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Mayor Sarno Joined Commissioner Clapprood for Meeting with National Guard

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood met with members of the National Guard yesterday at Pearl Street. The meet and greet served as an opportunity to go over some initial logistics on how Commissioner Clapprood will utilize…

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Mayor Sarno Offers Passover, Easter and Ramadan Holiday Greetings

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno offers Passover, Easter and Ramadan holiday greetings to residents.

“As we move into Holy week I wish you and your families Happy Passover, Easter and an upcoming Ramadan too.  Through these challenging times we face, even…

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Mayor Sarno and Family Join with Springfield Community in Offering Signs of Hope and Solidarity with those Working on the Frontlines

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and family, wife Carla and daughters Cassandra and Chiara, show their support for our healthcare professionals and all frontline personnel during the fight against COVID-19 (Coronavirus) by decorating their front door with…

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Mayor Sarno and City Officials Tour the City’s Homeless Tent Triage Facility

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, Executive Director of PBRM Patrick Sullivan, Building Commissioner Steve Desilets, and Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan for a tour of the city’s…

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Mayor Sarno Continues His Daily Morning Cabinet Briefings via Zoom

Mayor Sarno continues holding his daily morning meetings with cabinet heads. The team is utilizing video conference platforms in order to maintain and adhere to social distancing guidelines.  

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City of Springfield to Adjust Collection Date for 4th Quarter Real Estate Property Taxes

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has announced that following Governor Baker signing a Municipal Relief legislation (H4598: An Act to Address Challenges Faced by Municipalities and State Authorities Resulting from COVID-19), the City of Springfield will adjust…

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Springfield Awards 30 Grants to City Restaurants as Part of the “Prime the Pump” Grant Program

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan announced today that 30 grants totaling over $225,000 for restaurants have been awarded as part of the city’s ‘Prime the Pump’ Grant Program in response to the economic crisis resulting…

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Mayor Sarno and Health Commissioner Caulton-Harris Issue New Public Health Advisory and Recommendation

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris today issued a new Public Health Advisory and Recommendation to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus) and to continue to stress the importance of…

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City of Springfield has Adjusted the Due Dates for the Collection of Certain Fees and Taxes

Due to the state of emergency that has been declared by the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and the City of Springfield, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has announced that the City of Springfield will delay the due dates for the collection of certain fees and…

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City of Springfield Releases Draft Substantial Amendment to the City's CDBG 2019-2020 Action Plan

The City of Springfield is releasing the attached DRAFT substantial amendment to the City of Springfield’s CDBG 2019-2020 Action Plan. The substantial amendment will increase funding for the Business Support Program utilizing $500,000 of carryover…

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Announce Major Jump in Springfield Residents Testing Positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus) – Nearly Doubles in One Day!

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announce early this evening that there has been a major jump in the number of Springfield residents testing positive for COVID-19 (Coronavirus). The number of…

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The City of Springfield's Health and Human Services Department COVID-19 Health Advisories and Recommendations

The City of Springfield's Health and Human Services Department offers the following as recommendations and precautionary measures to help mitigate the spread of COVID-19.

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‘Ignorance is Bliss’ – Mayor Sarno ‘Again’ Highlights the Need to Follow and Adhere to the Public Health Emergency Orders

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno recently received an email from an individual who apparently is taking the COVID-19 situation and the recent Public Health Emergency orders of social distancing and the closing of all active recreational activities lightly. …

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Mayor Sarno Extends Gratitude to Paul Mina and United Way of Pioneer Valley

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno thanks and appreciates the efforts of Paul Mina, Executive Director United Way of Pioneer Valley and the UWPV team for stepping up as we come together as a community to face this pandemic. UWPV made a considerable food donation…

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Mayor Sarno Implores the President and Federal Government to Ramp up Production of Much-Needed Medical Equipment

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, today, signed onto a letter from the Massachusetts Public Interest Research Group asking President Trump and the Federal Government to support our hospitals and healthcare facilities, and our cities, towns and states by using…

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Mayor Sarno Petitions HUD for Additional CDBG Funds for Small Business Assistance

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan today sent a letter to David Tille, Regional Administrator for HUD, seeking flexibility to redeploy potentially $500,000 additional CDBG funding for the “Prime the Pump” restaurant…

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Mayor Sarno and Police Commissioner Clapprood Announce Continued Partnership with Massachusetts State Police

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood announced this evening that the State Police will partner with the City of Springfield’s Police Department by deploying 9 state troopers to the city to complement the police department’s…

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Mayor Sarno Requests Massachusetts National Guard

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today, out of an abundance of caution and to continue to be proactive in addressing any potential needs that might arise due to the public health emergency situation of COVID-19, that he has contacted the Office of…

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Mayor Sarno Announces City's Contingency Plan for Homeless Population

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and key members of his administration today announced the city’s contingency plan in cooperation with local stakeholders to address the city’s homeless populations need during this public health emergency.

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