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Mayor Sarno to Reallocate Police Funds and Matching Funds towards Proactive Street Outreach Workers Program and Cultural Sensitivity/Mental Health Training Programs to Health Department in Support of the New Office of Racial Equity

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today announced that he would reallocate funding from the Police Department and match that dollar amount to fund the city’s new Street Outreach Workers Program and Cultural Sensitivity/Mental Health Training Programs for the...

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal and State Representative Puppolo Thank the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston for Donating Vital PPE’s

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno continues to give thanks to everyone in our community for stepping up and providing much-needed PPE’s for our police, fire and frontline personnel.  

Congressman Richard E. Neal and State Representative Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr....

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Mayor Sarno, Again, Calls for Passage of Bail and Dangerousness Legislation

Since March 17th, Springfield Police Officers have made 44 arrests (43 individuals) involving illegal firearms charges.    During this time, 42 illegal firearms have been recovered and of those 15 were large capacity and/or AR-15 style firearms. 

Of...

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Mayor Sarno Joined Congressman Neal Today at Union Station in Support of the Moving Forward Act

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today joined with Congressman Richard E. Neal at Union Station in support of the Moving Forward Act.  This important piece of legislation would help to rebuild our nation’s infrastructure through a $1.5 trillion investment...

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Mayor Sarno and the Brethren Community Foundation Celebrate Juneteenth

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Robert “Cee” Jackson, a representative of the Brethren Community Foundation and Civilian Community Police Hearing Board member, Eddie Anderson of the Masonic Lodge, and State Representative Bud Williams to bring...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Happy Father’s Day Wishes

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Happy Father’s Day and thank you dads for your love, nurturing and patience too!”

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City of Springfield Announces $500,000 in Third Round of Prime the Pump Grant Program

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan today announced the release of $500,000 for a Third Round of the Prime the Pump Grant Program, to assist local small businesses in response to the economic crisis spurred from emergency...

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Central High School Graduate to Become New Treasurer/Collector

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante have announced that under the Acts of  2008 Chapter 468, Christopher Caputo of Springfield has been appointed as the City of Springfield’s new...

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Mayor Sarno Announced Major Action Steps to Address and Better Race Relations in Our City

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today announced major action steps to address and better race relations in our City.  

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stated, “As I continue my inter-department listening meetings with my black Cabinet/Department Heads, as well as...

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Mayor Sarno Thanks Mike Kang, Owner of Mike’s Beauty for Generous Donation

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno once again thanks Mike Kang and Mike’s Beauty for donating numerous PPE’s to those in need throughout our community.  Today, Michael donated a box full of hand sanitizer to the City of Springfield. 

Mayor Sarno stated, “Thank...

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Mayor Sarno Voices Support for Supreme Court’s Civil Rights Decisions Protecting Gay and Transgender Workers

“As a member of Mayor’s Against LGBTQ Discrimination, I am heartened and pleased by our United States Supreme Court decisions that protect the civil rights of gay and transgender workers,” Mayor Sarno stated after the opinions were delivered today.

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Mayor Sarno Announces Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Recommendation - No Layoffs and No Cuts to Service -

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante today submitted to the city council for approval an austerity budget for FY21.  

Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent economic shutdown, the...

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Mayor Sarno and Community Stakeholders to Hold Roundtable Discussion on Policing and Race

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will join with community stakeholders, leaders and advocates for a roundtable discussion on the collective perspectives on policing and race.  

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, the roundtable discussion will...

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Mayor Sarno and Police Commissioner Clapprood to Join with Bishop Rozanski for a Prayer Service for Healing

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood will join with Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski at St. Michael’s Cathedral on Friday, June 12, at 5:00 p.m. for a prayer service for racial healing.   

Mayor Sarno stated, “I truly...

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Mayor Sarno and Police Commissioner Clapprood Join YWCA of Western MA for Special Event

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood joined with the YWCA of Western MA for a special event in support of the great work the YWCA does for our community and the great partnership between the YWCA and the City of Springfield...

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Mayor Sarno and Congressman Neal Announce Local Partnership with Way Finders for $2 Million Mortgage, Rent and Utility Assistance

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Congressman Richard E. Neal, Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan, and President and CEO of Way Finders Peter A. Gagliardi for an announcement of mortgage, rent and utility assistance and relief.  

The City of...

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Mayor Sarno Congratulates Bishop Rozanski on his Elevation to Archbishop for the St. Louis Diocese

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno congratulates Bishop Mitchell T. Rozanski on being named by the Vatican as the new Archbishop of the St. Louis Diocese.

Mayor Sarno stated, “Bitter sweet, Springfield and surrounding areas loss and St. Louis’ gain. I’ve had a...

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Mayor Sarno Signs Onto President Obama’s Pledge to Review Use of Force Policies

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has signed on to President Barack Obama’s pledge to review the Springfield Police Department's Use of Force policies.  

Prior to President Obama’s call for communities to commit to action, Mayor Sarno had directed Police...

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Mayor Sarno Statement on Planned Peaceful Protest Marches over the Weekend

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, out of an abundance of caution, will once again work with city, state, federal, and public health and safety officials to be ready for additional peaceful protest marches over the weekend. As we did for Wednesday’s protest,...

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Mayor Sarno Thanks Senator James T. Welch and Steele Canvas Basket Corp. for Donating Vital PPE’s

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno continues to give thanks to everyone in our community for stepping up and providing much-needed PPE’s for our police, fire and frontline personnel.  

State Senator James T. Welch connected the City of Springfield with P....

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