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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Hold After Action Workshop Virtual Meeting

The After Action Workshop is sponsored by the Springfield Department of Health and Human Services. This Workshop was produced with input, advice, and assistance from the After Action Planning Team, which followed guidance set forth in the U.S.…

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Mayor Sarno and Administration Met with Thomas J. O’Connor “TJO” Animal Control and Adoption Center Team

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen-Caulton Harris, CAFO TJ Plante, and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe joined for a meeting with Director Pam Peebles and members of her team from the Thomas J. O’Connor Animal Control and…

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Springfield Public Schools to Pause All Athletic Events and Practices for Fall Sports for Two Weeks

The Springfield Public Schools in consultation with the state Department of Public Health, City of Springfield Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris and adhering to the City of Springfield’s Health and Human Services COVID-19…

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Hold Virtual Neighborhood Council COVID-19 Update Meeting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris joined with board members from the city's Neighborhood Councils and Civic Associations for a virtual COVID-19 Update Meeting.

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Early Voting Information

This election, the first choice you will make is which day and which way to vote!

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Mayor Sarno Congratulates and Welcomes Incoming Bishop William D. “Bill” Byrne

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno congratulates and welcomes incoming Bishop William D. “Bill” Byrne on being named by the Vatican as the new Bishop-elect of the Diocese of Springfield.

Mayor Sarno stated, “On behalf of the City of Springfield I want to…

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Mayor Sarno Joined with Eversource and Columbia Gas for Merger Announcement

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with officials and representatives from Eversource and Columbia Gas of Massachusetts for a merger announcement at the Columbia Gas facility on Roosevelt Ave.

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Massachusetts Announces Comprehensive Eviction Diversion Initiative to Keep People Safely Housed During Pandemic

 

On Monday October 12, 2020 Governor Baker's administration announced a comprehensive set of resources, known as the Eviction Diversion Initiative, to support tenants and landlords during the financial challenges caused by the pandemic. The goal of…

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Springfield Public Schools Flu Shot Clinic

Springfield Public Schools has partnered with CVS pharmacy to help ensure convenient access for students to obtain the flu shot, as mandated by health and education officials for the 2020-2021 school year. 

Flu shot clinics will take place in…

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Western Massachusetts Developers Conference

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan encourage developers, real estate professionals, businesses, and other associated industries to join them at the first ever virtual Western Massachusetts Developers Conference on…

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Springfield Public School’s Temporarily Suspends Remote Learning Due to Potential IT Threats

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Superintendent Daniel Warwick announced today that out of an abundance of caution the Springfield Public School’s (SPS) have issued an early dismissal from school today and have temporarily suspended remote learning due to…

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City of Springfield Veterans Department Looking for Volunteers for Flagging of Cemeteries on Veterans Day

The City of Springfield’s Veterans Department is looking for volunteers to help with the flagging of cemeteries for Veterans Day.  Veterans Day is Wednesday, November 11, 2020.  

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic and out of an…

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2020 Influenza (Flu) Vaccine Information

The Springfield Department of Health and Human Services is holding FREE seasonal Flu Clinics. Flu Season is on-going. We would like to get ahead of what is considered “peak” time in the flu cycle.

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Mayor’s Office Welcomes New Mayoral Aide

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announces the appointment of Lavar Click to Mayoral Aide.  Click previously served as an Aide with the City Council.  His start date will be Tuesday, October 13, 2020. 

Mayor Sarno stated, “I am glad to bring on Coach Lavar…

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City of Springfield Raises Italian Flag for Italian Heritage Month

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and State Representative Carlos Gonzalez joined with Paul Picknelly, Joseph DeCaro the Deputy Director of Veteran Affairs for the City of Springfield, and members of the Italian Cultural Center of Western Massachusetts…

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Springfield Fire Department and the Springfield Association of Firefighters Local 648 Help Out with Food Distribution

Members of the Springfield Fire Department and the Springfield Association of Firefighters Local 648 helped today at the Oasis Foodbank at Central High School. Local 648 Union President Chad Jacobs joined with his fellow SFD members to assists with…

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FBI Data: Overall crime continues to decrease in Springfield, violent crime down 9%

The FBI released its annual Uniform Crime Report (UCR) on Monday.  This report shows detailed crime information for cities across the country.  In the past ten years overall part one crime* has decreased by 44% in the city of Springfield and violent…

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Mayor Sarno Proclaims October "Energy Efficiency Month"

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, in recognition of the 5th annual national Energy Efficiency Day on October 7, 2020, has proclaimed the entire month of October as "Energy Efficiency Month" in the City of Springfield. The City is joining over 700 regional and…

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Mayor Sarno Wishes Ron Willoughby Executive Director of the Springfield Rescue Mission a Happy Retirement

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with members and friends of the Springfield Rescue Mission to celebrate Executive Director and CEO Ron Willoughby will is retiring after 33 years of dedicated service. Mayor Sarno presented Ron Willoughby with a…

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Mayor Sarno stopped by to View the new Brick Mason Square Apartments Sign

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stopped by to view the new Mason Square Apartments sign that was recently built. The new apartment building was formerly the old Indian Motorcycle building and the Mason Square Fire Station. The new Mason Square Apartments…

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