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City Council Fails Again to Pass Police Ordinance to Grant Subpoena Powers to Community Police Hearing Board – Mayor Sarno to Issue Executive Order for the Good of the Community and Our Police Department

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “While I appreciate the efforts of City Councilors Tim Ryan, Tim Allen, E. Henry Twiggs, Mike Fenton and Ken Shea to work with Acting Police Commissioner Cheryl…

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Springfield Fire Department Secures Three Major Federal Grants

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Congressman Richard E. Neal and Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi announce $1,350,428 in federal grants

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On Behalf of Our City’s Marijuana Review and Host Community Agreement Committees and Myself Demand an Apology

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “The process that we undertook was completely transparent and adhered to all the laws and regulations pertaining to the licensing of recreational marijuana. We hired an…

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1920's Era Police Letters Donated to City of Springfield

Thank you to Anne Lessenger of Connecticut for the generous donation of a 1920's era book of Springfield Police notes and letters, found in her late brother's attic in Springfield. Below is Anne's…

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Mayor Sarno Responds to City Council and Defends City Clerk Atty. Tasheena Davis and Transparent Process with Recreational Marijuana Companies Community Host Agreements

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “First of all, City Clerk Atty. Tasheena Davis’ integrity, honesty, professionalism and hard work ethic are unquestioned. Secondly, City Clerk Davis was…

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Arrest Made after 9-11 Monument is Vandalized

Springfield Police Officers, after an investigation by our Detective Bureau under the direction of Captain Trent Duda, arrest James Carroll for vandalizing the 9-11 Monument in Riverfront Park. 

“It…

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Mayor Sarno, City Officials Tour Repair Project at Main Greeting Road in Forest Park

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, and more City staff toured the construction of a new culvert at Main Greeting Road in…

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Baker-Polito Administration Announces $5.1 Million in Complete Streets Funding Program Awards

18 communities receiving funding to construct infrastructure for multimodal improvements - Springfield receives $207,161

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Nancy Lieberman Charities with Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame To Donate 2nd Dream Court to Springfield, MA

Nancy Lieberman Charities is teaming up with Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame to give the Springfield Police Department and the Springfield residences a brand new Kids & Cops Dream Court™.…

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Groundbreaking Ceremony Ushers in New Era for Centuries Old Schools

Plans to usher in a new era for students attending the North End-based Lincoln and Brightwood schools took a giant leap forward today with a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the building of a 150,500…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on the Passing of Judge William Boyle

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “So saddened to hear about Judge Billy Boyle’s passing. My sympathy, thoughts, prayers and encouragement to Rose, Margaret, Marty, Kathryn, family and friends. From…

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Mayor Sarno Visits Construction Site of New East Forest Park Branch Library

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and a delegation representing the City, the Library and the Library Foundation toured the new East Forest Park Branch Library and were impressed with the size and scale of the…

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The City of Springfield’s Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management to Host Twilight Yoga at Forest Park

Domenic J. Sarno, Mayor and Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of the Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, and Paula Thayer, Assistant Director of Recreation, are pleased to…

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HUD Awards More Than $4.3 Million to Help End Youth Homelessness in Western Massachusetts

Grants to support innovative housing programs in 23 communities nationally

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Mayor Sarno Joins American Medical Response to Launch Earn While You Learn Initiative

Program will stimulate Springfield economy while offering trainees a cost-free way to launch a career in EMS

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Sarno Administration Surpasses $616 Million in School Repairs

Mayor Sarno and Superintendent Warwick tour schools, reviewing the $14 million in summer work across school facilities

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Cooling Centers Opening in the City of Springfield

Mayor Sarno, along with the Commissioner of Health and Human Services, Helen R. Caulton-Harris, announced today that the City of Springfield will open Cooling Centers in the City on Monday, August 19,…

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From an Intern's Perspective... Danielle Dorn

"We've had many great interns. Danielle's heartfelt words to everyone on the staff meant the world to us. We wanted to sharewhat internships mean to our interns and to my office. It's mutually…

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Mayor Sarno Once Again Voted by MassLive’s Reader Raves as Best City or Town Official

Mayor Sarno was recently notified that for the sixth consecutive year he has been voted by Reader Raves as “Best City or Town Official”.

Mayor Sarno states, “Thank you to all the voters of ‘Reader…

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Mayor Sarno and Brigadier General John Driscoll Honor Family of PFC Francis E. Drake, USMC with Massachusetts Medal of Liberty

On October 9, 1942, PFC Francis E. Drake, USMC made the ultimate sacrifice at Guadalcanal in the Pacific Theatre of Operations during World War II in defense of the United States of America. Today,…

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