What's New In Springfield

City of Springfield Phased Reopening Plan

As part of the City of Springfield’s phased reopening plan, all municipal buildings and facilities will be reopening to the public, by appointment only, along with other restrictions, starting Wednesday, May 27, 2020.

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Health and Human Services COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Situational and Statisitcal Information

City of Springfield Health and Human Services 24/7 COVID-19 (Coronavirus) hotline - (413) 750-3250

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Mayor Sarno Joined with LaTonia Monroe Naylor, Member of the School Committee, Alongside Parent Villages for a Rally Cry for Springfield to #ShowUp to Protect Our Children

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today joined with School Committeewoman LaTonia Monroe Naylor on the steps of City Hall for a Rally Cry for the youth of Springfield alongside Parent Villages, Inc., other elected officials, community leaders, leaders of the...

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Mayor Sarno Offers Message of Unity

As I have stated on a number of occasions “the diversity of our city is one of our greatest strengths”.  During these historic and troubling times in our country and our city, it is imperative that we all work together to make our city a better place...

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City Hall and all Municipal Buildings Closed Friday to Observe 4th of July Holiday

Please be advised that Springfield City Hall and all municipal buildings will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2020 to observe the 4th of July holiday. 

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City of Springfield and Springfield Museums in Partnership with the Springfield Cultural Partnership Received $100,000 in Our Town Grant from the National Endowment for the Arts

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with President of the Springfield Museums Kay Simpson, Executive Director for the Springfield Cultural Partnership Karen Finn and Executive Director of PBRM Patrick Sullivan for an announcement as the National Endowment...

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Mayor Sarno to Reallocate Police Funds and Matching Funds towards Proactive Street Outreach Workers Program and Cultural Sensitivity/Mental Health Training Programs to Health Department in Support of the New Office of Racial Equity

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today announced that he would reallocate funding from the Police Department and match that dollar amount to fund the city’s new Street Outreach Workers Program and Cultural Sensitivity/Mental Health Training Programs for the...

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Mayor Sarno, Congressman Neal and State Representative Puppolo Thank the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in Boston for Donating Vital PPE’s

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno continues to give thanks to everyone in our community for stepping up and providing much-needed PPE’s for our police, fire and frontline personnel.  

Congressman Richard E. Neal and State Representative Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr....

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Mayor Sarno, Again, Calls for Passage of Bail and Dangerousness Legislation

Since March 17th, Springfield Police Officers have made 44 arrests (43 individuals) involving illegal firearms charges.    During this time, 42 illegal firearms have been recovered and of those 15 were large capacity and/or AR-15 style firearms. 


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Mayor Sarno Joined Congressman Neal Today at Union Station in Support of the Moving Forward Act

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today joined with Congressman Richard E. Neal at Union Station in support of the Moving Forward Act.  This important piece of legislation would help to rebuild our nation’s infrastructure through a $1.5 trillion investment...

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Mayor Sarno and the Brethren Community Foundation Celebrate Juneteenth

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno joined with Robert “Cee” Jackson, a representative of the Brethren Community Foundation and Civilian Community Police Hearing Board member, Eddie Anderson of the Masonic Lodge, and State Representative Bud Williams to bring...

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Mayor Sarno Issues Happy Father’s Day Wishes

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “Happy Father’s Day and thank you dads for your love, nurturing and patience too!”

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City of Springfield Announces $500,000 in Third Round of Prime the Pump Grant Program

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan today announced the release of $500,000 for a Third Round of the Prime the Pump Grant Program, to assist local small businesses in response to the economic crisis spurred from emergency...

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Central High School Graduate to Become New Treasurer/Collector

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante have announced that under the Acts of  2008 Chapter 468, Christopher Caputo of Springfield has been appointed as the City of Springfield’s new...

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Mayor Sarno Announced Major Action Steps to Address and Better Race Relations in Our City

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno today announced major action steps to address and better race relations in our City.  

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno stated, “As I continue my inter-department listening meetings with my black Cabinet/Department Heads, as well as...

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Mayor Sarno Thanks Mike Kang, Owner of Mike’s Beauty for Generous Donation

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno once again thanks Mike Kang and Mike’s Beauty for donating numerous PPE’s to those in need throughout our community.  Today, Michael donated a box full of hand sanitizer to the City of Springfield. 

Mayor Sarno stated, “Thank...

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Mayor Sarno Voices Support for Supreme Court’s Civil Rights Decisions Protecting Gay and Transgender Workers

“As a member of Mayor’s Against LGBTQ Discrimination, I am heartened and pleased by our United States Supreme Court decisions that protect the civil rights of gay and transgender workers,” Mayor Sarno stated after the opinions were delivered today.


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Mayor Sarno Announces Fiscal Year 2021 Budget Recommendation - No Layoffs and No Cuts to Service -

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante today submitted to the city council for approval an austerity budget for FY21.  

Due to the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic and subsequent economic shutdown, the...

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Expanded Tax Payment Lookups - now including Trash Fee, Motor Vehicle Excise, and property taxes back to 2004.

Real Estate property cards - parcel descriptions, photos and values.

Public Records - find records available on the City of Springfield website, and learn how to request additional records.

CDBG-Disaster Recovery - Get information on Community Development Block Grant Disaster Relief funds (CDBG-DR).

Casino Information - Documents, news and information about the casino project.

Public Meetings - Schedule, agendas and meeting notes for the City Council, Boards and Commissions.

Single Stream Recycling Program - FAQ, Dos and Don'ts.

Important Information About Open Meetings

In the State of Massachusetts, M.G.L. Chapter 39, Section 23B states all governmental bodies must have meetings that are open to the public and readily available to anyone who wishes to attend.  The City of Springfield provides access to meetings online in a variety of ways. More info >>

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