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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on the Passing of ‘Fort’ Stalwart Rudi Scherff

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “First of all, my sympathy, thoughts, prayers, and encouragement go out to Rudi’s family, friends, and patrons of the historic and legendary Student Prince Fort…

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City of Springfield to Reinstate Mask Mandate

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris announced today that masks will be required in City Hall and all municipal buildings, effective…

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City of Springfield to Celebrate Kwanzaa

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno will join with the Kwanzaa Collective of Pioneer Valley, master of ceremonies Ayanna Crawford, and keynote speakers Dr. Amilicar Shabazz & Dr. Demetria Shabazz for the 2021…

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Mayor Sarno Reports Progress on “Huge Pet Peeve” of Street Lights Being Out After Meeting with Eversource Officials

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno shares an update on progress toward addressing street light outages following meeting with Eversource.

Mayor Sarno states, “After meeting with Eversource officials last month,…

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Mayor Sarno Joined with Commissioner Clapprood, Sheriff Cocchi and Ret. Colonel Gilpin to Provide Food for those in need of a Holiday Meal

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi and Retired State Police Colonel Kerry Gilpin and our local law enforcement…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Denial Letter to Comcast for Franchise License Renewal

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, as statutory issuing authority for the City of Springfield, has issued a preliminary assessment of denial to Comcast for their franchise license renewal. The current ten (10)…

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Mayor Sarno Announces UFCW Local 1459 Votes to Ratify New Four Year Contract

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Human Resources and Labor Relations Director Attorney William Mahoney announced today that the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) Local 1459 has voted to ratify a new…

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City Council President Marcus Williams to Continue Remote Council Meetings Amid Springfield's COVID-19 Surge

Council President Williams stated, "After discussions with HHS Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris and in consideration of residents, the Council and its staff, department heads, and all those who…

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Mayor Sarno Congratulates Police Officer Francisco Luna on being Awarded National Guardsman of the Year Award

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno proudly congratulates Springfield Police Officer and U.S. National Guard member Francisco Luna on being awarded the prestigious National Guardsman of the Year Award for his…

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BRIGHT NIGHTS OPEN FOR HOLIDAYS

All will be bright on Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and New Year’s Night. Bright Nights at Forest Park will be open on the holidays from 5pm to 11pm for holiday revelers to enjoy the more…

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Timber Cutting Begins for Forest Park Aquatic Garden Gazebo

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management (PBRM) Patrick Sullivan are proud to announce that the timber cutting process for the new Forest Park…

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Mayor Sarno, Commissioner Clapprood and Sheriff Cocchi Proudly Join with Springfield Together, Strong Young Minds, Elks Lodge #61 and other Community Partners for a Special 'Springfield Holiday Festival'

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and Hampden County Sheriff Nick Cocchi were pleased to join with Springfield Together Inc., Teka Jones from Strong Young Minds, Elks Lodge…

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MassHire Presents: Do You Know the Internet?

Learn what is really happening when you are online and more from MassHire’s Tech Shorts series. Visit masshirespringfield.org to Build Your Resume, Get Basic Help with Your Unemployment Claim, Get…

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AMR Announces Holiday Hours for COVID-19 Testing Site at Eastfield Mall

American Medical Response (AMR), the City of Springfield’s provider of medical transportation, announced today that the daily “Stop the Spread” COVID-19 testing site at the Eastfield Mall will be…

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Mayor Sarno Approves MVP Grant Funds to Neighborhood Councils

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has approved Municipal Vulnerability Preparedness (MVP) grant funding to nine (9) neighborhood councils that applied for grant funding to help increase awareness and…

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Mayor Sarno and City and State Officials Hold Lottery for North End Housing Initiative Homes

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Housing Director Gerry McCafferty, Deputy Housing Director Robert DeMusis, Director of Disaster Recovery Tina Quagliato-Sullivan, and School Committeewoman and Councilor-Elect…

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Mayor Sarno and HHS Commissioner Caulton-Harris Provide COVID-19 Situational Update

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Health and Human Services (HHS) Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris held a COVID-19 situational update press conference today to announce the distribution plan of the city’s…

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Mayor Sarno Enjoyed the SciTech Band's 15th Annual Winterfest Holiday Concert

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno was thrilled to join and celebrate the Pride of Springfield, our SciTech Band as they presented a special holiday concert – the 15th Annual Winterfest Holiday Concert at the…

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Mayor Sarno Approves CDBG Grant Funds to Non-Profits for Capital Improvements

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has approved the RFP CDBG grant funding request from local non-profits for capital improvements to their facilities. The City of Springfield’s Office of Community Development…

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Springfield Police Officers Responding to Burning Building Help to Evacuate the Multi-Unit Building

Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and the Springfield Police Department are today releasing body-worn camera footage of first responding Springfield Police officers evacuating a burning, smoke-filled…

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