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    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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    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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    2. Tech center opens at Latino Chamber of Commerce

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      Tech center opens at Latino Chamber of Commerce ... of Boston to establish the Workforce Development Technology Center at the chamber's offices at 1655 Main St. SPRINGFIELD - A new technology center on Main Street will help prepare an educated workforce that its founder ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Massachusetts Latino Chamber of Commerce

    3. Mass. officials look to bridge skills gap for manufacturing sector - Boston Business Journal

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      ...h, if any, to these stereotypes. Bialecki also says that state officials will look to repeat the success of a Springfield-area alliance led by the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County to get representatives from e... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield

    4. YWCA expects to double size of YouthBuild program for at-risk young adults in Springfield aided by $1.1 million grant

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      YWCA expects to double size of YouthBuild program for at-risk young adults in Springfield aided by $1.1 million grant ...uses on providing education, employment skills and leadership skills for at-risk young adults in Springfield. SPRINGFIELD – The YWCA of Western Massachusetts expects that a new, three-year $1.1 million grant from the U.S... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Holyoke Community College   West Springfield

    5. Editorial: Smith & Wesson sales show company's strength

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      Editorial: Smith & Wesson sales show company's strength ...itary buyers make up about 20 percent of the company’s sales. Historically, Smith & Wesson has led the way in Springfield manufacturing. Perhaps, buoyed by its most recent good numbers, it is poised to do so again. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith & Wesson Corp.   Springfield

    6. Renovation plans for historic Court Square building in Springfield gain approvals

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      Renovation plans for historic Court Square building in Springfield gain approvals ...hus far has concentrated on design, financing and pre-lease tenant efforts, Panteleakis said. Separately, the Springfield Redevelopment Authority is seeking state grant assistance to purchase the Shean block at State and... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Peter Pan Bus Lines

    7. East Springfield biomass project gets air permit OK from Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection

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      East Springfield biomass project gets air permit OK from Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection ... plant in East Springfield, leaving both proponents and opponents evaluating their options and legal avenues. SPRINGFIELD — State Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Kenneth Kimmell has approved a final a... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Palmer   Springfield

    8. Springfield told to slow down casino process by Massachusetts Gaming

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      Springfield told to slow down casino process by Massachusetts Gaming ...two of the casino companies seeking to build in Springfield, raising doubts about its objectivity in advising Springfield. Under questioning from commissioners, Edward M. Pikula, the city solicitor for Springfield, and M... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    9. Team Work | BusinessWest

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      Team Work | BusinessWest ...eft the school to pursue a master’s degree in something called Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology at Springfield College. This is an emerging field, she explained, that involves the scientific study of emp... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield College   MassMutual   Amherst College

    10. Branching Out | BusinessWest

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      Branching Out | BusinessWest ... his role is much different today than it was when he could focus on the Pioneer Valley, with offices in both Springfield and Worcester and constant travel obligations across the state. But he insists that the bank’s emp... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   United Bank

    11. Engine of Progress | BusinessWest

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      Engine of Progress | BusinessWest ...work. That took a lot of engineering,” said Bill Wrenn, director of marketing for the Scuderi Group, the West Springfield-based company that has spent the past decade attempting no less than a revolution in energy-eff... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Scuderi Group

    12. Getting Down to Business | BusinessWest

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      Getting Down to Business | BusinessWest ...members of the Brewery Collectables Club of America, who took their annual three-day celebration to downtown Springfield; and continued preparations for the 25th annual Massachusetts Governor’s Conference on Travel & T... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    13. The Big E kicks off 17-day run on Friday

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      The Big E kicks off 17-day run on Friday .... IF YOU GO Event: The Big E  When: Friday through Sept. 30  Where: Eastern States Exposition grounds, West Springfield  Cost: Adults, $15; ages 6 to 12, $10; and ages 5 and under, free.  Monday through Thursday afte... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Eastern States Exposition

    14. Mattoon Street Arts Festival a success in its 40th year

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      Mattoon Street Arts Festival a success in its 40th year ...irst place winner in the painting/drawing category of the Mattoon Street Art Festival Awilda Oxios. Oxios, of Springfield, has been participating in the festival for a decade. “For me it’s like a two day vacation. I get ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Judy Matt

    15. Springfield City Council to consider tax incentives for 2 expanding businesses

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      Springfield City Council to consider tax incentives for 2 expanding businesses ...y leased site in West Springfield. Under the tax agreement, the company will invest about $1.5 million in the Springfield project, including renovations and equipment, and create seven new jobs. Under the proposed five-y... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   West Springfield   Springfield

    16. Agawam City Council gives green light to brownfields study of former Games and Lanes property

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      Agawam City Council gives green light to brownfields study of former Games and Lanes property ...ection committee working with the city on the project has selected O’Reilly, Talbot & Okun Associates Inc. of Springfield to do the work. At $43,900, its proposal was the lowest priced of the three finalists for the work... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   Springfield

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