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Mayor Sarno Upset About Another Social Media Post by a Springfield Fire Fighter

Mayor Sarno stated, “It has been brought to my attention that a Springfield Fire Fighter has posted an inappropriate social media post.  This is very concerning to me and I have requested Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi and other appropriate departments…

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Mayor Sarno, Police Commissioner Clapprood Pledge Continued Cooperation with DOJ to Address Police Deficiencies in Report

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood today pledged to continue to cooperate with the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) to address police deficiencies cited in their report.  

The DOJ has issued its investigative…

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Mayor Sarno Tours MGM Springfield to See Comprehensive Reopening Plans

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, along with key members of his administration, joined with MGM Springfield President and COO Chris Kelley and other MGM officials for a tour of MGM Springfield to see first-hand their comprehensive reopening plans.  MGM…

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Mayor Sarno Attended Family Reunion Drive-Through Parade for Springfield Seniors at the Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center Today

Today, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris and Elder Affairs Director Sandy Federico and team for a fun and festive themed family reunion drive-through parade for our Springfield Seniors at…

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Mayor Sarno to Submit Special Home Rule Legislation to City Council to Help Address Illegal Fireworks

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will be submitting a special home rule legislation to the City Council to help address illegal fireworks which have been a quality of life issue for our residents and business community.

Although fireworks are illegal in the…

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Mayor Sarno Joined with LaTonia Monroe Naylor, Member of the School Committee, Alongside Parent Villages for a Rally Cry for Springfield to #ShowUp to Protect Our Children

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today joined with School Committeewoman LaTonia Monroe Naylor on the steps of City Hall for a Rally Cry for the youth of Springfield alongside Parent Villages, Inc., other elected officials, community leaders, leaders of the…

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Mayor Sarno Offers Message of Unity

As I have stated on a number of occasions “the diversity of our city is one of our greatest strengths”.  During these historic and troubling times in our country and our city, it is imperative that we all work together to make our city a better place…

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City Hall and all Municipal Buildings Closed Friday to Observe 4th of July Holiday

Please be advised that Springfield City Hall and all municipal buildings will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020 to observe the 4th of July holiday. 

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City of Springfield and Springfield Museums in Partnership with the Springfield Cultural Partnership Received $100,000 in Our Town Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with President of the Springfield Museums Kay Simpson, Executive Director for the Springfield Cultural Partnership Karen Finn and Executive Director of PBRM Patrick Sullivan for an announcement as the National Endowment…

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Mayor Sarno to Reallocate Police Funds and Matching Funds towards Proactive Street Outreach Workers Program and Cultural Sensitivity/Mental Health Training Programs to Health Department in Support of the New Office of Racial Equity

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today announced that he would reallocate funding from the Police Department and match that dollar amount to fund the city’s new Street Outreach Workers Program and Cultural Sensitivity/Mental Health Training Programs for the…

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal and State Representative Puppolo Thank the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston for Donating Vital PPE’s

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno continues to give thanks to everyone in our community for stepping up and providing much-needed PPE’s for our police, fire and frontline personnel.  

Congressman Richard E. Neal and State Representative Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr.…

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Mayor Sarno, Again, Calls for Passage of Bail and Dangerousness Legislation

Since March 17th, Springfield Police Officers have made 44 arrests (43 individuals) involving illegal firearms charges.    During this time, 42 illegal firearms have been recovered and of those 15 were large capacity and/or AR-15 style firearms. 

Of…

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Mayor Sarno Joined Congressman Neal Today at Union Station in Support of the Moving Forward Act

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today joined with Congressman Richard E. Neal at Union Station in support of the Moving Forward Act.  This important piece of legislation would help to rebuild our nation’s infrastructure through a $1.5 trillion investment…

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Mayor Sarno and the Brethren Community Foundation Celebrate Juneteenth

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Robert “Cee” Jackson, a representative of the Brethren Community Foundation and Civilian Community Police Hearing Board member, Eddie Anderson of the Masonic Lodge, and State Representative Bud Williams to bring…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Happy Father’s Day Wishes

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Happy Father’s Day and thank you dads for your love, nurturing and patience too!”

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City of Springfield Announces $500,000 in Third Round of Prime the Pump Grant Program

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan today announced the release of $500,000 for a Third Round of the Prime the Pump Grant Program, to assist local small businesses in response to the economic crisis spurred from emergency…

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Central High School Graduate to Become New Treasurer/Collector

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante have announced that under the Acts of  2008 Chapter 468, Christopher Caputo of Springfield has been appointed as the City of Springfield’s new…

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Mayor Sarno Announced Major Action Steps to Address and Better Race Relations in Our City

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today announced major action steps to address and better race relations in our City.  

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stated, “As I continue my inter-department listening meetings with my black Cabinet/Department Heads, as well as…

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