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MEDIA ADVISORY: Camp Wilder, Bass Pond and the Paddle Club Closed to Swimming

The City of Springfield is advising residents that swimming at Camp Wilder, Bass Pond and the Paddle Club is closed until further notice due to high bacteria results. The Springfield Department of Health and Human Services retested the water today…

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National Night Out 2016

Last night neighborhoods across the City of Springfield joined forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the Annual “National Night Out” crime and drug and gang prevention event. It was a great evening for neighbors to get together with…

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PRESS RELEASE: National Night Out Against Crime and Violence

On Tuesday, August 2, 2016, neighborhoods throughout Springfield are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for the Annual “National Night Out” crime and drug and gang prevention event. National Night Out will involve…

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Caribbean Carnival Association Announces Caribbean Week

On Friday, July 29, 2016, organizers of the 2016 Caribbean Carnival Association lead by Gloria Starlett, gathered on the front steps of City hall to publicly announce this year’s festival.  Every year, festival guests are treated to a Caribbean week…

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Mayor Sarno and Ordinace Unit Conduct Park & Walk

On Thursday, July 28, 2016 Mayor Sarno, Sgt. John Delaney and the Quality of Life Ordinance Flex Squad conducted a “park & walk” on Carver Street to interact with residents and hear their concerns. The Ordinance Unit, made up of Sgt. Delaney and…

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Vital Information Session for Veterans and their Families on Benefits and Services

The Springfield Department of Veterans’ Services invites veterans and their families to this informational session to learn about various services, benefits and community resources that may be available to them. The event will be held on Wednesday,…

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PRESS RELEASE: Mayor Sarno, Health Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris to Open Cooling Centers

Mayor Sarno, along with the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, Helen R. Caulton-Harris, announced today that the City of Springfield will open Cooling Centers on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, July 25-27, 2016.   The sites are:

Libraries

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PRESS RELEASE: Mayor Sarno, Health Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris to Open Cooling Centers

Mayor Sarno, along with the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, Helen R. Caulton-Harris, announced today that the City of Springfield will open Cooling Centers on Friday and Saturday, July 22-23. The sites are:

Libraries

Addre…

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Resident Evelyn Beer Celebrates 102nd Birthday at Hungry Hill Senior Center

Mayor Sarno helped resident Evelyn Beer celebrate her 102nd birthday at the Hungry Hill Senior Center. Surrounded by her friends, he presented a proclamation and declared Friday, July 22, 2016 as “Evelyn Beer Day” in the City of Springfield. We wish…

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Springfield Sting Announced as the City’s First American Basketball Association Team

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was joined by City Council President Michael Fenton and Senator Eric Lesser this morning to announce another exciting economic development initiative in the City of Springfield – the formation of the new American Basketball…

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Mayor Sarno's Blood Drive

The American Red Cross brought the Bloodmobile to City Hall today for a blood drive. Mayor Sarno, Building Commissioner Steve Desilets, Dan Hall, and Melanie Acobe are a just few of the city employees that joined the great cause and donated. The Red…

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Mayor Sarno Announces the Demolition of 21-23 Reed Street

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield Housing Officials announced today the demolition of the blighted and fire damaged property at 21-23 Reed Street. 

“This is one more step in our efforts in neighborhood revitalization and a continuance…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Springfield Thunderbirds Executive Vice President Nathan Costa, Officially Reveal New Bruce Landon Way

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Springfield Thunderbirds Executive Vice President Nathan Costa, and Springfield hockey officials were excited to officially reveal the newly installed street signs declaring the former Falcons Way as Bruce Landon Way.

Mayor…

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Tech Foundry Awarded as 2016 Champion in Action by Citizens Bank

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Rick Musiol, Senior Vice President at Citizens Bank and NECN anchor Brian Shactman in presenting the 2016 Champion in Action Award to Tech Foundry founder Delcie Bean and officials for their dedication and community…

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Mayor Sarno and Springfield Central Cultural District Announce Futurecity Mass

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is happy to announce that the Springfield Central Cultural District (SCCD) will be one of three statewide districts to launch Futurecity Massachusetts, a new approach to transforming cities that puts art, culture, and…

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PRESS RELEASE: Mayor Sarno, Health Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris to Keep Cooling Centers Open through Saturday

Mayor Sarno, along with the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, Helen R. Caulton-Harris, announced today that the City of Springfield will extend Cooling Centers being open through Saturday, July 16, 2016. The sites are:

Libraries

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PRESS RELEASE: Mayor Sarno, Health Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris to Open Cooling Centers

Mayor Sarno, along with the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, Helen R. Caulton-Harris, announced today that the City of Springfield will open Cooling Centers on Thursday and Friday, July 14-15, 2016. The sites are:

Brightwood, 359…

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Mayor Sarno Announces the Demolition of 74 Yale Street

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield Housing Officials announced the demolition of the long blighted property at 74 Yale Street on Wednesday, July 13, 2016.

“This is one more step in our efforts in neighborhood revitalization and a…

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PRESS RELEASE: Mayor Sarno Signs on to Support S.2119, Act to Establish Pay Equity

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Boston Mayor Martin J. Walsh as well as town managers and administrators across the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in supporting Senate Bill 2119, An Act to Establish Pay Equity, for working women throughout the…

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Chief of Staff Denise Jordan to Represent Western Mass at #BlackWomenLead100

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is proud to announce that Chief of Staff Denise Jordan was invited to represent Western Massachusetts at #BlackWomenLead100, a leadership conference spearheaded by Boston City Councilor Ayanna Pressley and Higher Heights for…

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