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    2. Celebration held for outgoing Community Foundation CEO

      Celebration held for outgoing Community Foundation CEO
      The Community Foundation hosted a celebration for outgoing President and CEO Katie Allan Zobel. In May, it was announced that Zobel would be transitioning out of her position that she has held for over 17 years. Its moving to be here and see all the partners, the people I have worked with colleagues, friends, people who have worked with me on the staff and volunteers, and people who have committed ...
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    3. MassDOT surveys commuters on state's transportation system

      MassDOT surveys commuters on state's transportation system
      The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is collecting information from communities across the Commonwealth. 22News found how the state plans to use this feedback from commuters. MassDOT set up tables in front of Union Station on Wednesday to hear what commuters think about the state of transportation in our state. The information being collected from people will be used in the states 2050 long range transportation plan, entitled Beyond Mobility. This ...
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    4. Knox building in Springfield to be redeveloped into apartments

      Knox building in Springfield to be redeveloped into apartments
      City officials toured the Mason Square building where Knox Automobile was built more than 100-years-ago, which will become a new apartment complex. Mayor Domenic Sarno along with Springfields Chief Development Officer Tim Sheehan toured the redevelopment of the historicKnoxbuilding with the developer, First Resource President Gordon Pulsifer Monday morning. The Knox building is located on lower Wilbraham Road at Mason Square that will house 54 new apartment units for low ...
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    5. WNE ranked among the best Universities in the nation

      WNE ranked among the best Universities in the nation
      Western New England University (WNE) has been named among the best Universities in the Nation by U.S. News World News. WNE has been ranked #234 in Best National University Rankings by U.S. News World. Western New England University transitioned from the Regional to National University classification back in 2020. Western New England University is a private, nationally ranked, comprehensive university with a focus on preparing work-ready and world-ready ...
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    6. Nomination Deadline for Women of Impact Awards Extended to Sept. 23

      Nomination Deadline for Women of Impact Awards Extended to Sept. 23
      Since 2018, BusinessWest has been celebrating outstanding women from all industries through its Women of Impact award program. You certainly know some women who are actively leading and making a difference for their companies and their communities, and acting as role models and mentors for our regions future leaders. Nominate one or more today for BusinessWests prestigious Women of Impact award.
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    7. United Way of Pioneer Valley Seeks Volunteers for Day of Caring on Sept. 23

      United Way of Pioneer Valley Seeks Volunteers for Day of Caring on Sept. 23
      United Way of Pioneer Valley announced that it has worked with multiple nonprofit agencies to compile a list of meaningful, team-building volunteer opportunities throughout Hampden County for this years Day of Caring on Friday, Sept. 23. This years Day of Caring sites include Stanley Park, Camp Moses, Square One, Camp Shepard, Ronald McDonald House, Westfield Schools, Camp Lewis Perkins, Boys Girls Club of Chicopee, and United Way of Pioneer Valley ...
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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.

  3. Quotes about Springfield

    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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