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FutureWorks Career Center Holding MGM Career Information Session on March 1

Monday, February 26, 2018

FutureWorks Career Center will be holding an MGM Career Information Session. Attendees will learn about career opportunities with MGM Springfield, training opportunities and will become familiarized with the gaming…

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Big Y’s Growth Expands Distribution Center

Friday, February 23, 2018

It was in 1995 that Big Y expanded its three smaller distribution facilities into the former Rexnord Roller Chain Manufacturing Company on Roosevelt Ave. in Springfield, MA. At the time, a staff of 27 people distributed…

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Fire Department Awarded Third Consecutive Battle of the Badges Blood Drive Trophy

faThursday, February 22, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Acting Assistant Human Resources Director Caitlyn Julius and American Red Cross Account Representative for Donor Recruitment and Outreach Berdie Thompson awarded Fire Commissioner Bernard “BJ”…

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Governor Charlie Baker Announces Major Funding to Repair Main Greeting Road in Forest Park

Thursday, October 12, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management welcomed Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Matthew A.  Beaton, Secretary of  Energy and…

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Mayor Sarno Again Responds to City Council Members Statements on Make-Up of City Department Heads

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “First of all, from day one, my Chief of Staff Denise Jordan is a former Civil Rights Officer for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. She plays an intricate role in the hiring of top level…

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Mayor Sarno's Letter to the Editor in Response to City Council Members Statements on Make-Up of City Department Heads

Tuesday, February 20, 2018

Below is a Letter to the Editor from Mayor Sarno, along with the List of Department Heads and the job description for the city’s Equal Opportunity Administrator.

Mayor Sarno states that Dan Hall, the City’s Equal…

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Mayor Sarno and Commissioner Calvi Recognize Leonard A. Corbin, Springfield's First African-American Firefighter

Friday, February 16, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi held a ceremony this morning at the Mason Square Fire Station to remember Springfield’s first African-American firefighter, the late Leonard A. Corbin. They were joined…

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Parks Department Celebrating 40 Years of February Family Events

Thursday, February 15, 2018

The Springfield Department of Parks, Buildings & Recreation Management is having a party and everyone is invited.  On Monday, February 19, 2018, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, along with the Springfield Board of Park…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Recognizes 50th Anniversary of the First 9-1-1 Call

Thursday, February 15, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Springfield Emergency Communications Director D. Jeremy DeMar announce the City of Springfield’s recognition of the 50th anniversary of the first 911 call.

On February 16, 1968, Alabama…

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City Announces First Workforce Training Graduation for New Healthy Homes Program

Monday, February 12, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, the City of Springfield Office of Housing and the Hampden County Regional Employment Board (REB) graduated the first of two training groups of a 200-hour construction training course for unemployed…

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Springfield City Hall Closing at 1:00 p.m.

Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Due to the weather and upon recommendation of emergency preparedness officials, Springfield City Hall will close at 1:00 p.m. today. This pertains to all non-emergency employees. All city…

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony Held for the Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center in Blunt Park

Friday, February 2, 2018


Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal, Commissioner of Health and Human Services Helen Caulton-Harris, Director of Capital Asset Construction Peter J. Garvey, and Executive Director of PBRM Patrick J.…

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Mayor Sarno and Commissioner Calvi Recognize New Class of Springfield Firefighters

Wednesday, January 31, 2018


Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi welcomed Springfield’s newest class of firefighters during a ceremony at Springfield Fire Headquarters this morning.


The four new firefighters graduated at the…

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2018 Springfield Colleen Coronation and Awards Presentation Ball

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Kerri Sullivan, President of the Springfield St. Patrick's Parade Committee announce that there are six days left to purchase tickets to the 2018 Colleen Coronation and Awards Presentation Ball.…

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Greening the Gateway Cities Program Announces Major Funding to Plant Trees in the City of Springfield

Friday, January 26, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management Patrick J. Sullivan, City Forester Edward Casey, and Assistant City Forester Alex Sherman welcomed from the Massachusetts Department…

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Bernard “BJ” Calvi Sworn in as Springfield’s New Fire Commissioner

Thursday, January 25, 2018

This morning during a ceremony in the Mahogany Room of Symphony Hall, Bernard “BJ” Calvi was sworn in as Springfield’s new Fire Commissioner. Attending the ceremony were Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and State Fire Marshal Peter…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on New Dr. Seuss Mural

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “After a number of meetings and interactions with our Museums Board of Trustees and Dr. Seuss Enterprises, a plausible agreement has been reached. Though, I still, as many others do, feel…

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City of Springfield Retains Scott+Scott Attorneys at Law as Representative in Litigation Against Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Distributors Fueling the Opioid Epidemic

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Mayor Domenic Sarno announced today that, in the City’s continuing efforts to combat the opioid crisis, the City has retained the services of Scott+Scott, Attorneys at Law, LLP (“Scott+Scott”) to represent it in…

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Mayor Sarno Supports Governor Baker’s Attack on Opioid Crisis

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “I support and stand with Governor Charlie Baker’s proposed legislation to tackle the opioid crisis. As with the Governor, I again, oppose the injection site approach, but with proper…

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Interested in Becoming a Springfield Firefighter? Attend the Open House on Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Thursday, January 18, 2018

What: Firefighter Exam Open House

When: Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Where: John J. Duggan Academy Auditorium, 1015 Wilbraham Rd, Springfield, MA 01109

For more information and when to apply,…

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