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City of Springfield Raises Dominican Flag

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, State Representative Carlos Gonzalez and State Senator Adam Gomez joined Vladimar Caceres and representatives from the Dominican Cultural Sports Center to raise the Dominican Flag to commemorate Dominican Independence Day. …

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City of Springfield Action Plan Substantial Amendment #10

HOPWA CARES ACT SUPPLEMENTAL FUNDS - ACTION PLAN 2020

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Mayor Sarno Responds to Broadcast by Fox News Journalist

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “The report broadcasted by the Fox journalist is totally inaccurate. The City of Springfield has nothing to do with the incident at Smith College in Northampton. I am proud to say that Springfield has been on a…

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SPS Chief Communications Officer Azell Cavaan and CFO Patrick Roach Talk About Ventilation Upgrades Made to City Schools

Springfield Public School Chief Communications Officer Azell Cavaan and CFO Patrick Roach talk about the specific building ventilation upgrades made at public schools to provide safe, clean air for students and staff.

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SPS Plan for In-Person Re-opening Subject to Union Negotiations

The School Committee is considering an in-person education plan that would begin on April 5th, with students in grades pre-k through five; the district’s highest need Special Education students; students with limited or interrupted formal education;…

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Mayor Sarno Recognizes Facilities Team for their Dedicated Service

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Chief of staff Tom Ashe, Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan, Municipal Maintenance Specialist John Carignan, and Facilities Administrator Scott Pierce to thank all the members…

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City of Springfield Announce New Consolidated Centralized Dispatch Center

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi, Deputy Chief of Staff Services David A. Wells, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante announce the new consolidated centralized…

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Reopening Guidelines for the Springfield Police Department

The Springfield Police Department will resume allowing one person at a time in the lobby of 130 Pearl Street for new License to Carry (LTC) and Firearms Identification Card (FID) applications by appointment only.

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Mayor Sarno Sends Letter to DPH Commissioner Bharel Asking Support for City’s Efforts to Stand Up Local Vaccination Sites and Vax Force Outreach

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno sent a letter to the state Department of Public Health (DPH) Commissioner Monica Bharel asking if the Commonwealth could support the City’s efforts with standing up local city vaccination sites and support the City’s Vax Force…

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Mayor Sarno and Team Watch Live as Ruth E. Carter’s Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is Dedicated

Today, the Hollywood Chamber of Commerce dedicated the 2694th star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame to Springfield native, Ruth E. Carter. Carter is only the second person ever to receive this honor in the costume design category. She is the first black…

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Mayor Sarno Congratulates Division I AIC Hockey on Clinching Postseason Top Seed

The American International College (AIC) men’s hockey team has clinched the top seed position in the Atlantic Hockey Conference. This is the third consecutive season they have done so.

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Springfield Museums Present: A Month-Long Salute to Dr. Seuss

Join the Springfield Museums in celebrating Dr. Seuss during the month of March!

Head to the Springfield Museum website to learn more about the festivities going on in celebration of Dr. Seuss from March 1-31: Hats Off to Dr. Seuss | Springfield…

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Five Candidates to be Considered by City Council for Vacant Ward 1 Seat

Five Springfield residents have submitted their names for the City Council to consider for the Ward 1 City Council seat. The City Council will consider one of the five to serve out the remaining term of the Ward 1 Council seat which was vacated when…

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Mayor Sarno Joins Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity House Dedication Ceremony

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with the Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity (GSHFH) Executive Director Aime Giroux, GSHFH Board President Anne Eisenmen, and GSHFH Family Services Manager Deborah O’Mara, along with the Lead Pastor at Calvary’s…

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Mayor Sarno Pleased to Meet New Executive Director at the Springfield Jewish Community Center

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with new Springfield Jewish Community Center (JCC) Executive Director Samantha “Sam” Dubrinksy and Attorney Jonathan Goldsmith to welcome Director Dubrinksy who joins the Springfield JCC after previously directing the…

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Coach Click Presents Mayor Sarno with Swag from Alma Mater

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was thrilled to receive a High School of Commerce Basketball hoodie from his fellow HSC alum and Mayoral Aide, Coach Lavar Click. This year, Mayor Sarno celebrates his 40th high school reunion with the High School of Commerce…

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Continue Bi-weekly Vax Force Meetings

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris hosted the fourth meeting of the Vaccine Education Committee (“Vax Force”) today. 

The Vax Force is comprised of fifteen committee members offering…

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SPD Continues to Make Significant Progress on DOJ Recommendations

The Springfield Police Department continues to make significant progress on the DOJ recommendations proposed in July. The Springfield Police Department updates its DOJ liaisons on its progress during bi-weekly conference calls and city’s Law…

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Mayor Sarno Provides Comments During Virtual Public Hearing for Comcast Cable TV Franchise License Renewal

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, as the statutory issuing authority for the City of Springfield, held a virtual public hearing for Comcast Cable TV Franchise License Renewal on Tuesday, February 23, 2021. Deputy City Solicitor Kathleen Breck served as the…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on “Supermarket Employee Appreciation Day”

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Sometimes we take things for granted – simply put, to all of our supermarket employees and their families, good health and thank you!”

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