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October 27, 2011 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Springfield’s Director of the Division of Health and Human Services Helen R. Caulton-Harris today announced the opening of a new Health Center for children, youth, and their families experiencing…

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October 26, 2011 – “The disgraceful financial practices that had been taking place at Putnam Vocational Technical High School are serious and disconcerting.  Upon learning of concerns surrounding financial practices at Putnam, I immediately directed…

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Snowstorm Information Update

November 7, 2011

Important Message from the Springfield Fire Department

Residents experiencing a power outage should shut-off the main breaker so that when power comes back on it does not cause a surge which can cause a fire.  

Do not use outdoor…

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Prevent Veteran Homelessness Summit

On Thursday, Oct. 27, VA Central Western Massachusetts Healthcare System is sponsoring a summit meeting, with support from the City of Springfield, on the subject of Veteran Homelessness Prevention and Jobs.

The summit, entitled “Partnering to…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno And Springfield’S Veterans Services Director Thomas Belton Announce Details Of 2011 Student Art Contest


Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Springfield’s Veterans Services Director Thomas Belton announced today the details of a Student Art Contest and Exhibit.  The contest will focus on “What Veterans Day Means to Me.”

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City Of Springfield’S 3-1-1 Call Center To Reach 500,000th Call

WHO:              Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and 3-1-1 Call Center Director Donna Carney

WHAT:            3-1-1 Call Center to Reach 500,000TH Call 

WHEN:            Monday, October 3, 2011, at 10:30 a.m.

WHERE:          Springfield City Hall –…

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Titeflex® Set to Hold the Grand Re-Opening of their Operations

Titeflex, a worldwide leader of fluid management solutions is announcing the grand re-opening of their Springfield operations facility this fall and will be hosting a celebration on September 30, 2011 at eleven o’clock.   The significant renovations…

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Tornado Budget Update

The City of Springfield Finance Department is scheduled to provide an update to the Springfield City Council Planning and Economic Development and the Finance Subcommittees on Thursday, September 29, 2011, at 5:00 p.m.

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno directed…

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Italian Heritage Month Media Advisory

Italian Cultural Center of Western MA, Inc.
56 Margaret St.
Springfield, MA 01105
Contact: Terry Galluzzo and Terry Regina

September 23, 2011

The Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts and Mayor Domenic Sarno will hold a flag-raising ceremony…

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Springfield Citizens Police Academy Sign Up

Springfield’s Citizen’s Police Academy is starting the 31st class on October 5th!  Springfield’s Citizen’s Police Academy is a program that has been successfully running for 31 classes, and many people have had a great time taking part.  Past…

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Rebuilding Together Springfield Announces Tornado Recovery “Funnel Your Energy for Rebuilding Together” Rebuilding 25 Homes in 5 Days

Colonial Block Building
1145 Main Street, Suite 111
Springfield, MA 01103
Tel: 413-788-0014

October 1 – Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Springfield, MA (July 26, 2011) – On Wednesday, June 1st, 2011 Springfield,…

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Rebuilding Together Press Conference

Press Conference: September 26, 2011
Steps of City Hall in Springfield, MA

Rebuilding Together Announces
“Funnel Your Energy for Rebuilding Together…
Rebuilding 25 Homes in 5 Days”
Tornado Recovery Effort with 1,000 Volunteers
Saturday, October 1 –…

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Additional Recycling Bins Available For Springfield Residents

In an effort to further boost recycling rates and reduce costs associated with disposal, the Springfield DPW will make available to households in Springfield an additional 95 gallon blue recycling barrel.  The City has approximately 2,000 recycling…

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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 16, 2011, 12:00 Noon

WHERE:        …

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Mayor Sarno Tours Bay State Metal Solutions And Provides Small Business Loan

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno toured Bay State Metal Solutions today and announced that the company and President Tony Fernandez is a recipient of the City’s Small Business Loan Program.

“Supporting companies like Bay State Metal Solutions is critical to…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno And Springfield Economic Development Officials To Tour Bay State Metal Solutions And Present Small Business Loan

WHO:              Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Springfield Economic Development Officials and Tony Fernandez of Bay State Metal Solutions 

WHAT:            Tour and presentation of Small Business Loan

WHEN:            Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at…

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Springfield City Hall Will Host Anti-Bullying Flag Raising Ceremony On Monday

WHO:             Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Representatives from the Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover Foundation

WHAT:           The Carl Joseph Walker-Hoover Foundation Anti-Bulling Flag Raising Ceremony 

WHEN:           Monday, September 12, 2011, at…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno And City Officials To Provide 100 Day Update On City’S Continued Tornado Recovery Efforts

WHO:              Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Gerald W. Hayes, Nick Fyntrilakis and City Officials

WHAT:            Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, The Rebuild Springfield Advisory Committee and City Officials will provide an update on the City’s continued…

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Statement Of Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Regarding Review Of Procedures Surrounding Dr. Alan Ingram’S Retroactive Pay Released By Communications Director Thomas Walsh

On September 1, 2011, I met with members of the Springfield School Committee and provided the findings of Director of Internal Audit Mark Ianello relative to his review of Dr. Alan Ingram’s contract and subsequent ‘side letters.’  Following Director…

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Cat Adoptions 50% off at TJO Adoption Center

For the month of September, the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center (TJO) at 627 Cottage Street, Springfield, will reduce the cost of adoption for all cats over five months of age to $45.

The Adoption Center is currently filled to…

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