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City of Springfield Announces Pools Opening Early Due to Anticipated Hot Weather – Cooling Centers will also be Available –

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management (PBRM) Thomas Ashe announced today that city pools will be opened early due to the anticipated hot and humid weather next week. Mayor Sarno and Health and…

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Healey-Driscoll Administration Distributes $5 Million in Disaster Relief Funds to Communities Impacted by Severe Storms

Residents and businesses reminded to apply for FEMA assistance by July 15 at 

BOSTON– The Healey-Driscoll Administration has distributed nearly $5 million of state disaster relief funding to 13 communities that were impacted…

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Mayor Sarno Wishes Dads a Happy and Healthy Father’s Day

"Dads make a difference. Happy Father’s Day and thank you dads for your love, nurturing and patience too!"

- Mayor Domenic J. Sarno

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Springfield Designated as Housing Choice Community by Healey-Driscoll Administration

City is now eligible for exclusive housing, infrastructure and other grant programs 

Today the Healey-Driscoll Administration announced that the City of Springfield has been designated as a Housing Choice Community. This is the seventh year of…

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It’s a Beautiful Day on Duryea Way - Wine & Beer Garden Event Today!

Join Springfield BID today, June 13th, for an exciting evening at the Duryea Way Wine & Beer Garden presented by Berkshire Bank & Bulkley Richardson! From 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM, enjoy an array of wine, craft beers, and local vendors in the vibrant…

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Mayor Sarno Commemorates Flag Day

June 14th is Flag Day. On June 14, 1777, the U.S. Continental Congress approved the design of a national flag.

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Simply put, ‘Old Glory’ should unite us, not divide us. We are still the greatest nation in the world. The…

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Mayor Sarno, CDO Sheehan, & Housing Director McCafferty join Beacon Communities to Celebrate Completion of Baystate Place in Springfield

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan, and Housing Director Gerry McCafferty joined with Beacon Communities and city and state officials on Wednesday for a grand opening to celebrate major upgrades to 346 mixed-income units…

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Mayor Sarno Congratulates 8th Graders from John J. Duggan Academy During the Step-Up Graduation Ceremony

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined John J. Duggan Academy Principal Michael Calvanese along with faculty, staff, students and families for the 2024 Duggan Academy 8th Grade Step Up Ceremony on Wednesday, June 12, 2024.

Mayor Sarno states, “First of all,…

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Mayor Sarno joins with Pullman & Comley LLC for Ribbon Cutting Celebration at New Tower Square Offices

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with attorneys and staff at Pullman & Comley LLC on Tuesday, afternoon at their new offices inside Tower Square for a special ribbon cutting celebration. Mayor Sarno issued a proclamation and thanked the Pullman & Comley…

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Springfield Police IBPO Local 364 Patrolman's Union Establishes Support Fund for Officer Nestor Santos

|   Public Safety

The Springfield Police IBPO Local 364 Patrolman's Union has set up an account at the Greater Springfield Credit Union for Officer Nestor Santos who was shot on Wednesday night.


If you would like to donate to Officer Santos, you can do so via…

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School Committee Appoints Interim Superintendent

|   City News

The School Committee today voted unanimously to appoint Chief Instructional Officer Dr. Michelle Balch to serve as Interim Superintendent of Springfield Public Schools. She will serve in this role until Superintendent-Elect Dr. Sonia Dinnall…

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Ironman 70.3 Western Massachusetts Race Road Closures and Traffic Delays

The IRONMAN 70.3 Western Massachusetts race will take place on Sunday June 9th. The swim portion of the event will take place in the Connecticut River, starting and ending at Riverfront Park. From there, racers will boke through Agawam, Suffield…

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City of Springfield invites Residents to respond to Opioid Recovery Remediation Fund Survey – Complete the Survey Online! –

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris are requesting responses from Springfield residents to the Opioid Recovery Remediation Fund Survey being conducted by the City. This survey is a critical…

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Mayor Sarno Joins with Springfield Women's Commission at Special Meet and Greet Luncheon with Mary Akers

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with the Springfield Women’s Commission chaired by City Councilor Kateri Walsh for a special Meet & Greet luncheon with Mary Akers, wife of Police Superintendent Larry Akers.

Mayor Sarno states, “Mary Akers has been…

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Mayor Sarno and Police Superintendent Akers share updates on Police Officer Shot and Multiple Arrests and Gun Seizures by SPD

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Superintended Larry Akers joined today at 130 Pearl Street with Captain Trent Duda, Deputy Chief Steve Kent, and Firearms Investigation Unit (FIU) Commander Captain Brian Keenan to share updates on a Springfield…

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Mayor Sarno, Police Superintendent Akers, and SPD Remember Officer Kevin Ambrose

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Police Superintendent Lawrence Akers, and the Springfield Police Department (SPD) honor and remember the memory and sacrifice of Springfield Police Officer Kevin Ambrose. Tuesday, June 4, 2024 will mark the twelfth anniversary…

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Mayor Sarno Joins to Wish Dr. Frank Robinson a Happy Retirement

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Dr. Frank Robinson, his family, colleagues and community to present him with a special proclamation and wish him well as he retires after a long career of public service on Wednesday evening at a retirement…

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