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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Announces Demolition of Blighted Property at 81-83 Tyler Street

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City of Springfield Housing Officials announced today the demolition of 81-83 Tyler Street, which is set to begin on Monday, December 17, 2012. 

This demolition is part of the City’s continued revitalization efforts in the…

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Massachusetts Firefighting Academy's Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program

On Thursday, December 13, 2012, 32 fire service personnel from 32 communities graduated from the 20th offering of the Massachusetts Firefighting Academy’s Chief Fire Officer Management Training Program. The thirteen-week program was developed in…

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Mayor Sarno Announces Staff Changes in the Finance Department

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that Springfield’s Chief Administrative & Financial Officer (CAFO) Lee Erdmann has submitted his resignation and that his voluntary separation with the City of Springfield is effective January 11, 2013 with his…

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DPW Announces Last Day for Curbside Yardwaste Collection

The Department of Public Works has announced the last day for curbside yard waste collection in the City will be this Friday December 7th. The DPW will be transitioning from leaf and yard waste collection into preparation for snow operations. The…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Hires New Constituent Services Director

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today changes in his office staff. James Leydon, formerly Director of Constituent Services will replace Attorney Thomas Walsh, former Director of Communication for Mayor Sarno. In addition, William Baker will join the…

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Bright Nights Recognizaed As One Of America’s Best Places For Holiday Lights

Yahoo Travel has recognized Bright Nights in Springfield, MA in their article; America’s Best Places for Holiday Lights. The article can be viewed here:  

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David Colón Promoted to District Fire Chief

Springfield firefighter David Colón was promoted to District Fire Chief in a brief ceremony at the Raymond Sullivan Public Safety Complex on Wednesday, November 21, 2012.

Acting Fire Commissioner Joseph Conant said he believes Colón is the first…

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Worthington Street Explosion Response

Mayor Sarno's office has issued the following advisories for residents and businesses affected by the Friday, November 23, 2012 gas-related explosion on Worthington Street: 

Residents whose homes sustained damage should contact their insurance…

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Springfield’s Historic Union Station Officially Gets Underway

The long-awaited transformation of Springfield’s historic Union Station into the region’s main transportation hub officially got underway today at a ceremonial demolition held at the Frank B. Murray Street site.

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, along with…

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Springfield’s Department Of Public Works Reminds Residents There Will Be No Rubbish Collection On Thanksgiving Holiday

The Department of Public Works reminds Springfield residents who have municipal trash collection on Thursdays that there will be no collection service on Thursday, November 22nd due to the Thanksgiving Holiday.

Collection of rubbish will take place…

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Veterans Day Parade To Kick Off Sunday At 11:00 A.M. From Springfield Technical Community College

WHO:             Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Springfield’s Veterans Services Director Thomas Belton and Members of the Veterans Day Parade Committee

WHAT:           Veterans Day Parade  

WHEN:           Sunday, November 11, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. …

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City Of Springfield To Seek Developers For Key South End Properties

The City of Springfield announced today that it will be releasing a pair of Request for Proposals (RFP) on Wednesday, November 7, 2012, for two tornado damaged properties in the South End. Both the historic Armory Building at 29 Howard Street and the…

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Rally this Friday Kicks Off City Wide Initiative to Raise College Awareness

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Superintendent of Schools Daniel J. Warwick and others will kick off College?YES!, a city-wide effort to inspire college aspirations, with throngs of former, current and future college graduates and supporters during a rally…

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Massmutual Young Professionals Plant 2,400 Trees At Camp Wilder

Date:                     Saturday October 20, 2012
Time:                     9:00 AM
Place:                    Camp Wilder, Parker Street,
Contact:               Patrick Sullivan, 787-7770

Camp Wilder will be green again thanks to a grant and…

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City Of Springfield’s Department Of Administration And Finance Issues Trash Fee Discount Communication Update

Last week some City residents received a letter from the City’s Office of Administration and Finance requesting updated information aimed at determining continued eligibility for trash fee discounts and to update City records for those households…

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Secretary Bialecki To Announce New ‘Tools To Grow’ Pilot Business Support Program In Springfield

On Wednesday, Oct. 17, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Greg Bialecki and the Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation will announce a new pilot program, called “Tools to Grow,” designed to deliver management consultant assistance and…

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Free Document Shredding

Keep Springfield Beautiful will be hosting their

Bi Annual Document Shredding Event

 (Sponsored by Pro Shred)



September 28th 2013


Duggan Middle School

1015 Wilbraham Rd.


9am -12 (noon)


(Donations Welcomed)



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Two Historic Homes Offered For Sale

The City of Springfield has issued Requests for Proposals for purchase and redevelopment of two historic homes on Mill Street, in the City’s Maple Hill Historic District.

175 Mill Street: Is a vacant, single family home, constructed circa 1890. …

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City Of Springfield Mails Letters Asking Residents Receiving A Discount On City’s Trash Fee To Update Records

City residents with a discount on the City’s trash fee (seniors, blind, veteran, indigent) received a letter today from the City’s Chief Administrative and Financial Officer Lee C. Erdmann asking residents to update their records with the City in…

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Joined my City and Housing Department Officials, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced that the City of Springfield will begin the demolition of several properties in the City’s Maple-High/Six Corners Neighborhood. Today’s announcement was made in front…

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