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City Hall and All Municipal Buildings to Close to Public

Due to the evolving concerns related to the spread of COVID-19 – Coronavirus and out of an abundance of caution, the City of Springfield has announced that it will be closing City Hall and all other municipal buildings to the public beginning…

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City of Springfield to Close Senior Centers and Libraries as a Precaution Against COVID-19

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno in consultation with Health Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, Director of Springfield Public Libraries and Director of Elder Affairs Sandy Federico, today announced that due to the current state of emergency and in the…

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Mayor Sarno Declares State of Emergency and Temporary Closing of Schools

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Superintendent of Schools Dan Warwick, and Health Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris today in announcing a state of emergency in the City of Springfield and the temporary closing of schools.

Mayor Sarno stated, “In…

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City of Springfield’s Health & Human Services Informational Series Scheduled for Next Week are POSTPONED

In response to Governor Baker’s most recent guidance issued to protect our residents, especially our seniors.  Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, along with Health & Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, and Director of Elder Affairs Sandy Federico…

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Mayor Sarno to Hold Series of COVID-19 Situational Update Meetings

Springfield, MA – In response to Governor Baker declaring a state of emergency to help address the COVID-19 situation, Mayor Sarno will join with city officials and representatives from our local health care providers to provide situational updates…

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City to Hold Municipal Auction Informational Workshop April 14th

Municipal Auction Informational Workshop: The City of Springfield is holding an information session for persons who are interested in purchasing City Owned tax title properties. The workshop will take place on Monday, April 6, 2020 at 2:00pm at UMass…

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Mayor Sarno and Fire Commissioner Calvi Announce New EpiPen Program

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi today to announce that starting March 10, 2020, the Springfield Fire Department will be rolling out their EpiPen Program.    

Mayor Sarno stated, “This is near and dear to my heart as my…

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Mayor Sarno Joined with City Officials to Provide Update on the City of Springfield’s Response to Coronavirus

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Superintendent of Schools Dan Warwick, Health Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi and Emergency Preparedness Director Bob Hassett, to provide an update…

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Mayor Sarno and Police Commissioner Clapprood Held a Pinning Ceremony for Police Officers Promotions – Including the First Hispanic Female Supervisor and a Breast Cancer Survivor

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood held a pinning ceremony for the promotions of seven police officers, including the city’s first Hispanic female supervisor and a breast cancer survivor.

Mayor Sarno stated, “My…

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Mayor Sarno Attends Topping-Off Ceremony for Brightwood-Lincoln School

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Superintendent of Schools Daniel Warwick, Director of the Department of Capital Asset Construction Peter Garvey, and Deputy Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director of the Massachusetts School Building Authority…

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Mayor Sarno Joins with Spirit of Springfield for a Special Springfield September 11th Monument Transfer to City Ceremony

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with the Spirit of Springfield for the 9/11 Monument transfer ceremony today.  The 9/11 Monument, a structural steel beam from the World Trade Center in New York City, was donated to the Spirit of Springfield by the Port…

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Novel Coronavirus: A Health & Human Services Informational Series for Springfield Seniors!

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, along with Health & Human Services Commissioner, Helen Caulton-Harris and Director of Elder Affairs, Sandy Federico announce an informational series on the Novel Coronavirus for all Springfield seniors.  Commissioner…

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Mayor Sarno Joined with Governor Charlie Baker to Spotlight Support for Housing Choice Legislation

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Governor Charlie Baker, EOHED Secretary Mike Kennealy, DHCD Undersecretary Jennifer Maddox, state Representatives Carlos Gonzalez, Bud Williams and Michael Finn, state Senator James Welch, President and CEO of…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Members of his Administration Meet to Continue to Monitor Coronavirus Situation

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, once again, held a meeting with the Commissioner of Health and Human Services Helen Caulton-Harris, Emergency Management Director Bob Hassett, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, Captain Phil Tarpey Fire Commissioner BJ…

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City of Springfield Extends Gratitude to All Who Donated Winter Items Following Natural Disaster in Puerto Rico

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno gave thanks and appreciation to everyone who has donated winter coats and clothing items for our brother and sisters from Puerto Rico who have been affected and displaced by the natural disasters on the island.

Mayor Sarno…

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Mayor Sarno Joined with Members of the Springfield State Delegation in Announcing Funding for the South End Community Center

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with State Representatives Carlos Gonzalez and Bud. L. Williams, State Senator James T. Welch, along with the City's Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response Coordinator Tony Pettaway and his fellow South End…

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City of Springfield COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Situational Timeline

The City of Springfield's Health and Human Services Department is currently monitoring the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) situation and will provide further updates as new developments and relevant information becomes available.

UPDATE - March 26,…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Spoke with the Leadership Team of Eversource Energy About their Plans to Acquire Columbia Gas of Massachusetts

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has recently talked with the leadership team of Eversource Energy about their plans to acquire Columbia Gas of Massachusetts.  

Mayor Sarno stated, “The leadership team of Eversource has reached out to me and provided me with…

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Mayor Sarno Seeks Clarification from Columbia Gas of Massachusetts After Settlement with the United States Attorney's Office

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno sent a letter to Mark Kempic, President and COO of Columbia Gas of Massachusetts, seeking clarification on the impact upon the City of Springfield as a result of the recent settlement agreement between NiSource/Columbia Gas of…

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