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Forest Park’s Main Greeting Road Reopening Today

Monday, August 28, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, have announced that preliminary geotechnical investigation has been completed and the Main Greeting Road…

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Forest Park’s Main Greeting Road Remains Closed for Geotechnical Work

Friday, August 25, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation, have announced that the preliminary geotechnical investigation has commenced at the Main Greeting Road entrance to Forest…

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Ride to Remember Spinning Fundraiser 2017

Thursday, August 24, 2017

Yesterday afternoon dozens of bike riders gathered at 1350 Main Street to spin with trainers from 180 Fit Gym for a good cause - to fundraise for the 2017 Ride to Remember.

Western Mass' own mayors joined in to support…

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Mayor Sarno Announces Ride to Remember for the Alain Beauregard & Michael Schiavina Memorial Park

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Police Commissioner John Barbieri, Sergeant John Delaney, and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management announced that the Springfield Police Department’s Ride…

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Mayor Sarno Welcomes Springfield Lady Mig’s Basketball Team, National AAU Champions, to City Hall

Monday, August 21, 2017

This afternoon Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed the Springfield Lady Mig’s to City Hall to congratulate them on their recent victory as the 6th grade National AAU Champions. The championships were held last month in Hampton,…

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RiseUp Springfield Launches to Accelerate the Growth of Established Small Minority-Owned Businesses

Monday, August 21, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, the Association of Black Business & Professionals (ABBP), and the Springfield Regional Commerce, in collaboration with Interise, announce ‘RiseUp Springfield’.

RiseUp Springfield is a seven-month…

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Rev. Marcus T. McCullough Visits with Mayor Sarno

Monday, August 21, 2017

Last week Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief of Staff Denise Jordan welcomed Rev. Marcus T. McCullough, Bethel AME Church’s new Pastor, to City Hall for a meet and greet in the Mayor’s Office and to discuss how best the church…

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Mayor Sarno Visits North End Business, Storefront Improvements

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno enjoyed a visit Prospect Variety Store at 51 Prospect Street on Thursday, August 17th at 2:00 PM to celebrate the completion of their storefront improvements. Prospect Variety recently completed improvements to their business…

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Mayor Sarno Joins with Springfield Youth Collaboration to host 2nd Annual Summer Camp Olympics

Springfield, MA (August 17, 2017) [Boys & Girls Club Family Center]: Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will be joining leaders of the Springfield Youth Collaborative, a partnership with the South End Community Center, the Dunbar YMCA and the Boys and Girls Club…

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Mayor Sarno Ripped by Springfield Police Officer Conrad Lariviere’s Facebook Remarks

Monday, August 14, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “I just got done issuing a statement this morning on how upsetting the tragic incidents were in Charlottesville, VA, and one of our own officers does this? Unbelievable! There is no place for…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on Tragic Events in Charlottesville, VA

Monday, August 14, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “After leaving late last evening from another successful Jazz and Roots Music Festival (thank you Evan Plotkin and team) in our beautiful and historic Court Square, where a beautiful mosaic of…

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STEM Starter Academy Summer Camp Holds Final Day Celebration

Friday, August 11, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined parents, faculty, and staff to celebrate the final day of the 2017 Springfield Technical Community College STEM Starter Academy (SSA) summer program funded by the Massachusetts Department of…

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Springfield Police Department Promotes 22 Officers

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Mayor Sarno and Commissioner Barbieri were proud to congratulate the 22 men and women in blue who received the badges at today's pinning ceremony. Included in the promotions is Cheryl Clapprood, a 38-year veteran who was…

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Mayor Sarno Performs Outdoor Piano Concert!

Wednesday, August 9, 2017

As of this afternoon, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has a new talent – piano! He was treated to a piano lesson taught by Community Music School of Springfield faculty member Sofya Shainskaya at 1350 Main Street, on one of the…

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City Hall Blood Drive

Thursday, July 27, 2017

The City of Springfield held a blood drive today in conjunction with the American Red Cross of Massachusetts at City Hall. The public was invited to attend and donate blood, as the American Red Cross is currently experiencing…

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Haynes Family Donates Shoes to Springfield Rescue Mission on Behalf of the Walk with Walter Foundation

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Walter M. Haynes Jr. was many things – he was a Vietnam Veteran, having honorably served in the U.S. Army, a husband, but most importantly, a father. After Walter passed away in July of 2016, his daughter Sarah told a story…

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Springfield Mason Square C-3 Police and Community Initiative: Creating a Safer Community Together

Springfield, MA – – In March of 2015, Police Commissioner John Barbieri and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno unveiled plans to expand the C-3 Initiative and develop efforts in the South End, Forest Park, and Mason Square, with the common thread between the…

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34th Annual National Night Out Against Crime and Violence - Schedule Announced

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

On Tuesday, August 1, 2017 throughout the City of Springfield citizens, community groups, law enforcement agencies, business, state and local officials will join over 38 million people in over 16 thousand communities…

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Citywide Summer Reading Project Underway; Participating Children Have Read More Than 220,500 Minutes

Tuesday, July 25, 2017

Springfield Reads to Build a Better World, a citywide summer reading project developed to help spread the message of the importance of children reading for 20 minutes every day, announced that in total, participating children…

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Mayor Sarno to Recognize 30th Anniversary of Habitat for Humanity of Greater Springfield

Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Jennifer Schimmel, Executive Director of Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity, celebrated the 30th Anniversary of the organization beginning with an official proclamation read on the steps of City…

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