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Mayor Sarno Appreciative of Eastman Corporation for their Continued Outreach of Support

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is appreciative of Eastman Corporation for their continued support, belief and investment in the City of Springfield. After hearing the Mayor’s call promising to provide outreach and support for the 550 employees and their…

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City of Springfield Raises Italian Flag for Italian Heritage Month

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, State Representatives Carlos Gonzalez, Jacob Oliveira and Orlando Ramos joined with members of the Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts, Co-President Charlie Becker, and residents from our South End neighborhood to…

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Mayor Sarno and Fire Commissioner Calvi Hold Fire Department Promotion Ceremony

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi held a promotion and swearing in ceremony for four recently promoted firefighters and one newly installed department Chaplin today, Friday, October 1, 2021 at the Raymond M. Sullivan Public Safety…

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Springfield Overall Crime Rate Decreases for 7th Consecutive Year

Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood is pleased to share that overall part one crime has decreased in the City of Springfield for the seventh consecutive year, according to FBI data.

The data, released on Monday in the FBI's annual Uniform Crime Report…

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Mayor Sarno Attends Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Grand Opening of Samuel Bolden Park

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Executive Director of Parks, Building and Recreational Management (PBRM) Patrick Sullivan, and Director of Capital Asset Construction Peter Garvey joined with city officials, State Representative Bud Williams, representatives…

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Mayor Sarno Authorizes New Traffic Light to Alleviate New Brightwood/Lincoln School Traffic Congestion

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that in partnership with School Committeewoman Maria Perez, Superintendent Daniel Warwick, Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Chris Cignoli and Chief Administrative and Finance Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante,…

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Mayor Sarno Enjoys a Visit from Good Friend Richard Muise

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno enjoyed a visit from good friend and retired Springfield teacher Richard Muise. Muise presented the Mayor with two wood carved pens he crafted, one made out of Ipe wood and the other out of Canary wood.

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Mayor Sarno Extends Term of City’s Poet Laureate Magdalena Gomez Wins Fellowship – Will Offer Workshops at Library

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that he has extended the term of Springfield’s Poet Laureate, Magdalena Gomez, for another year. Ms. Gomez is the recipient of a $50,000 Poet Laureate Fellowship from the Academy of American Poets, with funds…

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Mayor Sarno Encouraged by Outreach for Employees Potentially Affected by Smith & Wesson Announcement

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is encouraged by the outreach of support for the employees and their families who may be potentially affected by Smith & Wesson’s announcement to relocate a portion of their manufacturing operations to Tennessee.

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Mayor Sarno Responds to Smith & Wesson Announcement

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “President and CEO Mark Smith had reached out to me to inform of Smith & Wesson’s decision to relocate 550 Springfield based jobs to their Tennessee manufacturing facility. This is devastating news to the 550 employees…

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Mayor Sarno Recognized by Donate Life

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was visited today by Matt Boger of New England Donor Services who presented the Mayor and the City with a Donate Life citation of recognition for continuing to support life-saving organ and tissue donation.

Mayor Sarno states,…

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City of Springfield Announces Public Health and Safety Guidance for Celebrating Halloween

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton Harris and the Board of Public Health announced today that after reviewing the City of Springfield’s COVID-19 cases and vaccination rates, families can celebrate…

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City of Springfield and North End Housing Initiative Announce Home Buyer Lottery Application

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan, Deputy Housing Director Robert DeMusis, Director of Disaster Recovery Tina Quagliato-Sullivan, School Committeewoman Maria Perez, and Mayoral Aide Minerva ‘Mini’ Marrero joined with State…

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Mayor Sarno Enjoys Visit and Coffee with Sheriff Ashe

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno met with former Hampden County Sheriff Michael Ashe today.

Mayor Sarno states, “It is always nice to catch up with my old friend, the legendary Sheriff Mike Ashe, who continues to do so much for our community. Sheriff Ashe…

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City of Springfield Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony for DeBerry–Homer Elementary School

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Superintendent of Schools Daniel Warwick, State Representative Bud Williams, Director of the Department of Capital Asset Construction Peter Garvey, School Committeewoman Barbara Gresham and School Building Commission Chair…

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New North Citizen's Council Holding Free Covid-19 Vaccine Clinics

The New North Citizen's Council will hold two Free Covid-19 Vaccine Clinics this week. 

1. September 28, 2021
11:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M.
Villa Nueva Vista
3029 Main St
Springfield, MA 01107

2. September 30, 2021
11:00 A.M. TO 3:00 P.M.
Express Mart…

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Mayor Sarno Enjoys Visit from Gándara Center

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno enjoyed a visit from Gándara Center CEO Lois Nesci and her staff today. 

Mayor Sarno states, “It was good to meet with Gándara Center CEO Lois Nesci and her staff today.  Gándara is such an instrumental partner for the City of…

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City of Springfield Seeks Requests for Proposals for the 2022 Shannon Community Safety Initiative (CSI) Grant Program

The City of Springfield and Springfield Police Department (SPD) are encouraging local nonprofits, non-government organizations and partner organizations to submit applications for the Shannon (CSI) Program highlighting their best practices and proven…

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Mayor Sarno and City Officials Discuss ARPA Funding with Outer Belt Civic Association

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno continues with his citywide listening tour as part of the Administration’s community outreach initiative on utilizing American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funding. Today, Mayor Sarno, Chief Administrative and Financial Officer…

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Mayor Sarno Mourns the Loss of Community and Religious Leader Bishop Neal Boyd

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Sorry to hear about the passing of Bishop Neal Boyd who died in a tragic medical related car accident Saturday morning in Springfield. Bishop Boyd was not only a man of the Cloth; he was a man of the community, a…

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