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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 Monday, August 27th and Tuesday, August 28th.

Mayor Sarno stated, “It…

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MGM Springfield Grand Opening Press Conference

Are you #ReadyToRoar Springfield? MGM Springfield opens tomorrow!

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Congressman Richard Neal, Massachusetts Gaming Commission Chairman Steve Crosby and members of the local…

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Welcome, Thank You and Continued Success MGM Springfield

I believe my administration has worked hard to change developers’/peoples’ attitudes from saying – ‘what do you expect, its Springfield’ to now, ‘why not Springfield!’ With their worldwide drawing power, MGM Springfield is now the major catalyst for…

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Springfield Emergency Communications (Springfield 9-1-1) the First Public Safety Answering Point in the Commonwealth to Accept Wireless Location Information from Uber Users

The City of Springfield will be the FIRST public safety answering point in the Commonwealth to accept precise, device-based location information from Uber users calling Springfield Emergency Communications (Springfield 9-1-1).

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MGM Springfield Grand Opening Traffic Management Plan

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1. Main Street from Court Street / Bruce Landon Way to Union Street

2. State Street from MGM Way to Dwight Street


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Sarno Administration Surpasses Half Billion in School Repairs

Mayor Sarno and Superintendent Warwick tour schools, reviewing the $45,696,070 in summer work across school facilities.

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Mayor Sarno, Lt. Governor Polito, Congressman Neal, Public Safety Officials Announce Downtown Public Safety Plans Ahead of MGM Springfield Grand Opening

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito, Congressman Richard E. Neal, Massachusetts State Police, Springfield Police and MGM Springfield officials to release public safety plans in advance of the entertainment resort’s…

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MGM Springfield and PVTA Reveal Creative Wrap on "The Loop"

Branding Highlights Springfield’s Most Storied Architectural and Cultural Attractions

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Springfield Landmarks to Light it Up Green for Muscular Dystrophy

Mayor Sarno has named August 2018 as Muscular Dystrophy Awareness Month in the City of Springfield.

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Mayor Sarno Extends City Pools, Five Mile Pond and Splash Pads Due to Heat

They will be open through Sunday, August 19, 2018.

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Renovations to Forest Park, Barrows Park and Adams Park Splash Pads Unveiled

$340,400 in Community Development Block Grant funding allowed the City of Springfield to completely renovate the three splash pad locations.

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Union Station Cameras Now Connected to Police Department's Real-Time Crime Analysis Center

This visibility is vital in assuring that our residents and visitors have an additional layer of safety as they travel in and out of the transportation hub.

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Cooling Centers Opening in the City of Springfield

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Mayor Sarno stated, “It is very important in extreme weather conditions that we afford those in need of assistance, especially our seniors and those dealing with medical challenges, these relief accommodations.”

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35th Annual National Night Out Against Crime and Violence

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

On Tuesday, August 7, 2018 throughout the City of Springfield, citizens, community groups, law enforcement agencies, business, state and local officials will join over 38 million people in more than 16 thousand communities…

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Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash Celebrates Affordable Rental Housing Award for Springfield’s Chestnut Park

Friday, July 27, 2018

Housing and Economic Development Secretary Jay Ash visited Chestnut Park, an affordable housing development in downtown Springfield, and celebrated the news it would receive an affordable rental housing award, announced by…

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Mayor Sarno Speaks at Environment Massachusetts Press Conference

Highlights Sarno Administration’s Efforts to ‘Go Green’ and Protect our Environment

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City Councilor Jesse Lederman joined Environment Massachusetts today as they released findings of their…

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Matthias Josephus Housey and Dad Visit with Mayor Sarno

On a busy Monday morning Mayor Domenic J. Sarno received a special visit from 8 year old Mary O. Pottenger Elementary School student Matthias Josephus Housey and his dad, Rev. Josephus Housey Jr. from Redeeming the Time Ministries NDC. 

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement of Sympathy to the Families and Friends of Weymouth Shooting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states first of all, my sympathy, thoughts, prayers, and encouragement go out to the families and friends of Weymouth Police Officer Michael Chesna and Senior Citizen Vera Adams.  This was a chilling and senseless crime that is…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Congressman Richard E. Neal Unveil New Union Station Benches

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said, “We are grateful to Congressman Neal for his efforts in acquiring these benches from New York City’s Grand Central Station. I believe it is important to preserve the history of our Union Station and these benches…

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Mayor Sarno Participates in Ribbon Cutting for Jaime Ulloa Park Renovations

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal, Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Building and Recreation Management and the Springfield Park Commission held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Jaime Ulloa…

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