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    2. Mural Festival Presents Positive Image of Springfield

      Mural Festival Presents Positive Image of Springfield
      Britt Ruhe is a huge fan of public art, specifically mural art. After attending what have come to be called mural festivals in cities such as Worcester and Salem and seeing the many benefits they bring to those communities, she lobbied hard to bring a concept known as Fresh Paint to the City of Homes. Wanting to find a way to give back to the community, Ruhe, a financial strategist ...
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    3. After years of anticipation, Springfield dedicates 9/11 memorial at Riverfront Park - masslive.com

      After years of anticipation, Springfield dedicates 9/11 memorial at Riverfront Park - masslive.com
      After years of anticipation, a large crowd gathered last night on the Connecticut riverfront to dedicate a monument to the public safety heroes who died in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks on the United States. Those taking part in the ceremony at the newly refurbished Riverfront Park included elected leaders, residents from the region and beyond, and representatives of the public safety agencies that lost 498 first responders in ...
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    4. Unify Against Bullying to Award All-time High of $20,000 in Grants

      Unify Against Bullying to Award All-time High of $20,000 in Grants
      Unify Against Bullyings 2019 online grant applications are now open. All applications are due to be submitted by Aug. 14. Unify also announced it has increased the amount it is awarding this year to $20,000 a record amount for the organization. Grant applications are available at unifyagainstbullying.org. One of our key goals is to inspire youth of all ages to participate, Executive Director Christine Maiwald said. Its our ...
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  2. About Springfield

    Springfield

    Springfield is the largest city on the Connecticut River, and the seat of Hampden County, Massachusetts, United States.

    In the 2000 census, the city population was 154,082. It is the third largest city in Massachusetts and fourth largest in New England (behind Boston, Worcester, and Providence). Springfield holds two nicknames — The City of Homes and The City of Firsts.


    Historically the first Springfield in the United States, it is also the largest city in Western Massachusetts and the Pioneer Valley.

    Springfield is notable as birthplace of Theodor Seuss Geisel, better known as Dr. Seuss, as well as the city in which James Naismith invented basketball. It is home to the Basketball Hall of Fame and the Springfield Falcons AHL hockey team. It also holds the western world's largest collection of Chinese cloisonné at the G.W. Vincent Smith Art Museum.

    The Springfield Metropolitan Statistical Area consists of three counties - Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin. As of the 2000 census, the Springfield MSA had a population of 680,014 (though a July 1, 2007 estimate placed the population at 682,657).[2] It is also part of a larger metropolitan area known as the Northeast megalopolis.

    In an economic and cultural partnership with Hartford, Connecticut, the Springfield-Hartford region constitutes New England's Knowledge Corridor - the second-largest concentration of institutions of higher learning in New England, after Greater Boston.

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    1. We always have focused on Springfield.
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    2. This is something we'd very much like to see prosper in Springfield.
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    3. We believe this is a great opportunity not only for the country, but for Springfield.
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