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Mayor Sarno, City Officials Tour Repair Project at Main Greeting Road in Forest Park

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, and more City staff toured the construction of a new culvert at Main Greeting Road in Forest Park.  This work is made possible by a $3…

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $5.1 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards

18 communities receiving funding to construct infrastructure for multimodal improvements - Springfield receives $207,161

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Nancy Lieberman Charities with Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame To Donate 2nd Dream Court to Springfield, MA

Nancy Lieberman Charities is teaming up with Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to give the Springfield Police Department and the Springfield residences a brand new Kids & Cops Dream Court™. The new Dream Court™ will be located at Calhoun…

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Ushers in New Era for Centuries Old Schools

Plans to usher in a new era for students attending the North End-based Lincoln and Brightwood schools took a giant leap forward today with a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the building of a 150,500 square foot building that will house both schools,…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on the Passing of Judge William Boyle

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “So saddened to hear about Judge Billy Boyle’s passing. My sympathy, thoughts, prayers and encouragement to Rose, Margaret, Marty, Kathryn, family and friends. From humble roots and a son of Hungry Hill, Judge Boyle…

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Mayor Sarno Visits Construction Site of New East Forest Park Branch Library

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and a delegation representing the City, the Library and the Library Foundation toured the new East Forest Park Branch Library and were impressed with the size and scale of the building as well as the progress on construction.…

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The City of Springfield’s Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management to Host Twilight Yoga at Forest Park

Domenic J. Sarno, Mayor and Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of the Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, and Paula Thayer, Assistant Director of Recreation, are pleased to announce the City will be hosting Twilight Yoga in…

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HUD Awards More Than $4.3 Million to Help End Youth Homelessness in Western Massachusetts

Grants to support innovative housing programs in 23 communities nationally

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Mayor Sarno Joins American Medical Response to Launch Earn While You Learn Initiative

Program will stimulate Springfield economy while offering trainees a cost-free way to launch a career in EMS

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Sarno Administration Surpasses $616 Million in School Repairs

Mayor Sarno and Superintendent Warwick tour schools, reviewing the $14 million in summer work across school facilities

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Cooling Centers Opening in the City of Springfield

Mayor Sarno, along with the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, Helen R. Caulton-Harris, announced today that the City of Springfield will open Cooling Centers in the City on Monday, August 19, 2019  The sites are:


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From an Intern's Perspective... Danielle Dorn

"We've had many great interns. Danielle's heartfelt words to everyone on the staff meant the world to us. We wanted to sharewhat internships mean to our interns and to my office. It's mutually beneficial." - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno

Dear Mayor Sarno…

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Mayor Sarno Once Again Voted by MassLive’s Reader Raves as Best City or Town Official

Mayor Sarno was recently notified that for the sixth consecutive year he has been voted by Reader Raves as “Best City or Town Official”.

Mayor Sarno states, “Thank you to all the voters of ‘Reader Raves’ for your continued belief and confidence in…

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Mayor Sarno and Brigadier General John Driscoll Honor Family of PFC Francis E. Drake, USMC with Massachusetts Medal of Liberty

On October 9, 1942, PFC Francis E. Drake, USMC made the ultimate sacrifice at Guadalcanal in the Pacific Theatre of Operations during World War II in defense of the United States of America. Today, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Brigadier General John…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Executive Order on Casino Advisory Committee Under Host Community Agreement

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “This Advisory Committee will help make sure that both MGM Springfield and the City of Springfield are successful through the promotion of economic development initiatives involving travel, tourism, business development…

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Springfield Police Department Received Ten Proposals for Body Worn Camera Project

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Acting Police Commissioner announce that the Springfield Police Department has received ten proposals for its Body-Worn Camera Project.  The request for proposals ended at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday and the Office of Procurement…

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36th Annual National Night Out Against Crime and Violence

On Tuesday, August 6, 2019 throughout the City of Springfield, citizens, community groups, law enforcement agencies, business, state and local officials will join over 38 million people in over 16 thousand communities nationwide to celebrate the 36th

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Springfield Native Isan Diaz Called Up to Miami Marlins

“Congrats to Springfield and Central High School’s own Isan Diaz in being called up to the Miami Marlins. We’re so proud of you and wish you continued success on and off the field. You’ve always been not only a great ball player, but just as…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Acting Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood Mourn the Death of Officer Aaron McNab

It is with deep sorrow for Acting Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood to inform you of the tragic death of Springfield Police Officer Aaron McNab Friday night.

Officer McNab was away with friends and family at Lake Morey in Vermont when he died in a…

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City Announces Workforce Training Course for New Healthy Homes Program

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, the City of Springfield Office of Housing and the MassHire Hampden County Workforce Board (MHHCWB) are co-sponsoring a construction training course for unemployed individuals as part of the City’s new Healthy Homes Program.…

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