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Springfield DPW Announces that Solid Waste Collection will Begin Early on Thursday, August 4th Due to Heat Wave

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The Department of Public Works Solid Waste Division wishes to inform the residents of Springfield who have municipal trash, recycling and yard waste collection that on Thursday, August 4, 2022 collection will begin at 5:30 am due to the impending…

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City of Springfield to Open Cooling Centers

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announced today that the City of Springfield will be opening cooling centers Wednesday, August 3 through Friday, August 5, 2022 due to the anticipated heat.

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Mayor Sarno and Councilor Edwards joined with Springfield Carnival Association and Caribbean American African Athletics Social Club to Celebrate Caribbean Cultural Festival and Parade

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Ward 3 City Councilor Melvin Edwards and past Parade Marshal and Springfield Fire Department District Chief Curt Marcellin joined with the Springfield Carnival Association and the Caribbean American African Athletic Social…

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City of Springfield Holds Flag Raising Ceremony for National Breastfeeding Month

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, Attorney Talia Gee and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Judi Crowell joined with Shenell R. Ford, the Heart2Heartbeat Lactation & Wellness, Breastfeeding…

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Weatherization Skills Training & Job Opportunities For 18-25 Year Olds Living In Springfield

Get A Career In Weatherization

Increase Energy Efficiency & Reduce Energy Consumption

What Is Weatherization?

It is the practice of reducing energy consumption and optimizing energy efficiency by protecting the interior and exterior of a building…

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Mayor Sarno, Council President Lederman, Councilor Edwards, and City Officials Met with Neighborhood Councils to Discuss ARPA Process and Neighborhood Initiatives

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, City Council President Jesse Lederman, Ward 3 City Councilor Melvin Edwards (Maple High Six Corners President) and School Committeewomen Barbara Gresham (Old Hill Council President) joined with Chief Development Officer Tim…

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Mayor Sarno and Police Superintendent Clapprood meet with US Attorney Rachael Rollins and State and Federal Law Enforcement Partners on continued attack to rid our streets and neighborhoods of Repeat Violent Criminal Offenders

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Superintendent Cheryl Clapprood met with our United States Attorney Rachael Rollins and our state and federal law enforcement partners along with City Solicitor Judge John Payne, District Attorney Anthony Gulluni’s…

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Mayor Sarno Attends Special Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Gándara Center’s new Administrative Office

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno attended a special ribbon cutting ceremony for the Gándara Center’s new administrative office located at 933 East Columbus Ave on Friday, July 29, 2022. Gándara Chief Executive Officer Lois Nesci welcomed those in attendance…

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‘Movies in the Park’ Schedule for Today, Thursday, July 28, 2022 Canceled Due to Inclement Weather

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The City of Springfield Department of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management (PBRM) Director Patrick Sullivan announced today that due to the inclement weather forecasted for this evening the movie ‘Sing 2’ scheduled for tonight, Thursday, July…

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Mayor Sarno Congratulates Paul Picknelly on being named Honorary Consul for Italian Honorary Consulate in Springfield

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno congratulated Paul Picknelly for serving as the Honorary Consul General for the Italian Consulate in Springfield. Along with Massachusetts, the consulate also serves New Hampshire, Vermont and Maine. In addition to his roles…

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Mayor Sarno stopped by the Clodo Concepcion (Greenleaf) Community Center to Wish Clodo Concepcion a Happy 90th Birthday

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Mayoral Aide Lavar Click-Bruce stopped by the Clodo Concepcion (Greenleaf) Community Center today to wish longtime neighborhood advocate Clodo Concepcion a happy 90th Birthday.

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Mayor Sarno wishes Paula Thayer a Happy Retirement

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stopped by to wish Paula Thayer a happy and well deserved retirement. Paula has worked for the City of Springfield Parks, Buildings and Recreational Management (PBRM) Department as the Assistant Director of Recreation.

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Mayor Sarno Cheers on Students from Springfield Honors Academy during their Hikes Through History Summer Camp Workshop

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno ran into students from Springfield Honors Academy this morning as they were downtown as part of their Hikes Through History Summer Camp Workshop where they were visiting the North End and the Pioneer Valley Riverfront Club for…

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Chalk for Change Takes Place in Court Square

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris attended a free-family fun community event, Chalk for Change, on Saturday, July 16, 2022. The event was hosted by the Trust Transfer Project, a…

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Mayor Sarno Reaches out to Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to Keep the Annual Mayflower Marathon Tradition

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Upon hearing the news that the heartwarming annual tradition of the Mayflower Marathon would not be able to take place at the Basketball Hall of Fame (HOF) parking lot, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno reached out to the HOF to try and keep this wonderful and…

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City of Springfield Finance Department Recognized with Distinguished Finance Award

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is proud to report that the City of Springfield Finance Department, led by Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante has been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and…

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‘Movies in the Park’ Schedule for Monday 7/25/22 Canceled Due to Inclement Weather

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The City of Springfield Department of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management (PBRM) Director Patrick Sullivan announced today that due to the inclement weather forecasted for this evening the movie ‘Sing 2’ scheduled for tonight, Monday, July…

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Springfield Ballers Offers Free Lacrosse Clinic

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Springfield Ballers provides affordable opportunities to youth in athletics through programs that promote academic achievement and overall health and wellness for the purpose of creating a complete and well-rounded student athlete.

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Dog Days of Summer at the Downtown Springfield Farmers' Market

Be downtown this Friday for the Downtown Springfield Farmer's Market in Tower Square Park! This week’s market will feature additional vendors and services for your furry best friends!

Friday, July 29th from 11:00am - 3:00pm @ Tower Square Park

Dogs…

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Mass Hire Work Shops and Recruiting Events Happening This Week

Changing Careers

In-person workshop

Tue, July 26th 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Register: https://masshirespringfield.org/event/changing-careers-21/

Many Americans change careers. Their reasons range from responding to rapid changes in today’s job market…

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