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City Councilors to Partcipate in Strategic Planning Retreat

February 25, 2010 – Members of the Springfield City Council will participate in a strategic planning retreat on Saturday, February 27, 2010, at the Good Life Center, 2nd Floor, 1600 East Columbus Avenue.  The retreat commences at 8:00 a.m., with…

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Mayor Sarno Invites President Obama to Play Basketball

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has written a letter to President Obama inviting him to play in a charity basketball game with Senator Scott Brown. The proposed contest would be a two-on-two game, with the two politicians picking their "best female basketball…

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Buy Springfield Now Homebuyer Event Feb. 27

SpringfieldBuy Springfield Now, a public/private partnership seeking to promote and preserve owner occupied homeownership in Springfield, will be holding a free to the public Homebuyers Fair on Saturday, February 27 from noon to 3 p.m. at the…

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Forest Park Heights Named a 'Best Old-House Neighborhood'

Springfield's historic Forest Park Heights neighborhood has been recognized as one of This Old House Magazine's Best Old-House Neighborhoods for 2010. The neighborhood was noted as being among the best nationwide in the categories for Bargains,…

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FY 2011 Budget Hearings Scheduled

February 19, 2010 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno released today the schedule (please see attachment) for City Department Heads to present their Fiscal Year 2011 budget requests and to respond to questions from Mayor Sarno, the City’s Finance …

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Mayor Sarno meets with members of the Titanic Historical Society, Inc.

Pictured left to right: Pat Sullivan (Director of Parks and Facilities Management), Karen Kamuda (Vice President of Titanic Historical Society), Edward Kamuda (President of Titanic Historical Society), Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, and John Judge…

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Work Begins on UMass Design Center in Court Square

February 5, 2010 - The University of Massachusetts Amherst has begun refurbishing office space in downtown Springfield for its new Design Center, with Chancellor Robert Holub and Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno wielding sledgehammers to begin the…

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Project Overview: The Springfield Collaboration for Change (SCC) is a partnership between Springfield Education Association (SEA), Springfield Public Schools (SPS), and a growing number of community groups, including the United Way of Pioneer Valley,…

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NEA Foundation Awards $1.25M to Springfield

Grant funds multi-year effort by union, school district, community to close achievement gaps

February 5, 2010 – A Springfield partnership bringing together an education union, the school district, and community leaders has been selected to…

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New Community Police Hearing Board Created

February 2, 2010 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today the details of a new Executive Order establishing the Community Police Hearing Board.  The Executive Order will take effect on February 23, 2010.   

The Executive Order is aimed at increasing…

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Black American Heritage Month Flag Raising

Springfield observed Black American Heritage Month with a flag raising ceremony on Monday, February 1, 2010 at City Hall. The event was sponsored by the Springfield branch of the NAACP.

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Senator Brown Visits City Hall

The Commonwealth's newly-elected U.S. Senator Scott Brown paid a visit to Springfield City Hall during his recent swing through Western Massachusetts, and sat down with Mayor Sarno to discuss city priorities.

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Acting City Collector/Treasurer Named

February 2, 2010 – Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Lee C. Erdmann announced today that he has appointed Senior Financial Accountant Stephen J. Lonergan Acting City Collector/Treasurer.

Erdmann made the appointment following the…

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