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Mayor Sarno Meets with Jeffrey A. Fletcher, Collection Owner of African-American Collection

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno had the pleasure of meeting with Mr. Jeffrey A. Fletcher (retired New Haven Police Officer/Detective and part-time United States Marshall for the State of Connecticut) Collection Owner of African-American Collection, a…

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Mass Support to Host Suicide Prevention Town Hall

On Thursday, September 24th at 7pm, join us for a virtual town hall on youth suicide prevention. This topic is of the utmost importance always but especially in light of COVID-19, and September is National Suicide Prevention Month.

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Mayor Sarno Joins More than 60 Mayors in Opposing Proposed Anti-LGBTQ Rule Rolling Back Protections

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has joined thousands of other Americans and more than 60 other mayors who represent more than 21 million constituents in submitting a public comment and letter opposing a proposed federal rule attempting to undermine the…

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Mayor Sarno and City Officials Announced Completion of Six Corners Infrastructure Improvement Project

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with City Councilors Melvin Edwards and Malo Brown, State Representative Bud L. Williams, Department of Public Works Director Chris Cignoli, and residents and members of the Maple High/Six Corners Neighborhood Council to…

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Mayor Sarno Announces Civilian Community Police Hearing Board Community Outreach Event

Who: Community Police Hearing Board Members, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Health Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, City Solicitor Attorney Ed Pikula, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, Director of Human Resources Attorney William Mahoney, Retired…

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Mayor Sarno Joins with the Native-American Inter-Tribal Council of Western Massachusetts for the Annual Flag Raising

The Native-American Tribal Council of Western Massachusetts held their annual flag raising at City Hall on Saturday September 19, 2020.  Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined to offer a proclamation to highlight Native American Heritage Month.

Mayor Sarno…

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Mayor Sarno meets with Paul Belsito New Executive Director for the Davis Foundation

Mayor Sarno met with the new Executive Director for the Davis Foundation Paul Belsito. Mr. Belsito began his new role on June 1, 2020, succeeding Mary Walachy who retired after serving in the position for the past twenty-three years.

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan discuss the City’s continued economic development efforts.

Mayor Sarno states, “Even as we continue to work together to defeat this COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic, we must dictate our own future and move forward on all of our capital and economic development projects across the city.”

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Mayor Sarno Announces $3.5 Million for Homeless Services as Part of the Federal CARES Act

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan announced today that the City of Springfield is awarding $3.5 million in grant funding to four Springfield agencies to provide increased services to people experiencing homelessness. …

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Happy Rosh Hashanah, Springfield

The City of Springfield would like to wish all of our Jewish citizens a very Happy New Year!

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Mayor Sarno Provides Update on Continued Changes and Initiatives Accomplished in Working with the Department of Justice

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, City Solicitor Attorney Edward Pikula, Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, and Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer Attorney Talia Gee, provided an update on the…

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Mayor Sarno Recognizes Hispanic Heritage Month

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno issued a proclamation declaring “Hispanic Heritage Month” in the City of Springfield from September 15, 2020 – October 15, 2020. This month, we recognize the positive impact that Hispanic Americans have had on our Springfield…

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Mayor Sarno Joins to Honor PBRM Director Patrick J. Sullivan as EPA Merit Award Lifetime Achievement Winner

The U.S. EPA Recognized Eight Massachusetts Organizations and Citizens with Regional Environmental Award.

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Springfield Featured in Business West

Punching Back

Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno noted that his city is certainly well-versed in dealing with natural and man-made disasters — everything from the tornado in June 2011 to the natural-gas explosion a year and a half later.


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Mayor Sarno Joins with the D.A.R. to Acknowledge Constitution Week

Mayor Sarno joined with the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) to acknowledge and celebrate Constitution Week. Constitution Week is an observance to commemorate the adoption of the United States Constitution. Mayor Sarno presented a…

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Thank you Springfield Police

Mayor Sarno and Chief of Staff Tom Ashe joined with Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood to thank the brave and dedicated women and men of our Springfield Police Department for everything they do to keep our community safe.

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Mayor Sarno Kicked Off Hot Table Fundraiser to Benefit the Gray House

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with the Hot Table in Tower Square to kick off the 6th Annual Fill the Plate, Feed a Family challenge, to benefit The Market at the Gray House. Proceeds will go to assist their food assistance distribution program. …

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Mayor Sarno Continues to Bring Support and Relief to our Restaurants and Pouring Establishments

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has asked the City of Springfield’s License Commission to waive the liquor license renewal fees for 2021 (Please see attached letter).

Mayor Sarno stated, “My administration has and will continue to work with our businesses…

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City of Springfield’s Administration and Finance Division Recognized with Two Prestigious Awards

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is proud to report that the city’s Administration and Finance Division, led by Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante, has been recognized by the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on Defacement to Black Lives Matter Mural

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is disheartened by the vandalism to the Black Lives Matter mural on Court Street.  The vandalism, which appears to be from a ‘burnout’ from a vehicle, was found early this morning.  

Mayor Sarno stated, “Upon hearing about the…

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