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Springfield Public Schools Experiences Record Gains

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Focus Remains on Continued Improvement

Under the leadership of Superintendent Daniel Warwick, Springfield Public Schools (SPS) has seen an eight-fold increase in the number of schools achieving the state’s highest ranking…

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Massachusetts Foreign Language Association Conference to Return to Springfield for 2017-2018

Friday, October 7, 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announces that after a 15 year hiatus, the Massachusetts Foreign Language Association (MaFLA) has chosen the City of Springfield once again for the location of their Annual Fall Conferences for…

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MassDOT Announces Public Information Meeting Schedule on Turnpike Toll Plaza Demolition and Roadway Construction Project

Friday, October 7, 2016

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) will begin the demolition of all existing toll plazas on October 28, 2016 as part of the implementation of All Electronic Tolling (AET) along the Massachusetts…

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Springfield Sting Announce 2016-17 Game Schedule and Online Ticket Sale Date

Friday, October 7, 2016

The Springfield Sting of the American Basketball Association has officially released its contest schedule for the 2016-17 campaign. The inaugural season for the expansion ABA franchise will feature ten games at the Naismith…

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Square One Holds Annual Tea Party

Thursday, September 8, 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and friends enjoy Square One’s Annual Tea Party fundraiser at Chez Josef in support of the wonderful work that Square One does to support children and families in our community.

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Wellspring Harvest to Build Hydroponic Greenhouse in Indian Orchard

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is excited to announce a new development for the Indian Orchard neighborhood. Wellspring Harvest, of Wellspring Cooperative Corporation, is preparing to begin construction on the first commercial…

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New England Knowledge Corridor Partnership Hosts Mayors’ Fall Economic Forum

Mayor Sarno joins mayors from Western MA and CT to discuss economic challenges and opportunities

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Mayors Toni Harp of New Haven, Erin Stewart of New Britain, Luke Bronin of Hartford and Richard…

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MGM Springfield Kicks-Off Career Launch Sessions

Wednesday, October 5, 2016

MGM Springfield executives today hosted the first of several MGM Springfield Career Launch sessions at the MassMutual Center. Free and open to the public, more than 150 job seekers attended the first session where they…

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Resident Ethel Neigher Celebrates 100th Birthday

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

City resident Ethel Neigher celebrated her 100th birthday surrounded by friends and family this past Sunday, October 2nd at Twin Hills Country Club. Mayor Sarno was proud to be there with her on the momentous occasion, and…

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Mayor Sarno and Senator Lesser Welcome Crew of USS Springfield

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Senator Eric P. Lesser, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Superintendent of Schools Daniel Warwick welcomed fourteen members of the crew from the USS Springfield, a Los Angeles Class submarine home-ported in Groton, CT, to the…

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Governor Baker Kicks Off College Awareness Month, Urging Students to “Go Higher!”

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

High school seniors from all Springfield Public Schools (SPS) learned about higher education opportunities through the state’s public colleges and universities, including the new “Commonwealth Commitment” program to lower…

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Italian Heritage Month Recognized in Springfield's South End

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and representatives from the Italian Cultural Center held a flag raising ceremony today Monday, October 3, 2016 at 12:15 p.m., to raise the Italian flag in recognition of Italian Heritage Month. Mayor Sarno presented a…

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Springfield Public Schools Students to Hold Mock Election

Springfield, MA – They are not of age to vote in Election 2016, but many Springfield Public Schools (SPS) students had an opportunity to voice their choice during a mock election campaign, that includes real ballot boxes, a mayoral proclamation and a…

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Mayor Sarno and Officials Break Ground on New Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center

Friday, September 30, 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno hosted a groundbreaking ceremony along with the Springfield Park Commission for the Raymond A. Jordan Springfield Senior Center to be built in Blunt Park. Mayor Sarno was joined by Congressman…

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Mayor Sarno, Superintendent Warwick, Health Commissioner Caulton-Harris Recognize National Recovery Month

Friday, September 30, 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Springfield Public Schools (SPS) Superintendent Daniel Warwick, Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton Harris, Sheriff Michael Ashe and district attorneys from throughout the area…

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Springfield Public Schools and Tishman Construction, & AECOM Company Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Friday, September 30, 2016

A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Tishman Construction and AECOM Company and Springfield Public Schools was signed earlier today at Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno,…

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Springfield College Breaks Ground for Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement

Thursday, September 29, 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno brought greetings to the groundbreaking ceremony for Springfield College’s new Center for Leadership and Civic Engagement earlier today. The ceremony was held on the college’s Humanics in Action…

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Mayor Sarno, Senator Lesser Announce Funding for New Dr. Seuss Museum

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Senator Eric P. Lesser and Kay Simpson, Executive Director of the Springfield Museums, to announce a $200,000 legislative appropriation for the completion of a bilingual literacy exhibit at…

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Gunnery Sergeant Thomas J. Sullivan Park

Monday, September 26, 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Park Commission Chairman Brian Santaniello, and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management broke ground today on the future Gunnery Sergeant Thomas J.…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Announces Demolition of 803-807 Liberty Street

Monday, September 26, 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield Community Development Officials announced the demolition of the long blighted property at 803-807 Liberty Street. 

“This is one more step in our efforts in neighborhood…

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