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The City of Springfield Invites Residents to a Public Meeting Regarding Six Corners

 The public is invited to attend a meeting to discuss the upcoming improvements to the Six Corners Intersection. It will be held Monday, May 9 at 6:00 p.m. at the J.C. Williams Community Center at 132 Florence Street in Springfield.

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DA Anthony Gulluni Hosts Youth Job Fair Basketball Tournament

Mayor Sarno and Chief of Staff Denise Jordan pose with former UMass hoops star Lou Roe at District Attorney Anthony Gulluni's Youth Job Fair Basketball Tournament.

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Historic First Spiritualist Church Begins Relocation Process for MGM Springfield

Mayor Sarno and local officials gathered as the historic First Spiritualist Church began its move from its current Bliss Street location, to its new permanent home, to make way for MGM Springfield construction.

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City of Springfield Exploring Saving Dunbar from Foreclosure

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and officials from Dunbar Inc. held a press conference to announce the City’s plan to explore options for the potential acquisition of the iconic Dunbar Community Center in order to save the community center from foreclosure.

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Mayor Sarno and CRRC Chairman Cui Tour CRRC Property

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy, CRRC Chairman Diangio Cui, City and CRRC officials toured the 40-acre East Springfield land parcel that will soon become CRRC’s first American rail car manufacturing facility.

In 2014,…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Citywide Violence Prevention Task Force Present Training on Current Trends with Gangs, Drugs, and Human Trafficking

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Citywide Violence Prevention Task Force presented a workshop  to raise awareness and to help youth serving organizations, parents, and community stakeholders to learn how to identify signs of human trafficking,…

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The Springfield Empowerment Zone to Host Hiring Day on Tuesday, April 12

The Springfield Empowerment Zone will host a Hiring Day on Tuesday, April 12 from 4:00 to 6:30 p.m. at Duggan Academy. Questions regarding the event can be directed to

Register here:…

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Unveiling of Rehabilitated Union Station Barber Chairs

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal and Sheriff Michael Ashe unveiled to the public the first of three refurbished, original Union Station barber chairs. The chairs will be on display inside Union Station once completed, which will…

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City of Springfield Announces $13 Million FEMA Grant for Tornado Relief

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded the City of Springfield $13,608,495.75 in federal funding relating to the tornado of 2011.

 The funding is being awarded to the City as a result of a damages sustained to the Howard Street…

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Mayor Sarno Announces High School of Commerce's "Youth Mayors"

Mayor Sarno visited the High School of Commerce today to announce Aleeza Suarez Amador and Mario Richards, both seniors, as Youth Mayors.

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Regional Employment Board of Hampden County, Inc. Announces 2016 Summer Jobs Program

The Regional Employment Board of Hampden County, Inc. (REB) launched the 2016 Summer Jobs Campaign during a press conference this afternoon at City Hall. Mayor Domenic J Sarno and representatives from REB were joined for the announcement by Holyoke…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Citywide Violence Prevention Task Force to Present Training on Current Trends with Gangs, Drugs, and Human Trafficking

April 7, 2016 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Citywide Violence Prevention Task Force will present a workshop entitled KNOWING THE TRENDS: DRUGS, GANGS, AND HUMAN TRAFFICKING on Tuesday, April 12, 2016 at 3:00 p.m., at the Springfield School…

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Autism Awareness Month Display

Sunshine Village's multicolored tree is on display in the City Hall Atrium in recognition of Autism Awareness Month.

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Springfield Kicks Off Public Health Month

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Commissioner of Health and Human Services Helen Caulton-Harris kicked off Public Health Month at City Hall with a proclamation and ceremony. Reverend Jason Seymour, Minister of The Unitarian Universalist Society of Greater…

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PRESS RELEASE: City Requests Resident Input at Public Meeting to Revise Complete Streets Policy

The City of Springfield requests input from residents on the revised Complete Streets policy during a public meeting this Thursday, April 7 at the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission from 5:30 to 6:00 p.m.

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WNE University College of Pharmacy Health Fair

The Western New England University College of Pharmacy will host a Health Fair on Sunday, April 10 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon in the Center for Sciences and Pharmacy Atrium.

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Springfield Recognized as Pacesetter Community by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Superintendent Daniel Warwick were present at Warner Elementary School as the City of Springfield was recognized as a 2015 Pacesetter by the Campaign for Grade-Level Reading. Springfield is one of 38 communities nationwide…

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YWCA YouthBuild Hosts Open House and Reveals Tiny House

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno attended YWCA YouthBuild Springfield's open house and Tiny House reveal. The Tiny House project has been ongoing for those enrolled in the program, who learn skills training, like construction, and receive job placement…

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Revitalize CDC Kicks Off #GreenNFit Month at the Home of Mattie Mayes

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was with Revitalize CDC as they kicked off the 4th Annual GreenNFit Neighborhood Block Rebuild Month at the home of Springfield resident Mattie Mayes. Mattie and her family have lived in their home for 47 years. The goal of the…

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Specialist Joseph Gucciardi Officially Pinned with Purple Heart

Congressman Richard E. Neal, Chief of Staff to Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Denise Jordan, Police Commissioner John Barbieri, Fire Commissioner Joseph Conant, and Councilor Tom Ashe participated in a ceremony to officially pin Specialist Joseph Gucciardi…

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