Veteran Marine Corp Major Sergeant Matthew...

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SPD Narcotics Unit Breaks Up Major Drug Trafficking Operation

The Springfield Police Department’s Narcotics Unit under the direction of Captain Brian Keenan seized more than 2 kilograms of raw heroin, more than 40,000 bags of packaged heroin, more than 490 grams of powdered cocaine, four illegal firearms and...

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Mayor Sarno Vetoes Board of Police Commissioners Ordinance

“Keep it professional, not political, and keep it legally sound”

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Central Football Awarded Key to the City

Mayor Sarno awarded the Key to the City to the Springfield Central High School football staff and players following their historic DIII State Championship victory in Foxborough. Go Central!

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