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Mayor Sarno Announces First Round Recreational Marijuana Selections

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stated, “First of all, many thanks to our whole Internal Review Committee, especially to Assistant City Solicitor and City Council Attorney Tasheena Davis, independent expert…

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Traffic Advisory - Fourth of July at Riverfront Park

Beginning at 11:00 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, 2019, the Memorial Bridge will close for the 4th of July Fireworks. The bridge will reopen at approximately 12:30 a.m. on Friday morning.


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Solid Waste Collection Schedule for Fourth of July Holiday

The Department of Public Works announces that due to the July 4th holiday, there will be no collection of trash, recycling, or yard waste this Thursday.

Residents normally scheduled for these…

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The New England Farm Workers Council Holds Groundbreaking Ceremony Announcing the Start of The Massasoit/Paramount Revitalization

Governor Charlie Baker, Congressman Richard Neal and Mayor Domenic J. Sarno were all in attendance.

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on the Passing of David Starr, Retired Publisher and President of The Republican Newspaper

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “First of all, to his wife Peggy Starr, family and friends my sympathy, thoughts, prayers and encouragement. Mr. Starr was always so very kind to me and a friend. His…

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Mayor Sarno Continues to Expand Civilian Police Hearing Board Powers

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, in response to the failure of the City Council to approve an Ordinance creating a Civilian Review Board with subpoena powers, has asked the Law Department to draft a modified…

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Mayor Sarno Very Grateful to Governor Baker on MassTrails Grant Award of $300,000 for Our McKnight Community Rail Trail Project

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has been notified by Governor Charlie Baker and Lt. Governor Karyn Polito of a MassTrails Grant for $300,000 for our McKnight Community Rail Trail Project.

Mayor Sarno stated,…

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Mayor Sarno’s $691.7 Million Budget Passes by a 12-1 Vote of the City Council

Mayor Sarno’s $691.7 million budget passed this evening by a 12-1 vote of the City Council and without any cuts. It was balanced for the fifth consecutive year without the use of stabilization reserve…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Acting Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood Hold Promotional Pinning Ceremony for Newest Deputy Chief, Captain and Lieutenants

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Acting Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood hosted a promotional pinning ceremony for the Department’s newest Deputy Chief, Captain and two newest Lieutenants. 

Effective Sunday…

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Mayor Sarno and Mercy Medical Center Celebrate New Traffic Signalization at Mercy Medical Center’s Carew Street Entrance

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chris Cignoli, Director of the Springfield Department of Public Works (DPW) and Mercy Medical Center President Mark Fulco hosted an announcement today to celebrate newly…

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Mayor Sarno to Nominate First African-American Female City Clerk

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “After being notified by current City Clerk Atty. Anthony Wilson of his departure to become the City of Cambridge’s City Clerk, I will nominate Associate City Solicitor…

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Springfield Police Department Response to Kevin Santos Arrest in NY

While Kevin Santos was out on bail waiting for his next hearing on illegal “large capacity” firearm charges, he attempted to murder a police officer in New York. 

Mr. Santos, 22 years old, was pulled…

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Mayor Sarno – “Another Alarming Example of Need to Pass My Bail Legislation and Governor Baker’s Dangerousness Legislation ASAP!”

On Tuesday, June 4th, the Springfield Police Department’s Strategic Impact Unit arrested Ishmael Delgado for possession of a firearm without an FID, firearm violation with one prior violent/drug crime…

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Mayor Sarno Signs onto Mayors Against LGBTQ Discrimination Lawsuit

As a member of Mayors Against LGBTQ Discrimination, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has signed onto an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court in support of employment nondiscrimination protections for the…

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Mayor Sarno Vetoes Municipal Election Notification Ordinance

Mayor Sarno's Veto Message:

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Are we now talking about publicly financing campaigns – is that our next step? There are certainly a lot of unanswered questions. Is this…

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Mayor Sarno Extols and Presents Neighborhood Enhancements Project Map

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer TJ Plante joined City Councilor Michael Fenton to present a new interactive map displaying City and CDBG funded projects…

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City Solicitor Ed Pikula Receives First Inaugural Richard T. Egan Public Service Award from the Hampden County Bar Association

The Hampden County Bar Association honored City Solicitor Edward M. Pikula, Esq. with the first inaugural Richard T. Egan Public Service Award at its Annual Meeting on Thursday, June 6, 2019 at Tower…

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Springfield is the First City in US to be Recognized for 3 Age- Friendly Designations

Springfield is now the first city in the United States to be recognized for its commitment to improve the quality of life for seniors, including those with dementia, as an Age and Dementia Friendly…

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Mayor Sarno Echoes Coach Belichick Tag Line to our Court System – “Do Your Job!”

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “I guess ‘the third time is a charm’ on the quick arrest of Edwin Hernandez on murder charges in the Liberty and Genesee Street’s shooting of Isaiah Ramos (may God rest…

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