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City of Springfield Commemorates Memorial Day

Friday, May 26, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Tom Belton, Director of the Springfield Veterans’ Services Department, held the annual Memorial Day Commemorative Ceremony this morning at City Hall. Mayor Sarno and Health and Human Services…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on 31 Elm Street Court Square Project

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “As the Urban Land Institute’s (ULI) report issued a number of years ago, the development of 31 Elm Street would be the number one ‘linchpin’ of a transformative downtown project. Make no…

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Mayor Sarno Addresses Massachusetts Gaming Commission in Favor of CORI Reform

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Earlier today, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno addressed the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGG) in favor of reform to Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) for potential applicants to MGM Springfield. He presented at the MGC…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the City of Springfield Join Walgreens in recognition of Red Nose Day

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City Hall staff have joined again with Walgreens in recognition of National Red Nose Day in the City of Springfield. Joined by staff and Walgreens employees, Mayor Sarno read a proclamation declaring…

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Mayor Sarno and Parks Department Recognize International Fellows

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, and David Bloniarz of the U.S. Forest Service (and Regreen Springfield) recognized the five International Fellows…

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Mayor Sarno Declares Month of May as Mental Health Awareness Month

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is declaring the month of May as Mental Health Awareness Month in the City of Springfield, joining with mayors across the country who are part of the Cities Thrive Coalition. Cities Thrive is a…

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Basketball Hall of Fame Announces $1 Million Donation to Capital Campaign by MassMutual

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Early in 2015, Jerry Colangelo, Chairman of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame’s Board of Governors, announced the launch of the Basketball Hall of Fame’s “It’s Time to Step Forward” Capital Campaign to support the…

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Mayor Sarno Hosts Meeting to Strengthen the City’s Resolve to Combat Opioids

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

After meeting Mr. Obie McKenzie at the Mercy Medical Center Caritas Gala in March and hearing about his interest in combatting the opioid crisis here in Springfield, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno invited him back to the city to…

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Mayor Sarno Hosts Meeting to Strengthen the City’s Resolve to Combat Opioids

|   Health & Human Services

Public and private stakeholders discuss the challenges of opioids in the region.

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Western Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association Holds 29th Annual Police Memorial Day Service

|   Public Safety

The Western Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association (WMCOPA) held their 29th Annual Police Memorial Day Service today at the Western Massachusetts Police Academy, on the campus of Springfield Technical Community College (STCC). Mayor Domenic J.…

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City Launches Healthy Homes Program, $5 Million Housing Rehabilitation Program in Memorial Square and Six Corners Neighborhoods

|   Health & Human Services

The City of Springfield is launching the Healthy Homes Program (HHP), which will make federal housing rehabilitation funds available to owners of 1-4 unit residential properties in the Memorial Square and Six Corners neighborhoods. HHP provides funds…

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City Officials Announce Locations for New Police Substation and Metro Area Kiosks

|   Public Safety

The new police substation will be located at 75 Dwight Street. The substation will include offices, work stations and locker facilities, as well as a conference area to be used for E3, C3 and community meetings.

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Ömür Budak, Consul General of Turkey Visits with Mayor Sarno at City Hall

Monday, May 22, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed Ömür Budak, Consul General of Turkey in Boston, today to the City of Springfield, for a discussion on how to strengthen the partnership between the city and its Turkish-American residents. Consul…

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City Officials Announce Locations for New Police Substation and Metro Area Kiosks

Monday, May 22, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, along with Police Commissioner John Barbieri, Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan, Chief Administrative and Financial…

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Ömür Budak, Consul General of Turkey Visits with Mayor Sarno at City Hall

|   People in the News

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed Ömür Budak, Consul General of Turkey in Boston, today to the City of Springfield, for a discussion on how to strengthen the partnership between the city and its Turkish-American residents. Consul General Budak shared…

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City Launches Healthy Homes Program, $5 Million Housing Rehabilitation Program in Memorial Square and Six Corners Neighborhoods

Monday, May 22, 2017

The City of Springfield is launching the Healthy Homes Program (HHP), which will make federal housing rehabilitation funds available to owners of 1-4 unit residential properties in the Memorial Square and Six Corners…

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Police Department Holds Memorial Ceremony For Fallen Officers

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

As a part of National Police Week, the Springfield Police Department held its annual Fallen Officer Ceremony today at Police Headquarters to honor Springfield officers who lost their lives in the line of duty. Mayor Domenic…

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Western Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association Holds 29th Annual Police Memorial Day Service

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

The Western Massachusetts Chiefs of Police Association (WMCOPA) held their 29th Annual Police Memorial Day Service today at the Western Massachusetts Police Academy, on the campus of Springfield Technical Community College…

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Governor Charlie Baker, Secretary of Education Jim Peyser Visit Forest Park Middle School to Discuss Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Governor Charlie Baker and Secretary of Education Jim Peyser visited Forest Park Middle School today to discuss the Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership (SEZP), a unique partnership made up of the Department of Elementary…

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Forest Park Concert Series Announced For This Summer

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Forest Park will soon be alive with the sound of music.  The Springfield Parks Department will host a Forest Park Concert Series on the first four Thursdays in June at the Forest Park Amphitheatre.  The outdoor concerts, all…

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