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City of Springfield and Department of Justice Reach Settlement Agreement to Enhance Policing Practices

-- Mayor Sarno states, “Simply put, it’s a balance between public safety and cop accountability.” --

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Mayor Sarno and Congressman Neal Bring Greetings at Bay Path University Presidential Inauguration

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Congressman Richard E. Neal attended and brought greetings at Bay Path University’s Presidential Inauguration events on Friday. The inauguration events kicked off with an inauguration ceremony at Springfield Symphony Hall…

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Mayor Sarno Joined the Springfield City Council to Welcome Students from Veritas Prep Charter School to City Hall

In collaboration with City Councilors Jesse Lederman, Maria Perez, Melvin Edwards, Tim Allen, and Council President Marcus Williams, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed over 80 students from Veritas Prep Charter School to City Hall yesterday morning. The…

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Mayor Sarno to Joins for Ribbon Cutting Ceremony and Grand Opening of New Burger King on East Columbus Ave

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno attended the ribbon cutting ceremony for the grand opening of the new Burger King Restaurant at 1245 East Columbus Ave today.  This is the fifth Burger King Restaurant development in the City of Springfield by franchise owner…

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Mayor Sarno and City ARPA Team Announce Fourth Round of ARPA RFP Funding Awards

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the city American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) team announced today the City of Springfield’s fourth round of ARPA RFP funding awards for new businesses, small businesses, restaurants and hospitality, nonprofits and neighborhoods…

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Mayor Sarno and City Officials Attend Grand Reopening of Suit Up Springfield

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi, State Senator Adam Gomez, State Representatives Carlos Gonzalez and Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr., and City Councilor Justin Hurst for the grand reopening of Suit Up Springfield at their…

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Springfield Emergency Communications to Collect Donations for Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi and Deputy Chief David Wells announced today that the Springfield Emergency Communications will be collecting donations for the Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center during the month…

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Mayor Sarno and City of Springfield Proudly Supports Springfield Together, Frederick Douglas Jones Committee and iHeart Radio 'Springfield Bunny Hop and Spring Party'

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the City of Springfield is proud to support the Springfield Bunny Hop and Spring Party hosted by Springfield Together Inc. and in partnership with The Frederick Douglas Jones Committee and iHeart Radio on Sunday, April 10,…

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Springfield Police Department Reminds Drivers of Hands-Free Law, Urges Safe Driving Practices during Distracted Driving Awareness Month

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In recognition of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Springfield Police Department is reminding drivers of the Massachusetts Hands-Free Law as well as the importance of staying focused while operating a vehicle.

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Mayor Sarno Brings Greetings at Bay Path University Women’s Leadership Conference

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno brought greetings to Bay Path University 2022 Women’s Leadership Conference on Friday, April 1, 2022 at the MassMutual Center to celebrate 25 years of networking, learning and professional development. Keynote speakers…

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SPS and SFP Reach Tentative Agreement

After more than two years of negotiations, splintered by COVID and other factors, Springfield Public Schools (SPS) administration and the paraprofessionals’ union have reached a tentative agreement on a package that ensures salary and holiday pay…

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Mayor Sarno, HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris and Springfield Pride Parade Announce Date for Springfield’s First LGBTQ+ Pride Parade

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris and Chief Diversity & Inclusion Officer Attorney Talia Gee joined with Taurean Bethea, CEO of Springfield Pride Parade, and supporters and sponsors for a press…

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Mayor Sarno Offers Passover, Easter and Ramadan Holiday Greetings

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno offers Passover, Easter and Ramadan holiday greetings to residents.

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Mayor Sarno and City of Springfield Celebrate Organ Donation Month

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with State Senators Eric Lesser and Adam Gomez, State Representatives Carlos Gonzalez and Jacob Oliveira and Representatives from New England Donor Services, and local individuals touched by organ donation today at City…

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Mayor Sarno Receives Special Tornado Recovery Response Photo Shot from Rob Rizzuto

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “I’m so appreciative of my friend -- former Republican Newspaper reporter and Masslive editor, and now Communications Director for Sheriff Nick Cocchi -- Rob ‘Scooter’ Rizzuto giving me this very special and heartfelt…

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal and Springfield Veterans’ Activities Committee Observe Vietnam Veterans’ Day

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal, Director of Veteran Services Tom Belton and Deputy Director of Veteran Services Joe DeCaro joined with the Springfield Veterans’ Activities Committee for a special observation ceremony to honor and…

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Mayor Sarno and Mayoral Aide Click-Bruce Celebrate with Art for the Soul Gallery in Announcing Transformational Arts and Cultural Project

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Mayoral Aide Lavar Click-Bruce joined with Art for the Soul Gallery Executive Director Rosemary Tracy Woods and Gateway Cities Coordinator Jeannette River of La Diaspora in Chicopee and Damany and Theresa Gordon of Genuine…

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Mayor Sarno and City of Springfield Light It up Blue to Recognize Autism Awareness Day

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Mayoral Aide Lavar Click-Bruce joined with Ayanna Crawford, CHD VP of Children and Families John Roberson and Jacqueline Williams-Hines for a special Light It Up Blue ceremony to recognize Autism Awareness Day in the City…

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Springfield Police Department Reminds Drivers of Hands-Free Law, Urges Safe Driving Practices During Distracted Driving Awareness Month

|   City News

In recognition of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, the Springfield Police Department is reminding drivers of the Massachusetts Hands-Free Law as well as the importance of staying focused while operating a vehicle.

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Springfield Public Schools to Lift Mask Mandate

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The Springfield Public Schools (SPS) face mask mandate will be lifted beginning Monday, April 4th, although with exceptions and several important recommendations, Superintendent of Schools Daniel Warwick announced today.

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