What's New In Springfield

Mayor Sarno Appoints Roy Goodman as 311 Citizens Service Center Director

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today announced Roy Goodman as the new Director of the 311 Citizens Service Center, following the retirement of longtime Director Donna Carney.

Mayor Sarno stated, “First of all, everywhere I go, everyone loves our 311...

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Mayor Sarno Sponsors Ordinance Supplying Police Commissioner Subpoena Powers

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “While the City Council continues to fail to act on a proposed ordinance to grant our civilian Community Police Hearing Board (CPHB) subpoena powers, I have requested City Solicitor Ed Pikula to create an ordinance that...

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Mayor Sarno Announces Major Grant Funded Renovations to Kenefick Park

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management Patrick J. Sullivan, and the Springfield Park Commission held a Grant Announcement at Kenefick Park this afternoon to announce major renovations to the park.  


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Finally Habit OPCO Methadone Clinic to Appear Before South End Citizens Council and Hopeful for State Department of Public Health Too

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “After numerous requests, representatives of Habit OPCO Methadone Clinic have confirmed that they will appear before our South End Citizens Council on Monday, November 4th at 6:15 p.m. I am hopeful that the State...

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Commissioner Clapprood and Mayor Sarno Appoint First African-American Deputy Police Chief

Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood promoted Captain Rupert Daniel to Deputy Chief effective Sunday, October 13, 2019. 

A pinning ceremony with Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Commissioner Clapprood and Deputy Chief Daniel took place Tuesday,...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Executive Order to Pursue Subpoena Powers and Appoints Two New Members to our Civilian Community Police Hearing Board for the Good of our Community and Springfield Police Department

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “While I appreciate the efforts of City Councilors Tim Ryan, Tim Allen, E. Henry Twiggs, Mike Fenton and Ken Shea to work with Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and me for the good of the community and our Police...

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Springfield Central Library Celebrates Completion of $4 Million Renovation Project

The Springfield City Library hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony today at the Central Library located at 220 State Street  to celebrate the completion of a $4 million renovation and historic restoration project.  The ceremony featured a number of...

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Cheryl C. Clapprood Sworn in As Springfield Police Commissioner

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno hosted a ceremony this morning in the Mahogany Room of Symphony Hall where Cheryl Clapprood was sworn in as Springfield Police Commissioner. She was appointed Acting Police Commissioner in February and was officially appointed...

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Announces Demolition of Properties for Central Street Corridor Realignment

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Director of Disaster Recovery Tina Quagliato Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings & Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan, Director of the Department of Public Works Chris Cignoli and Andrew Mirkin, President of...

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City of Springfield Dedicates Beauregard and Schiavina Memorial Park in the Memory of Springfield Police Officers Who Gave the Ultimate Sacrifice

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Governor Charles Baker, Congressman Richard E. Neal, Alain Beauregard’s family, Michael Schiavina’s family, Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, the Springfield Park Commission, and Patrick Sullivan, Executive...

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Mayor Sarno and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, Announce Committees for Forest Park Horticulture and Learning Center

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, will be announcing the formation of committees to complete the Master Plan for the Horticulture and Learning Center planned for  Forest...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on MBTA Snub of CRRC

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Why in the world would the MBTA award a sole contract to Hyundai Rotem to build 80 bi-level coaches in South Korea, when right here ‘in our backyard of Springfield’ and our Commonwealth, we have the world’s largest...

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Mayor Sarno Again Requests Multimillion Dollar For-Profit Methadone Clinic Owners and Management, Property Owner and the Department of Public Health to Appear Before the South End Citizens Council, Inc.

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has once again requested Mr. Gary Frankowski, Clinic Director of Habit OPCO Methadone Clinic, property owner and Department of Public Health to appear before the South End Citizens Council, Inc., City Officials, State...

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Mayor Sarno Announces Senior Transportation Options for the Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Commissioner of Health & Human Services Helen Caulton-Harris, Elder Affairs Director Sandy Federico, Chief Administrative & Financial Officer TJ Plante and Walt Fludd of Springfield Partners for Community Action announced new...

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City of Springfield Dedicates Angelina “Angie” Florian Park After South End Neighborhood Advocate

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Angie Florian’s family, the Springfield Park Commission, and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management unveiled a new park sign to formally proclaim Angelina “Angie” Florian Park.  The...

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Mayor Sarno Proud to Announce and Thank His Administration’s “Green Efforts” That Have Achieved the Significant Milestone of a 26% Energy Reduction Goal

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Superintendent of Schools Daniel Warwick, CAFO Timothy J. Plante, and Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan welcomed area businesses, government partners and city officials to...

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Mayor Sarno, Commissioner Clapprood Announce Body-Worn Camera Police and Implementation Program Grant Secured

Springfield Police Department Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno were notified this week that the U.S. Department of Justice awarded the City of Springfield $1,122,000 for the Fiscal Year 2019 Body-Worn Camera Police and...

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Mayor Sarno Appoints Cheryl Clapprood Permanent Police Commissioner

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Commissioner Clapprood has done an exemplary job and has been well received and respected by the public and our Police Department during some very trying and challenging times in the world of policing. From fast...

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In the Name of Public Safety, Mayor Sarno Opposes Ban on Facial Recognition Technology

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “’With the advent of our Springfield Police Department utilizing body worn cameras and our newly created and thriving Real Time Crime Analysis Division, why would the City Council consider taking away such a valuable...

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Expanded Tax Payment Lookups - now including Trash Fee, Motor Vehicle Excise, and property taxes back to 2004.

Real Estate property cards - parcel descriptions, photos and values.

Public Records - find records available on the City of Springfield website, and learn how to request additional records.

CDBG-Disaster Recovery - Get information on Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief funds (CDBG-DR).

Casino Information - Documents, news and information about the casino project.

Public Meetings - Schedule, agendas and meeting notes for the City Council, Boards and Commissions.

Single Stream Recycling Program - FAQ, Dos and Don'ts.

Important Information About Open Meetings

In the State of Massachusetts, M.G.L. Chapter 39, Section 23B states all governmental bodies must have meetings that are open to the public and readily available to anyone who wishes to attend.  The City of Springfield provides access to meetings online in a variety of ways. More info >>

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