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Chief Of Staff Tom Ashe and Former Congressman Joe Kennedy Joined to Dedicate Low-Income Community Solar Array in Springfield

Chief of Staff Tom Ashe joined Citizens Energy Chairman Joseph P. Kennedy II for a dedication of a major solar array in Springfield on Friday to provide green power to low-income subscribers of the company’s innovative JOE-4-SUN program.

Ashe and…

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Chief of Staff Tom Ashe Welcomes New Arrival of McDonalds in the Springfield's South End

Tom Ashe, Chief of Staff to Mayor Sarno joined with State Senator Jim Welch to welcome George Michell, his family, and the McDonald’s staff for the grand re-opening and official ribbon cutting ceremony at the newly renovated McDonalds at 360 Main…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Apology and DPW Directive on Snow Removal Policy

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states this past mis-forecasted storm was difficult for all of us, but even with these challenges, we always strive to do better – my apologies and I thank and appreciate our residents constructive criticism, patience, and…

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City of Springfield Parking Ban Lifted

The City of Springfield parking ban will end as of 4:00 p.m. today, December 9, 2019.  We thank you very much for your assistance and cooperation with this matter.

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on 78th Anniversary of Pearl Harbor Attack

Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “On the 78th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor – we pause and remember those servicemen and women who lost their lives. May God rest their souls and God Bless America.

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City Hall Employees Come Together to Celebrate and Donate to Toys for Tots at the Mayor's Annual Thank You Holiday Party

The mood was festive and fun as City Hall employees joined Mayor Domenic Sarno and family in celebrating the upcoming Christmas holiday. Many took the time to donate toys to the Marine's Toys for Tots program whose mission is to provide new,…

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Information about Tuesday’s Trash Collection

Please be advised that due to the lengthy snowstorm, trash, recycling, bulk and yard waste pick up for Tuesday, December 3, 2019 was cancelled and has been rescheduled for Saturday, December 7, 2019.  If extra bags are needed, stickers will not be…

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Mayor Sarno to Attend Military and Emergency Responder Night at Bright Nights

Mayor Domenic Sarno, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, Fire Commissioner B. J. Calvi, and members of the Springfield Veterans Activities Committee will attend Annual Military and Emergency Responders Night, which honors the emergency first…

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City of Springfield Yard Waste Notice

The City of Springfield DPW will continue to pick up yard waste through Friday, December 13, 2019.

Please be advised that due to the December 1st and 2nd  snowstorm, that leaf bags that have become buried in snowbanks, and / or are frozen to the…

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Happy Thanksgiving from Mayor Sarno


It is hard to believe that the holiday season is already upon us. On Thursday, November 28th, families and friends will gather to give thanks for the blessings they have in their lives. As we pause to collectively give thanks; I wanted to…

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Solid Waste Collection Schedule for Thanksgiving Day

The Springfield Department of Public Works reminds residents that there will be no collection of trash, yard waste, recycling or bulk item materials on Thursday, November 28th due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday.

Residents normally scheduled for…

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JFK Remembrance Committee hosted the 56th Annual Remembrance Service

Mayor Sarno, the Springfield Board of Park Commissioners and the JFK Remembrance Committee hosted the 56th Annual Remembrance Service at the Eternal Flame in Forest Park to honor the memory of President John F. Kennedy.

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Mayor Sarno, Spirit of Springfield Announce Plans for 2019 Holiday Parade

Mayor Sarno joined with Spirit of Springfield in Tower Square’s Center Court (across from Dunkin Donuts)  Friday, November 22, 2019, at 10:30AM, to announce plans for the Annual Holiday Parade and the 2019 Parade Marshall.  They joined by Fred…

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Garden Of Remembrance Committee Is Pleased To Announce It Will Be Hosting the Third Annual An Irish Country Christmas Concert

Springfield, MA – The 1916 Garden of Remembrance Committee is pleased to announce it will be hosting the third annual An Irish Country Christmas concert on Sunday December 15th at 3:00 p.m. at the Pope Francis Preparatory School Theater.  The show,…

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Mayor Sarno Weekend Schedule on Saturday, November 23rd and Sunday, November 24th

Saturday, November 23, 2019

11AM at Twin Hills Country Club in Longmeadow

700 Wolf Swamp Rd, Longmeadow, MA

100th Birthday Family Celebration

Mayor Sarno to present a Happy 100th Birthday Proclamation to Springfield Resident Mrs. Eva Marie…

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City of Springfield and MGM Springfield Wins International Award for Excellence in Economic Development

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – MGM Springfield and the City of Springfield Office of Planning and Economic Development (OPED) have received a 2019 Excellence in Economic Development Award from the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) for the MGM…

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Mayor Sarno Recommends to City Council Both Residential and Commercial Tax Rates to Go Down

Springfield, MA – Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today his preliminary recommendation for Fiscal Year 2020 property tax rates. He will forward his proposed rates to the City Council for consideration at a meeting scheduled for Monday, November 25…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Condolences on the Passing of City Councilor E. Henry Twiggs

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, from one barber’s son to another, I’m very sorry to hear about Ward Four City Councilor E. Henry Twiggs passing.  My thoughts, prayers, sympathy, and encouragement to his wife Karen, family and friends.  Always the…

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Mayor Sarno and Springfield Partners for Community Action to Offer Seniors Free Door-to-Door Service

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, in collaboration with Springfield Partners for Community Action will initiate a PILOT  program that offers area seniors FREE door-to-door service for those wishing to go to the Raymond A. Jordan Senior Center. The new service…

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Mayor Sarno Commends Eastern States Exposition on Donation of 4-H Raised Beef to Open Pantry and Friends of the Homeless

Eastern States Exposition (ESE) donated premium beef from a prize 4-H steer to Springfield’s Open Pantry and Friends of the Homeless. Acting on behalf of the Exposition and its Board of Directors, ESE President and CEO Gene Cassidy bid on and…

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