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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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Mayor Sarno, Mass DOT and City Officials Provide North End Roadway Construction Updates

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Director of DPW Chris Cignoli, Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy, State Representative Carlos Gonzalez, State Senator James Welch, Mass Highway District 2 Director Patrick J. Paul, Project Development Engineer…

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Mayor Sarno, Mayor Morse, Congressman Neal, MGM Springfield, Holyoke Community College Announce The MGM Resorts HCC Center for Hospitality and Culinary Arts

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Congressman Richard E. Neal, Holyoke Mayor Alex Morse, Holyoke Community College (HCC) President Dr. Bill Messner, MGM Springfield President and COO Mike Mathis, MGM Springfield Vice President and General Counsel Seth…

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Mayor Sarno Calls for Unification Prayer Vigil on Front Steps of City Hall

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno called for a unification prayer vigil today on the City Hall steps.  Residents, clergy, police and lawmakers were invited to attend the vigil and share in a moment of silence, thought and reflection in light of the tragic loss…

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Mayor Sarno Joins Walmart Supercenter for Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined officials from Walmart for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of significant renovations of the Walmart Supercenter on Boston Rd., and extended his thanks to the company for their continued belief and…

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Mayor Sarno Calls for Unification Prayer Vigil on Front Steps of City Hall

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno calls for a unification prayer vigil today on the City Hall steps at 12:00 p.m.  Residents, clergy, police and lawmakers are invited to attend the vigil and share in a moment of silence, thought and reflection in light of the…

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Springfield Police Department Promotes Eight Officers

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner John Barbieri conducted a pinning ceremony to promote eight officers this morning at Police Headquarters on Pearl Street.

Brian K. Keenan was promoted to Captain; Jessica L. Henderson, Kenneth J. Murray…

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Mayor Sarno Addresses Sisters Centennial Motorcycle Riders

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno greeted the Sisters Centennial Motorcycle Riders at the Museum of Springfield History this morning as they begin their cross-country ride to commemorate the centennial anniversary if the ride The Van Buren Sisters took on…

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Star Spangled Springfield 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed guests to the Star Spangled Springfield Fourth of July celebration at Riverfront Park. The Independence Day festivities included a fireworks show by the Grucci Brothers, food, and live music. Star Spangled Springfield…

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Reading of Frederick Douglass' Speech: 'What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?'

The office of Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, the Springfield Library, and MassHumanities hosted a community reading of the fiery July 5, 1852, speech entitled "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" in which Frederick Douglass took exception to being…

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Springfield Fire Department Unveils New “Sparky the Fire Dog” Fire Prevention Tool

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Fire Commissioner Joseph A. Conant and Fire Marshal David Rivera officially introduced the Fire Department’s new fire prevention tool, “Sparky the Fire Dog,” at Springfield Fire Headquarters today at 10:45 a.m. Alison Mathias…

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Miss Eternal Beauty Queens Meet with Mayor Sarno

Mayor Sarno welcomed the 2016 Miss Eternal Beauty Pageant winners and their families to his office today and presented each with an official citation for their accomplishments. Also recognized were paganent Director Jorge Acevedo and Assistant…

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Fallon Health CEO Richard Burke Visits Mayor Sarno

Mayor Sarno hosted Richard Burke, Fallon Health's newly named President and CEO, in his office for a meet and greet and general updates on the company's operations in Springfield. Pictured are Christine K. Bik of Fallon Health, Director of Elder…

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Mayor Sarno Gives Keynote Address to Young Parents Program Graduates

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno gave the keynote address today to the Corporation for Public Management’s Young Parents Program (YPP) graduation ceremony, and helped pass out graduation certificates to the Class of 2016. The YPP helps young parents earn their…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Proclamation Recognizing June as National Gun Violence Awareness Month

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined mayors across the country in issuing a proclamation declaring June of 2016 as National Gun Violence Awareness Month in the City of Springfield.

Committed to reducing gun violence in our city, Mayor Sarno joins…

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Springfield Central Cultural District Holds Reception Celebrating the Completion of the Painted Downtown Utility Boxes

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined the Springfield Central Cultural District, artists and project sponsors for a reception on Thursday, June 23 at 3:00 p.m. to celebrate the completion of the painted utility boxes throughout downtown Springfield.

Mayor…

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Mayor Sarno Addresses Western Massachusetts Developers Conference

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno brought greetings to the Western Massachusetts Developers Conference, hosted by the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council, today at 12:00 p.m. Governor Charlie Baker gave the keynote address at the conference,…

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