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Nominations Being Accepted for Springfield's 2018 Veteran of the Year

The Springfield Veterans’ Activities Committee, Inc. is again sponsoring the Veteran of the Year Award.

The Award is given on an annual basis to a Springfield resident who is a Veteran and continuously volunteers their personal time to better our…

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Funding Secured for Springfield Police Hub & COR Initiative

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Police Commissioner John Barbieri and State Representative Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. announced today that $25,000 has been secured for the Springfield Police Department’s Hub & COR (Center of Responsibility) program.  The…

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City to Release RFP for the Use of CDBG Funding for Non Profit Organizations

The City of Springfield invites proposals from nonprofit agencies for the use of Federal Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds for capital improvements to facilities that house services for low- and moderate-income households. Funds must be…

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It's Navy Week in Springfield!

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno read a proclamation declaring September 17-23 Navy Week, signifying the official kick-off of Springfield Navy Week. For a calendar of Navy Week events, please visit: http://www.outreach.navy.mil/Navy-Weeks/Springfield/

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Educare Springfield, Nationally-Recognized Early Education Model, Breaks Ground

$13.6 Million Early Education School to Partner with Holyoke Chicopee Springfield Head Start

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Springfield Police Officers to Assist with Recovery Efforts in Eastern Massachusetts

The Springfield Police Department is sending more than a dozen Police Officers to assist with recovery and public safety efforts in Lawrence, Andover and North Andover. 

“We know first hand in Springfield the damage a gas explosion can cause and the…

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In The Aftermath of the Tragic Explosions in Lawrence, Andover, and North Andover, Mayor Sarno Directs City Officials to Contact Columbia Gas on Maintenance Efforts

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, "With the recent unfortunate and tragic events that occurred in Lawrence, Andover, and North Andover, I have directed City officials led by Department of Public Works Director Chris Cignoli, Springfield Fire Department…

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Mayor Sarno Statement on City Council Resolution Regarding Late Police Lt. Robert Caulton

Issued Wednesday, September 12, 2018

“First of all, I have much regard for the late Police Lt. Robert Caulton and his family. He was a true gentleman and a good cop, who I knew personally and served with on the Board of Directors for the Girls Club…

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United States Navy Band – Rhode Island Sound to Perform at Springfield’s Forest Park

What: Free concert by the U.S. Navy Band Northeast – Rhode Island Sound

When: Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Forest Park Ball Field, 299 Sumner Avenue, Springfield, MA  01108

Mayor Domenic Sarno J. and Patrick Sullivan,…

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City Announces Workforce Training Course for Metal Fabrication Skills

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the MassHire Hampden County Workforce Board (formerly the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County) in partnership with the Sheet Metal Local 63 and the MassHire Springfield Career Center (formerly FutureWorks) are…

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces MassHire Brand for Commonwealth’s Workforce System

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse and Agawam Mayor William Sapelli were amongst those who joined Rosalin Acosta, Secretary of Labor and Workforce Development, as she made the announcement at Universal Plastics in Holyoke, alongside…

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for the September 11th Monument at Riverfront Park

Riverfront Park will be the final resting place for the World Trade Center i-beam that was gifted to the City of Springfield by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey.  This morning the groundbreaking ceremony was held at Riverfront Park. …

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Old Hill/Upper Hill Free Tree Planting Program Kick-Off in Springfield

Chief of Staff Denise Jordan, Executive Director PBRM Patrick Sullivan, City Forester Alex Sherman, Regreen President David Bloniarz, and GGCP Program Administrator Joe Pellegrino planted a Tulip Tree to kick off the Greening the Gateway Program in…

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Nancy Lieberman Charities and Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

Nancy Lieberman Charities in partnership with Sport Court has teamed with the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame, Springfield Police Department and the City of Springfield to open a Dream Court at Adams Park. During the ceremony, Chief of…

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Cooling Centers Opening in the City of Springfield

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Commissioner of Health and Human Services Helen R. Caulton-Harris, announced today that the City of Springfield will open cooling centers in the City on Wednesday, September 5 and Thursday, September 6, 2018.

Mayor Sarno…

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Mayor Sarno Invites Red Sox Outfielder Mookie Betts to Springfield - For a Good Cause (Letter)

Mayor Sarno invites Red Sox's Mookie Betts, an avid bowler, to MGM Springfield's lanes for a charity game.

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Cooling Centers Open Today

Mayor Sarno and Commissioner of Health and Human Services Helen R. Caulton-Harris announced today that the City of Springfield will open Cooling Centers in the City on Tuesday, September 4, 2018.

Mayor Sarno stated, “It is very important in extreme…

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Letter to the Editor - Boston Globe Article 9.2.18

September 2, 2018

The Boston Globe
Letters to the Editor
1 Exchange Pl, Ste 201
Boston, MA 02109-2132

To The Editor:

The Boston Globe article that appeared Sunday, September 2, 2018 presents a number of misrepresentations to compare Springfield to…

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Letter to the Editor - Stevie Wonder in Springfield

September 2, 2018

The Republican
Letters to the Editor
Box 1329
Springfield, MA 01102

To The Editor:

Our City of Springfield was graced by the musical brilliance of the iconic Stevie Wonder at a sold out MassMutual Center this past Saturday night.…

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