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Mayor Sarno’s Continued Outreach and Advocating to State and Curative Mass Vaccination Eastfield Mall Site Officials Spurs Customer Service-Friendly Changes for Seniors

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “In speaking with Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Curative Site Director Dean Shultis a number of times yesterday and this morning about better and more timely customer service logistics for our senior citizens in…

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Call 2-1-1 for Massachusetts Vaccine Scheduling Resource Line

If you are age 75 or older and need assistance making a COVID-19 vaccine appointment, call the Mass Vaccine Scheduling Resource line by dialing 2-1-1. 

The Massachusetts Vaccine Scheduling Resource Line is available in English and Spanish and will…

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City of Springfield Reminds Residents About Tax Payment Deadline - Encourages Residents to Pay Taxes Online or by Mail –

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chairman of the Board of Assessors Richie Allen, and Collector/Treasure Christopher Caputo are reminding residents to be mindful of the due dates as tax bills are mailed out. As the City of Springfield is still in the midst…

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Mayor Sarno Joined with Buckeye Bros Smokeshop/Harry's Caffe to Celebrate 30 Years in Business

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with David and Paul Glantz, owners of Buckeye Bros Smokeshop/Harry’s Caffe to acknowledge their 30th Anniversary in business. Mayor Sarno presented the brothers and the business with a proclamation declaring Friday,…

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Ward 1 City Council Vacancy

Any interested resident of Ward 1 is invited to apply to the Springfield City Council to fill the vacancy representing Ward 1 on the Springfield City Council. Interested residents should send a cover letter expressing their interest and a résumé to…

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Mayor Sarno Joined with AMR to Thank MGM Springfield for Tent and Food Donations

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with American Medical Response (AMR) as they thanked MGM Springfield for donating a heated tent and for providing lunches for their dedicated employees and staff at the AMR testing site at the Eastfield Mall.

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Mayor Sarno, HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris, State Representative Williams and AMR Announce Testing Site in Mason Square

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris joined with State Representative Bud L. Williams and American Medical Response (AMR) in announcing that the City of Springfield will be setting up a COVID-19…

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Wells Fargo Provides Common Capital $500,000 Relief Aid to Help Western Massachusetts Small Businesses Impacted by Covid-19, Expand low-cost Lending Program

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan are happy to announce that Wells Fargo has they have tapped Common Capital, a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), to receive $500,000 from its Open for Business Fund to…

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Mayor Sarno and State Representative Williams Celebrate Black American Heritage Flag Day Ceremony

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and State Representative Bud L. Williams joined with State and City officials to celebrate the 35th Annual Black American Heritage ceremony at City Hall on Monday, February 1, 2021. After the ceremony, the event concluded with…

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Office of Community Development to Hold Two Virtual Hearings of the Action Plan for Program Year 2021-2021

Due to COVID19, the City of Springfield will hold two virtual Facebook live hearings to receive citizen input on Monday, February 8, 2021 at 2:00 PM and on Friday, February 12, 2021 at 2:00 PM.

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City Hall and all Municipal Buildings to Close at 3:00 P.M. Monday, February 1, 2021

Due to the impending weather Springfield City Hall and all municipal buildings will be closing at 3:00 p.m. today, Monday, February 1, 2021.

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Due to the impending snowstorm and upon recommendation of emergency…

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Mayor Sarno Meets with Governor Baker’s New Director of the Western Massachusetts Office of the Governor

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno met with Governor Charlie Baker’s new Director of the Western Massachusetts Office of the Governor and old friend and former Mayoral Aide Jose Delgado. The discussion included the Governor’s ongoing efforts to defeat the…

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Mayor Sarno Holds First Meeting of 2021 with Springfield State Delegation

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today held his first meeting of 2021 with the Springfield State Delegation. The discussion included the Governor’s H1 Budget, local aid, Chapter 70 and Chapter 90 funding, the continued COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic relief…

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Announce Plans to Help Seniors with Scheduling their COVID-19 Vaccinations

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton Harris announce that the Springfield City Library and the Department of Elder Affairs are taking action to help Springfield seniors that need assistance with…

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Mayor Sarno Grateful for Continued PPE Support from the Rotary Club of Springfield

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris joined with the Rotary Club of Springfield President John Perez today as the local chapter of the worldwide service organization distributed a total of 20,000…

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Join with AMR for Earn While You Learn Graduation

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris joined with Patrick Pickering, American Medical Response (AMR) Northeast Regional Director for AMR's Earn While You Learn graduation event at their Eastfield…

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Mayor Sarno and PBRM Executive Director Sullivan Announce Preliminary Master Plan for Greenleaf Park

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks (PBRM), Building and Recreation Management have announced the preliminary Master Plan for Greenleaf Park and is requesting the Park Commission to approve the proposed plans. …

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Mayor Sarno and Councilor Davila to Ask City Council to Approve Special Home Rule Legislation to Help Address Illegal Fireworks

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Ward 6 City Councilor Victor Davila will ask the City Council to act on and approve the Mayor’s Special Home Rule legislation to help address illegal fireworks, which have been a quality of life issue for our residents and…

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Continue Vax Force Information Committee Meetings

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris continue to hold bi-weekly meetings with the members of the Springfield Information Vax Force Committee.

The Springfield Information Vax Force Committee will…

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Mayor Sarno and CAFO Plante Announce Melanie Acobe as City of Springfield’s First Latina Budget Director

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante have announced that Melanie Acobe has been promoted as the City of Springfield’s Budget Director.  She becomes the City’s first Latina Budget Director.  

Acobe is…

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