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Springfield Gun Buyback on Saturday, December 15 at the Raymond M. Sullivan Public Safety Complex

The Hampden District Attorney's Office along with Baystate Health will be sponsoring a Gun Buyback at the Raymond M. Sullivan Public Safety Complex in Springfield. 

Gun violence is the major cause of more than 20,000 suicides, 12,000 homicides and…

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Traffic Notice for Tuesday, December 11th

On Tuesday, December, 11, 2018, a section of Roosevelt Avenue will be closed from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. near the Gaucher Street ramp for the installation of a new drain pipe and manhole. 

Roosevelt Ave will be closed from the Berlin Street Ramp and…

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Springfield Fire Department to Offer Assistance to Worcester Fire Department

On behalf of Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi, myself and our City of Springfield, our sympathy, thoughts, prayers and encouragement go out to the family of Worcester Firefighter Christopher Roy, the Worcester Fire Department, Mayor Joe Petty, and the…

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Mayor Sarno and Superintendent Warwick Review Putnam ROTC

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Superintendent Daniel Warwick Reviewed the Line of Troops at Putnam Vocational Technical Academy this morning. The Putnam Junior Marine Corps Cadet ROTC is under the leadership of Veteran Marine Corp Major Sergeant Matthew…

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SPD Narcotics Unit Breaks Up Major Drug Trafficking Operation

The Springfield Police Department’s Narcotics Unit under the direction of Captain Brian Keenan seized more than 2 kilograms of raw heroin, more than 40,000 bags of packaged heroin, more than 490 grams of powdered cocaine, four illegal firearms and…

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Mayor Sarno Vetoes Board of Police Commissioners Ordinance

“Keep it professional, not political, and keep it legally sound”

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Central Football Awarded Key to the City

Mayor Sarno awarded the Key to the City to the Springfield Central High School football staff and players following their historic DIII State Championship victory in Foxborough. Go Central!

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on City Council Pay Raises Vote

“The pay raises voted on and passed by the City Council are not fiscally responsible or justified. A $10,000 raise is more than 50% than their own study committee recommended. This is a time when we are making every effort to be fiscally responsible…

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Mayor Sarno – ‘Knox Street Shooting Turns My Stomach’

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Having been contacted by Commissioner Barbieri Friday evening and then going to Knox Street Saturday morning to be with and express my sympathy, thoughts and prayers to family members, friends and neighborhood…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on City Council Voting Themselves a Huge Pay Increase and to Create a Sanctuary City

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Boy, did the City Council really stick it to our taxpayers with a ‘double whammy’ last night. They voted again to become a sanctuary city, and then voted themselves a huge pay increase, by not even following their own…

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Season's Greetings from Mayor Sarno

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno would like to wish you and your families a joyous Holiday Season and happy New Year.

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New Ladder Truck 2 for Mason Square Fire Station is Named and Blessed

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Springfield Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi and students from Glickman Elementary School on the morning of Friday, November 30th as a new fire truck was named and blessed. Chaplain Father Gary Dailey blessed the Pierce Ladder…

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Mayor Sarno Expresses Condolences on the Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “My wife Carla, our daughter Cassandra (then 1 year old) and I had the pleasure and honor of meeting President Bush and First Lady Barbara Bush the summer of 1998 in Kennebunk, Maine. President Bush and his wife were so…

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Mayor Sarno and Superintendent Warwick Traveling to Gillette Stadium to Cheer on our Central High School Football Team to Victory

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Superintendent of Schools Daniel Warwick will travel to Gillette Stadium not for what one would think, to cheer on our very own New England Patriots, but to cheer on our very own Central High School football team to a…

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City Offers Development Incentive for Redevelopment of Two Historically Significant Homes

The City has issued Requests for Proposals (RFP) for the purchase and redevelopment of two tax foreclosed, historically significant homes at 427 Bay Street and 74 Irvington Street.  The City is offering a total of $65,000 in U.S. Department of…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on Officer Jose Diaz’s District Court Complaint

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Again this is very troubling, as our police officers are sworn to enforce our laws, not break them. Any officer that breaches the public trust should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law – ‘let the chips fall…

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Mayor Sarno Appointed to State’s Committee for East-West Passenger Rail Study

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is pleased to be asked by Massachusetts Department of Transportation Secretary and CEO Stephanie Pollack to serve on the State’s Project Advisory Committee for the East-West Passenger Rail Study.

Mayor Sarno states, “This is a…

Read more This Small New England City Was on the Verge of Bankruptcy. Now It’s a Turnaround Success Story.

Successful cities nearly all have something in common: leadership that can figure out where the community needs to go and can execute a plan to take it there. Fifteen years ago, it seemed inconceivable that Springfield, Mass., could be described in…

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Mayor Sarno to Veto City Council’s Continued Efforts to Make Springfield a Sanctuary City

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will veto the City Council’s continued efforts to make Springfield a sanctuary city by vetoing the Council’s Welcoming Community Trust Ordinance.

Mayor Sarno states, “My concerns have always been for the health and public…

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Letter to the Editor - “What’s not to do in Springfield?”

The Friday after Thanksgiving is known as “Black Friday,” but here in Springfield, we’re starting a new tradition of holiday family fun – day and night. Starting with the Parade of Big Balloons to the Boys & Girls Club Festival of Trees at the…

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