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Demolition of 151 Cedar Street

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield Community Development Officials announced the demolition of the building at 151 Cedar Street.

“This is one more step in our efforts in neighborhood revitalization and a…

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Summer Movies in the Park Series

Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno along with Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, and WWLP reporter Sy Becker announce a  series of three public movie nights to be held in Springfield’s…

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Former Mayor Robert Markel Visits Mayor Sarno

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Mayor Sarno was happy to have former Springfield Mayor Bob Markel (1992-1995) in for a great visit this afternoon. Mr. Markel was Mayor Sarno's political science professor at American International College and still has his…

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Banners Hung Outside of Union Station

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was joined at Union Station by Judy Matt, President of the Spirit of Springfield, Chris Russell, Executive Director of the Springfield Business Improvement District, Brian Collins of Springfield…

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City Council Approves Mayor Sarno's FY 2018 Budget

Monday, June 19, 2017

This evening the Springfield City Council cast a unanimous 11-0 vote (Councilors Timothy Allen & Melvin Edwards absent) in favor of Mayor Sarno's FY 2018 budget recommendation. The budget totals $628.8 million and reflects the…

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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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