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Mayor Sarno Joins Walmart Supercenter for Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined officials from Walmart for a ribbon cutting ceremony to celebrate the completion of significant renovations of the Walmart Supercenter on Boston Rd., and extended his thanks to the company for their continued belief and…

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Mayor Sarno Calls for Unification Prayer Vigil on Front Steps of City Hall

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno calls for a unification prayer vigil today on the City Hall steps at 12:00 p.m.  Residents, clergy, police and lawmakers are invited to attend the vigil and share in a moment of silence, thought and reflection in light of the…

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Springfield Police Department Promotes Eight Officers

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner John Barbieri conducted a pinning ceremony to promote eight officers this morning at Police Headquarters on Pearl Street.

Brian K. Keenan was promoted to Captain; Jessica L. Henderson, Kenneth J. Murray…

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Mayor Sarno Addresses Sisters Centennial Motorcycle Riders

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno greeted the Sisters Centennial Motorcycle Riders at the Museum of Springfield History this morning as they begin their cross-country ride to commemorate the centennial anniversary if the ride The Van Buren Sisters took on…

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Star Spangled Springfield 2016

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed guests to the Star Spangled Springfield Fourth of July celebration at Riverfront Park. The Independence Day festivities included a fireworks show by the Grucci Brothers, food, and live music. Star Spangled Springfield…

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Reading of Frederick Douglass' Speech: 'What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?'

The office of Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, the Springfield Library, and MassHumanities hosted a community reading of the fiery July 5, 1852, speech entitled "What to the Slave is the Fourth of July?" in which Frederick Douglass took exception to being…

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Springfield Fire Department Unveils New “Sparky the Fire Dog” Fire Prevention Tool

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Fire Commissioner Joseph A. Conant and Fire Marshal David Rivera officially introduced the Fire Department’s new fire prevention tool, “Sparky the Fire Dog,” at Springfield Fire Headquarters today at 10:45 a.m. Alison Mathias…

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Miss Eternal Beauty Queens Meet with Mayor Sarno

Mayor Sarno welcomed the 2016 Miss Eternal Beauty Pageant winners and their families to his office today and presented each with an official citation for their accomplishments. Also recognized were paganent Director Jorge Acevedo and Assistant…

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Fallon Health CEO Richard Burke Visits Mayor Sarno

Mayor Sarno hosted Richard Burke, Fallon Health's newly named President and CEO, in his office for a meet and greet and general updates on the company's operations in Springfield. Pictured are Christine K. Bik of Fallon Health, Director of Elder…

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Mayor Sarno Gives Keynote Address to Young Parents Program Graduates

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno gave the keynote address today to the Corporation for Public Management’s Young Parents Program (YPP) graduation ceremony, and helped pass out graduation certificates to the Class of 2016. The YPP helps young parents earn their…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Proclamation Recognizing June as National Gun Violence Awareness Month

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined mayors across the country in issuing a proclamation declaring June of 2016 as National Gun Violence Awareness Month in the City of Springfield.

Committed to reducing gun violence in our city, Mayor Sarno joins…

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Springfield Central Cultural District Holds Reception Celebrating the Completion of the Painted Downtown Utility Boxes

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined the Springfield Central Cultural District, artists and project sponsors for a reception on Thursday, June 23 at 3:00 p.m. to celebrate the completion of the painted utility boxes throughout downtown Springfield.


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Mayor Sarno Addresses Western Massachusetts Developers Conference

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno brought greetings to the Western Massachusetts Developers Conference, hosted by the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council, today at 12:00 p.m. Governor Charlie Baker gave the keynote address at the conference,…

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DevelopSpringfield Hosts Ribbon Cutting Ceremony for Historic Merrick Phelps House

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Jay Minkarah, President and CEO of DevelopSpringfield, today for a ribbon cutting ceremony and open house to unveil restorations made to the historic Merrick Phelps House at 83 Maple Street.

 Mayor Sarno stated, “’Back…

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Springfield Parent Academy to Host "Kickoff to Summer Learning"

With the school year coming to an end, Springfield Public Schools invites students and families to Springfield Parent Academy’s summer celebration. The “Kickoff to Summer Learning” event will take place on Friday, June 24th, 2016, from 10 a.m. to 1…

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Maintenance Work Advisory: Harkness Ave

Columbia Gas of Massachusetts and R.H.White will be doing maintenance work on a natural gas main on Harkness Ave from Sumner Ave to Gifford St. The road is closed through Friday, June 24th between the hours of 7:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Detours will be…

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City Observes a Moment of Silence to Remember the Victims of the Charleston, SC Church Shooting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Bishop Talbert W. Swan, II gathered with Reverend Mark Baymon, Reverend Paul Stearns, members of the Bethel A.M.E. Church and residents for a moment of silence to remember the nine victims of the shooting at Emanuel A.M.E.…

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Mayor Sarno Announces Demolition of 62 Bowdoin Street

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield Housing Officials announced the demolition of the long blighted property at 62 Bowdoin Street today at the property site at 2:15 p.m.

This is one more step in our efforts in neighborhood revitalization…

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City Announces $400,000 in Upgrades to the Forest Park Tennis Courts

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Timothy J. Plante and Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan announced $400,000 in upgrades to the Forest Park tennis courts today at Forest…

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Star Spangled Springfield Announced for 4th of July

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Judy Matt and the Spirit of Springfield to announce plans for this year's 4th of July Star Spangled Springfield event at Riverfront Park. Also present for the announcement was MassMutual Vice President of Community…

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