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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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Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Jay Ash Announces $3.5 Million for Redevelopment of Pynchon Park

 Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Mayor Sarno participated in an exciting announcement about the funding for the reinvention of Pynchon Park. The announcement took place in the Lyman & Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History on Monday, November 13 at…

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Gunnery Sergeant Thomas J. Sullivan Park Dedicated

Thursday, November 9, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Gunnery Sergeant Thomas J. Sullivan’s family, the Springfield Park Commission, and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, held a dedication ceremony…

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Forest Park Tennis Courts Dedicated in Honor of Jerry Radding

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, and the Springfield Parks Commission held a ceremony this morning to dedicate the tennis courts in Forest…

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City Hall Closed Friday, November 10th for Veterans' Day

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

City Hall will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2017 in observance of Veterans’ Day. Emergency personnel and services will remain intact.

The Department of Public Works reminds Springfield residents that there will be…

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Public Meeting Notice: Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership Board Meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 8

Tuesday, November 7, 2017

The Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership Board of Directors meeting will be tomorrow, Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at John J. Duggan Academy located at 1015 Wilbraham Road.

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Springfield Recognizes Puerto Rican Heritage

Monday, November 6, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Bilingual Veterans’ Outreach Center held this years’ Puerto Rican flag raising ceremony on the City Hall steps this morning. Mayor Sarno presented a proclamation declaring the month of November…

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Former Springfield Indians & Boston Bruins Player Willie O’Ree, the AHL & NHL’s First Black Player, Returns to Springfield

Friday, November 3, 2017

Today Willie O’Ree made his return to the City of Springfield, where his 21-year career in professional hockey began. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Springfield Thunderbirds President Nate Costa were excited to host Mr. O’Ree…

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Police Commissioner John Barbieri will Lead the 2017 Parade of Big Balloons

Monday, October 30, 2017

Spirit of Springfield President Judy Matt was joined this morning by Attorney Melinda Phelps, Spirit of Springfield Board Chair, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno, Fred Christensen, Vice President for CBRE – Northeast and…

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NOW AVAILABLE: Hurricane Maria Recovery Resource Guide

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno issues the City of Springfield’s Citizen Resource Guide with information relative to individuals and families affected by Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

Mayor Sarno states, “This is my…

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New South End Community Center Opened With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Director of Capital Asset Construction Peter Garvey, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan, South End Community Center President Tad Tokarz and South End…

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Mayor Sarno Announces Bernard “BJ” Calvi as New Springfield Fire Commissioner

Thursday, October 26, 2017

After an extensive interview process encompassing general, community, administration, operations and SWOT analysis panel questions and scenarios, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has named Springfield resident and current Agawam…

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Mayor Sarno Announces Funds Available for Historic Preservation

Monday, October 23, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield Office of Disaster Recovery and Compliance are releasing funding for Preservation of Historic Properties that were damaged by the tornado for the third time.

Mayor Sarno…

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Mayor Sarno, Parks Director Sullivan Observe Installation of the Pavilion at Gunnery Sargent Thomas Sullivan Park

Friday, October 20, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, were at Gunnery Sargent Thomas Sullivan Park with Chris and Everett Skinner yesterday from the Barnyard and…

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HUD Approves $3.65 Million Loan Guarantee to City of Springfield; Loan to Finance the Redevelopment of the Historic Paramount Theater and Massasoit Building

Thursday, October 19, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Congressman Richard E. Neal are pleased to announce that the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development have approved a $3,650,000 million loan guarantee to the City of Springfield to…

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal, City Officials Break Ground on Jaime Ulloa Park Renovations

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

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 groundbreaking ceremony for renovations…

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Mayor Sarno, Governor Baker Dedicate Van Horn Monument

Monday, October 16, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Governor Charlie Baker and Bill Powers representing Congressman Richard E. Neal, as well as Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Recreation and Building Management and Van Horn Monument…

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Artist Kim Carlino Finishes Mural on Outer Wall of A.W. Gifford

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined artist Kim Carlino this morning to welcome a new mural to downtown Springfield at 11 Lyman Street, the home of A.W. Gifford, Inc.   Mayor Sarno and Ms. Carlino were joined by representatives…

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Mayor Sarno, Parks Director Sullivan, Sullivan Family Present Proclamation to The Barn Yard & Great Country Garages for their Donation in Support of Pavilion at Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Sullivan Park

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management, Patrick J. Sullivan, and Gunnery Sergeant Thomas Sullivan's family presented a proclamation today to recognize and thank the Skinner…

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City of Springfield Closing Collection Sites for Puerto Rican Hurricane Relief

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

The City of Springfield will immediately cease accepting donations at its designated donation centers for Hurricane Maria relief in Puerto Rico, due to the overwhelming amount of items collected. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said,…

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