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Following an Election Directive from the Secretary of State Elections Division the City of Springfield will be Temporarily Closing the Ballot Drop Box

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Election Commissioner Gladys Oyola announced that the City of Springfield has received an Election Directive from the Secretary of State Elections Division for enhanced security of ballot drop boxes in the Commonwealth...

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal and State Representative Williams Joined with City and Other Officials for Update on Watershops Pond Project

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal and State Representative Bud L. Williams joined with city and other officials for an update on the temporary drawdown of the Watershops Pond.

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Mayor Sarno and Police Commissioner Clapprood Thank Carl and Jane Robitaille for SPD K9 Donation

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood joined with Springfield residents Carl and Jane Robitaille to thank them for their generous donation of $2,000 towards the purchase of a new K9 for our brave and dedicated Springfield...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Acknowledges National First Responders Day

October 28, 2020 is National First Responders Day and now more than ever we wish to acknowledge and recognize our brave and dedicated First Responders who risk their lives every day to protect every one of us. Today, we want to thank them for their...

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Mayor Sarno Joined a Virtual Meeting with New Executive Director for Tech Foundry

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined a virtual meeting with Bruce Dixon, new Executive Director for Tech Foundry in Springfield. Tech Foundry is a local non-profit organization that helps support the region’s growing need for qualified technology workforce...

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City of Springfield Announces ‘Into the Spotlight’ Program to Help End Youth and Young Adult Homelessness

The Springfield-Hampden County Continuum of Care (CoC) has launched its coordinated plan to prevent and end youth and young adult homelessness and announces new services to meet the needs of this population. The new services include a single number...

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Mayor Sarno and Housing Director McCafferty Promote City of Springfield Office of Housing Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Program

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield’s Director of Housing Geraldine McCafferty joined with property owner Joseph Wells to promote the City of Springfield Office of Housing Lead-Based Paint Hazard Reduction Program.

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City of Springfield’s Administration and Finance Division Completes Successful Sale of Municipal Bonds

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante and Treasurer/Collector Christopher Caputo are proud to report that the City has successfully completed its bid for municipal bond sale.

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Mayor Sarno Sends Letter to Springfield Small Businesses Encouraging Them to Take Advantage of the Commonwealth’s Small Business Grant Program

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan sent a letter to small business owners, who had contacted the City seeking assistance due to the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, to encourage them to take advantage of the...

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City of Springfield Recognizes National Respiratory Care Week

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno issued a proclamation declaring National Respiratory Care Week for the week of October 25, 2020 in the City of Springfield.

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Mayor Sarno Celebrates Arbor Day in October with a Tree Planting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreational Management (PBRM) Patrick Sullivan joined with City Forester Alex Sherman and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood for an Arbor Day in October celebration at Warner School.  

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Police Commissioner Clapprood Attends Gun Crime Roundtable in Boston

On Wednesday, October 21, 2020 Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood joined U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts Andrew Lelling, Boston Police Commissioner William Gross, Brockton Police Chief Emanuel Gomes, Special Agent in...

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Provide Virtual COVID-19 Coronavirus Update for Neighborhood Councils

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris joined with board members from the city's Neighborhood Councils and Civic Associations at their monthly Neighborhood Collaboration Forum for a virtual...

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Mayor Sarno and City Employees Celebrate Pink and Denim Day in Support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with city employees to celebrate Pink and Denim Day in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month on the front steps of City Hall. Joining the City of Springfield were officials from Baystate Health and the Rays of Hope.

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Springfield Fire Department Swears in Eight New Firefighters

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi held a pinning ceremony for eight new firefighters for the Springfield Fire Department today at the Raymond M. Sullivan Public Safety Complex in Springfield.

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Mayor Sarno Joined with the Springfield Library’s Reading Success by 4th Grade Program to Kick off the Story Walks Series

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with the Springfield Library’s Reading Success by 4th Grade program for the unveiling of their Story Walks series. The first installation is at the Gardening the Community’s Walnut Street Farm Store and Garden at 200...

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Massachusetts Evicition Diversion Initiative

Massachusetts recently announced a new Eviction Diversion Initiative to help households as the eviction moratorium in Massachusetts expires. The initiative aims to keep tenants safely in their homes and to support the ongoing expenses of landlords...

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Smile, You’re on Springfield’s Candid Camera

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management (PBRM) Patrick Sullivan released additional details of the City of Springfield’s ongoing effort to curb illegal dumping throughout the city. PBRM has...

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Mayor Sarno Meets with Colton Andrews New President of the Pioneer Valley Building Trades

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno met with Colton Andrews, the new president for the Pioneer Valley Building Trades. The discussion included the ongoing partnership between the City and our local labor and trade unions.

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Mayor Sarno and Congressman Neal Joined with City Officials and Stakeholders for a Tour of 31 Elm Street

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Congressman Richard E. Neal joined with Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan, Director of Capital Asset Construction Peter Garvey, Peter Picknelly, Michael O’Brien from OPAL/WinnDevelopment, and officials from the...

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