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Grossman Commits To Funding Damaged Springfield Schools

New Law Gives MSBA Authority to Compensate for Costs Not Covered by FEMA

Treasurer Steven Grossman, Chairman of the Massachusetts School Building Authority (MSBA), and Jack McCarthy, MSBA Executive Director, today announced that the Authority…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Extends Springfield Police Commissioner William J. Fitchet’s Contract

August 15, 2012Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that he has extended Springfield Police Commissioner William J. Fitchet’s employment contract. The current employment contract in place between the City and the Police Commissioner commenced…

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Regional Animal Control Center Awarded Grant

August 14, 2012 - The Thomas J. O'Connor Animal Control and Adoption Center was recently awarded a $12,000 grant from Massachusetts Animal Coalition.  This grant was made possible through sales of Massachusetts "I'm Animal Friendly" license plates.  …

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Ecuadorian Heritage Flag Raising

WHO:              Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, City Officials and representatives of the Ecuadorian Heritage Celebration Committee

WHAT:            Flag Raising Ceremony 

WHEN:            Friday, August 10, 2012, at 12:00 Noon

WHERE:          Steps…

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Patrick-Murray Administration Breaks Ground On $1.2 Million Springfield Massworks Project

The Patrick-Murray Administration’s Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Greg Bialecki today joined state and local officials to break ground on the South End Streetscape Improvement Project, which was supported by a $1.2 million MassWorks…

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Patrick-Murray Administration To Break Ground On $1.2 Million Springfield Massworks Project

On Wednesday, Aug. 8, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Greg Bialecki will join state and local officials to break ground on the South End Streetscape Improvement Project, which was supported by a $1.2 million MassWorks Infrastructure…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Representatives Of Peoplesbank And The Buy Springfield Now Program To Present $1,000.00 Gift Card To Prize Winner

WHO: Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Representatives of PeoplesBank and the Buy Springfield Now Program
WHAT: Awarding of a $1,000.00 VISA gift card to prize winner
WHEN: Tuesday, August 7, 2012, at Noon
WHERE: Springfield City Hall – Room 220

BACKGROUND

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May

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that the Construction Manager at Risk (CMR) Selection Committee of the Springfield Redevelopment Authority (SRA) has chosen Daniel O'Connell's Sons as the CMR for the Union Station Regional Intermodal…

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Springfield City Solicitor Edward M. Pikula Recognized By The Massachusetts Bar Association For Volunteer Efforts Following Last Year’s Tornado

The Massachusetts Bar Association recently recognized Springfield City Solicitor Edward M. Pikula for his volunteer efforts when the Bar Association celebrated the efforts of its volunteers at their Annual Volunteer Dinner held in Randolph,…

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National Night Out

On Tuesday, August 7th, neighborhoods throughout Springfield are being invited to join forces with thousands of communities nationwide for Annual National Night Out” (NNO) crime and drug and gang prevention event. National Night Out, will involve…

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Meetings Scheduled For Tonight At Springfield City Hall Have Been Cancelled

Evening meetings scheduled for tonight at Springfield City Hall have been cancelled because of the potential for severe weather that has been forecasted by the National Weather Service. Springfield City Hall will close at 4:30 p.m.

Also, the City…

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Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno And City Emergency Response Officials Urge City Residents To Take Precautions And Monitor Weather Reports Closely For Updates About The Potential For Severe Weather This Afternoon And Evening

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, City Emergency Response Officials and Springfield School Department Officials just completed their participation on a conference call with the National Weather Service, FEMA and MEMA regarding the potential for severe weather…

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Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity Hosts Quincy Street Tour with the Mayor

Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity (GSHFH) would like to invite the press on a tour with Mayor Sarno of one of the houses that was recently built as a part of the Home for the Holidays campaign. The tour will be held on July 20th at 9:30am at…

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Chicago Based Law Firm Of Shefsky & Froelich To Be City Of Springfield’s Casino Consultant

 

LAW FIRM WILL PROVIDE CITY WITH LEGAL SERVICES FOR PROJECTS RELATED TO PROPOSED CASINO DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY IMPACTS

July 17, 2012 – Joined by Springfield’s Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy, and City Solicitor Edward Pikula, Mayor…

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Sheriff Michael Ashe And His Community Service Program To Be Recognized For Their Work In The Sixteen Acres Neighborhood

Who:               Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, City Councilor Clodo Concepcion and Sheriff Michael Ashe

What:             Recognition of Sheriff Michael Ashe and his Community Service Program for their work in the Sixteen Acres neighborhood

When:    …

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COOLING CENTERS TO BE OPENED IN THE CITY OF SPRINGFIELD

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, the City’s Director of the Department of Health and Human Services Helen R. Caulton-Harris, Director of Elder Affairs Jan Rodriguez-Denney and the City’s Director of Emergency Preparedness Bob Hassett announced today that the…

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44 CITY OWNED PROPERTIES SLATED FOR AUCTION

July 16, 2012 - Let the bidding begin! The City of Springfield will turn up the heat with their summer real estate auction to be held on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, at 6:00 p.m., at Springfield City Hall. With 44 City owned parcels slated for the auction…

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City to Seek Developers for 1600 Main Street

July 11, 2012 – The City of Springfield today released a Request for Proposals (RFP) seeking developers interested in purchasing and redeveloping 1600 Main Street. The building had been known as the “Asylum” nightclub prior to the City acquiring the…

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No Rubbish Collection On July 4th Holiday

SPRINGFIELD’S DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS REMINDS RESIDENTS THERE WILL BE NO RUBBISH COLLECTION ON JULY 4TH HOLIDAY

July 2, 2012 – The Department of Public Works reminds Springfield residents who have municipal trash collection on Wednesdays that…

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Season Opening Of Several Swimming Locations

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick Sullivan, Springfield’s Director of Parks, Facilities and Recreational Management announced today that several swimming locations will be opening for the summer season on Saturday, June 30, 2012.

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