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Carando and Big Y Donate Hams to Food Bank of Western Massachusetts

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Patrick Favalo and Faye Schroff of Carando, Andrew Morehouse of the Food Bank of Western Massachusetts, and Sean Nimmons of Big Y for a special donation event. Carando and Big Y have partnered to donate a pallet of hams,…

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The PVAHEC REACH Chapter is the youth component of the Pioneer Valley AHEC, part of the Mass AHEC Network program and the Springfield Department of Health & Human Services. This component is designed to expose students in high school to a variety of…

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Hungry Hill Senior Center Celebrates St. Patrick's Day

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Hampden County Register of Deeds Donald Ashe, City Councilor President Mike Fenton, Councilor Tom Ashe, and Senator James Welch paid a visit to the Hungry Hill Senior Center for St. Patrick's Day.

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St. Patrick's Day Recognized at City Hall

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno offered a proclamation in recognition of St. Patrick's Day and raised the Flag of Ireland over City Hall. Following the ceremony was a reception featuring food and refreshments prepared by Putnam Vocational Academy's culinary…

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Mayor Sarno and Commissioner Barbieri Announce New Major Police Academy Class and Expanded Metro and Neighborhood Policing Initiatives

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner John Barbieri, along with Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy, Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Timothy Plante, and City Councilor Tom Ashe, Chair of the Public Safety Committee, announced…

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Demolition of 60-62 Revere Street

Mayor Sarno and City of Springfield Community Development Officials announced the demolition of the long blighted property at 60-62 Revere Street. The property was privately owned and abandoned, and had been an eyesore in the Forest Park neighborhood…

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Square One Opens Children's Trust Family Center in Springfield

Mayor Sarno attended the opening of Square One's Children's Trust Family Center yesterday. Located at 1095 Main Street in Springfield, it is the eighth Family Center in Massachusetts and offers support services to parents and families in need. …

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The City of Springfield and Mayor's Office of Consumer Information Celebrate National Consumer Protection Week

Mayor Sarno and Millie Johnson, Director of the Mayor's Office of Consumer Information, kicked off National Consumer Protection Week at City Hall today. The office held an informational session in the City Hall Atrium complete with brochures and…

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Trinity Health Awards Grant for Mercy Medical Center Community Health Projects

Mercy Medical Center (MMC) and its Springfield Transforming Communities Initiatives (TCI) partner program, have been awarded a $2.5 million grant to help support MMC and Live Well Springfield (LWS). LWS is a community-based group of organizations…

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Springfield Officials Tour Prospective Market Rate Housing

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy and Councilor Tom Ashe toured the Johnsons Bookstore Lofts at 1379 Main Street, and Bank Building Lofts at 1341 Main Street. Both properties are potential market rate housing under…

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19th Annual International Women's Day Ceremony

The Springfield Women's Commission held the 19th Annual International Women's Day Ceremony today at Springfield Technical Community College. This year's honoree of the Unsung Heroine Award was Dr. Arlene Rodriguez, Vice President of Academic Affairs…

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Massachusetts Cultural Council Walking Tour of Downtown Springfield

Massachusetts Cultural Council Executive Director Anita Walker visited downtown Springfield yesterday for a walking tour with Mayor Sarno, led by Senator Eric Lesser.

The tour was be part of a day-long visit to the region by Walker, with the aim…

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Photos: Project Baby Springfield Hangs Quilt at City Hall

Springfield Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, Dr. Andrew Balder and Alice Fiddian-Green of Project Baby Springfield hung a commemorative quilt today in City Hall. The quilt is sewn from messages of support for pregnant…

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Kathy Pederson Retires from Springfield Water and Sewer Commission

After 31 years of service, Kathy Pederson retired as Executive Director of the Springfield Water and Sewer Commission. Friends and co-workers gathered to congratulate Kathy on her final day.

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Mayor Sarno's Monthly Delegation Meeting

Today Mayor Sarno hosted his monthly meeting with Springfield's state elected officials at City Hall.

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History Month Read-Aloud at Rebecca Johnson School

Rebecca Johnson School hosted its annual Black History Month Read-Aloud on Wednesday, Feb. 24. Mayor Sarno, along with members of the Springfield Police Department and other community leaders, read to students from a selection of books written by…

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Reception Honoring Retired Judge George Sheehy

A reception was held on Tuesday, Feb. 23 to recognize retired Judge George Sheehy in honor of Black History Month. Judge Sheehy became first African-American judge in Western Massachusetts history when he was appointed to the Springfield District…

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Public Meeting to Discuss Upcoming Improvements to the Central Street Corridor

The public is invited to attend a meeting to discuss the upcoming improvements to the Central Street corridor. It will be held Wednesday, March 9 at 5:30 p.m. at the J.C. Williams Community Center at 132 Florence Street in Springfield.

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PRESS RELEASE: Mayor Sarno Releases Preliminary CPHB Data for 2014/2015 Annual Report

PRESS RELEASE                                                      


Monday, February 22, 2016

Contact: Marian Sullivan, Communications Director (413) 886-5166,

Mayor Sarno Releases…

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Vietnamese New Year Celebration

Members of the Vietnamese community from Springfield and the surrounding region gathered on Jan. 31 at Cedars Banquet Hall to celebrate Vietnamese New Year (Feb. 8), known as Tết. Mayor Sarno and Representative Carlos Gonzalez attended the community…

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