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Springfield Celebrates Return to Local Governance

Springfield celebrated the hand-off of local governance from the state-appointed Finance Control Review Board to Mayor Domenic Sarno and the City Council with the passing of the ceremonial gavel on the steps of City Hall, June 30, 2009. Governor…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Announces City's Plans for Asylum Building

June 17, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Development Officer John J. Judge, and Finance Control Board Executive Director and Acting Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Stephen P. Lisauskas announced today the City’s plans for the Asylum…

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Mayor Sarno's Address on Return to Local Governance

Monday, June 22, 2009

One week from today the state imposed Finance Control Board will hold its last meeting and the City of Springfield will once again return to self-governance.

This is an historic time for the City.  When the Springfield Finance…

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Summer Reading Club at the Library

Children, teens, and adults are encouraged to “Reach For The Stars … Read!” this summer at the Springfield City Library. Adults may sign up by stopping in to any of our library branches, or online at, while for teens…

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Mayor Sarno Nominates New License Commissioner

June 12, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that he has submitted the name of Denise M. Kelcey to the Springfield City Council for confirmation to serve as a member of the City’s License Commission.  Kelcey is being nominated to fill the…

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Tree Planting with Springfield Arbor Allies

Springfield Arbor Allies brought to you by the Parks Department and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno held their first tree planting in the downtown area of Springfield on Saturday May 30th.  We had lots of jolly “green” volunteers’ show up to participate and…

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Deberry Students Visit City Hall

Students from Springfield's Deberry Elementary School recently paid a visit to City Hall including stops in Mayor Sarno's office and the Veterans Department (click on any photo for an enlarged view).

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Dog Licenses

June 5, 2009: Last night all City of Springfield residents received a message regarding dog licenses that contained misinformation.  The message was sent in error and the City sincerely apologizes for any inconvenience this may have caused.  No…

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New Director of Labor Relations and HR Appointed


June 4, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Finance Control Board Executive Director Stephen P. Lisauskas announced today the name of the individual chosen to become…

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Personnel Director Marilyn Montagna Resigns

June 2, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Springfield Finance Control Board announced today that Personnel Director Marilyn Montagna will voluntarily separate her employment with the City.  Montagna’s last day with the City will be Friday, June…

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Mayor Sarno Announces New Chief Development Officer

May 29, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today the name of the individual chosen to become the City’s next Chief Development Officer.  John D. Judge of Boston, Massachusetts has been chosen to fill the position vacated by former Chief…

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