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Mayor Sarno Stands Steadfast Against South Congregational Church’s Pursuit of Sanctuary Status

Monday, June 19, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states that he has instructed the appropriate city departments to review the situation to determine what recourse the city has to protect its interests ASAP. Mayor Sarno also states that we will not stand…

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Dads Make A Difference!

Friday, June 16, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Greater Springfield Dads Make a Difference Committee declared today that dads make a difference in the lives of children. For the past 19 years, the committee has celebrated and supported…

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STCC 2017 Leadership Conference

Friday, June 16, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was one of the participating speakers today during the Springfield Technical Community College 2017 Leadership Conference. Reflecting on his experience as Mayor of Springfield during good times and…

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Reinvigorating the Sister City Relationship with Viterbo, Italy

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno hosted Nicola De Santis, the Italian Consul General from Boston, for continued meetings with Paul Picknelly, President of Monarch Enterprises, and Giuseppe Polimeni, International Education Advisor at…

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City Increases Pension Reserve Funds

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Timothy J. Plante announced today that the city will add $1 million towards its Pension Stabilization Reserve Fund from certified free cash. This effort…

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Mayor Sarno & Commissioner Barbieri Continue to Push for Police Dashboard & Body Cameras

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states that he, Commissioner John Barbieri, State Representative Carlos Gonzalez and Human Resources/Labor Relations Director Attorney Bill Mahoney have met with Axon, a company well-versed in police…

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Mayor Sarno, City & MGM Springfield Officials Announce Major Streetscape Improvements to Downtown

Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Kevin Kennedy, Chief Development Officer and Christopher Cignoli, Director of the Department of Public Works, and MGM Springfield General Manager Alex Dixon announced several major streetscape…

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Star Spangled Springfield Announced for 4th of July

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

This afternoon the Spirit of Springfield announced plans to make July 4, 2017, a Star Spangled Springfield, sponsored by MassMutual.  Judy Matt, Spirit of Springfield President, was joined by Springfield Mayor Domenic J.…

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City of Springfield Awarded for Excellence in Financial Reporting

Monday, June 12, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has been notified by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada (GFOA) that the city’s financial reporting team led by City Comptroller Patrick Burns and Chief…

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Painted Pianos Unveiled as Latest Public Art Installment in Downtown Springfield

Monday, June 12, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Morgan Drewniany, Executive Director of the Springfield Central Cultural District (SCCD) and SCCD Board Chairman Russ Peotter held a ribbon cutting and celebration to launch the painted pianos project in…

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Mayor Sarno, Health Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris to Open Cooling Centers

Monday, June 12, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. 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 on Monday, June 12th and Tuesday, June 13th. The…

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Mayor Sarno & Sheriff Cocchi Team Up to Name Forest Park C3 Basketball Summer League After Legendary Retired Sheriff Mike Ashe

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is proud to continue to partner with the Hampden County Sheriff’s Department and Sheriff Nick Cocchi to name our Forest Park C3 Basketball Summer League after the legendary retired Sheriff Mike Ashe.

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Mayor Sarno Issues Authorization to All Public Safety Units and Financial Department for Full Frontal Attack on Street Gangs

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Even though overall crime is down 19% under the leadership of Springfield Police Commissioner John Barbieri, a continued cancer to urban America is street gang violence. I have authorized…

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U.S. Navy Outreach Meeting

Thursday, June 8, 2017

Yesterday Mayor Sarno welcomed Mr. William O'Donnell and LTJG Holly Quick to his office as a part of their executive engagement meetings across Springfield, seeking in increase awareness about serving in the U.S. Navy. Mayor…

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Regreen Springfield and Berkshire Bank Team Up to Plant Trees and Pollenator Plants at Kenefick Park

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of the Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management and City Councilor Adam Gomez joined Regreen Springfield President Dave Bloniarz and employees…

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Mayor Sarno Proclaims "Ruth Tracy Day" in the City of Springfield

Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Mayor Sarno issued a proclamation today recognizing Ruth Tracy for her more than 40 years of volunteer work with the Pine Point Senior Center. Ruth is 94 years young and has lived in Springfield for her entire life. She worked…

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Massachusetts Cultural Council Announces $10,000 Gift from the Gustavo Dudamel Foundation to Springfield's Community Music School

Monday, June 5, 2017

The Mass Cultural Council is pleased to announce a $10,000 gift from the Gustavo Dudamel Foundation to deepen its support of creative youth development and music education.

Elected officials and cultural leaders from the…

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The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Parade & Grand Opening Celebration

Monday, June 5, 2017

The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss is finally open! Special thanks to Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito for joining Mayor Sarno and Springfield Museums President Kay Simpson for the grand opening celebration.

Come check out the…

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Mayor Sarno Thanks Springfield School Volunteers for Their Efforts

Friday, June 2, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Superintendent of Schools Daniel Warwick and Denise Cogman, President and CEO of Springfield School Volunteers thanked volunteers today for their important work in mentoring the city's young people today…

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Mayor Sarno Joins Mayors Across the Country in Commitment to Uphold the Paris Climate Agreement

Friday, June 2, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is joining mayors across the country in upholding the Paris Climate Accord and denouncing President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the United States from the agreement. Mayor Sarno said “I have…

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