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PRESS RELEASE: City of Springfield Seeking Public Art Proposals

The City of Springfield has released an Invitation for Bids, seeking proposals for Public Art in the Springfield Central Cultural District. The program, funded via the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program, will award a pair of $5,000…

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National Emergency Preparedness Month 2016

Emergency Preparedness Month provides an opportunity to raise awareness of the important work being done to make sure our communities are safe, healthy, and ready for public health emergencies and/or disasters.

The theme “Don’t Wait. Communicate.…

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Kevin Belder of Square One Visits Mayor Sarno

Kevin Belder, Kris Allard and Joan Kagan of Square One visited Mayor Sarno's office on Friday, September 2nd and brought a very special gift. Kevin found a yard sale treasure - a Springfield, MA photo from 1989 - and gave it to Mayor Sarno, who is…

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Big Y Celebrates the Completion of $4.1 Million in Renovations at Cooley Street Location

Big Y Foods, Inc. today announced the completion of a $4.1 million renovation project to the Big Y World Class Market at 300 Cooley Street. Upgrades to the store feature a new Living Well Eating Smart section, sushi department, stir-fry station,…

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UMass Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning Graduate Students Tour Downtown Springfield

For more than ten years, the City of Springfield has partnered with the University of Massachusetts, Amherst’s Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning programs to bring both undergraduate and graduate students to the city to work on real urban…

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Building Positive Relationships Between our Police and the Community

Lt. Tom Maccini and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno greet a young visitor to the Springfield Police Department on Tuesday, August 30th.

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Gray House "Fill the Plate" Fall Fundraiser at Hot Table

Today Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Theresa Spaziani, Executive Director of the Gray House, for their annual fall fundraiser, “Fill the Plate,” at Hot Table in Tower Square. Mayor Sarno brought a donation, and in addition, Hot Table will donate 20%…

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Sewer Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Information - Alden Street at Northumberland Street

August 29, 2016

Contact: Joyce Mulvaney, Public Communications Manager

Springfield Water and Sewer Commission

(413) 452-1302


Sewer Pipe Improvement Project and Traffic Information

Alden Street at Northumberland…

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PRESS RELEASE: City of Springfield Named to CNBC Top Cities for Business List

Springfield, MA – Springfield has been named as a top city where business opportunities are rising, according to CNBC. The list, which was released on August 25, 2016, compiles 10 cities considered business-friendly and places that entrepreneurs…

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Senator Markey & Mayor Sarno Discuss Opioids, Infrastructure, Economic Development at Springfield City Hall Meeting


Contact: Giselle Barry (Markey) 202-224-2742

Marian Sullivan (Sarno) 413-886-5166

Boston (August 26, 2016) – Senator Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.) and Mayor of Springfield Domenic J. Sarno today met at Springfield City Hall to…

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Mayor Sarno Spins in Ride to Remember Fundraiser

Mayor Sarno joined the Ride to Remember spinning fundraiser today at One Financial Plaza to help raise money and awareness for the annual ride, which honors Massachusetts police officers lost in the line of duty. The fourth annual Springfield Ride to…

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CRRC MA Holds Topping Out Ceremony to Mark Construction Milestone

For Immediate Release: August 25, 2016

Media Contact

MassDOT Press Office: 857-368-8500

Gov. Baker, Elected Officials & MassDOT/MBTA Leaders Mark Milestone in Springfield Rail Car Factory Construction    

Site to manufacture 284 subway cars for…

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Springfield Cultural District Seeking Unconventional Gallery Proposals

The Springfield Central Cultural District (SCCD) has issued a Call to Artists for a unique opportunity in Downtown Springfield. The Cultural District is searching for artists to host a solo show and sell their work in one of three locations downtown…

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PRESS RELEASE: Early Voting in the City of Springfield to Take Place Oct. 24 – Nov. 4

The City of Springfield Board of Elections announces that early voting for the General Election, Tuesday, November 8, 2016 will be held in the city between Monday, October 24 and Friday, November 4, 2016.

Ten sites across the city have been…

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MassDOT All Electronic Tolling & Fare Structure Public Hearings Schedule

The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is convening hearings on toll structure changes within the Massachusetts Turnpike, and the Metropolitan Highway System, which includes the Boston tunnels and Tobin Memorial Bridge. The proposed changes…

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Vital Information Session for Veterans and their Families on Benefits and Services

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Springfield Department of Veterans’ Services announce that a Vital Informational Session for veterans and their families will be held to provide information and assistance on how to obtain benefits that may be available…

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Spirit of Springfield Announces 2016 Bright Nights Ball

On Monday, August 22 the Spirit of Springfield announced the theme for the annual City of Bright Nights Ball during a press conference at the Sheraton Hotel, the location of the 2016 gala. Spirit of Springfield President Judy Matt presented the Great…

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Mayor Sarno Views Ongoing Construction Progress of New Senior Center at Blunt Park

While in Blunt Park, Mayor Sarno stopped to view the ongoing construction progress of the new senior center. He looks forward to holding a formal groundbreaking in the near future.

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Congressman Neal and Mayor Sarno Announce Federal Crime Prevention Grant for the City of Springfield


CONTACT:           William Tranghese (202) 225-8410 (NEAL)

                              Marian Sullivan (413) 787-6100 (SARNO)

(SPRINGFIELD, MA) Congressman Richard E. Neal and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today…

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Governor Charlie Baker Announces $5 Million from the State to Fund UMass Cybersecurity Initiatives

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed Governor Charlie Baker to Springfield yesterday to announce that the Commonwealth has awarded the University of Massachusetts with $5 million for equipment to power its data and cybersecurity initiatives at its…

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