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An Irish Country Christmas Starring Deirdre Reilly to Benefit the 1916 Garden of Remembrance in Forest Park

Concert will be held Sunday, December 16th at 3:00 pm at Pope Francis Preparatory School

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St. James Avenue Bridge Open

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation has informed the City of Springfield that repairs to the St. James Avenue Bridge are now complete. The Bridge is now open as of 8:30 a.m. this morning.

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City of Springfield Solid Waste Collection Schedule Due to Thanksgiving Day – November 22, 2018

There will be no collection of trash, yard waste, recycling or bulk item materials on Thursday, November 22, 2018 due to the Thanksgiving holiday.

Residents normally scheduled for trash, recycling and yard waste on Thursday, November 22nd will have…

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Mayor Sarno Orders Notice of Default to Silverbrick – 122 Chestnut Street

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “After review and consultation with the appropriate City officials, I have ordered a Notice of Default (please see the document above - click to enlarge and view entirely) to Silverbrick – 122 Chestnut Street. A message…

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DPW Continuing to Pick Up Yard Waste

Due to the high volume of seasonal yard waste this week and the snow storm, the City is behind in picking up yard waste.  

The Department of Public Works will be working on Saturday and into next week to pick up this week’s yard waste. Residents…

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Mayor Sarno and Commissioner Calvi Welcome New Class of Firefighters

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Springfield Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi welcomed Springfield’s newest class of firefighters during a ceremony at the Raymond M. Sullivan Public Safety Complex.

The new firefighters recently graduated from the Massachusetts…

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As Temperatures Dip, Scams Rise

Eversource and other utilities urge caution to customers

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Las Vegas Reaches Out to Springfield on our Public Safety Initiatives

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Our Director of Capital Asset Peter Garvey has been contacted by Sgt. David Watts of the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department, Office of the Sheriff, for advice and information on installing police kiosks along the…

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City Officials Seek Best Practices for Police Management

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is seeking professional input from nationally recognized experts concerning the City Council’s latest proposal to reinstate the former Board of Police Commissioners. Mayor Sarno has contacted the Police Executive Research…

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Mayor Sarno Moves to Revoke Housing Tax Incentives from 122 Chestnut Street Silverbrick Development

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “I have directed City Solicitor Ed Pikula, Chairman of the Board of Assessors Richard Allen and Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy to move to revoke the housing tax incentives from the 122 Chestnut Street…

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New Benches Installed at PVTA Bus Stops Throughout Springfield

On Wednesday, November 7th at 10:00 A.M., the Pioneer Valley Transit Authority (PVTA) held a ribbon cutting event at Court Square for new benches that have been installed throughout the City of Springfield. This project was made possible for the…

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2018 Veteran of the Year and Parade Marshal Announced

The Springfield Veterans Activities Committee and Department of Veterans Services have again sponsored the Veteran of the Year and Parade Marshal awards. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Springfield Veterans Activities Committee Chair Charly Lawrence…

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November 6 Election Returns

Springfield vote totals - See how springfield voted in the November 6, 2018 election.

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Puerto Rican Heritage Celebrated in Springfield

29th annual flag raising held Saturday, November 3, 3018

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MassLive: Boston, Springfield land on top 10 list of best cities for STEM professionals

Boston and Springfield were among the "Top 10 best metro areas for STEM professionals" in 2018, according to statistics compiled by WalletHub, a personal finance website.

STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

Boston was…

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Mayor Sarno Reaches Out to Red Sox to Invite Players and World Series Trophy Back to Springfield

Please see the letter below written by Mayor Sarno to Sam Kennedy, President & CEO of the Red Sox.

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Springfield Police Academy Recruit Class #1118 Graduates

40 new police officers graduate; 29 for the Springfield Police Department

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Mayor Sarno and Congressman Neal Announce Renovations to Van Horn Park

Van Horn Park receiving $600,000 in renovations

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Please Read: Yard Waste Pick Up (Includes Leaves)

Due to an unfortunate and inaccurate news report last night, we are reminding our residents that yard waste including leaves and small branches are collected on your regularly scheduled recycling day. Items must be placed by the curb no later than…

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