What's New In Springfield

Schedule Your COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment

Eligible Springfield Residents who need Help Scheduling COVID-19 Vaccination Appointment can Contact Springfield City Library and Department of Elder Affairs. Each vaccine site has a specific registration link unique to that location. Those…

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Public Skating Canceled at Cyr Arena

The Department of Parks, Buildings and Recreational Management (PBRM) announced today that public skating at the Cyr Arena will be canceled this weekend (Friday, January 28 through Sunday, January 30, 2022), out of an abundance of caution, due to the…

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Mayor Sarno and City Officials Meet with Springfield Symphony Orchestra Board of Directors

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Chief Administrative and Financial Officer (CAFO) TJ Plante, Chief Development Officer (CDO) Tim Sheehan, Chief of Staff Tom Ashe and Symphony Hall Manager Amanda Spear-Purchase met with the Springfield Symphony Orchestra…

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Mayor Sarno and Representative Puppolo Provide Testimony to State Judiciary Committee in Support of Governor Baker’s Dangerousness Legislation

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and State Representative Angelo J. Puppolo, Jr. gave testimony before the Commonwealth’s Joint Committee on the Judiciary today in support of Governor Charlie Baker’s Dangerousness Legislation; House Bill (H) 4290: An Act…

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Economic Empowerment for Women: 2022 Worth and Wealth Seminars

The Worth & Wealth Seminars will provide Massachusetts women with financial skills and knowledge to become more confident in their economic futures.

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City of Springfield Lifeguard Training Course

The City of Springfield’s Aquatics Division will be offering a Red Cross Lifeguard Training Course during February vacation week at Milton Bradley School, 22 Mulberry St. Pre-registration is required and space is limited. 

Persons 15 years of age…

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Virtual Job Fair Coming Up on Monday 1/31

Virtual Job Fair Coming Monday!

Register here: masshirespringfield.org/app/

Click this link to see which companies are recruiting: masshirespringfield.org/wp-content/uploads/VIRTUAL-JOB-EXPO-Companies-Recruiting-Jan-2022-1.pdf


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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on District Attorney’s Findings on Officer-Involved Shooting

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “First of all, Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood and I again express our thoughts and prayers to the grieving family, as well as good health, a speedy recovery and encouragement to our brave and dedicated police officer on…

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Professional Development Training Continues for Springfield Police Supervisors

Springfield Police Commissioner Cheryl Clapprood is pleased to announce she is sending a dozen Springfield Police Supervisors to a professional development leadership program beginning Friday January 21st.

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Bay Path University to Mark Day of Service with Community Resource Drive

Bay Path University will mark the national day of service honoring the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. by holding a community resource drive on Saturday, January 22. The University will be collecting much needed supplies, such as diapers,…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on the Passing of Retired State Representative Athan ‘Soco’ Catjakis

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “First of all, my sympathy, thoughts, prayers and encouragement to Soco’s wife Helen, sons Chris and Chuck, and family and friends. ‘Soco’ was the consummate constituent services person – it was in his DNA. Nothing…

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Mayor Sarno Issues Statement on the Passing of MLK Family Services President and CEO Ronn Johnson

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno states, “I am so very sorry to hear about the passing of MLK Family Services President and CEO Ronn Johnson – ‘he was taken away from all of us way to early.’ My sympathy, thoughts, prayers and encouragement go out to Ronn’s…

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Explore New Exhibitions at the Springfield Museums

Under the Arctic: Digging into Permafrost

January 22, 2022–May 1, 2022Springfield Science Museum

Have you ever seen a mammoth tooth up close? What does the Ice Age smell like?

Step into the shoes of climate science researchers, piece together…

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How to Order Your Free At-Home COVID-19 Rapid Tests

Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-⁠home COVID-⁠19 tests through the U.S. Post Office website. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7-12 days.

You can order your tests now so you have them when you need them.

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Mayor Sarno and DPW Director Cignoli Joined with Congressman Neal to Highlight $1 Billon for Bridges Under Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno and DPW Director Chris Cignoli joined with Congressman Richard E. Neal to highlight the $1 billion Massachusetts is set to receive for bridges under the federal bipartisan Infrastructure law over the next five years. This…

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Mayor Sarno Announces Agreement with EOPSS to Utilize SPD Shooting Range for Police Firearm Certification

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno announced today that the City of Springfield as come to an agreement with the Executive Office of Public Safety and Security (EOPSS) to utilize the Springfield Police Department’s Shooting Range for police firearm…

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Mayor Sarno and Team Grateful to Residents and Eversource for Reporting and Responding to Street Light Outages

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno is grateful to both residents and Eversource officials and crews for reporting and responding to street light outages. Mayor Sarno provided an update on progress toward addressing street light outages following meeting with…

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Mayor Sarno Appreciative of Baker-Polito Administrations Efforts on Opening Another COVID-19 Testing Site at Springfield Technology Park

Mayor Domenic J. Sarno appreciates Governor Charlie Baker, Lt. Governor Karyn Polito and Health and Human Services Secretary Marylou Sudders efforts on following through on his request on opening a second COVID-19 testing site and providing…

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SPS Seeks Community Input in SPS ESSER Funding

Springfield Public Schools is seeking community feedback regarding the funding of educational priorities under the ESSER initiative, emergency relief funding provided by the federal government in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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City of Springfield ARPA Team Holds RFP Community Seminar

On Wednesday, January 12th, the City of Springfield's American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) team held a virtual ARPA RFP Community Seminar Event. This was the second workshop put on by the city ARPA team to provide information about the open enrollment RFP…

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Department of Recovery and Business Continuity - Get information on the  American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

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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