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Mayor Sarno Provides Update on Adult Use Marijuana

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno provided an update on a number of Adult Use Marijuana issues pending with the City.

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Mayor Sarno Joined with City and State Officials for the Reopening of Pynchon Plaza

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management (PBRM) Patrick Sullivan, Chief Development Officer (CDO) Tim Sheehan, Director of Capital Asset Construction Peter Garvey, Police Commissioner Cheryl…

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Announce ‘Taking it to the Streets’ Gang Intervention and Prevention Initiative

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announced today that the City of Springfield under the auspices of the Office of Racial Equity in the name of public health and safety; will be ‘taking it to…

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Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris Named 2020 Woman of Impact!

The City of Springfield’s Commissioner of Health and Human Services, Helen Caulton-Harris, has been selected as a Woman of Impact honoree by Business West for the year 2020. Commissioner Caulton-Harris and seven other honorees will be celebrated on…

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Mayor Sarno Joined with AMR for Donation to the Foodbank of Western Massachusetts

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with American Medical Response (AMR) Northeast Regional Director Patrick Pickering for a donation to the Foodbank of Western Massachusetts. Andrew Morehouse, Executive Director for the Foodbank of Western Massachusetts…

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Steps to Follow While Waiting for COVID-19 Test Results

Residents are directed to wait and quarantine while awaiting their COVID-19 test results.

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Springfield DPW Issues Yard Waste Collection Notice

ATTENTION RESIDENTS!!!!!

Do to an excessive amount of Yard Waste being collected this week, the Department of Public Works will be running 2-3 days behind schedule for curbside yard waste collection over the next 2-3 weeks. Residents should have…

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Springfield Police Department assigns Officer to FBI Task Force

Springfield Police Department Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood has assigned a Springfield Police Officer to the FBI’s Western Massachusetts Gang Task Force to combat gun violence. The assignment will begin Monday.

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City of Springfield to Begin Phase I Demolition Cleanup at Former MCDI Site

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with State Representative Bud Williams, City Councilor Malo Brown, Director of Disaster Recovery Tina Quagliato Sullivan, CAFO TJ Plante, Building Commissioner Steve Desilets, and other city, state and neighborhood…

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Mayor Sarno, Police Commissioner Clapprood and Fire Commissioner Calvi Attend Ribbon Cutting and Park Dedication to Sgt. Kevin E. Ambrose

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined today with Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi, representatives from Christina’s House, and members of the Ambrose Family for a ribbon cutting and park dedication to Sgt. Kevin E. Ambrose. 

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Mayor Sarno and PBRM Director Sullivan Announce Grant Funding for Loon Pond Redevelopment

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan, and Park Commission Chairman Brian Santaniello are happy to announce a $650,000 Parkland Acquisition and Renovations for Communities (PARC)…

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Important Message from DPW

While performing trash removal over the last two weeks, the DPW has encountered “hot loads” of radiation based contaminated material located within trash pick-up on our Thursday route. The contaminated waste has tripped the radiation sensors at our…

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City of Springfield to Keep Cyr Arena Temporarily Closed

Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreational Management Patrick Sullivan in consultation with Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris and adhering to the City’s and the Commonwealth’s public health and safety measures…

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Springfield Daily COVID-19 Coronavirus Cases

NOTE: Daily COVID-19 cases are reported by the Commonwealth's MAVEN system. Cases are accurate as information is reported and updated.

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Governor Baker Announces New Measures to Help Mitigate the Community Spread of COVID-19

The Baker-Polito Administration announced a series of targeted measures to disrupt the increasing trend of new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations. Governor Charlie Baker announced these changes at a time where public health data has indicated that…

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Mayor Sarno Joined Spirit of Springfield for Special Bright Nights 15th Anniversary Road Race Announcement

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Spirit of Springfield President Judy Matt, board chair Attorney Melinda Phelps, and this year’s Bright Night’s Road Race spokesperson, Health New England President Richard Swift for a special announcement about this…

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Mayor Sarno Joins Congressman Neal, Representative Williams, and PBRM Director Sullivan for Tour of Ruth Elizabeth Park Improvements

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Congressman Richard E. Neal, State Representative Bud L. Williams, and Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management Patrick J. Sullivan for a tour of the renovation project progress at Ruth…

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Mayor Sarno Joins Flag Raising in Celebration of Puerto Rican Heritage Month

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and state and local officials joined with Sgt. Gumersindo Gomez, Executive Director of the Bilingual Veterans’ Outreach Center for the Puerto Rican flag raising ceremony on the City Hall steps today.  Mayor Sarno declared the…

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Following an Election Directive from the Secretary of State Elections Division the City of Springfield will be Temporarily Closing the Ballot Drop Box

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Election Commissioner Gladys Oyola announced that the City of Springfield has received an Election Directive from the Secretary of State Elections Division for enhanced security of ballot drop boxes in the Commonwealth…

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