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Baker-Polito Administration Announces Grants to Boost Entrepreneurship in the Pioneer Valley

Two $80,000 grants announced for Springfield’s Valley Venture Mentors & SPARK Holyoke - the first awards from MassTech’s Entrepreneur Mentoring Grant Program


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Mayor Sarno and Commissioner Barbieri Announce “Full Steam Ahead” on Police Worn Body Cameras

The City of Springfield and the Springfield Police Department (SPD) is providing an update on the next steps towards patrolman using body worn cameras.  The initiative will be done in 3 phases.  The first phase is to bring in a consultant to help the…

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Union Station is Charging into the 21st Century

Springfield is first in WMass to take advantage of new Eversource electric vehicle program

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City of Springfield Opening Cooling Centers Wednesday, August 29th

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Commissioner of Health and Human Services Helen R. Caulton-Harris announce that the City of Springfield will open cooling centers in the City on Wednesday, August 29th.  The sites are:

Heat stress is a serious condition…

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Cooling Centers Opening in the City of Springfield

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Commissioner of Health and Human Services Helen R. Caulton-Harris announced today that the City of Springfield will open cooling centers in the City on Monday, August 27th and Tuesday, August 28th.

Mayor Sarno stated, “It…

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MGM Springfield Grand Opening Press Conference

Are you #ReadyToRoar Springfield? MGM Springfield opens tomorrow!

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Congressman Richard Neal, Massachusetts Gaming Commission Chairman Steve Crosby and members of the local…

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Welcome, Thank You and Continued Success MGM Springfield

I believe my administration has worked hard to change developers’/peoples’ attitudes from saying – ‘what do you expect, its Springfield’ to now, ‘why not Springfield!’ With their worldwide drawing power, MGM Springfield is now the major catalyst for…

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Springfield Emergency Communications (Springfield 9-1-1) the First Public Safety Answering Point in the Commonwealth to Accept Wireless Location Information from Uber Users

The City of Springfield will be the FIRST public safety answering point in the Commonwealth to accept precise, device-based location information from Uber users calling Springfield Emergency Communications (Springfield 9-1-1).

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MGM Springfield Grand Opening Traffic Management Plan

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1. Main Street from Court Street / Bruce Landon Way to Union Street

2. State Street from MGM Way to Dwight Street


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Sarno Administration Surpasses Half Billion in School Repairs

Mayor Sarno and Superintendent Warwick tour schools, reviewing the $45,696,070 in summer work across school facilities.

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Mayor Sarno, Lt. Governor Polito, Congressman Neal, Public Safety Officials Announce Downtown Public Safety Plans Ahead of MGM Springfield Grand Opening

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Congressman Richard E. Neal, Massachusetts State Police, Springfield Police and MGM Springfield officials to release public safety plans in advance of the entertainment resort’s…

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MGM Springfield and PVTA Reveal Creative Wrap on "The Loop"

Branding Highlights Springfield’s Most Storied Architectural and Cultural Attractions

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Springfield Landmarks to Light it Up Green for Muscular Dystrophy

Mayor Sarno has named August 2018 as Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month in the City of Springfield.

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Mayor Sarno Extends City Pools, Five Mile Pond and Splash Pads Due to Heat

They will be open through Sunday, August 19, 2018.

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Renovations to Forest Park, Barrows Park and Adams Park Splash Pads Unveiled

$340,400 in Community Development Block Grant funding allowed the City of Springfield to completely renovate the three splash pad locations.

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Union Station Cameras Now Connected to Police Department's Real-Time Crime Analysis Center

This visibility is vital in assuring that our residents and visitors have an additional layer of safety as they travel in and out of the transportation hub.

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Cooling Centers Opening in the City of Springfield

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Mayor Sarno stated, “It is very important in extreme weather conditions that we afford those in need of assistance, especially our seniors and those dealing with medical challenges, these relief accommodations.”

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35th Annual National Night Out Against Crime and Violence

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

On Tuesday, August 7, 2018 throughout the City of Springfield, citizens, community groups, law enforcement agencies, business, state and local officials will join over 38 million people in more than 16 thousand communities…

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