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Orientation Scheduled for Newly-Elected City Councilors and School Committee Members

December 4, 2009 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that he has scheduled orientation sessions for the newly elected city councilors and school committee members.  The orientation sessions will also be open to current members re-elected in…

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Springfield Mourns Passing of Emily Bader, Former Library Director

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stated that he was very sorry to hear about Springfield’s former Library Director Emily Bader’s passing and that his thoughts and prayers are with her husband Hank and their family.  “Emily was a truly dedicated leader, who was…

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Veterans Day Parade

Springfield observed Veterans Day 2009 with a parade and ceremony at Court Square. Springfield Schools Superintendent Dr. Alan J. Ingram served as 2009 Parade Marshall, accompanied by 2009 Veteran of the Year Eugene L. Brice and Mayor Domenic J.…

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MassMutual Helps Beautify the Pine Point Neighborhood

New “Friends of SHA” program stimulates public/private partnerships to help improve the quality of life in Springfield

November 23, 2009 – A new Springfield Housing Authority (SHA) program is off to a fast start with a donation from its first…

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Census Bureau Finds Larger Springfield Population

U.S. CENSUS BUREAU CERTIFIES SPRINGFIELD’S POPULATION AT 155,521 RESIDENTS

November 16, 2009 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that he has received correspondence from the United States Department of Commerce, U.S. Census Bureau,…

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New City Council & School Committee Members

MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO WELCOMES RECENTLY ELECTED CITY COUNCIL AND SCHOOL COMMITTEE MEMBERS TO HIS OFFICE FOR A MEET AND GREET

November 13, 2009 Mayor Domenic J. Sarno hosted a meet and greet in his City Hall office yesterday for all recently…

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Veterans Day Parade Marshalls Named

November 5, 2009 - Presentation of the 2009 Springfield Parade Marshal and Veteran Of The Year Award was made at a ceremony held in the City Council Chamber at Springfield City Hall. Springfield Schools Superintendent Dr. Alan J. Ingram was named…

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Mayor Sarno Announces Plans to Expand Single-Stream Recycling

November 5, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, representatives from the City’s Department of Public Works and the Department of Environmental Protection announced today that the City expects to save over $250,000 in annual savings as a result of an…

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2009 Springfield Developer Conference Draws Over 240

The 2009 Springfield Developer Conference drew a crowd of over 240 developers and real-estate professionals to the MassMutual Center on October 30, 2009, more than double the size of the city's last developer conference. Guest speakers included Dee…

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Springfield to host Leadership Forum on Substance Abuse and Public Policy

October 30, 2009 - The City of Springfield will be hosting a Leadership Forum on Substance Abuse and Public Policy on Monday, November 9, 2009, from 4:30 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Scibelli Hall on the campus of STCC.   Guests will include Greg Warren,…

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UMass Urban Design Center Planned for Court Square

October 29, 2009 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that University of Massachusetts Chancellor Robert Holub has committed to establish an Urban Design Center at 3-7 Elm Street at Court Square.  The new center will be open February 1, 2010 and…

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CDBG Award Details

Agency Project and Location
Project Description
 Final Award
Caring Health Center HVAC Improvements to Main Street Clinic Facility-1040 Main Street Major…
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Community Development Block Grants Awarded

MAYOR DOMENIC J. SARNO ANNOUCES RECIPIENTS OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT AWARDS

October 28, 2009 – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today the recipients of Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) awards at a press conference held at…

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Springfield Businesses Elegible for $1 Million for Improvements

New agency created to drive economic development, revitalization

October 28, 2009 – Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today announced that $1 million in grants are available to fund storefront improvements along the entire length of State and…

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City Announces Energy Savings

The Mayor of the City of Springfield, Domenic J. Sarno and the Executive Director of the Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, Patrick J. Sullivan, and Facilities Engineer, Joseph Forest will announce the success of the energy…

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Springfield hosts MassStat

October 28, 2009 - Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that the City of Springfield is hosting representatives of nearly a dozen New England cities and towns as part of the MassStat initiative.  MassStat is a network of city governments in New…

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Springfield Mayor’s Chief of Staff Denise Jordan to receive Award of Excellence

Jordan will receive award at 34th Annual Providers’ Council Convention & Expo

BOSTON – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno’s Chief of Staff, Denise Jordan, will receive an Award of Excellence on Thursday, October 29, for her dedication to and service in the…

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Community "Call to Action"

Springfield Communities of Faith Unite to Address Violence

The Springfield 10 Point Coalition in conjunction with the Council of Churches, City Officials and Members of the Faith Community will host a “Call to Action” on Thursday, October 29, 2009…

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Pink and Denim Day October 23

SPRINGFIELD CITY EMPLOYEES WEAR PINK AND DENIM TO RAISE MONEY IN SUPPORT OF RAYS OF HOPE

Springfield City employees wore pink and denim on Friday, October 23rd in support of Rays of Hope. Rays of Hope has raised millions of dollars to improve…

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Rebuilding Together at Scibeli Enterprise Center

Photos from  the Grand Opening of Rebuilding Together Springfield at the Scibelli Enterprise Center at STCC (click to enlarge). Rebuilding Together brings volunteers together to provide free rehabilitation and critical repairs to the homes of…

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