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Central High School Track Named in Honor of Howard Drew

The track at Central High School was named in honor of the late Howard P. Drew, a scholar and athlete whose accomplishments made Springfield famous worldwide. While still a junior in high school, Drew represented the United States in the 1912…

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Red Nose Day at City Hall

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has joined with Walgreens in recognition of National Red Nose Day in the City of Springfield.  Red Nose Day is a campaign dedicated to helping children and having fun. Proceeds benefit children and young people in the US and…

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1916 Garden of Remembrance Opens in Forest Park

Congressman Richard E. Neal and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno invited the public to attend the commemoration ceremony for the 1916 Garden of Remembrance on Sunday, May 15. The city accepted a global invitation from the Irish Government earlier this year and…

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New England Office of the Environmental Protection Agency Awards Patrick Sullivan for Commitment to the Environment

The New England Office of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has selected Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management to receive an Environmental Merit Award, Governmental, in recognition of his…

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Mayor Sarno and Community Leaders to Take Part in Dunk Tank Challenge at Pancake Breakfast

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will take part in the Dunk Tank Challenge tomorrow morning at the World's Largest Pancake Breakfast, which will be held downtown. A breakfast table will stretch along Main Street from Tower Square to Court Square - where the…

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Springfield Fire Department Awarded Winning Trophy for Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno awarded Fire Commissioner Joseph Conant and representatives from the Springfield Fire Department (SFD) with the winning trophy for this past December’s Battle of the Badges Blood Drive today at Fire Headquarters.

SFD faced off…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Bust of Late Representative Anthony M. Scibelli Found

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno indicates his office has been informed by the Mount Carmel Society that the bust of the legendary, late State Representative Anthony M. Scibelli has been found in a plastic bag on the Society’s bocce court. We have informed…

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Main Street and Bridge Street Intersection Now Open to Traffic

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chris Cignoli, Director of the Department of Public Works, have announced that the intersection of Main Street and Bridge Street is now open to the public.

Again, we would like to thank everyone affected for their…

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90 Meat Outlet Celebrates Opening of Expansion with Meat Cutting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Representative Carlos Gonzalez joined 90 Meat Outlet owner Jim Vallides for a “meat cutting” to celebrate the completion of its 15,000 square-foot expansion. The ceremony was held Thursday, May 12 at 10:00 a.m. at the…

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Sci Tech Capstone Project: Celebrity Family Feud

On Saturday, May 7, the Sci Tech Capstone Program, along with teacher Jim Anziano, worked to put together a family game night including "local celebrity Family Feud," featuring a round of the Sarno family against the Williams family. It was a great…

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Updated Downtown Road Closures

Please be advised of the following road closures due to ongoing MGM Springfield construction work:

Union Street between Main Street and East Columbus Avenue will be closed effective Monday, May 9, 2016 for approximately 2-3 weeks to complete storm…

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Mayor Sarno and Congressman Neal Tour Union Station with Amtrak Officials

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Congressman Richard E. Neal toured Union Station today with Patrick Edmond, Director of Government Affairs, Amtrak, and Patrick Kidd, Senior Communications Specialist, Amtrak, and provided a construction update.

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Municipal Auction of 25 City-Owned Properties Set for Thursday, June 2

Municipal Auction: 25 City-owned properties will be auctioned off on Thursday, June 2 at Springfield City Hall, located at 36 Court Street. Registration begins at 5:00 p.m. and the auction starts at 6:00 p.m.

Please be advised that 46 Wellesley…

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Status of Gerana Tunnel Improvements Addressed

Mayor Domenic Sarno, School Superintendent Daniel Warwick and Executive Director of PBRM Patrick Sullivan held a press conference at the Gerena Tunnel A. The purpose of the conference was to share the updated list of improvements completed at Gerena…

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PRESS RELEASE: Status of Gerana Tunnel Improvements to be Addressed

To view the entire press conference please visit, courtesy of FocusSpringfield.

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$5,000 Awarded for Affordable Housing Fair and Community Resource Block Party

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Buy Springfield Now, and the Realtor’s Association of Pioneer Valley will be announcing a $5,000 grant awarded to aid in the planning and execution of an Affordable Housing Fair and Resource Block Party which will be held on…

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony to Open the Completed Clifford A. Phaneuf Environmental Center

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal, School Superintendent Daniel Warwick, Park Commission Chairman Brian Santaniello and Executive Director of PBRM Patrick Sullivan hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony for the Clifford A. Phaneuf…

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Former Sumner Ave Fire Station Redevelopment Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy and developer Roger Roberge to celebrate the completion of the redevelopment of the former Sumner Avenue Fire Station. The station was built in 1925, decommissioned for the new…

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Detective James Gormally Honored for 34 Years of Service

Springfield Police Detective James Gormally was honored with an official citation from Mayor Domenic J. Sarno recognizing his 34 years of brave and dedicated service to the City of Springfield. Mayor Sarno and City Councilor Tom Ashe were amongst the…

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City of Springfield to Host Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America 2018 Fall Leadership Conference

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Congressman Richard E. Neal joined the Independent Insurance Agents & Brokers of America (IIABA) to announce that the City of Springfield has been selected as the host city for its 2018 Fall Leadership Conference, which…

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