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MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO MEETS WITH SPRINGFIELD’S POLICE COMMISIONER AND OTHER LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICIALS TO DISCUSS ISSUE OF YOUTH AND GANG VIOLENCE

July 15, 2011 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno held an hour-long meeting today in his city hall office with Police Commissioner William Fitchet, Sheriff Michael Ashe, representatives from the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office and the City’s Police,…

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Novo Nordisk's Changing Diabetes Community Awareness Day

Novo Nordisk's Changing Diabetes Community Awareness Day was a true success drawing close to 1,000 local residents.   It was an important step in bringing together area community and business leaders and residents to share the latest information…

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COOLING CENTERS OPENED IN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD

June 8, 2011 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, the City’s Director of the Department of Health and Human Services Helen R. Caulton-Harris, Director of Elder Affairs Jan Rodriguez-Denney and the City’s Director of Emergency Preparedness Bob Hassett announced…

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27 City-Owned Properties Set for Auction July 19

June 8, 2011 – The City of Springfield will, once again, team up with Daniel J. Flynn & Co., of Quincy, to hold its second auction of 2011. The portfolio for this auction, which had initially been scheduled for June 21, 2011, includes twenty-seven…

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ESPN Reporters bring important message to students

May 24, 2011 - Students at Kennedy Middle School and The Springfield Renaissance School will hear a message about the importance of education and literacy not from their own teachers and families this time but from ESPN Sports Commentators Sage…

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World's Largest Pancake Breakfast

As part of the city's 375th anniversary celebration, Springfield hosted the annual "World's Largest Pancake Breakfast" for 2011 on Saturday, May 14th onMain Street from State Street to Bridge Street from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m.

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MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO AND CITY’S ADMINISTRATION AND FINANCE DIVISION OUTLINE ADMINISTRATION’S PROPOSED FISCAL YEAR 2012 BUDGET

May 16, 2011 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the City’s Administration and Finance Division released their proposed Fiscal Year 2012 budget recommendations today totaling $544,884,572. This budget represents a 2.1% increase from the Fiscal Year 2011…

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MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO DENIES SUNDAY ENTERTAINMENT LICENSE FOR SINNERS AND SAINTS NIGHT CLUB FOLLOWING A HEARING ON ESTABLISHMENTS APPLICATION REQUEST

LAW DEPARTMENT HEARING OFFICER FINDS ESTABLISHMENT FAILED TO CORRECT PREVIOUS VIOLATION

May 13, 2011 –Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has denied a Sunday entertainment license for Sinners and Saints Night Club located on Bridge Street in Springfield’s…

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Library Wins State-Wide News Award

Springfield City Library Awarded second prize in the News Coverage Category of the Public Relations Awards at Massachusetts Library Association Conference

DANVERS, MASSACHUSETTS – APRIL 29, 2011.  The Massachusetts Library Association (MLA)…

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SPRINGFIELD TO SOLICIT PROPOSALS FOR THE PURCHASE AND REDEVELOPMENT OF 32 TEMPLE STREET

May 4, 2011 - The City of Springfield is requesting proposals for the purchase and redevelopment of 32 Temple Street in the Lower Maple Historic District, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The property is a vacant, wood…

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MassDEP Awards $100,000 to Support Single-stream Recycling Initiative in the City of Springfield

BOSTON – The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) today presented a $100,000 recycling grant to the City of Springfield, which will use the funds to help offset the costs for wheeled carts to support the city’s automated,…

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Solar Facility Proposed for Indian Orchard

April 26, 2011– Representatives from Western Massachusetts Electric Company and the Springfield Redevelopment Authority will present plans to redevelop S.S. Goodwin Street, formerly known as 225 Goodwin Street – Foundry Building at a special meeting…

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Free Compost Available To City Residents

April 21, 2011 – The Springfield Department of Public Works and the Springfield Parks Department are, once again, offering free compost material to the residents of Springfield. The material, which is made from the composted leaf and yard waste…

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Christopher J. Moskal Named Interim Chief Development Officer

April 20, 2011 – Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that John D. Judge has decided not to renew his contract as Chief Development Officer (CDO), and will instead pursue other career opportunities. Sarno thanked Judge for his many…

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Springfield Students Participated in the 2011 Kick Butts Day Event held at the Massachusetts State House

On March 23rd, 2011 students in the REACH Program, participated in the 2011 Kick Butts Day Event held at the Massachusetts State House.  They joined nearly 300 youth from the around the state in Boston and marched to the State House to attend an…

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Promise Program Makes College Affordable

ACCESS Springfield Promise Program Makes College Affordable for Every College-going Springfield Public School Graduate

April 13, 2011 – As a result of the growing impact of the ACCESS Springfield Promise Program, (ACCESS SPP) the young people in…

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Flag-Raising Recognized Child Abuse Prevention Month

Flag-Raising Recognized Child Abuse Prevention Month

Hampden D.A. Mark Mastroianni will deliver keynote address

Springfield (March 31, 2011)— Hampden County District Attorney Mark Mastroianni will give the keynote address at a flag-raising ceremony…

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Camp STAR Angelina to Unveil Master Plan

CAMP STAR ANGELINA UNIVERSAL MASTER PLAN UNVEILING SET FOR THURSDAY

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks Buildings and Recreation Management and Terry Rodriquez, Chair of the Park Department, will announce the…

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Annual Dog License Renewal Time

SPRINGFIELD CITY CLERK WAYMAN LEE REMINDS CITY DOG OWNERS THAT DOG LICENSING REGISTRATION FOR 2011 UNDERWAY

April 12, 2011 – Springfield City Clerk Wayman Lee announced today that dog licenses for the year 2011 (April 1, 2011 through March 31,…

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Mason Square Library Branch Reopens

Events, Programs, and Parties!

April 12, 2011 – The newly renovated Mason Square Branch Library will celebrate its Grand Reopening from April 13-15, which falls during National Library Week. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Library Foundation President…

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