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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Executive Director of PBRM Present Forest Park Master Plan to Springfield Park Commission

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Patrick J. Sullivan, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management, presented to the Board of Park Commissioners for the Master Plan at Forest Park.  The…

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City Releases PERF Summary of Police Department Review

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced that the Police Executive Research Forum (PERF) has provided an Executive Summary of its review of the Springfield Police Department’s Internal Investigations…

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Mayor Sarno Announces Release of CPHB Annual Report for 2018

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announces that the Community Police Hearing Board (CPHB) has submitted its annual report for 2018. 

Mayor Sarno stated, “The statistics show the CPHB is helping to ensure that…

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City of Springfield Recognizes Public Health Month

Public Health Month kicked off this morning at City Hall. On behalf of  Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Director of Constituent Services Bill Baker presented a proclamation declaring Public Health Month in…

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RFQ/P for Marijuana Establishments Available Monday, April 1, 2019

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno has announced that the Request for Qualifications/Proposal (RFQ/P) for Marijuana Establishments to operate in the City of Springfield will be available on Monday, April 1, 2019.

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on Nathan Bill’s Police Court Actions

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Needless to say, this is not a good day for our Springfield Police Department. I am very disappointed and angry – these are very serious charges. Police officers are…

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FY20 Budget Hearing Schedule Updated

Please note the changes in the FY20 budget hearing schedule. Meetings for the Parks and Facilities Management Departments have been re-scheduled to Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00…

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Police Color Guard to Open U.S. Army Field Band Concert

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, Health & Human Services Commissioner Helen Caulton-Harris, and Executive Director of Parks, Buildings, and Recreation Management Patrick…

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City of Springfield to Celebrate Irish Heritage on St. Patrick’s Day

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and the City of Springfield will celebrate Irish Heritage with a series of events for St. Patrick’s Day, celebrated on March 17th. A full schedule of St. Patrick’s Day events…

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FY20 Budget Hearing Schedule Updated

Please note the changes in the FY20 budget hearing schedule.

Meetings for the Planning Department, Parks Department, Facilities Management and DPW have been rearranged from Thursday, March 14 at 9:15…

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Budget Hearings - Monday, March 11, 2019

Mayor Sarno held his first budget hearing meeting this morning at City Hall along with Chief of Staff Tom Ashe, Chief Administrative & Financial Officer TJ Plante, Budget Director Lindsey Hackett and…

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Mayor Domenic J. Sarno’s Fiscal Year 2020 Budget Hearings Set to Begin

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) Timothy J. Plante have released the following schedule for the Mayor’s Fiscal Year 2020 (FY20) budget…

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D. Jeremy DeMar, Director of Springfield Emergency Communications, To Speak in Washington, DC in Support of Bipartisan 911 Saves Act

D. Jeremy DeMar, Director of Springfield Emergency Communications (SEC), has been invited to speak at a press conference in support of the 911 Saves Act, a zero-cost legislative fix to reclassify…

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Greening the Gateway Cities and Springfield Water & Sewer Department Team Up to Bring Residents of Old Hill, Upper Hill and McKnight Neighborhoods Free Rain Barrels

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Springfield Water and Sewer Commission Executive Director Josh Schimmel, Executive Director of Parks, Buildings and Recreation Management Patrick Sullivan, and Secretary of…

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Aquatics Department Offering Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course Next Month

The City of Springfield’s Aquatics Department will be offering a Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course during April vacation week at Commerce High School, 415 State Street. Pre-registration is required…

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Mayor Domenic Sarno, Acting Police Commissioner Clapprood Meet with key African-American Religious and Community Leaders Pertaining to Police and Community Relations

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Acting Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood met with key African-American religious and community leaders pertaining to police and community relations.  The collective…

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Mayor Sarno and Acting Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood Announce Tentative Agreement on Police Supervisors Contract

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Though contentious at times, I am pleased that this is another contract resolved. Now through Acting Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood, we will continue to push for…

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Springfield City Hall Opening at 10:00 a.m. Monday, March 4, 2019

Due to the weather and upon recommendation of emergency preparedness officials, Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announces that Springfield City Hall will open at 10:00 a.m., Monday, March 4, 2019. This…

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City of Springfield Awarded $786,025.70 for the 2019 Senator Charles E. Shannon Jr. Community Safety Initiative

The Massachusetts Executive Office of Public Safety awarded the City of Springfield a $786,025.70 grant for the 2019 Senator Charles E. Shannon Jr. Community Safety Initiative, better known as a…

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Leonard A. Corbin, Springfield's First African-American Firefighter, Remembered

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Fire Commissioner BJ Calvi held a ceremony today at the Mason Square Fire Station to remember Springfield’s first African-American firefighter, the late Leonard A. Corbin.…

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