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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. Springfield officials, organizations seek to create cultural district downtown to enhance attractions, new venues

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      Springfield officials, organizations seek to create cultural district downtown to enhance attractions, new venues ...ural district will include the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, the Springfield Armory National Historic Site, Springfield Museums, Community Music School, CityStage, Springfield City Library, Springfield Technical Commun... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   MassMutual Center   Springfield Armory

    3. Springfield housing agencies and Regional Employment Board combine forces to bring job training to low-income city residents

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      Springfield housing agencies and Regional Employment Board combine forces to bring job training to low-income city residents ...nal Employment Board, has launched a program to provide increased job training for low-income city residents. SPRINGFIELD — The city, in a partnership with the Springfield Housing Authority and the Regional Employment Bo... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Springfield

    4. Western Massachusetts companies share in work force training grants

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      Western Massachusetts companies share in work force training grants ...y by companies in Chicopee, Granby, Greenfield, Holyoke, North Adams, Palmer, Pittsfield, Turners Falls, West Springfield and Westfield. All told, the grants total $5.7 million at 72 companies across the state, according... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Palmer   Springfield

    5. New England Public Radio Foundation gets $113,432 state grant to aid in construction of downtown Springfield headquarters for WFCR/WNNZ

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      New England Public Radio Foundation gets $113,432 state grant to aid in construction of downtown Springfield headquarters for WFCR/WNNZ ...ccording to the release. "We're thrilled to have received this generous grant to help fund our expansion into Springfield," said Martin Miller, chief executive offider and general manage of New England Public Radio. "It ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassDevelopment   Springfield

    6. Mohegan Sun unveils new design for $1 billion casino resort in Palmer

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      Mohegan Sun unveils new design for $1 billion casino resort in Palmer ...posal. Mohegan is competing with Hard Rock International in West Springfield and MGM Resorts International in Springfield for the lone Western Massachusetts casino license. Mohegan representatives are meeting with the To... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Mohegan Sun   West Springfield   Palmer

    7. Ludlow Mills gets $500000 in federal brownfields cleanup money - MassLive.com

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      Ludlow Mills gets $500000 in federal brownfields cleanup money - MassLive.com ...nd this year, said H. Curtis Spalding, EPA regional Administrator out of Boston. U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, said contamination is part of the legacy left behind by the region's industrial past. He supports... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Congressman Richard E. Neal

    8. LiveWire: Stearns Square ready to rock this summer

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      LiveWire: Stearns Square ready to rock this summer ...ng to the city to perform. Mahal’s local performances are rare but memorable, such as the 2008 concert on the Springfield Museums’ green. The series will also welcome two tribute bands with The Great Escape, described as... (Read Full Article)

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    9. Construction begins at American International College

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      Construction begins at American International College ...ege, part of $2.5 million worth of construction planned for the school this summer, according to the college. SPRINGFIELD - Work has begun renovating the undergraduate admissions offices at American International College... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   American International College   Springfield

    10. Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts urges Springfield votes to let casino question move forward

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      Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts urges Springfield votes to let casino question move forward ...onomic boost to the region. SPRINGFIELD — The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts is urging Springfield voters to approve the July 16 referendum on the MGM Springfield casino proposal for the city’s Sou... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Palmer   Springfield

    11. Springfield School Superintendent Daniel Warwick unveils 5-year education plan

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      Springfield School Superintendent Daniel Warwick unveils 5-year education plan ...nistrators, early childhood providers and members of the business community over the past year. Entitled “The Springfield Promise: A Culture of Equity and Proficiency,” the report calls for recruiting and retaining skill... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield

    12. Western Massachusetts Electric customers get rate increase

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      Western Massachusetts Electric customers get rate increase ... the average residential customer. The average bill is based on a usage of 500 kilowatt-hours of electricity. SPRINGFIELD - Just as peak summer air conditioning season hits, Western Massachusetts Electric Co. has announc... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    13. $500 million financing bill needs fix, Massachusetts transportation secretary says

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      $500 million financing bill needs fix, Massachusetts transportation secretary says ...storing tolls for passenger vehicles between Exits 1 in West Stockbridge and Exit 6 at Interstate 291 east of Springfield. Former Gov. William F. Weld orchestrated the elimination of those tolls in 1996. Restoration of t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Massachusetts Department of Transportation

    14. University of Massachusetts hires new administrator, Jason Irizarry, to expand partnership, presence in Springfield

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      University of Massachusetts hires new administrator, Jason Irizarry, to expand partnership, presence in Springfield ...y has a strong commitment to expand its partnership with Springfield. The university has a “Teach 180 Days in Springfield” program in the public schools for teacher preparation, and there is a small business development ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   University of Massachusetts   University of Connecticut

    15. Big Y turning to solar power

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      Big Y turning to solar power ...15%. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - More than 2,000 solar panels will help Big Y keep energy costs down at their Springfield headquarters, and will help the environment as well. The supermarket company unveiled their three-... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    16. New England economy recovering, could use help in education, immigration reform

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      New England economy recovering, could use help in education, immigration reform ... about 160 at a luncheon hosted by the Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield at the Sheraton Springfield . MGM Springfield was the speaker sponsor for the event. The New England Council lobbies federal p... (Read Full Article)

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