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    2. Western Mass Economic Development Council announces new “Anchor Collaborative” focused on local, diverse sourcing and employment

      Western Mass Economic Development Council announces  new “Anchor Collaborative” focused on local, diverse sourcing and employment
      ..., Big Y, The City of Springfield, The City of Holyoke, United Personnel, University of Massachusetts/Amherst, Springfield College, Holyoke Community College, Comcast, and Bay Path University have formed the Western Massa...
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    3. PVTA launches Amherst to Worcester intercity service

      PVTA launches Amherst to Worcester intercity service
      The Pioneer Valley Transit Authority, in partnership with the Quaboag Connector, began operating Amherst to Worcester Intercity Service on Thursday. The Amherst to Worcester Intercity Route is set to operate Thursday through Monday with three trips daily on Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Monday and two trips on Sunday. This will provide a direct route from Amherst to Worcester and allow riders from Western Massachusetts to connect directly with the MVTAs ...
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    4. Enterprise Holdings Foundation Awards More Than $12,000 to Square One

      Enterprise Holdings Foundation Awards More Than $12,000 to Square One
      The Enterprise Holdings Foundation donated $12,143 to Square One in support of its Campaign for Healthy Kids. The contribution is a piece of the Enterprise Holdings ROAD Forward commitment to allocate $35 million to more than 70 global Enterprise operating teams to drive local impact as part of its broader commitment to donate $55 million over five years to organizations that advance social and racial equity in the communities ...
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    5. "Rock N" Hall" free concert to end Hall of Fame enshrinement weekend festivities

      "Rock N" Hall" free concert to end Hall of Fame enshrinement weekend festivities
      This weekends Basketball Hall of Fame enshrinement weekend will end with a musical celebration Sunday afternoon. Michael Jordan among presenters to attend Enshrinement Ceremony A free concert will be held from 1- 5 p.m. at the Hall of Fame parking lot featuring a popular local band, Darik and the Funbags, and The Voice finalist Michelle Brooks-Thompson.
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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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