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Springfield Department of Public Works Reminds Residents About Christmas Tree Collection

 Friday, December 22, 2017

The Department of Public Works reminds Springfield residents who have Christmas trees for disposal to place them on the curb on their normal recycling day.

The Solid Waste Division will collect them starting January 9,…

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Mayor Sarno Comments on Arrest of Possible Gun-Toting ‘Illegal’ Individual

Thursday, December 22, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “More great work done by our brave and dedicated Springfield Police Department  and  State Police on cleaning up the streets – believe you me, we will fully cooperate with our federal…

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Mayor Sarno Joins USCIS to Welcome 211 New U.S. Citizens at American International College

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) presented 211 citizenship candidates to U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.  The Honorable Mark G. Mastroianni, United States District Judge, presided…

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Springfield Public Schools Opens New Meline Kasparian Professional Learning Center

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

Today, Springfield Public Schools officials held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the new Meline Kasparian Professional Development Center, now at 1250 St. James Ave (behind the RMV). Investing in the development of our…

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Mayor Sarno Statement on Judge’s Low Bail for Murder Charge

Friday, December 15, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Simply put, Hampden Superior Court Judge David Ricciardone’s $50,000 bail set for Rafael Martinez, who is charged with the point blank murder of Eddie Olivo is a joke! Once again, a judge…

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Union Station Wins National Phoenix Award

Monday, December 11, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Congressman Richard E. Neal announced today that Springfield Union Station has won the grand prize of the Phoenix Awards for best brownfields redevelopment in the country in 2017. The award was…

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Mayor Sarno Recommends Fiscal Year 2018 Property Tax Rates to Springfield City Council

Thursday, December 7, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today his preliminary recommendation for Fiscal Year 2018 property tax rates. This will now be sent to the Springfield City Council for consideration at a meeting scheduled for Monday,…

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Springfield Police Department Graduates 40 New Officers

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

On Thursday, November 30, 2017 the Springfield Police Academy held their graduation ceremony and 40 new police officers were pinned.   

Springfield City Clerk Anthony Wilson swore in recruits as Springfield Police…

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Mayor Sarno's Statement on the Termination of Officer Conrad Lariviere

Friday, December 1, 2017

“I stand by and agree with Commissioner Barbieri’s decision to fire Officer Conrad Lariviere over his insensitive and uncalled for Facebook remarks. While this is not an overall reflection of our men and women in blue, who…

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D. Jeremy DeMar Hired as Director of Dispatch

Friday, December 1, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer, Timothy J. Plant announce that D. Jeremy DeMar has been hired as the city’s new Director of Dispatch.

Mr. DeMar comes to the City of Springfield from…

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Life and Legacy of President John F. Kennedy Remembered Today

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Springfield Board of Park Commissioners and the JFK Remembrance Committee hosted the 54th Annual Remembrance of President John F. Kennedy this afternoon at the Eternal Flame in Forest Park. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno,…

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Solid Waste Collection Schedule for Thanksgiving Day

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The Springfield Department of Public Works reminds residents that there will be no collection of trash, yard waste, recycling or bulk item materials on Thursday, November 23rd due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

Reside…

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Mayor Sarno and Congressman Neal Announce Peter Pan’s Relocation to Union Station

Monday, November 20, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal , Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy, and Armando Feliciano, Chairman of the Springfield Redevelopment Authority, were at Union Station this morning with Peter…

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Mayor Sarno and Office of Consumer Information Warns Residents of Bogus Check Scam

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Milagros S. Johnson, Director of the Office of Consumer Information, are warning business owners and consumers of a bogus check scam circulating in the area.

This week Mayor…

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Mayor Announces Change in CPHB Chair, Issuance of 2016 CPHB Report and Plan to Amend CPHB Executive Order

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that Attorney Ernesto Castillo will be taking over as Chair of the Community Police Hearing Board (CPHB). Castillo replaces Attorney Hector Zavala who is leaving as a…

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2017 Veteran of the Year and Veterans' Day Parade Marshal Named

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

On Thursday, the Springfield Department of Veterans’ Services held their annual ceremony naming the 2017 Parade Marshal and Veteran of the Year. Dr. Mark Mullan, MD was awarded Parade Marshal, and Paul Siefert, an…

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Hampden County Hall of Justice Renamed for Judge Roderick L. Ireland

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

This past Friday, the Hampden County Hall of Justice was dedicated in the name of the Honorable Roderick L. Ireland, a Springfield native who served as the first African-American Chief Justice on the Massachusetts…

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Governor Baker Presents American Flag to the Family of Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Sullivan

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Governor Charlie Baker was in Springfield on Friday to meet with the family of Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Sullivan along with Mayor Sarno and Director of Parks, Recreation and Building Management Patrick Sullivan. Governor…

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Local Law Enforcement Announces Multi-Agency Partnership to Combat Human Trafficking

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni, Hampden County Sheriff Nicholas Cocchi, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno, and Deputy Police Chief William Cochrane announced today a Human Trafficking Enforcement and Education…

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Mayor Sarno and Officials Break Ground for Alain Beauregard and Michael Schiavina Memorial Park

Monday, November 14, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Police Commissioner John Barbieri, Sergeant John Delaney and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management held a groundbreaking ceremony today for the new Alain…

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