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Public Skating at Cyr Arena Canceled

The Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreational Management (PBRM) announced today that public skating at the Cyr Arena will be canceled this weekend (Friday, January 7 through Sunday, January 9, 2022), out of an abundance of caution, due to the…

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Mayor Sarno, Superintendent Warwick and State and City Officials Hold Topping-Off Ceremony for DeBerry-Swan School

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Superintendent of Schools Daniel Warwick, Director of the Department of Capital Asset Construction Peter Garvey and School Building Commission Chair Norman Roldan joined with Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA)…

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Mayor Sarno, Police Commissioner Clapprood and SPD Celebrate Bill Hogan’s Retirement

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe joined with Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and the Springfield Police Department today to celebrate Bill Hogan for his 36 years of service to the City of Springfield and wish him a very happy…

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Mayor Sarno and Chief of Staff Ashe Wish Bill Grimes a Happy Birthday

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe joined with William E. “Bill” Grimes to celebrate Bill’s 92nd birthday. Bill is a U.S. Army veteran and retired telephone company engineer. He is a proud resident of Springfield’s Hungry Hill…

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Mayor Sarno Names Retired Judge and Former City Solicitor John Payne to Replace Retiring City Solicitor Ed Pikula

Mayor Sarno states, “first of all, my many thanks to City Solicitor Ed Pikula for his many years of dedicated service to our city. As the longest serving city solicitor in our city history, serving under my administration and that of my predecessor…

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Mayor Sarno, Superintendent Warwick, School Committee and School Building Commission Members, and State and City Officials to Attend Topping-Off Ceremony for DeBerry-Swan School

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Superintendent of Schools Daniel Warwick, Director of the Department of Capital Asset Construction Peter Garvey, School Committeewoman Barbara Gresham and School Building Commission Chair Norman Roldan will join with…

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SPS and Behavioral Health Network Partner to Offer Vaccination Clinics to All Elementary Schools

Springfield Public Schools (SPS) and Behavioral Health Network (BHN) have partnered to host vaccination clinics at each of the district’s elementary schools, beginning this week.

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Announce Senior Centers and Libraries to Switch to Hybrid Operations - Encourage Residents to Conduct City Business Remotely or Schedule an Appointment -

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announced today that due to an alarming and significant increase in COVID-19 cases and out of an abundance of caution, the City of Springfield’s senior centers and…

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Baystate Health - Routine Coronavirus Testing Should Not Be Sought At Emergency Departments

As the demand for COVID-19 testing surges as the Omicron variant continues to spread throughout the community and across the nation – combined with the fact there is a shortage of rapid tests and limited appointment slots available for PCR tests in…

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K9 Mr. Warner Retires After Successful Career - SPD K9 Unit Welcomes Flexx as its Newest Member

Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood announced the retirement of K9 Mr. Warner. Mr. Warner had a highly successful career working with K9 Officer Eric Blair. Mr. Warner received the 2021 Animal Hero Award presented by the Dakin Humane Society and the…

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CITY OF SPRINGFIELD BOARD OF HEALTH REGULATION ON FACE COVERINGS - January 3, 2022

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announced this week that masks will be required in City Hall and all municipal buildings, effective December 28, 2021. Mayor Sarno and Commissioner…

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City Hall and Municipal Buildings Closed Friday, December 31st 2021

Please be advised that Springfield City Hall and all municipal buildings will be closed on Friday, December 31, 2021, in observance of New Year’s. 

In addition, DPW would like to remind residents that trash, recycling and scheduled bulk appointments…

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Mayor Sarno Brings Greetings at City of Springfield Kwanza Ceremony Celebration

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno along with Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris joined with the Kwanzaa Collective of Pioneer Valley, master of ceremonies Ayanna Crawford, and keynote speakers Dr. Amilicar Shabazz, and Dr. Demetria…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on the Passing of ‘Fort’ Stalwart Rudi Scherff

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “First of all, my sympathy, thoughts, prayers, and encouragement go out to Rudi’s family, friends, and patrons of the historic and legendary Student Prince Fort Restaurant. Rudi was one of a kind, hardworking, eclectic,…

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City of Springfield to Reinstate Mask Mandate

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announced today that masks will be required in City Hall and all municipal buildings, effective immediately. Mayor Sarno and Commissioner Caulton-Harris also…

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City of Springfield to Celebrate Kwanzaa

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will join with the Kwanzaa Collective of Pioneer Valley, master of ceremonies Ayanna Crawford, and keynote speakers Dr. Amilicar Shabazz & Dr. Demetria Shabazz for the 2021 Kwanzaa Ceremony Celebration at City Hall.

Mayor…

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Mayor Sarno Reports Progress on “Huge Pet Peeve” of Street Lights Being Out After Meeting with Eversource Officials

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno shares an update on progress toward addressing street light outages following meeting with Eversource.

Mayor Sarno states, “After meeting with Eversource officials last month, some progress has been made in repairing and…

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Mayor Sarno Joined with Commissioner Clapprood, Sheriff Cocchi and Ret. Colonel Gilpin to Provide Food for those in need of a Holiday Meal

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi and Retired State Police Colonel Kerry Gilpin and our local law enforcement officials to provide meals for up to 200 families in…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Denial Letter to Comcast for Franchise License Renewal

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, as statutory issuing authority for the City of Springfield, has issued a preliminary assessment of denial to Comcast for their franchise license renewal. The current ten (10) year cable TV franchise license agreement with…

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