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Mayor Sarno and City Officials Joined with Springfield Dominican Community for Flag Raising Ceremony

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and city officials joined with our Springfield Dominican Community for a special flag raising ceremony to commemorate Dominican Independence Day. Those in attendance included State Senator Adam Gomez, State Representative…

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Community Input Sought in Springfield Public Schools FY2023 Budgeting Process

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The Springfield School Committee will hold a Public Input Session to solicit input regarding the Fiscal Year 2023 Operating Budget.

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Judge Releases Repeat Prolific Offender with Two Open Gun Cases on $5000 Bail

Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno continue call for state lawmakers to pass Governor Baker’s Dangerousness Bill after another head-scratching decision by a Judge. 

On Saturday February 19 Detectives assigned to the Springfield…

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Mayor Sarno, Councilwoman Perez & Team Meet on Continued North End Enhancements and Initiatives

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Ward 1 City Councilor Maria Perez, who always advocates so passionately for her district, Chief Development Officer (CDO) Tim Sheehan, Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Patrick Sullivan, Chief of Staff Tom Ashe, and…

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Republican Newspaper Issues Correction in Today's Paper

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The Republican Newspaper issued a correction in today's (February 24, 2022) paper where they incorrectly reported that per the Supreme Judicial Courts (SJC) ruling that the City Council would appoint members to the Springfield Board of Police…

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City Hall and all Municipal Buildings Closed Friday, February 25, 2022

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that after consulting with Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Chris Cignoli and Emergency Preparedness Director District Chief Tyrone Denson, it has been determined that due to the difficult timing of…

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City of Springfield Parking Ban Notice

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Due to the anticipated winter storm, the City of Springfield will be enforcing a citywide parking ban as of 7:00 pm on Thursday, February 24, 2022. The parking ban regulations are as follows:

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Announce Citywide Mask Mandate will expire Monday, February 28, 2022

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announced today that the citywide mask mandate will expire on Monday, February 28, 2022. The mask mandate for the Springfield Public Schools will remain in…

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Springfield DPW Announces that Friday’s Trash and Recycling Collection will be Temporarily Suspended due to Snowstorm

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The City of Springfield Department of Public Works (DPW) would like to notify residents that due to the anticipated snowstorm solid waste collection scheduled for Friday, February 25, 2022 will be temporarily suspended. Friday’s trash and recycling…

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Mayor Sarno Welcomes Pastor Emmanuel Asamoah Gyan from the Church of Pentecost

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Veterans Services Investigator Emmanuel Owusu welcomed Pastor Emmanuel Asamoah Gyan from the Church of Pentecost, U.S.A. Inc. Pastor Emmanuel Asamoah Gyan recently transferred to Springfield from Ghana and wanted to meet…

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Mayor Sarno Welcomes British Consul-General

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, CAFO TJ Plante, Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan and Springfield Redevelopment Authority Director Amanda Pham welcomed British Consul-General Peter Abbott to Springfield with a tour of the state-of-the-art transportation…

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Mayor Sarno Honored to be Recognized as a Patriotic Employer by the Office of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is proud and honored to be recognized as a Patriotic Employer by the Office of the Secretary of Defense Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The ESGR is a Department of Defense (DoD) program that develops and…

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Mayor Sarno, Sheriff Cocchi and State Officials Join with HSNI and SPD C3 for All-Star Basketball Game at the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi and state officials joined with the Holyoke Safe Neighborhood Initiative and the Springfield Police Department Forest Park C3 for an all-star basketball game at the Naismith Memorial…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on SJC Decision

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “The Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) today determined that the City Council has the right to require me to appoint a Board of Police Commissioners. I accept that responsibility.

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Mayor Sarno, HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris and Elder Affairs Director Federico Joined with City and State Officials to Welcome Seniors to North End Senior Center at Brightwood

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris and Elder Affairs Director Sandy Federico joined with City Councilor Maria Perez, State Senator Adam Gomez, State Representative Carlos Gonzalez, New North…

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Happy Supermarket Employee Day

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“Simply put, thank you to all of our Supermarket employees for your continued efforts every day, especially as we continue to work together to defeat this COVID-19 pandemic – you are truly unsung heroes. In 2021, the Food Industry Association…

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Mayor Sarno, Commissioner Clapprood, COS Ashe and Mayoral Aide Click-Bruce Meet with Central Football/Basketball Coach Bill Watson

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, Chief of Staff Tom Ashe and Mayoral Aide Lavar Click-Bruce met with Central Football/Basketball Coach Bill Watson today to continue discussions on the future of Central High Schools…

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Mayor Sarno Meets with Babson College President Stephen Spinelli

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, CAFO TJ Plante and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe meet with Babson College President Stephen Spinelli today to welcome the Springfield South End native back home and thank him for his continued…

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Mayor Sarno and Mayoral Aide Lavar Click-Bruce Celebrate Black History Month with Students at Rebecca Johnson School with a Virtual Read Aloud

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Mayoral Aide Lavar Click-Bruce celebrated Black History Month with the students at Rebecca M. Johnson School with a virtual read aloud. Mayor Sarno joined with the students from Mrs. Sears’s third grade class and read one…

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Announce Partnership with DPH for Vaccination Clinic during School Vacation Week

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announced today that the Springfield Department of Health and Human Services is partnering with the Massachusetts Department of Public Health (DPH) to…

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