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2017 National Consumer Protection Week

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

The Mayor’s Office of Consumer Protection is partnering with the Office of Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healy and the Federal Trade Commission this week to recognize 2017 National Consumer Protection Week. The Office…

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How to Wear Your Crown Girls Summit

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

This past Saturday, Mayor Sarno brought greetings to the How To Wear Your Crown Girls Summit, a workshop which aims to help empower and uplift young women from the community. This year about 60 young women from the Greater…

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FY18 Budget Hearings - Parks, Facilities, Library, TJO Animal Control, Elder Affairs, Veterans Services

Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno held another round of FY18 budget hearings this morning with Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante. The Departments of Parks, Facilities & Recreation Management, Health & Human…

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Congressman Neal & Mayor Sarno Host Tour of Union Station; Nears Completion of $95 Million Renovation

Monday, March 6, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined  Congressman Richard E. Neal today to give members of the news media a tour of Union Station, which is nearing the completion of a $95 million renovation. The train station was built in 1926 and is…

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Chestnut Accelerated Middle School Debuts Math Program That’s as Unique as Each Student

SPS pilots highly-personalized learning program

Friday, March 3, 2017

Springfield Public Schools in conjunction with the Springfield Empowerment Zone Partnership  (SEZP) has partnered with New Classrooms, a national non-profit on a mission to…

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FY18 Budget Hearings - DPW

Friday, March 3, 2017

Today, Mayor Sarno and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer TJ Plante heard FY18 budget requests from Department of Public Works Director Chris Cignoli and his team.

All budget hearings are open to Springfield City…

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City of Springfield Recognizes White Ribbon Day

Thursday, March 2, 2017

As a local affiliate of the Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Campaign, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the City of Springfield hosted a flag raising yesterday at City Hall to raise awareness for domestic violence.

“By…

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◦City of Springfield to Raise White Ribbon Flag and Invite Men in the Community to be a Part of the Solution in Ending Violence Against Women and All Gender-Based Violence

Springfield, MA – As a local affiliate of the Massachusetts White Ribbon Day Campaign, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the City of Springfield will be hosting a flag raising today at 2:15 p.m. on the City Hall steps.

“By participating in the Raise a Flag…

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Municipal Auction of 20 City-Owned Properties Set for Tuesday, March 21

Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Municipal Auction: 20 City-owned properties will be auctioned off on Tuesday, March 21st at Springfield City Hall, located at 36 Court Street. Registration beings at  5:00 p.m. and the public auction begins at 6:00 p.m.

F…

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FY18 Budget Hearings - Monday, February 27, 2017

Monday, February 27, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno held his first FY18 budget hearings this morning with Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante. The Departments of Office of Management and Budget (OMB/Finance), Comptroller,…

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FY18 Budget Hearing Schedule

Friday, February 24, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) Timothy J. Plante have released the schedule for the Mayor’s Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) budget hearings. City Department Heads will present their…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer, Timothy J. Plante Announce the Results of Springfield’s $44,305,000 Bond Sale

State Qualified Bonds Net 3.073%

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer, Timothy J. Plante announce the results of a recent bond sale.  On Tuesday, February 14, 2017, the City received…

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Residents Florence Hall, 103, Ruth Fisher, 105, Celebrate Birthdays at Summit ElderCare

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno recognized two residents of Summit ElderCare for their birthday milestones today. Florence Hall celebrated her 103rd birthday and Ruth Fisher her 105th during a party thrown in their honor by…

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Springfield Garden Club Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Friday, February 17, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today recognized the Springfield Garden Club for reaching a major milestone. The club is celebrating tis 100th anniversary this year, and to recognize their century of  much-appreciated beautification…

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City Releases RFP for Police Department Substation

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Procurement Office Lauren Stabilo announce that the City is seeking Request for Proposals (RFP) for the lease of space for the Springfield Police Department Substation. RFPs will be…

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City Officials Give Update on MGM Springfield: MGM’s 50% Document Submittal Consistent with HCA Commitments

Thursday, February 16, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy have determined that the MGM 50% Construction Design submittals are consistent with the commitments outlined within the City’s Host Community Agreement…

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Springfield City Hall Opening at 10:00 a.m. Monday, February 13th

Sunday, February 12, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Due to the snowstorm and upon recommendation of emergency preparedness officials Springfield City Hall will open at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, February 13, 2017. This pertains to all non-emergency…

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Springfield City Hall Closed

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Due to the major Winter Storm ‘Niko’ and upon recommendation of emergency preparedness officials Springfield City Hall will be closed Thursday, February 9, 2017. This pertains to all non-emergency employees. Also, if…

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Mayor Sarno and DPW Director Cignoli Issue Snowstorm Update

Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chris Cignoli, Director of the Department of Public Works, indicate current update and important information to our residents:

  1. Snow is expected to start around 2:00 a.m. with 2” of accumulation by 8 to…

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Mayor Sarno Responds to Continued Influx of Refugees to Springfield

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

In response to the Jewish Family Services of Western Massachusetts’ recent announcement, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno reports that “Once again, these resettlement agencies with no prior contact and/or coordination efforts with…

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