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City of Springfield Awarded PARC Grant to Redevelop Emily Bill Park

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Park Commission Chairman Brian Santaniello, and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management are announcing the City has been awarded by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ Parkland…

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal, Parks Department Announce Major Grant for Ruth Elizabeth Park

Congressman Richard E. Neal, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Building and Recreation Management and the Springfield Park Commission announce major funding to renovate Ruth Elizabeth Park, located between…

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Last Day to File FY19 Overvalue Applications is this Friday

The City of Springfield Board of Assessors reminds residents that the final day to file Fiscal Year 2019 Overvalue Applications for Abatements on both real and personal property is this Friday, February 1, 2019. 

Residents who may choose to file an…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Executive Director of PBRM, Patrick Sullivan, Issue Ice Safety Warning to Stay Off of Lakes and Ponds

Due to the recent snow, the Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management (PBRM) is issuing a warning that ice on Springfield lakes and ponds is not safe. The recent blanket of snow on our lakes and ponds and the unseasonably cold weather…

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City of Springfield Cold Weather Emergency Response Taskforce Meets

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno instructed his cold weather response team be convened by Commissioner Helen Caulton Harris to discuss the Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) document for cold weather activation.  The taskforce held a meeting this morning. The…

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Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer Atty. Talia Gee Conducts Recruiting for Upcoming Police Officer Exam

Atty. Talia Gee, who was appointed as Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer by Mayor Domenic J. Sarno early this month, has hit the ground running conducting recruiting efforts at local colleges for the upcoming police officer exam.

Atty. Gee, along…

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Pynchon Plaza Renovation Project Slated for Public Bid

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Park Commission Chairman Brian Santaniello, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings & Recreation Management Patrick J. Sullivan, Director of Capital Asset Construction Peter Garvey, Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy,…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Announces the Demolition of 217 St. James Avenue

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield Community Development and Code Enforcement Officials today announced the demolition of the long blighted property at 217 Saint James Avenue.  

“The City worked with the owner for years in an effort to…

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DPW Asks Residents to Clear Storm Drains

This Wednesday evening and all day Thursday, we are expecting temperatures to rise significantly and be accompanied by up to 1.5 inches of rain. With the recent snow storm, many storm drains in the City are clogged with snow and ice.  The Department…

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Mayor Sarno, Commissioner Barbieri, Massachusetts State Police, North End Neighborhood and Harvard University Continue Team Up on C3 Policing Successes, Expansion and Replication

This Harvard study will culminate in a written publication compiling and evaluating the correlation effect of C3’s outreach.

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Mayor Sarno Speaks to Milton Bradley Elementary Students at Toytopia Exhibit at the Springfield Museums

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno spent a toy filled amount of time at TOYTOPIA at the Springfield Museums with students and guests from Milton Bradley Elementary School. Toytopia is a fun-filled immersive exhibition about the history of toys.  The exhibit…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno participates in ribbon cutting at the new Florence Bank Branch on Allen Street

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno participates in ribbon cutting at the new Florence Bank Branch on Allen Street in East Forest Park along with President / CEO John Heaps, State Representative Angelo Puppolo and City Councilor Michael Fenton

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s 90th Birthday

Springfield MA - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states “today we mark the 90th birthday of a visionary and brave leader, the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  Two of my favorite Dr. King quotes are “intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true…

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City of Springfield Activates Cold Weather Response Plan

The City of Springfield announces the activation of the cold weather response plan from Monday January 14th through Monday January 21st. 2019.  In consultation with the cold weather taskforce, the City of Springfield has revised the policy to…

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Mayor Sarno and Staff supporting the Springfield Thunderbirds

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and members of the Sarno Administration enjoy a night out as the Springfield Thunderbirds took on the Providence Bruins. The Thunderbirds made a strong comeback, but couldn't take the lead.  Defiinitely an amazing game. Go…

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Mayor Sarno attends Health New England's "Where Health Matters" Ceremony to Award four $50,000 Grants to Local Non-Profits

The Where Health Matters Grant Program is part of Health New England's overall Community Benefits program that looks to advance the health and well-being of vulnerable population groups living in Western and Central Massachusetts. Health New England…

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American Red Cross and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno’s Annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

Springfield- Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield employees participated in the Annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive today from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in the MGM Belagio Ballroom. Mayor Sarno kicked off the drive at 9:15 a.m. by giving a…

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Mayor Sarno Attends Ceremony to Celebrate Attendance Matters Results

Building on the momentum sparked several weeks ago with the launch of a districtwide Attendance Matters initiative, city and school officials proclaimed January 10th as Attendance Matters Day in the City of Springfield during a ceremony taking place…

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Mayor Sarno Congratulates Clemson’s Christian Wilkins on Second National College Football Championship Victory

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno issued today a congratulatory message to Christian Wilkins of the Clemson University Tigers football team. On Monday, Wilkins, a Springfield native, helped steer Clemson to a win over the University of Alabama in the 2019…

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