Springfield to recognize Puerto Rican heritage

Video from Phillip Borras

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – This years’ Puerto Rican flag raising ceremony on the City Hall steps will be on Tuesday.

Mayor Domenic Sarno will present a proclamation declaring the month of November as Puerto Rican Heritage Month in the City of Springfield.

The public is invited to celebrate the Puerto Rican heritage and the cultural contributions made by Puerto Rican residents.

This years’ event will be held by Mayor Sarno and the Bilingual Veterans’ Outreach Center at 12:00 p.m. located at 36 Court Street.