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Mayor Sarno and City Officials Provide Update on Watershop's Dam

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Director of Disaster Recovery Tina Quagliato Sullivan, Director of Capital Asset Construction Peter Garvey and Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan provided an update on the status of the…

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Mayor Sarno Winner of 2022 Reader Raves ‘Best City or Town Local Official’ for Eighth Year in a Row

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, for the eighth year in a row, has been voted the "Best City or Town Local Official" in the 2022 Reader Raves poll.

Mayor Sarno states, “I am humbled, honored, and elated to once again win this award – ‘8-ball in the corner…

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Mayor Sarno Welcomes UMass Graduate Students to Springfield

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was thrilled to welcome students from the University of Massachusetts Amherst Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning graduate program to our Springfield today. The graduate students visited Springfield as part of their…

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Springfield Police Department Surpasses 250 Life-Saving Uses of Narcan

Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood is pleased to announce that the Springfield Police Department has surpassed a significant milestone in its ongoing Narcan program, reaching 250 lives saved in just over two years.

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City of Springfield to Expand Mask Policy - Mandate Masks for all Municipal Buildings –

By order of the Department of Health and Human Services and Board of Health, the City of Springfield will expand its mask policy and will now require all individuals, regardless of vaccination status, to wear a mask or face covering in all municipal…

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City of Springfield Launches Department of Recovery and Business Continuity Webpage

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Attorney Tom Moore, Director of Recovery and Business Continuity, are pleased to announce the creation of a new webpage for the recently established Department of Recovery and Business Continuity, which will act as a…

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Mayor Sarno Joins Superintendent Warwick for First Day of School Visits

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined today with Springfield School Superintendent Daniel Warwick to visit students, teachers, and staff on their first day of the school year. He also joined for the unveiling of Sodexo’s new Homegrown Springfield logo which…

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Mayor Sarno Joined with Restoration Worship Center for Back to School Event

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Restoration Worship Center for a Back to School sneaker giveaway event at the Springfield Boys and Girls Club. Restoration Worship Center in partnership with Vox Church and Samaritan’s Feet held this event at the…

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Mayor Sarno Commends and Supports Representatives Ramos, Gonzalez and Williams Bill to Require Reappointment of Judges Every Five Years

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno commends and fully supports State Representatives Orlando Ramos, Carlos Gonzalez and Bud Williams for sponsoring a legislative amendment to the state Constitution to require the reappointment of judges every five (5) years.

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Mayor Sarno Joined with HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris and Elder Affairs Director Federico to Welcome Back Our Seniors

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris and Director of Elder Affairs Sandy Federico to welcome back our beloved seniors to our Senior Centers. Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner…

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Mayor Sarno Beats the Heat and Renews his Springfield Thunderbirds Season Tickets

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stopped by the Springfield Thunderbirds office at the MassMutual Center today to renew his season tickets with team President Nate Costa.

Mayor Sarno states, “On one of the hottest days of the summer, what better way to beat…

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Mayor Sarno Enjoys a Visit from Rabbi Chaim Kosofsky

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno enjoyed a visit from Rabbi Chaim Kosofsky from Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy. These visit have become a tradition over the years to welcome in Rosh Hashanah – the Jewish New Year. As part of the visit, Rabbi Chaim Kosofsky…

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Due to Weather and Out of an Abundance of Caution, Tonight’s “Trailer Trash” Concert at Forest Park Postponed

Out of an abundance of caution due to extreme heat and inclement weather, the Trailer Trash concert scheduled for Thursday August 26, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at Forest Park has been rescheduled to Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. at the Forest…

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Mayor Sarno Continues Neighborhood Council Listening Tour as Part of the Administrations Community Outreach on ARPA Funding

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno continues with his citywide listening tour as part of the Administrations community outreach initiatives on utilizing American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding.

Mayor Sarno has already met with a number of non-profit agencies,…

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SPD Firearms Investigation Unit Recovers AR-15 Rifle from a Suspect previously arrested with a Large Capacity Ghost Gun in May

On Tuesday August 25th at approximately 8:25 p.m. members of the Springfield Police Department’s Firearms Investigation Unit and Emergency Services Unit under the direction of Lt. Brian Beliveau arrested 23 year old Milan Brown on firearms and drug…

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Mayor Sarno, Superintendent Warwick and City and State Officials Attend Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Brightwood/Lincoln Elementary School

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Superintendent Daniel Warwick joined with city and state officials for a ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of the new state-of-the-art Brightwood/Lincoln School.

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City of Springfield to Open Cooling Centers

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announced today that the City of Springfield will open cooling centers Wednesday, August 25 through Thursday, August 26, 2021, due to the anticipated heat. 


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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Hold COVID-19 Situational Update Briefing

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris joined with Superintendent Daniel Warwick, Nursing Supervisor for Springfield Public Schools (SPS) Jeanne Clancy, and Executive Director of Parks, Buildings,…

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MassHire Weekly Events

MassHire continues to host working sessions and events for those interested in finding employment or boosting their skills.

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