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Massmutual Young Professionals Plant 2,400 Trees At Camp Wilder

Date:                     Saturday October 20, 2012
Time:                     9:00 AM
Place:                    Camp Wilder, Parker Street,
Contact:               Patrick Sullivan, 787-7770

Camp Wilder will be green again thanks to a grant and…

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City Of Springfield’s Department Of Administration And Finance Issues Trash Fee Discount Communication Update

Last week some City residents received a letter from the City’s Office of Administration and Finance requesting updated information aimed at determining continued eligibility for trash fee discounts and to update City records for those households…

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Secretary Bialecki To Announce New ‘Tools To Grow’ Pilot Business Support Program In Springfield

On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Greg Bialecki and the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation will announce a new pilot program, called “Tools to Grow,” designed to deliver management consultant assistance and…

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Free Document Shredding

Keep Springfield Beautiful will be hosting their

Bi Annual Document Shredding Event

 (Sponsored by Pro Shred)



September 28th 2013


Duggan Middle School

1015 Wilbraham Rd.


9am -12 (noon)


(Donations Welcomed)



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Two Historic Homes Offered For Sale

The City of Springfield has issued Requests for Proposals for purchase and redevelopment of two historic homes on Mill Street, in the City’s Maple Hill Historic District.

175 Mill Street: Is a vacant, single family home, constructed circa 1890. …

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City Of Springfield Mails Letters Asking Residents Receiving A Discount On City’s Trash Fee To Update Records

City residents with a discount on the City’s trash fee (seniors, blind, veteran, indigent) received a letter today from the City’s Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Lee C. Erdmann asking residents to update their records with the City in…

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Joined my City and Housing Department Officials, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced that the City of Springfield will begin the demolition of several properties in the City’s Maple-High/Six Corners Neighborhood. Today’s announcement was made in front…

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Springfield’s Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy And City Solicitor Edward Pikula To Hold Press Conference To Provide Update On Phase I Of RFP/RFQ Process

WHO: Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy and City Solicitor Edward Pikula

WHAT: Update on Phase I RFP/RFQ’s and announcement of casino developer(s) applying by October 11th deadline

WHEN: Thursday, October 11, 2012, at 5:15 p.m.


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Demolition Of Several Tornado Damaged Properties To Take Place

WHO:             Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield Housing Department Officials


WHAT:           Demolition of tornado damaged properties


WHEN:           Thursday, October 11, 2012, at 2:00 p.m.


WHERE:         12 Hemlock Court,…

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City Of Springfield Offers Help To Retailers & Restaurants By Sponsoring Best Retail Practices Program Free Workshop, Free One-On-One Consultations And Business Improvement Grants

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the City of Springfield’s Office of Planning and Economic Development are pleased to announce that the City will be offering its BEST RETAIL PRACTICES PROGRAM to assist retailers, restaurateurs and storefront business…

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Benchmark Carbide Corporation Holds Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony At Their Downtown Springfield Facility

WHO: Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Benchmark Carbide Corporation owner Paul St. Louis, City and Benchmark Carbide Officials

WHAT: Ribbon-Cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Benchmark Carbide’s state-of-the-art global manufacturing facility


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Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno And City Officials To Welcome Mayor Of Takikawa City, Hokkaido, Japan At Springfield City Hall

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and city officials will welcome Koukichi Maeda, Mayor of Takikawa City, Hokkaido, Japan at Springfield City Hall on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, at 10:30 a.m. Mayor Maeda is the leader of a delegation that arrived in Springfield…

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Springfield Department of Health & Human Services FREE Seasonal Flu Clinic

The Springfield Department of Health and Human Services is holding a  FREE SEASONAL FLU AND PNEUMONIA CLINIC.  FLU SEASON IS JUST BEGINNING!





Wed., Oct. 3

Mayflower Senior Center; 1516 Sumner Ave.


Thurs., Oct. 4


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Benchmark Carbide Corporation To Hold Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony At Their Downtown Springfield Facility

WHO:              Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Benchmark Carbide Corporation owner Paul St. Louis, City and Benchmark Carbide Officials 

WHAT:            Ribbon-Cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of Benchmark Carbide’s state-of-the-art global…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno And Springfield’s Italian Cultural Center To Celebrate Start Of Italian Heritage Month With Flag Raising Ceremony



WHO:             Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, City Officials and Representatives from the Italian Cultural Center 

WHAT:          …

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Announcement Of Community Transformation Grant – Small Community Award To Pioneer Valley Planning Commission, For Live Well Springfield Expansion

Community organizations and the City of Springfield are recipients of a $2 million Community Transformation Grant from the Centers for Disease Control to address chronic disease through four strategies that will enhance access to healthy eating and…

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Springfield Citizens Police Academy

The Springfield Police will host the 34th Citizens Police Academy starting on October 3rd, 2012. Register today.

The 10-week academy for community members will be offered from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Wednesdays beginning October 3rd at the Public…

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Springfield To Proclaim Alzheimer’s Awareness Week

The Alzheimer’s Association® announced various activities surrounding Alzheimer’s Awareness Week around the Pioneer Valley. The city of Springfield will hold a proclamation ceremony to raise awareness and will participate in Go Casual for a Cause, a…

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City Of Springfield To Raise Native American Flag

WHO:             Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Members of the Native American Intertribal Council of Western Massachusetts

WHAT:           Native American Flag Raising Ceremony 

WHEN:           Friday, September 21, 2012, at 12:00 Noon

WHERE:      …

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Phase I - Rfq/Rfp Issued For Springfield, Massachusetts Destination Casino Resort

The City is pleased to announce that it has issued its Phase I - Request for Qualifications/Request for Proposals for a proposed destination casino resort development to be located in the City.  Through this RFQ/RFP process the City seeks to…

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