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Mayor Sarno and City and State Officials Hold Lottery for North End Housing Initiative Homes

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Housing Director Gerry McCafferty, Deputy Housing Director Robert DeMusis, Director of Disaster Recovery Tina Quagliato-Sullivan, and School Committeewoman and Councilor-Elect Maria Perez joined with State Senator Adam Gomez…

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Provide COVID-19 Situational Update

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris held a COVID-19 situational update press conference today to announce the distribution plan of the city’s allocation of free rapid COVID-19 at-home test kits…

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Mayor Sarno Enjoyed the SciTech Band's 15th Annual Winterfest Holiday Concert

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was thrilled to join and celebrate the Pride of Springfield, our SciTech Band as they presented a special holiday concert – the 15th Annual Winterfest Holiday Concert at the SciTech High School gym. 

Mayor Sarno states,…

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Mayor Sarno Approves CDBG Grant Funds to Non-Profits for Capital Improvements

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has approved the RFP CDBG grant funding request from local non-profits for capital improvements to their facilities. The City of Springfield’s Office of Community Development will be allocating CDBG grant funds to non-profits…

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Springfield Police Officers Responding to Burning Building Help to Evacuate the Multi-Unit Building

Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and the Springfield Police Department are today releasing body-worn camera footage of first responding Springfield Police officers evacuating a burning, smoke-filled building, waking up and helping residents escape on…

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Under the Sea Week Coming to Springfield Museums

Under the Sea Week at the Springfield Museums begins December 27 @ 10:00 am–5:00 pm

Explore our incredible One Big Ocean through activities inspired by our special exhibits and permanent collections. Free with museum admission! 


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Springfield DPW Announces Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve Trash and Recycling Schedule

The City of Springfield Department of Public Works (DPW) would like to notify residents that trash, recycling and scheduled bulk appointments WILL BE picked up as normal on Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24, 2021, and New Year’s Eve, Friday,…

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Mayor Sarno and CDO Sheehan Announce Completion of MCDI Demolition - Seeks Public Input on Re-Use of Site

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Development Officer (CDO) Tim Sheehan and Director of Disaster Recovery Tina Quagliato-Sullivan are announcing the substantial completion of the demolition of the former Massachusetts Career Development Institute (MCDI)…

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Mayor Sarno, HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris and Police Commissioner Clapprood Meet with BHN President and CEO Steve Winn

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe met with BHN President and CEO Steve Winn and BHN officials today for an update on the…

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Mayor Sarno, Commissioner Clapprood and Sheriff Cocchi Thank Big Y for Christmas Turkey Donation

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood joined with Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi and retired State Police Colonel Kerry Gilpin as Big Y President Charlie D’Amour and the Big Y team graciously donate over 100 turkeys for…

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Mayor Sarno and Team Meet with State Transportation Secretary Tesler and MassDOT Team on Roadway Safety

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Department of Public Works Director Chris Cignoli, Springfield Police Traffic Division Captain David Martin, Lt. Mel Kwatowski, and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe met today with state Transportation Secretary Jamey Tesler, Highway…

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Mayor Sarno and Superintendent Warwick Joined Principal Tokarz to Celebrate and Honor Central High School Golden Eagles Football

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Superintendent Daniel Warwick and Athletic Director Dwayne Early joined with Central High School Principal Tad Tokarz, and Central High School Interim Football Head Coach Bill Watson to celebrate and honor the Central High…

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Mayor Sarno and City Employees Enjoy City Hall Holiday Party

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, joined by his wife Carla, was honored to welcome all City of Springfield employees to the annual City Hall Holiday Party on Friday. The event returned following a one-year hiatus due to COVID-19.

Mayor Sarno stated, “Every…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on Bigda Federal Court Decision

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “I am not the appointing authority, that rests with Commissioner Clapprood. However, this has been a stain and dark cloud hanging over our department for well over six years. I have seen the video tape. My feeling is…

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City of Springfield Issues Cybersecurity Warning after Timekeeping Company Kronos Hit by Nationwide/International Ransomware

The City of Springfield is issuing a cybersecurity warning after being notified that the timekeeping company Ultimate Kronos Group (UKG) and their Kronos Private Cloud was recently hit by a nationwide ransomware attack. 

On Saturday, December 11,…

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Mayor Sarno Joins Congressman Neal and U.S. Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh for Federal Infrastructure Discussion

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined today with Congressman Richard E. Neal and United States Secretary of Labor Marty Walsh for a press conference to highlight and discuss the federal bipartisan infrastructure bill at Springfield Union Station.  Based on…

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Mayor Sarno Joined for Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Eileen Cak's Supplies & More

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Deputy Director of Economic Development Brian Connors joined with Eileen Perez for the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony for her new store, Eileen Cak's Supplies & More, located at 12 Hamburg Street (the old Kens…

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Mayor Sarno Offers Written Testimony to State Judiciary Committee in Support of Illegal Dirt Bike Legislation Filed by State Representative Ramos

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno submitted written testimony in support of pending legislation before the Joint Committee on the Judiciary to help address the illegal dirt bike issue that has plagued the streets of Springfield. House Bill 1842: An Act…

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Mayor Sarno and City ARPA Team Announce Initial RFP Funding Awards

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the city American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) team announced today the initial round of ARPA RFP funding awards under the small business category. The city’s ARPA advisory committee has reviewed the ARPA RPF applications from…

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Mayor Sarno Appreciative of the Eastern States Exposition for Providing the City with Generous Mask Donation

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is very appreciative of the Eastern States Exposition – The Big E – who reached out to generously donate 32,000 surgical masks to the city. The Harold Grinspoon Foundation originally provided the masks to The Big E.


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