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Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Friday, January 13, 2017

The Office of Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Springfield NAACP held a celebration and flag raising to honor the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Students from the MLK Charter School of Excellence and participants…

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Mayor Sarno Joins Forest Park Manor Senior Center to Celebrate Chinese New Year

Friday, January 13, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined the residents at the Forest Park Manor Senior Center for a Chinese New Year Celebration, presented by the Department of Elder Affairs and the Springfield Housing Authority. The Vietnamese…

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Interested in Becoming a Springfield Police Officer? Sign Up for the Civil Service Exam Before February 21st

Thursday, January 12, 2016

Those interested in becoming a police officer for the City of Springfield are encouraged to sign up to take the Civil Service Exam. The exam will be held on Saturday, March 25, 2017. The deadline to sign up is Tuesday,…

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Department of Elder Affairs Partnering with AARP for Free Tax Preparation

Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announces that AARP will once again be partnering with the Department of Elder Affairs to provide seniors with free tax preparation and electronic tax filing beginning February 9, 2017 and going…

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Mayor Sarno Announces Demolition of 22 Ridgewood Place

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield Community Development Officials announced the demolition of the long blighted property at 22 Ridgewood Place (the former Ring Nursing Home) today.

22 Ridgewood Place was…

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Springfield Named a Leading Market for STEM Professionals

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is pleased to announce that the Springfield has been recognized as 2017’s 5th Best Metro Area for STEM Professionals in a recent study conducted by WalletHub.com.

Mayor Sarno said, “I’m so glad that…

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City of Springfield Activates Cold Weather Response Plan for Sunday, Jan. 8th and Monday, Jan. 9th

Friday, January 6, 2017

In the event of an imminent cold weather emergency, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Commissioner of the Department of Health and Human Services for the City of Springfield (SDHHS) will call for the activation of the Cold…

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Mayor Sarno Welcomes Michael and James Pollender to His Office

Friday, January 6, 2017

Mayor Sarno welcomed Michael Pollender and his son James to his office today. Even though he is on a day off from Glenwood School, James shared his favorite subject, Science, and his goals of being a brain surgeon with the…

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Second Annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield employees participated in the Second Annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive with the American Red Cross today at City Hall. Once again, Mayor Sarno kicked off the drive this…

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Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame Announces Partnership with Sport Changes Life

Thursday, January 5, 2017

The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today its formal partnership with Sport Changes Life, a registered UK charity and US nonprofit organization that works in disadvantaged communities to help young…

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Friends, Family & Colleagues Join Kathy Brown for Retirement Party

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Today friends, family and colleagues gathered at City Hall for a party to recognize Kathy Brown for her more than 20 years at the Springfield Police Department as Community Police Liaison. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno presented a…

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Springfield School Committee Holds Organizational Meeting

Tuesday, January 3, 2017

The Springfield School Committee held its first meeting of 2017. During the organizational meeting, members unanimously voted Atty. Peter Murphy as Vice Chair and selected their new seating arrangements. The 2017 School…

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Citywide Kwanzaa Celebration 2016

Friday, December 30, 2016

The Office of Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, the Association of Black Business Professionals and the Black Leadership Alliance hosted a Kwanzaa celebration today at the UMass Center in Springfield. Mayor Sarno presented a…

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal and Rabbi Kosofsky Light Up the Court Square Menorah

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard Neal, and Rabbi Chaim Kosofsky of the Lubavitcher Yeshiva Academy lit the tallest menorah in Western Massachusetts today in Court Square, marking the fourth day of Hanukkah 2016.…

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Lighting of the Menorah in Court Square Today

Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Who:     Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Rabbi Chaim Kosofsky

What:   Court Square Menorah Lighting

When:   Tuesday, December 27, 2016 at 3:30 p.m.

Where: Court Square, Springfield, MA 01103

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will once…

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Springfield DPW Reminds Residents About Christmas Tree Collection

Friday, December 23, 2016

The Springfield 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 the trees…

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Mayor Sarno Honors this Year's Nifty 90s Recipients

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Senator Eric Lesser and Representative Brian Ashe attended the Jewish Community Center’s Annual Bobbie Levin Nifty 90s Hanukkah Celebration. The event honors those in the Greater Springfield…

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Mayor Sarno Tours CRRC MA's Page Blvd Facility

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Mayor Sarno toured CRRC MA’s new facility this morning to view the ongoing construction process of both the manufacturing and former Westinghouse (administrative) buildings. CRRC MA will produce rail cars for the MBTA-…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on the Passing of Baystate Health’s Retired President/CEO Michael J. Daly

Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “First of all, my sympathy, thoughts and prayers of encouragement go out to Mr. Daly’s family, friends and his Baystate family too. Mr. Daly was a true gentleman and a healthcare visionary.…

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Basketball Hall of Fame Celebrates the Game's 125t Anniversary

Thursday, December 22, 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Congressman Richard E. Neal were at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame yesterday to celebrate the 125th birthday of basketball. As part of the event, Mayor Sarno and Congressman Neal…

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