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Senior Community Service Employment Program

The City of Springfield Department of Elder Affairs and the Center for Workforce Inclusion present the Senior Community Service Employment Program. 

Participants Must Be:

  • At Least 55 Years-Old.
  • Unemployed.
  • Family Income Of No More 125% Of The…
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10 to 10 Helpline Offers Intimate Partner Violence Resources

The 10 to 10 Helpline is a free, anonymous, and confidential intimate partner abuse prevention helpline, serving Massachusetts adults and teens. Responders are trained to treat all callers with respect, and to support their efforts to become and…

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Mayor Sarno and Senator Lesser Celebrate Summer Reading at Springfield Public Library

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and State Senator Eric Lesser joined with the Boston Bruins and our Springfield Thunderbirds to celebrate summer reading at our Springfield Public Library at the East Forest Park Library Branch. Bruins Mascot Blades and…

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal and State Senator Lesser Joined with the Health Connector to Highlight New Health Insurance Benefits Created by the American Rescue Plan

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard Neal and State Senator Eric Lesser joined with representatives from the Commonwealth’s Health Connector to highlight the new health insurance benefits created by the American Rescue Plan at the Caring…

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Movie in the Park Scheduled for Monday, July 19th is Canceled Due to Inclement Weather

Due to inclement weather the Movie in the Park scheduled for Monday, July 19, 2021, at Marshall Roy Field is canceled.

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City of Springfield Holds Shot for Shot Basketball Event and Vaccination Clinic

On Saturday, July 17, 2021, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris and the Springfield Vax Force held a Shot for Shot Vaccination Basketball Tournament as part of the City's continued vaccination…

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Mayor Sapelli Wins Annual Mayor’s Cup

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with West Springfield Mayor William Reichelt, Agawam Mayor William Sapelli and Chicopee Mayor John Vieau for the Spirit of Springfield Golf Classic and the Annual Mayor’s Cup. Mayor Vieau tried his best to defend his…

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Registration Now Open for Cadet Training Program

What is the Cadet Program?

The Springfield Police Department Cadet Program is an on the job training program for individuals interested in a career in law enforcement. Cadet candidates must pass a qualifying examination to be eligible to be accepted…

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Springfield Public Library to Celebrate Summer Reading

Boston Bruins mascot Blades and our Springfield Thunderbirds mascot Boomer are bringing summer fun to Springfield City Library! Join us Monday, July 19 for a special visit that includes games, crafts and a photo booth. All are welcome at the East…

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‘Movies in the Park’ Returning this Summer

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno along with Patrick Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, and WWLP reporter Sy Becker held a joint announcement at Forest Park in the lead up to the return of ‘Movies in the Park,’ the…

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Springfield Public Schools Portrait of a Graduate

For nearly two years, Springfield Public Schools has engaged the community to help build a Portrait of a Graduate – a vision of the skills and attributes SPS students need to find success in college and career. Community input has been a vital…

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Mayor Sarno Meets with New Westfield State University President Dr. Linda Thompson

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, joined by Chief of Staff Tom Ashe met with new Westfield State University President Dr. Linda Thompson today as well as Special Assistant to the President Tim Rooke.  Dr. Thompson was appointed as Westfield State University 21

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Mayor Sarno and Councilor Brown to Work with DPW on Increasing Pedestrian Safety on Wilbraham Road

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has directed DPW Director Chris Cignoli to work with American International College (AIC) and to review what safety measures can be implemented to increase pedestrian safety on Wilbraham Road for residents and students and…

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Mayor Sarno and Bishop Byrne Congratulates Father Piotr Calik on Becoming a United States Citizen

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Bishop William Byrne in congratulating Father Piotr S. Calik on becoming a United States Citizen. Father Calik serves as Vicar General for the Catholic Diocese of Springfield. Born in Poland, he was ordained a…

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City of Springfield Announces Westminster Street Children’s Park Community Build Event

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan, Park Commission Chairperson Terry Rodriguez, the McKnight Neighborhood Council, and Bob Bolduc of Pride Stores, announce a KaBoom! Community…

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Fontaine Brothers Named General Contractor for 31 Elm Street / Court Square Project

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan and Director of Capital Asset Construction Peter Garvey joined with Congressman Richard E. Neal, State Senator Adam Gomez, local business owner Peter Picknelly, Michael O’Brien of…

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Mayor Sarno ‘Fit to be Tied’ and Upset About Insensitive Social Media Post by Springfield Police Officer

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “This is just plain unbelievable! After everything we are all doing in our Springfield, state, and our country to unite, respect and work together, this officer pulls this ‘B.S.’! This action ignites, divides and…

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Mayor Sarno Visited and Rang the Opening Bell at the Farmers’ Market at Forest Park

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stopped by to visit with the new manager for the Farmers’ Market, Jodi Manning, and ring the opening bell at the Farmers’ Market at Forest Park.

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Mayor Sarno Stopped by the Visit and Thank the Staff at the Forest Park Pool

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stopped by the pool at Forest Park today and thanked the life guards on duty for their continued dedicated efforts. Springfield Police Officer Jose Feliciano was also on hand.

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Continue to Meet with the Springfield Vax Force

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris continue their meetings with the Springfield Vax Force to help efforts aimed at getting our residents vaccinated, especially our younger population which have been…

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