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South End Road Paving to Begin August 5th

August 3, 2010 - The City of Springfield will begin implementing the final phase of construction of Main Street improvements in the City’s South End Neighborhood.  Road paving is scheduled to take place August 5th and 6th (rain date: August 7th).…

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City Completes Energy Management Upgrades

Mayor Domenic Sarno and Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Springfield’s Department of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management and Joseph Forest, Facility Engineer for the PB&RM, will announce that numerous energy management upgrades…

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Regional Animal Control Center Awarded Grant

July 30, 2010 - The Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center was recently awarded a $10,000 grant from Massachusetts Animal Coalition.  This grant was made possible through sales of Massachusetts "I'm Animal Friendly" license…

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RESTORED HISTORIC STREET LAMPS AND SYMPHONY HALL SCONCES TO BE REINSTALLED

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the City’s Department of Capital Asset Construction announced today that the City will begin reinstalling recently restored Street Lamps on Court Street and Sconces at Symphony Hall.  The reinstallation will commence on…

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Single Stream Recycling Goes Citywide

July 22, 2010 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Department of Public Works Director Al Chwalek announced today that the City of Springfield will be rolling out the final phase of single stream recycling program to City residents. The final phase involves…

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MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO ANNOUNCES APPOINTMENT OF SPRINGFIELD’S NEW CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER AND DEPUTY CHIEF INFORMATION OFFICER

July 19, 2010 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Lee C. Erdmann announced today the names of the individuals chosen to become the City’s new Chief Information Officer and Deputy Chief Information Officer. Andrew…

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Giant Sneakers Arrive in Downtown Springfield to Kick Off Arts & Soles

June 8, 2010 - Community leaders and artists were on hand today to welcome the arrival of 20 six-foot high sneakers to be installed around downtown Springfield once they are decorated. The huge fiberglass footwear will serve as canvases for artists…

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COOLING CENTERS OPENING IN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, along with the Director 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 Hasset announced today that the City of…

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Hoop City Jazz & Art Festival Coming June 9-11

Springfield, MA -- The Hoop City Jazz & Art Festival committee has taken Mayor Sarno’s new “Make it happen in Springfield” theme to heart by moving the 4th annual festival event right to the heart of the City. In fact, this year’s three-day event…

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Governor Patrick Breaks Ground on Springfield Data Center

June 22, 2010 - Governor Deval Patrick joined Congressman Richard Neal, Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno and local officials to break ground on the state-of-the-art Springfield Data Center (SDC). The SDC will serve as a secure housing facility for the…

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Mayor Chairs 2010 'Party with the Animals' Zoo Gala

On Saturday, June 19, 2010 the Forest Park Zoo hosted its annual gala fundraiser, "Party with the Animals" at the zoo. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Springfield First Lady Carla Sarno were the honorary chairs of the event, which featured dinner…

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The ReStore Home Improvement Center Breaks Ground on New Facility

(Springfield, MA) Officials and supporters were on hand today as the non-profit ReStore Home Improvement Center hosted a groundbreaking ceremony at its future location, 83 Warwick Street in Springfield, Massachusetts.  The building is four…

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Mass In Motion

MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO PARTICIPATES ON MASSACHUSETTS DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH MUNICIPAL WELLNESS LEADERSHIP PANEL

June 16, 2010 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno participated on the Massachusetts Department of Public Health Municipal Wellness…

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State Street Rededication Ceremony

Local, state and federal officials gathered on June 3. 2010 to dedicate the  $17 million State Street Corridor improvement project, culminating seven years of planning, design and construction.  More info on MassLive >>

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General Consul of Italy Visits Springfield City Hall

Consolato Generale d’Italia a Boston Liborio Stellino recently paid a visit to Springfield City Hall.

(Pictured left to right) Giuseppe Polimeni, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, General Consul Liborio Stellino, Antonio Talarico, and Vincenzo Ferraro (click…

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2010 Trash Fee Reminder

SPRINGFIELD REMINDS RESIDENTS THAT FISCAL YEAR 2010 TRASH FEE BILLS WERE DUE APRIL 26, 2010

June 11, 2010  – The City of Springfield reminds residents that the Fiscal Year 2010 trash fee bills were due on Monday, April 26, 2010 and that unpaid…

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Mayor Meets with Federal HUD and SBA Officials

MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO MEETS WITH U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT NEW ENGLAND REGIONAL DIRECTOR RICHARD A. WALEGA AND U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION REGIONAL ADMINISTRATOR JEANNE A. HULIT IN SEPARATE CITY HALL MEETING

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Groundbreaking for New Putnam High School

TREASURER CAHILL, KATHERINE CRAVEN, MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO AND LOCAL OFFICIALS BREAK GROUND FOR THE NEW PUTNAM VOCATIONAL/TECHNICAL HIGH SCHOOL

State Treasurer Tim Cahill, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts School Building…

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Exhibit Traces the History of State Street

The story of State Street, from its Revolutionary War-era origins as the “Boston Post Road,” to its current transformation sparked by construction of the new Federal Courthouse, is being told in the exhibition and documentary The State Street…

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Arbor Allies Plant 49 New Trees for the City

The Springfield Arbor Allies planted 49 new trees for the cityscape over the past 3 weekends.  The Arbor Allies in collaboration with Keep Springfield Beautiful and Peter Pan Bus Lines increased the environmental quality of life in Springfield with 3…

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