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Anthony King Celebrates 98th Birthday with a Reading of "A Home Run for Bunny"

Mayor Sarno and Superintendent of Schools Daniel Warwick, along with a Pottenger School class, helped ball player Anthony King celebrate his 98th birthday. King played on the historic American Legion Post 21 team of 1934 which gave up a tournament…

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Firefighters of IAFF Local 648 Donate 500 Winter Coats to Pottenger School Students

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Fire Commissioner Joseph Conant, Lieutenant Drew Piemonte, Representative Jose Tosdao, and City Councilors Tom Ashe, Tim Rooke and Orlando Ramos, joined the Springfield Firefighters of IAFF Local 648 today to donate 500 winter…

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Heroin: Cape Cod USA

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Sherriff Michael Ashe and District Attorney Anthony Gulluni for Congressman Richard Neal's screening of the HBO documentary, Heroin: Cape Cod USA at the Basketball Hall of Fame. Mayor Sarno spoke to the City of…

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Demolition of 523 Union Street

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced the demolition of 523 Union Street, a city-owned and tax-foreclosed property in the Upper Hill neighborhood. The property's deterioration was exacerbated by the natural disasters of 2011. The property is being…

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AIC Men's Rugby Honored for Standout Season at City Hall

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno hosted the American International College (AIC) Men's Rugby team at City Hall on Thursday, Jan. 28 to recognize their outstanding past season. The team finished the 2015 regular season undefeated and ranked as the number one…

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City of Springfield Awards Federal Community Development Block Grant Funds

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City Officials awarded a total of $199,623 in Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to 11 non-profit agencies that completed successful applications. Each agency provides service for low to moderate income…

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Free Public WiFi Announced for Downtown Springfield

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy, and Chief Information Officer Andy Doty announced upgrades to downtown technology infrastructure to further Springfield’s position in the region as an innovation leader.


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PRESS RELEASE: Smile, You're on Springfield's Candid Camera



Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Contact: Marian Sullivan, Communications Director (413) 886-5166,

Smile, You’re on Springfield’s Candid Camera

Springfield, MA- Mayor Domenic J.…

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Smile, You're on Springfield's Candid Camera

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management (PBRM) Patrick Sullivan addressed recent illegal dumping incidents throughout the city today during a press conference held at Loon Pond. They were joined by…

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PRESS RELEASE: HUD Awards City of Springfield $17 Million for Resilience Projects

PRESS RELEASE                                                                               FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


Friday, January 22, 2016

Contact: Marian Sullivan, Communications Director (413) 886-5166,


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U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Awards Springfield $17 Million for Disaster Recovery & Resiliency

Officials from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) visited Springfield today to announce a $17 million grant designated for disaster resiliency and recovery. HUD Acting Regional Administrator Kristine Foye presented the…

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Springfield City Library Unveils New Logo

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was on hand with members of the Springfield City Library to unveil the library's new logo, designed by TSM Design

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Springfield Public Schools Announce Increase in Graduation Rate, Decrease in Drop-out Rate

Superintendent of Schools Daniel Warwick and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno spoke at a press conference Thursday, January 21, 2016 to share exciting statistics from the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education's (DESE) release of…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Welcomes Visitors to Bright Nights

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed visitors to Bright Nights following his inauguration on Monday, January 4, 2016.

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Elected Officials, Business and Community Leaders Tour MGM Springfield Site

MGM Springfield hosted a site tour for elected officials, and business and community leaders on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, MGM Springfield President Mike Mathis, and City Council President Mike Fenton each addressed the bus full of…

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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Springfield NAACP celebrated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at City Hall, along with elected officials and students from the Martin Luther King Charter School. Hosted by Darryl Moss, speakers included…

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Atty. John Liebel's Retirement Coffee Hour

A coffee hour was held at City Hall on Thursday, Jan. 14 to celebrate John Liebel's retirement and career with the City of Springfield Law Department. The consensus was clear- John is already greatly missed!

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Zanetti School Demolition

Crews work on Tuesday, Jan 12. to demolish the former Zanetti School on Howard Street to make way for MGM Springfield. The school building occupies the footprint of a parking garage that will total approximately 3,385 parking spots.

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Irish Crooners Visit Mayor Sarno

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Executive Director of Parks, Recreation and Building Management Patrick Sullivan had two very special visitors to City Hall- Irish singers Andy Cooney and Dierdre Reilly! Mayor Sarno was honored to meet the two and hopes to…

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MassDOT Public Hearing for Roosevelt Avenue and Island Pond Road Intersection Improvements Project





Project File No. 605385

A Design Public Hearing will be held by MassDOT to discuss the proposed Signal and Intersection…

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