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Trinity Health Awards Grant for Mercy Medical Center Community Health Projects

Mercy Medical Center (MMC) and its Springfield Transforming Communities Initiatives (TCI) partner program, have been awarded a $2.5 million grant to help support MMC and Live Well Springfield (LWS). LWS is a community-based group of organizations…

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Springfield Officials Tour Prospective Market Rate Housing

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy and Councilor Tom Ashe toured the Johnsons Bookstore Lofts at 1379 Main Street, and Bank Building Lofts at 1341 Main Street. Both properties are potential market rate housing under…

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19th Annual International Women's Day Ceremony

The Springfield Women's Commission held the 19th Annual International Women's Day Ceremony today at Springfield Technical Community College. This year's honoree of the Unsung Heroine Award was Dr. Arlene Rodriguez, Vice President of Academic Affairs…

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Massachusetts Cultural Council Walking Tour of Downtown Springfield

Massachusetts Cultural Council Executive Director Anita Walker visited downtown Springfield yesterday for a walking tour with Mayor Sarno, led by Senator Eric Lesser.

The tour was be part of a day-long visit to the region by Walker, with the aim…

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Photos: Project Baby Springfield Hangs Quilt at City Hall

Springfield Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, Dr. Andrew Balder and Alice Fiddian-Green of Project Baby Springfield hung a commemorative quilt today in City Hall. The quilt is sewn from messages of support for pregnant…

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Kathy Pederson Retires from Springfield Water and Sewer Commission

After 31 years of service, Kathy Pederson retired as Executive Director of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission. Friends and co-workers gathered to congratulate Kathy on her final day.

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Mayor Sarno's Monthly Delegation Meeting

Today Mayor Sarno hosted his monthly meeting with Springfield's state elected officials at City Hall.

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History Month Read-Aloud at Rebecca Johnson School

Rebecca Johnson School hosted its annual Black History Month Read-Aloud on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Mayor Sarno, along with members of the Springfield Police Department and other community leaders, read to students from a selection of books written by…

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Reception Honoring Retired Judge George Sheehy

A reception was held on Tuesday, Feb. 23 to recognize retired Judge George Sheehy in honor of Black History Month. Judge Sheehy became first African-American judge in Western Massachusetts history when he was appointed to the Springfield District…

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Public Meeting to Discuss Upcoming Improvements to the Central Street Corridor

The public is invited to attend a meeting to discuss the upcoming improvements to the Central Street corridor. It will be held Wednesday, March 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the J.C. Williams Community Center at 132 Florence Street in Springfield.

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PRESS RELEASE: Mayor Sarno Releases Preliminary CPHB Data for 2014/2015 Annual Report

PRESS RELEASE                                                      

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, February 22, 2016

Contact: Marian Sullivan, Communications Director (413) 886-5166, msullivan@springfieldcityhall.com

Mayor Sarno Releases…

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Vietnamese New Year Celebration

Members of the Vietnamese community from Springfield and the surrounding region gathered on Jan. 31 at Cedars Banquet Hall to celebrate Vietnamese New Year (Feb. 8), known as Tết. Mayor Sarno and Representative Carlos Gonzalez attended the community…

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Mayor Sarno Drops by the Dunbar Y Family & Community Center

Mayor Sarno toured the Dunbar Y Family & Community Center today. He joined in on a chair aerobics class with instructor Tracy Thomas, and later visited with the center's school vacation campers.

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Resident Crystal Copeland Collecting Water Donations for Flint, MI Crisis

Mayor Sarno thanks Springfield resident Crystal Copeland for her generosity in helping those affected by the ongoing water crisis in Flint, MI, and also made a check donation to assist her efforts. Part of Crystal's family resides in Flint, and after…

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#MassMillennials Roundtable Discussion with MA Senate Members

Senator Eric Lesser and Senate President Stanley Rosenberg kicked off the Massachusetts Senate's Millennial Engagement Initiative with a roundtable discussion today at TechSpring, in the Baystate Health Innovation Center. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and…

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Springfield Declares Cold Weather Emergency

PRESS RELEASE                                                      

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

               

Friday, February 12, 2016

Contact: Marian Sullivan, Communications Director (413) 886-5166, msullivan@springfieldcityhall.com

Springfield…

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Temperatures to Reach Extreme Lows this Weekend


Residents should be prepared for temperatures to reach extreme, potentially life-threatening lows this weekend. Wind chills may reach 15 to 30 degrees below zero. Please see the attached graphics on how to best take care of yourself, car, and home,…

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Eleven Springfield Schools Recognized for Good Attendance

Springfield Public Schools (SPS) held an awards ceremony today at Chestnut South Middle School to recognize the accomplishments of eleven schools for good attendance. The Stay in School Attendance Cup Trophy celebrates schools that have earned the…

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Mayor Sarno and Senator Eric Lesser Host Budget Meeting

Mayor Sarno and State Senator Eric Lesser held a budget meeting with City of Springfield leaders to address financial needs. In attendance were Chief Financial Officer TJ Plante, Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy, Superintendent of Schools…

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Springfield Park Rangers Chief Joe Luverna Celebrates Retirement

Friends, family and coworkers gathered at the Barney Carriage House in Forest Park to celebrate the twenty-six-year career of Springfield Park Ranger Chief Joseph Luverna. Due to his efforts, he has managed to prevent hundreds of thousands of dollars…

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