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Three Firefighters Promoted to Rank of Fire Lieutenant

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Fire Commissioner Joseph A. Conant conducted a badge pinning ceremony today at Fire Headquarters to promote firefighters Timothy J. Belbin, Luke W. Kominski, and Leontino L. Piecuch to the rank of Fire Lieutenant.

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Mayor Sarno Welcomes New Teach for America Teachers to Springfield

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed 25 new Teach for America teachers to Springfield. Within the group are corps members from across the country, and several who grew up in Springfield and Western Massachusetts.

Corps members, who will be teaching in…

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Springfield's New AHL Team Revealed as the Springfield Thunderbirds

Springfield Hockey LLC revealed the City’s new AHL team as the Springfield Thunderbirds, an affiliate of the NHL Florida Panthers. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined team owners, AHL officials, Florida Panthers officials, local stakeholders, community…

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Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce to Present Certificates to Seminar Participants

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will join the Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce to present completion certificates to "How to Start & Manage Your Business" seminar participants. The reception will be held Wednesday, June 22 at 6:00 p.m. at the Mass…

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City Raises LGBT Pride Flag in Support and Solidarity of Pulse Nightclub Victims

The City of Springfield raised the LGBT pride flag today at 12:00 p.m. above City Hall in support and solidarity of the victims and families of the Orlando, FL Pulse Nightclub tragedy.

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno said, “We will stand united as one with…

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Mayor Sarno Visits Second Graders at Hiram L. Dorman Elementary School

Students in Mrs. Manos’s second grade class invited a very special guest to speak on the subject of local government. On Monday, June 13, Mayor Dominic Sarno fielded a host of questions prepared by the students in addition to sharing the history of…

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Mayor Sarno, Commissioner Barbieri, District Attorney Gulluni Address Recent Shootings and Continued Public Safety Attack During Press Conference

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Police Commissioner John Barbieri, and District Attorney Anthony Gulluni held a press conference on the steps outside of the Hampden County Superior Courthouse today at 5:00 p.m. to address the recent shootings that have…

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Mayor Sarno Congratulates 100 Males to College Program Graduates

Mayor Sarno addressed the “100 Males to College” students today at UMass Springfield. 100 Males to College is an initiative of the Springfield Public Schools and Massachusetts Department of Higher Education in partnership with STCC, the University of…

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MassMutual Foundation Announces $15 Million Grant for Computer Science Programs in Springfield and Amherst

MassMutual announced today that the MassMutual Foundation will donate $15 million to University of Massachusetts computer science programs over the next 10 years.

Of the $15 million, $12 million will support the University of Massachusetts Amherst's…

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City Partners with Berkshire Bank Foundation and ReGreen Springfield to Regreen Adams Park in Springfield’s Upper Hill Neighborhood

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Executive Director of the Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan joined  volunteers from Berkshire Bank and ReGreen Springfield to install new trees and native shrubs at Adams Park,…

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100 Acts of Kindness Towards Pregnant Women Video

Project Baby Springfield released their new video for their 100 Acts of Kindness Towards Pregnant Women initiative. Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and members of the Springfield community each share a kind way to make women feel comfortable during pregnancy.…

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Bikes for Kids Initiative Surprises Springfield Public Schools Third Graders with New Bikes

The Summer of 2016 got off to an unforgettable start for 32 lucky elementary students when they were surprised with a shiny new bike and helmet during an event on Saturday, June 4, 2016 at the Basketball Hall of Fame.

The unsuspecting kids thought…

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Mayor Sarno Joins Lieutenant Governor Polito for Downtown Walking Tour, Announces Redevelopment Plans for Stearns Square

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today joined Lieutenant Governor Karyn Polito for a tour of Springfield’s Transformative Development Initiative (TDI) District. The TDI District is a MassDevelopment program designation, which targets redevelopment efforts in…

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City of Springfield Commemorates Memorial Day and the 50th Anniversary of the Vietnam War

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Springfield Veterans Services Department hosted the annual Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony on the steps of City Hall on Friday, May 27 at 12:00 noon. Heath and Human Services Commissioner Helen…

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Red Nose Day at City Hall

Mayor Sarno and City Hall employees wore their red noses today for Red Nose Day - a special day for Americans to come together to have fun and make a difference for kids.

 

 

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United Personnel Services Opens Downtown Office with Ribbon Cutting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Tricia Canavan, President of United Personnel Services, for a ribbon cutting to celebrate the opening of their new downtown offices on Thursday, May 26 at 4:30 p.m. at 293 Bridge Street. The open house took place from…

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PRESS RELEASE: Mayor Sarno Requests a City-Wide Moment of Reflection on Wednesday, June 1, 2016

Reflection to Commemorate the Fifth Anniversary of the June 1, 2011 Tornado

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is issuing a call to all City of Springfield residents and business to take a moment and pause this Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at 4:38 p.m., the time…

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PRESS RELEASE: Gunnery Sergeant Thomas J. Sullivan to be Posthumously Honored with Lt. J. Frank Murphy Medal of Valor Award at Ceremony

The Springfield Veterans’ Activities Committee, Inc. will once again sponsor the awarding of the prestigious Lt. J. Frank Murphy Medal of Valor. This year, the Committee has selected to posthumously award the late Gunnery Sergeant Thomas J. Sullivan…

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PRESS RELEASE: City of Springfield to Commemorate Memorial Day and 50th Anniversary of Vietnam War

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the Springfield Veterans Services Department will host the annual Memorial Day Commemoration Ceremony on the steps of City Hall on Friday, May 27 at 12:00 noon. The ceremony will also include the special reading of a…

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Mayor Sarno, District Attorney Gulluni, and Councilor Ashe Once Again Urge Movement on Bail Reform Legislation Currently in the Massachusetts House of Representatives

First of all, we express our sympathy, thoughts and prayers, and encouragement to the family of slain Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino Jr.

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Hampden District Attorney Anthony Gulluni, and City Councilor Thomas Ashe, Chair…

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