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Mayor Sarno Thanks City Hall Facility Staff for their Continued Efforts

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stopped by to thank City Hall facility staff for their continued efforts providing assistance for our residents and business community that visit City Hall.

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Mayor Sarno and State and City Officials Joined with MassHousing for Bergen Circle Groundbreaking

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and state and city officials joined with MassHousing for the groundbreaking ceremony at Bergen Circle. MassHousing closed on $21.2 million in affordable housing financing for the refinancing and extensive rehabilitation of the…

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Spirit of Springfield Holds Pubic Safety Meeting with Public Safety Officials from the Region to Prepare for 4th of July Fireworks

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with the Spirit of Springfield for their public safety meeting with public safety officials from the region as they discussed preparations for the 4th of July fireworks. Departments and agencies involved included the…

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City Council Unanimously Approves Mayor Sarno’s FY22 Budget

The Springfield City Council unanimously approved Mayor Domenic J. Sarno’s $756 million budget for fiscal year (FY) 2022. The FY22 budget includes no layoffs and maintains all core services and represents a 3.9% increase from the previous year’s…

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SPD Releases Footage of Armed Suspect Pointing his Firearm at Officers and Bystanders

The Springfield Police Department is releasing city camera footage showing an incident that occurred Sunday night during which an armed suspect, after allegedly firing his gun, repeatedly pointed his firearm at responding officers and bystanders…

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Mayor Sarno Recognizes “National Go Skateboarding Day” in Springfield

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Department of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management (PBRM) Director Patrick Sullivan, in collaboration with Rosemary Tracey Woods of Art for the Soul Gallery and Betsy Johnson of WalkBike Springfield will recognize…

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Eversource Offers Assistance Programs for Residential Customers

Need help with your Eversource bill, residents are encouraged to take advantage of their extended payment plan and other programs to help with their bill. If you’re enrolled in an assistance program or payment plan your service won’t be disconnected…

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Congressman Neal Celebrates Child Tax Credit at Square One

Congressman Richard E. Neal, Chairman of the House Committee on Ways and Means visited Springfield’s Square One on Monday morning to celebrate the success of the expanded Child Tax Credit in the American Rescue Plan and bring awareness to the monthly…

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal and State Officials Joined with Mercy Medical Center to Recognize their Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A Scores

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal, and state officials joined with Mercy Medical Center to recognize their back to back Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade A scores. For 20 years, the Leapfrog Group, an independent national watchdog…

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Joined with the Brethren Community Foundation for Juneteenth Celebration

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris joined with the Brethren Community Foundation at the Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center for a Juneteenth Celebration. The celebration included musical and Gospel…

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City of Springfield Celebrates Juneteenth Holiday

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard Neal, City Councilors Tracye Whitfield and Justin Hurst and the Juneteenth Planning Committee joined with state and local officials on the front steps of City Hall to celebrate the Juneteenth Holiday in the…

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Rabbi Kosofsky Visits with Mayor Sarno and Provides a Prayer and Blessing

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed a visit from Rabbi Kosofsky and in continuing a tradition from Rabbi Kosofsky’s late father-in-law Rabbi Edelman, provided Mayor Sarno with a prayer and blessing of good health, wisdom, and strength.

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First Latina City Clerk Gladys Oyola Sworn In

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and City Council President Marcus Williams proudly announce that the City of Springfield has sworn in the City’s first Latina City Clerk Gladys Oyola. Oyola was sworn in by Armando Feliciano, Chairperson for the Springfield…

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City of Springfield Summer Seasonal Positions Still Available

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management (PBRM) Patrick Sullivan announced that there are still summer jobs available with the City’s Parks and Recreation Division. Springfield residents are…

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Mayor Sarno and State Officials Joined with Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito at Caring Health Center’s Vaccination Site

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and state officials joined with Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito at Caring Health Center’s vaccination site on Sumner Ave as the Governor officially declared Wednesday, June 16, 2021 as “Vaccinator…

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Springfield Public Schools Grab-and-go Summer Meal Service

Home Grown Springfield, the culinary and nutrition program of Springfield Public Schools, is serving grab-and-go meals all summer to ensure kids have access to healthy meals. Breakfasts, lunches, dinners, and snacks are provided for any child 18 or…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Happy Father's Day Wishes

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, "Happy Father's Day and thank you dads for your love, nurturing, and patience too!"

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Mayor Sarno and State Officials Joined with Governor Baker and Lt. Governor Polito at White Lion Brewing to Announce Small Business Recovery Funding

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and state officials joined with Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito at White Lion Brewing in downtown Springfield to announce additional state small business recovery funding. Those in attendance included: …

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Mayor Sarno Joined with Springfield Together for Summer Kickoff Drive-Thru Event

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Springfield Together for their End of the School Year Summer Kickoff Drive-Thru event sponsored by the Law Offices of Dunn and Phillips, Springfield Elks Lodge #61, Big Y, Eastfield Mall, and the Springfield Police…

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City of Springfield Announces Dates for Reopening Public Libraries and Senior Centers

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announced today the dates for the reopening of the public libraries and senior centers.

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