1. 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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    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. SAT scores drop statewide but more students take the exam

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      SAT scores drop statewide but more students take the exam ... of our schools,” Superintendent Alan Ingram said in a prepared statement. SAT participation has increased in Springfield from 605 to 690 students in 2011, according to school officials. The number of students taking adv... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton   Chicopee

    3. The Republican to publish special section celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

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      The Republican to publish special section celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month .... The growing Hispanic population is also demonstrated in the political climate of Western Massachusetts. In Springfield Jose F. Tosado is the first Hispanic mayoral candidate. While in Holyoke more than eight Latino... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

    4. UMass receives $20 million grant from National Science Foundation

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      UMass receives $20 million grant from National Science Foundation ...than $2 in spending. Mount Holyoke College is a partner in the grant. Watkins said they are also working with Springfield Technical Community College along with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the University o... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Mount Holyoke College

    5. Editorial: Third grade critical for reading, school succes

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      Editorial: Third grade critical for reading, school succes ...hoto by Don Treeger / The ReppublicanA group of third graders is seen at the Frank H. Freedman School in Springfield in March. A higher percentage of the state’s high school students – 87 percent – passed the Massac... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    6. The Laser Show

      Explore BusinessWest (Sep 13 2011)

      The Laser Show ...e through participation in a number of manufacturers’ trade shows, including EASTEC, which has come to West Springfield the past several years, and also the annual FABTEC show in Illinois. To illustrate just how much c... (Read Full Article)

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    7. Profiles in Business

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      Profiles in Business ... big reason why Maniaci feels very comfortable on the campus wedged between Boston Road and Wilbraham Road in Springfield’s economically challenged Mason Square neighborhood, and also why he feels he connects well with t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   American International College   Springfield

    8. Big Y Employment Specialist Lindsay Pratola

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      Big Y Employment Specialist Lindsay Pratola ...iven the option to move, but very few did, which resulted in a loss of employment in that state, but gains in Springfield, said Bill Lachenmeyer, S&W’s vice president of Human Resources. The move proved complex because t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   MassMutual   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.

    9. On the Cutting Edge

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      On the Cutting Edge ...ow, but when Blackstone Medical Co. invited him to move his company into its facility at 90 Brookfield Dr. in Springfield, he embraced the opportunity for growth. “They knew the medical business and needed someone to do ... (Read Full Article)

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    10. State and local officials dedicate new barns at Three County Fairground in Northampton

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      State and local officials dedicate new barns at Three County Fairground in Northampton ...“It’s a smart investment,” he said. Praise for the project was echoed by Murray, U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, and state Rep. Peter V. Kocot, D-Northampton. “It will provide jobs on a year-round basis,” said ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton   The Republican

    11. Springfield Downtown invites you to the March 1st Arts and Soles Auction

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      ...Business Improvement District - Springfield Downtown invites you to the March 1st Arts and Soles Auction. The Springfield Business Improvement District - Springfield Downtown invites you to the March 1st Arts and Soles A... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Springfield Business Improvement District   Don Courtemanche

    12. 2011 - 2012 Massachusetts' Pioneer Valley Visitors Guide

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      ...y visiting www.valleyvisitor.com and clicking on the link for the Guide or phoning 413-787-1548. The Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau  has just published its 2011 2012 Massachusetts’ Pioneer Valley Visit... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Holyoke   Mary Kay Wydra

    13. Western New England University opens pharmacy college, only one in Western Massachusetts

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      Western New England University opens pharmacy college, only one in Western Massachusetts ...tatistics. There are also about 550 pharmacists practicing in Western Massachusetts, including 440 of them in Greater Springfield. The cost of attendance for pharmacy students is $34,878 a year, Robinson said.... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   University of Connecticut   Big Y Foods

    14. Women browse wares and services at first annual Women's Expo

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      Women browse wares and services at first annual Women's Expo ... Tweet Share close Google Buzz Digg Stumble Upon Fark Reddit Share Email Print Staff photo by Michael Beswick SPRINGFIELD – With coordinating, trendy feather extensions in similar pixie haircuts, mother and daughter Kare... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   The Republican

    15. 2011 Big E Daily Schedule

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      2011 Big E Daily Schedule ...ringfield Community Performers – New England Center Stage 11 p.m. – Final Shuttle Departures Monday, Sept. 26 Springfield Day big26.jpg 8 a.m. – Now Open – Mallary Complex Youth Working Steer Sr. & Jr. Pulling – Mallary ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Comcast   Springfield

    16. Springfield 's recovery from tornado includes private construction permits already at $13 million mark

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      Springfield 's recovery from tornado includes private construction permits already at $13 million mark ...rnado: 3 months later, rebuilding continues in Springfield Enlarge Mark M. Murray, The Republican 08/31/11 Springfield -Republican Photo by Mark M.Murray - Workmen put a new roof on the house in the middle of the phot... (Read Full Article)

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