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Forest Park Branch Library Gets a Lift

Temporarily Closing for Renovation Beginning June 8, 2009

SPRINGFIELD, MA – May 27, 2009 – Each level of the Forest Park Branch Library will soon be accessible to all, necessitating closing the branch until the end of October. Patrons may continue…

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Congratulations to Helen Caulton-Harris

The City of Springfield wished to congratulate Department of Health & Human Services Director Helen R. Caulton-Harris for her recent recognition by the Massachusetts Public Health Association (MPHA).

Caulton-Harris received the Paul Revere Award

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Asian-American Heritage Day

The City of Springfield celebrated Asian-American Heritage Day on Friday, May 22, 2009. (Click on any photo for an enlarged view.)

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Veterans Honored at 2009 Memorial Day Ceremony

Springfield honored its verterans with a ceremony on the steps of City Hall on Friday, May 22, 2009, and Mayor Sarno there to address the assembly. (Click on any photo for an enlarged view.)

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Saying "No" to Smoking

"I Can Say No, Can You?" was presented on Wednesday, May 13th from 5:00pm to 7:00pm to in the School Committee Chambers, room 220 in Springfield City Hall. The REACH youth shared their experiences working on a tobacco prevention project in their…

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28 City Properties Set For Auction

The City of Springfield in conjunction with Daniel J. Flynn & Co. of Quincy will auction off 28 (twenty-eight) properties in tax-title possession on Tuesday, June 2, 2009.  Registration begins at 5:00 PM and the auction begins at 6:00 PM. The Auction…

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Riverfront RFP Deadline Extended to June 26

May 22, 2009 - The Springfield Redevelopment Authority in coordination with the City of Springfield has extended the deadline for proposals for the lease of a building on the Springfield Riverfront.

The Request for Proposals is seeking a tenant to…

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Commonwealth Grants $3M to Renovate Former Federal Building

BOSTON, MA – Friday, May 15, 2009 – As part of Governor Deval Patrick’s Massachusetts Recovery Plan to secure the state’s economic future, the Patrick-Murray Administration today announced a $3 million Growth Districts Initiative (GDI) grant for…

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"Buy Springfield Now" Announcement

May 19, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno along with several local private, public and non-profit sector organizations gave a presentation about “Buy Springfield Now” on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at 11:00 a.m., at Center Court of the Basketball Hall…

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One H1N1/Swine Flu Case Confirmed in Springfield

May 7, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the City’s Commissioner of Health and Human Services Helen Caulton-Harris announced today that the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) confirmed today that an 11-year-old Springfield child has been…

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Swine Flu Preparedness Reviewed

May 1, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno held a meeting today with the City’s Director of Health and Human Services Helen Caulton-Harris and other City emergency personnel to discuss the protocol that would be used in the event of a confirmed H1N1 (Swine…

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City Kicks off Public Health Month with 'Luminaries' Awards

April 6, 2009 - The City of Springfield Public Health Committee kicked off Public Health Month today with an awards ceremony honoring the City's Public Health Luminaries. 

The theme of this year's awards is “Building a Healthier Springfield.” Helen…

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April 15, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today released a copy of a letter that he has sent to Ralph Semb, President and Chairman of the Board of Trustees for Shriners International (A copy of Mayor Sarno’s letter is attached) joining the community…

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April 17, 2009 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today the appointment of Springfield’s City Clerk, Attorney Wayman Lee, as his designee to the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority’s Advisory Board.  Attorney Lee has served as Springfield’s City Clerk…

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