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Mayor Sarno Thanks Health and Human Services Team for Hosting COVID-19 Vaccination and Booster Clinic for City Employees

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno thanked Tony Pettaway, Director, Public Health Emergency Preparedness & Response and the Health and Human Services team for hosting a COVID-19 vaccination and booster clinic at City Hall for city employees.  

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Mayor Sarno Sends Condolence and Support Letter to Mayor Kōkichi Maeda of Springfield’s Sister City, Takikawa, Japan

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno sent a letter of condolence and support to Mayor Kōkichi Maeda, mayor of Springfield’s sister city, Takikawa, Japan, today on behalf of the citizens of Springfield upon the tragic and sudden death of Japan’s former Prime…

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Mayor Sarno and Mayoral Aide Mini Marrero attend Grand Opening of Tu Casa Restaurant

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Mayoral Aide Minerva ‘Mini’ Marrero attended the grand opening of a new Dominican restaurant, Tu Casa Restaurant, Bar and Bakery, on Friday, July 8, 2022. City Councilor Victor Davila, retired SPD Officer Joel Rayes and DPW…

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‘Movies in the Park’ Returning this Summer

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management (PBRM), Assistant Director of PBRM Peter Krupczak and PBRM Coordinator Tom Dougal joined with East Springfield Neighborhood Council President…

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Mayor Sarno Encourages Residents to Review Fuel Assistance Programs

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno would like to encourage residents to check in with their heating fuel and oil providers to review any fuel assistance programs that might be available. With the ever increasing cost for heating fuel and oil, it is important…

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Springfield Public Schools Seek Community Input on Proposed Strategic Plan for the Next Six Years

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After a nearly three-year process of gathering community input to create the Springfield Public Schools’ Portrait of a Graduate (POG), the district is now soliciting public feedback on a draft of its 2022-2028 Strategic Plan, which is based on the…

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Mayor Sarno and City Officials Meet with Sheriff Cocchi to Discuss Mental Health and Drug Addiction Response and Treatment and Rehabilitation Options

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, Police Superintendent Cheryl Clapprood, Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe met with Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi and Chief of Staff…

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Springfield Emergency Communications Remind Residents to Make Sure their House Number can be Seen from the Road

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The Springfield Fire Department Emergency Communications would like to remind residents to make sure that their house number can be clearly seen from the road. This helps emergency responders if they have to quickly respond to your address.

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Mayor Sarno and Springfield Public Library Kickoff Summer Reading Club and Announce Elimination of Overdue Fines

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined Springfield Library Assistant Director for Public Services Jean Canosa Albano and Springfield Library Commission Chair Steve Cary and Mayoral Aide Mini Marrero to kick off the annual Summer Reading Club at the Brightwood…

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Mayor Sarno Welcomes Back Long-time School Committee member and City Councilor Attorney Ken Shea to the Law Department

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is happy to welcome back long-time former School Committee member and City Councilor Attorney Ken Shea to the Law Department. Working with City Solicitor Judge John Payne and City Council President Jesse Lederman, Attorney Shea…

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DPW to Begin Annual Line Painting on Public Streets

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Shortly after July 1, 2022, the DPW will begin our annual line painting throughout the City. All of the work will be completed overnight and we expect the work to take about 3 months.

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Demo Preparation for Mass Mutual Center Parking Garage to Begin

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Beginning the week of July 4, 2022, site preparation will occur for the demolition of the Mass Mutual Center parking garage. Roadway barricades will be installed and the following traffic patterns will change:

 

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Mayor Sarno and City Officials welcome new AIC President Hubert Benitez

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Development Officer (CDO) Tim Sheehan and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe met with and welcomed new American International College (AIC) President Hubert Benitez, AIC Board of Trustees Chair Frank Colaccino and AIC Chief…

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Mayor Sarno and City Officials Meet with Gandara Center

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, Police Superintendent Cheryl Clapprood, Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe met with Gandara Center CEO Lois Nesci, VP of Fund Development and…

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Mayor Sarno Joined for Bittersweet Farewell for Outgoing City Council President Marcus Williams

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined to celebrate and thank Marcus Williams for his to service to our Springfield as a City Councilor for seven years, serving as Council President for the past year and a half. Mr. Williams has retired from the City Council…

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Mayor Sarno Joined with Governor Baker and Administration for DCR Summer Nights 2022 Kick-Off at the South End Community Center

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Governor Charlie Baker, Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA) Secretary Bethany A. Card, and Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) Commissioner Douglas Rice today for the DCR’s Summer Nights 2022 Kick-Off…

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Mayor Sarno Joins Fire Commissioner Calvi to Congratulate Newly Graduated Dispatchers

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined today with Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi and Deputy Chief Of Staff Services David Wells to congratulate 6 new dispatchers on their graduation.

Mayor Sarno states, “To our six newest dispatchers and your families:…

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Public Comment Period for City of Springfield’s Hazard Mitigation Plan Is Open Until 7/15/22

The City of Springfield is pleased to announce the opportunity for public comment on the Hazard Mitigation Plan (HMP) Update. The public comment period will be open July 1, 2022 through July 15, 2022.

Please email all comments to Ciara Hanlon at cha…

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