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Concerts in the Park Series at the Forest Park Amphitheater

Join us for the Concerts in the Park series at the Forest Park Amphitheater!

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Vaccination Celebration: A Free Community Event for All Ages

Springfield Department of Health and Human Services and Community Partners Will Offer Free COVID-19 Vaccinations at This Weekend's Vaccination Celebration

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Massachusetts Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Mike Kennealy Tours Springfield’s Downtown Businesses

Mike Kennealy, who serves as the Housing and Economic Development Secretary within Governor Baker’s Executive Office of Housing and Economic Development joined today with Mayor Domenic J. Sarno’s Chief of Staff Tom Ashe, Springfield's Chief…

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Mayor Sarno Names Amanda Pham New Springfield Redevelopment Authority Executive Director

- First Ever Female to Head the SRA -

~ Thanks to Retiring Executive Director Christopher Moskal ~


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Springfield Fire Department Office of Emergency Communications is Now Hiring

The City of Springfield Fire Department, Office of Emergency Communications is now hiring for open positions. The application deadline is September 3, 2021.


View the job posting and apply online.

Learn more about the Springfield Fire Department…

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Mayor Sarno Visits Football Clinic run by Springfield Native and NFL Star Christian Wilkins

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Mayoral Aide “Coach” Lavar Click visited Springfield native and NFL Star Christian Wilkins Football Clinic at our Central High School football field on Friday to thank Christian and his team and family for their commitment…

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Mayor Sarno Visits with Yvonne Barnett and Her Granddaughter MaKayla

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was thrilled to have a visit today from Yvonne Barnett and her granddaughter MaKayla Ibrahim. Yvonne serves as Banquet Manager for the City’s Facilities Division.

Mayor Sarno stated, “I was so happy to catch up with my friend…

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Mayor Sarno Welcomes and Enjoys Visit with New First Justice of the Springfield District Court and Clerk Magistrate

Mayor Sarno stated, “It was very nice to have the Honorable new First Justice Kevin Maltby and Clerk-Magistrate John Gay stop by and visit today. They provided an update on the physical plant challenges at the court house as well as judicial…

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Mayor Sarno Wishes Two Springfield Emergency Management Officials a Happy and Healthy Retirement

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with the City’s Emergency Medical Services Commission (EMSC) at their regular meeting yesterday to wish two Commissioners – Executive Director of the Office of Emergency Preparedness Robert “Bob” Hassett and Dr. John…

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Mayor Sarno Joined with Family, Friends and Co-Workers in Wishing SRA Executive Director Chris Moskal a Happy and Healthy Retirement

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with family, friends and co-workers to wish SRA Executive Director Chris Moskal a very happy, healthy and well-deserved retirement. Mayor Sarno congratulated Chris on a magnificent career and presented him with a…

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Mayor Sarno and Mayor Murphy Throw Out Ceremonial First Pitch at Valley Blue Sox Game

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Mayor Terry Murphy of Holyoke to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at the Valley Blue Sox game at MacKenzie Stadium as they took on the Ocean State Waves.

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Mayor Sarno and Police Commissioner Clapprood Visit with Roca

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood visited with Christine Judd, Director for Roca, and her team at their Springfield location on School Street. Christine and her team provided a tour of their facility and gave a brief…

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Mayor Sarno to Offer Written Testimony to the Joint Committee on the Judiciary in Support of Illegal Firework Legislation

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has offered written testimony in support of illegal fireworks legislation that is currently pending before the Joint Committee on the Judiciary. House Bill (H) 1609: An Act Relative to the Penalty for the Sale and Use of…

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Attention Employers: Free Massachusetts Virtual Job Fair

MassHire Presents: Massachusetts Virtual Job Fair. 

The MassHire Virtual Job Fair is the flagship event of post-pandemic hiring in Massachusetts. This five-day virtual fair runs from Monday August 16th through Friday August 20th from 10am to 2pm…

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City of Springfield Announces New Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) Job Training Program

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer (CDO) Tim Sheehan are pleased to announce that the City of Springfield has partnered with the MassHire Hampden Country Workforce Board, and Tri-State CDL Training Center in Springfield, to provide…

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Court Square Summer Concert Series Continues Thursday Night with FEVER

The Springfield Business Improvement District (BID)'s Court Square Summer Concert Series continues Thursday Night, July 22nd with FEVER, starting at 7:00pm downtown in Court Sqaure, featuring local bands, food trucks, and craft beer and wine. This…

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Movie in the Park Scheduled for Wednesday, July 21st is Canceled Due to Inclement Weather

Please Note:  The Movies in the Park scheduled for today, Wednesday, July 21, 2021, at Jaime Ulloa Park has been CANCELED due to inclement weather conditions. 

Movie Schedule (all at 8:15 p.m.):

  • Monday, July 19 – Marshall Roy Park – Akeelah and…
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Springfield DPW Awarded Third MassDOT Shared Streets and Spaces Program Funding

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Christopher Cignoli are pleased to announce that Springfield DPW has been awarded its third Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) Shared Streets and Spaces Program…

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Senior Community Service Employment Program

The City of Springfield Department of Elder Affairs and the Center for Workforce Inclusion present the Senior Community Service Employment Program. 

Participants Must Be:

  • At Least 55 Years-Old.
  • Unemployed.
  • Family Income Of No More 125% Of The…
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