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Black Lives Matter Mural Painted on Court Street

The Black Lives Matter mural was painted on Court Street on Saturday, September 12, 2020, thanks to the leadership efforts of City Councilor Tracye Whitfield, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, and the support from our diverse and loving community.

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Happy Grandparents Day!

“This Sunday, September 13, 2020, I want to wish a Happy and Healthy Grandparents Day!  When we think of our grandparents, we think of warmth, wisdom and love.  Unfortunately, in these days of COVID-19 Coronavirus those heartfelt hugs are being…

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City of Springfield and Spirit of Springfield Hold 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

The City of Springfield and the Spirit of Springfield held a September 11th Remembrance Ceremony by the 9/11 Monument in Riverfront Park.

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Mayor Sarno to Schedule Phase Two of Adult Use Marijuana Applications

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced that the City of Springfield will be conducting Phase Two of the process to implement adult use marijuana and cultivation in the City.

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Mayor Sarno Continues Community Dialogue on Community and Police Relations

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno continues community dialogue meetings in support of the Office of Racial Equity to help improve police and community relations with a focus on street outreach workers who will actively engage in early intervention and…

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City of Springfield to Allow Tag Sales with Restrictions as part of the City’s Phase III Reopening Plan

The Board of Health for the City of Springfield will allow tag sales to resume effective Saturday, September 12, 2020, with restrictions, as part of the City of Springfield’s Phase III reopening plans.

Those individuals seeking to hold a tag sale…

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Mayor Sarno Tours Overland Lofts

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan joined with Davenport Advisors, the developer of Overland Lofts, for a tour of the economic development project that is part of the city’s Innovation District vision. The Overland Lofts…

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City of Springfield Continues Partnership to Address Gun Violence

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno continues community dialogue meetings with Juanita Batchelor, President of M.O.R.E. as part of the City’s partnership with key stakeholders to work together to identify and address the root causes of gun violence in our…

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2020 Household Hazardous Waste Collection Schedule

Hazardous Waste is not just an industrial problem. Many household products contain hazardous chemicals. When we throw them in the trash, these chemicals may contaminate our drinking water. When tossed in the trash, the wastes may injure sanitation…

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City of Springfield Municipal Group Illuminated by Zasco Productions in Support of #WeMakeEvents

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is proud to support the efforts of Michael Zaskey, President / Owner of Zasco Productions, as the City of Springfield Municipal Group will be illuminated Tuesday evening in support of a coalition of trade bodies, businesses,…

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City of Springfield and America Medical Response Join Commonwealth to Offer Additional Free COVID-19 Testing in Springfield

As part of Massachusetts’ Stop the Spread effort, the City of Springfield supports American Medical Response (AMR) as they facilitate free COVID-19 testing at the Eastfield Mall in Springfield. Testing will begin Saturday August 29th and run through…

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Mayor Sarno Joins in Wishing Captain Tarpey a Happy Retirement

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Commissioner Clapprood today to recognize and thank Captain Phil Tarpey for his years of brave and dedicated service to the City of Springfield and wish him a very happy and healthy retirement.

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Elm Street Redevelopment & Preservation Project

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Congressman Richard E. Neal, Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito, Secretary of A&F Michael Heffernan, Secretary of Housing and Economic Development Mike Kennealy, Executive Director of MassHousing…

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Mayor Sarno Welcomes Great News from Governor Baker that Springfield is in the “Green”

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno welcomed the news from Governor Charlie Baker when he announced during an event earlier today that the City of Springfield is in the “Green”!

Governor Baker announced today at a press event to kick off the historic Elm Street…

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal, Governor Baker, MassMutual, MGM, and MassHousing Officially Launch Historic $51.3 million Elm Street Redevelopment and Preservation Economic Project

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today joined with Congressman Richard E. Neal, Governor Charlie Baker, officials from MassMutual, MGM, and MassHousing, and other project stakeholders to officially launch the historic $51.3 million Elm Street Redevelopment and…

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Mayor Sarno joined with Congressman Neal and State and Local Officials for a Ribbon Cutting for the Formal Grand Opening of the Pride Convenience Store and Gas Station on State Street

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Congressman Richard E. Neal, City Councilors Malo Brown and Jesse Lederman, State Representative Bud Williams, State Senator James Welch, Robert Bolduc owner of the Pride Stores, President of the McKnight…

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City of Springfield Recognizes National Breastfeeding Month and Black Breastfeeding Week

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Shenell Ford, a Certified Lactation Consultant for Heart2Heartbeat Lactation & Wellness, and the Breastfeeding Community Action Circle to recognize and support National Breastfeeding Month on the front steps of…

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Happy to Announce ‘Zero’ New COVID-19 Cases Reported on Tuesday, August 25, 2020

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris are pleased to announce that there was zero (0) new COVID-19 Coronavirus cases reported in the City of Springfield on Tuesday, August 25, 2020.

Mayor Sarno…

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Mayor Sarno Acknowledges 100th Anniversary of the Certification of the 19th Amendment - Women’s Right to Vote -

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “As we mark and celebrate the 100th Anniversary of the certification of the 19th Amendment to the Constitution which secured women’s right to vote – Simply put – ‘Women’s power, intellect, and compassion shines through…

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Rays of Hope Virtual Challenge 2020

Congratulations to City Hall's very own Al Rodriguez and his lovely wife Jackie for being named Baystate Health’s Rays of Hope chairs for 2020/2021. 

Walk or run anywhere this year to participate in the Rays of Hope 2020 Challenge. Get your pink on…

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