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Residents Asked to Clear Catch Basins of Debris for Upcoming Storm

Based upon forecasts provided by the National Weather Service, the City of Springfield may be receiving between 1 ½ to 2 ½  inches of rain from late in the day on Wednesday, October 30 through the morning of Friday, November 1.  This volume of rain,...

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Tennis Great and Springfield Native Tim Mayotte Aims to Bring Pro Tournament to Springfield

One of Springfield’s all-time greats and Cathedral High School graduate tennis pro Tim Mayotte visited today with Mayor Domenic J. Sarno about bringing a women’s tennis tournament here to Springfield. Tim has won numerous pro tournaments including a...

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Mayor Sarno Holds Preview Tour at New East Forest Park Branch Library

Mayor Sarno Invites the Community and Local Students for a Special Preview Tour of Their Future Library

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Mayor Sarno Continues Neighborhood Enhancement Projects

Celebrating the Completion of the Marble Street Extension Project

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Forest Park Horticulture Center Historic Trail Committee Presents Plans to Leagrey Dimond, Stepdaughter of Dr. Seuss

Proposed trail connects Forest Park’s history with that of Theodor R. Geisel, Parks Superintendent 1930-1961

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Mayor Sarno Announces After Continued Pressure Habit OPCO Methadone Clinic Now Hiring a Police Detail

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “My administration’s ‘continued pressure’ in working with our South End Citizens Council, Maple High/Six Corners Neighborhood Council, the Forest Park Civic Association and the South End Business Association to protect...

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Commissioner Clapprood Announces the Promotion of Captain David Kane

Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood promoted David Kane to the rank of Captain effective Sunday (October 20th).  On Tuesday, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Commissioner Clapprood and members of the Springfield Police Department hosted a pinning...

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Mayor Sarno Appoints Roy Goodman as 311 Citizens Service Center Director

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today announced Roy Goodman as the new Director of the 311 Citizens Service Center, following the retirement of longtime Director Donna Carney.

Mayor Sarno stated, “First of all, everywhere I go, everyone loves our 311...

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Mayor Sarno Sponsors Ordinance Supplying Police Commissioner Subpoena Powers

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “While the City Council continues to fail to act on a proposed ordinance to grant our civilian Community Police Hearing Board (CPHB) subpoena powers, I have requested City Solicitor Ed Pikula to create an ordinance that...

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Mayor Sarno Announces Major Grant Funded Renovations to Kenefick Park

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management Patrick J. Sullivan, and the Springfield Park Commission held a Grant Announcement at Kenefick Park this afternoon to announce major renovations to the park.  


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Finally Habit OPCO Methadone Clinic to Appear Before South End Citizens Council and Hopeful for State Department of Public Health Too

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “After numerous requests, representatives of Habit OPCO Methadone Clinic have confirmed that they will appear before our South End Citizens Council on Monday, November 4th at 6:15 p.m. I am hopeful that the State...

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Commissioner Clapprood and Mayor Sarno Appoint First African-American Deputy Police Chief

Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood promoted Captain Rupert Daniel to Deputy Chief effective Sunday, October 13, 2019. 

A pinning ceremony with Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Commissioner Clapprood and Deputy Chief Daniel took place Tuesday,...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Executive Order to Pursue Subpoena Powers and Appoints Two New Members to our Civilian Community Police Hearing Board for the Good of our Community and Springfield Police Department

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “While I appreciate the efforts of City Councilors Tim Ryan, Tim Allen, E. Henry Twiggs, Mike Fenton and Ken Shea to work with Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and me for the good of the community and our Police...

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Springfield Central Library Celebrates Completion of $4 Million Renovation Project

The Springfield City Library hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony today at the Central Library located at 220 State Street  to celebrate the completion of a $4 million renovation and historic restoration project.  The ceremony featured a number of...

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Cheryl C. Clapprood Sworn in As Springfield Police Commissioner

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno hosted a ceremony this morning in the Mahogany Room of Symphony Hall where Cheryl Clapprood was sworn in as Springfield Police Commissioner. She was appointed Acting Police Commissioner in February and was officially appointed...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Announces Demolition of Properties for Central Street Corridor Realignment

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Director of Disaster Recovery Tina Quagliato Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings & Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan, Director of the Department of Public Works Chris Cignoli and Andrew Mirkin, President of...

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City of Springfield Dedicates Beauregard and Schiavina Memorial Park in the Memory of Springfield Police Officers Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Governor Charles Baker, Congressman Richard E. Neal, Alain Beauregard’s family, Michael Schiavina’s family, Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, the Springfield Park Commission, and Patrick Sullivan, Executive...

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Mayor Sarno and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, Announce Committees for Forest Park Horticulture and Learning Center

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, will be announcing the formation of committees to complete the Master Plan for the Horticulture and Learning Center planned for  Forest...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on MBTA Snub of CRRC

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Why in the world would the MBTA award a sole contract to Hyundai Rotem to build 80 bi-level coaches in South Korea, when right here ‘in our backyard of Springfield’ and our Commonwealth, we have the world’s largest...

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