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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. Owner of Rumbleseat sports bar in Chicopee purchasing closed Collegian Court restaurant

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      Owner of Rumbleseat sports bar in Chicopee purchasing closed Collegian Court restaurant ... hopes to renovate it and restore it to its former glory. Bill Stetson, who owns the Rumbleseat sports bar on Springfield Street, said he has put a deposit on the Collegian Court and is now going through local boards and... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    3. Springfield Historical Commission offers small grants to improve buildings in Mulberry Street area

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      Springfield Historical Commission offers small grants to improve buildings in Mulberry Street area ... Applications are due by Aug. 31, at the city’s Office of Planning and Economic Development at 70 Tapley St., Springfield, MA 01104. The commission will approve grants up to a maximum of $1,500, and the amount and approv... (Read Full Article)

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    4. Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy students tops in state in early childhood education

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      Roger L. Putnam Vocational Technical Academy students tops in state in early childhood education ...d education area of study when they competed in the Skills USA contest that tested their occupational acumen. SPRINGFIELD - Four city vocational students took home top honors in a statewide competition in their early chi... (Read Full Article)

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    5. New England Farm Workers Council plans purchase of Stone Wall Tavern, proposal for former Asylum club building in Springfield

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      New England Farm Workers Council plans purchase of Stone Wall Tavern, proposal for former Asylum club building in Springfield ...gent on approval of the license transfer. New England Farm Workers Council: Property in the heart of downtown Springfield Shapes in RED show current properties owned by the New England Farm Workers Council and related bu... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Amtrak   Springfield   New England Farm Workers Council

    6. YMCA of Greater Springfield: Black Urban Mentoring Program marks successes

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      YMCA of Greater Springfield: Black Urban Mentoring Program marks successes ...eater Springfield was founded in 1852 and is the second oldest YMCA in the United States. The YMCA of Greater Springfield serves 105,000 people annually in 14 cities and towns throughout the region. For more information ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   American International College   Springfield College   Western New England University

    7. Harry Grodsky & Co. employees ride in Pan-Massachusetts Challenge 2012 to support stricken co-worker

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      Harry Grodsky & Co. employees ride in Pan-Massachusetts Challenge 2012 to support stricken co-worker ...le ride to benefit the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and the Jimmy Fund. LONGMEADOW - A group of employees at Springfield-based Harry Grodsky & Co. has banded together to support a co-worker fighting cancer by joining th... (Read Full Article)

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    8. OPAL Real Estate signs purchase and sale agreement to buy Clarke School property in Northampton

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      OPAL Real Estate signs purchase and sale agreement to buy Clarke School property in Northampton ...closer to fruition. No money or deeds exchanged hands as part of the agreement, but it indicates that OPAL, a Springfield-based company owned by Peter Pan Bus magnate Peter Picknelly, has done some of the legwork to ensu... (Read Full Article)

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    9. Baystate Metal Solutions | Fabrication

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      Baystate Metal Solutions | Fabrication ...School. On hand for the installation were Springfield Mayor Dominick Sarno and Putnam Principal Gil Traverso. Springfield, MA, October 2011 – Baystate Metal Solutions, a leading industrial sheet metal fabricator, of Spri... (Read Full Article)

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    10. Holyoke inaugurates series of conferences across Massachusetts on creativity

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      Holyoke inaugurates series of conferences across Massachusetts on creativity ...are buying equivalent services, then, by God, why don’t you buy local?” said Urbschat, owner of TSM Design of Springfield, a marketing, advertising and branding specialist. The CreativeNEXT conference at Open Square off ... (Read Full Article)

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    11. Casino operators eye 4 potential sites in Springfield

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      Casino operators eye 4 potential sites in Springfield ...illion purchase of a 41-acre site in Springfield on Page Boulevard and Interstate 291 for the planned casino. SPRINGFIELD — Patricia A. Daniel on Tuesday stood outside her home on a quiet, leafy street in East Springfiel... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Mohegan Sun   Palmer

    12. U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood visits Union Station in Springfield, officially announces funding | masslive

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      U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood visits Union Station in Springfield, officially announces funding | masslive ..., Brennan said. The state is also studying east-west passenger train improvements from Boston to Worcester to Springfield. Neal spoke Monday of the generations of young men who left via Union Station to defend the nation... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Amtrak   Springfield

    13. H-1B visas rare in the Pioneer Valley, but are used to fund job training | masslive.com#incart_river_default

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      H-1B visas rare in the Pioneer Valley, but are used to fund job training | masslive.com#incart_river_default ...vantage of the American Competitiveness and Workforce Improvement Act funded by the visa requests, Ruiz said. SPRINGFIELD – Foreign-born workers with sought-after and highly technical skills hoping to take jobs in the Pi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Regional Employment Board of Hampden County Inc.   Baystate Health

    14. Grant will make two downtown Northampton buildings greener

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      Grant will make two downtown Northampton buildings greener ... region on the Statewide Interoperability Executive Committee. Nazzaro was honored last week at a ceremony at Springfield City Hall that featured Mayor Domenic J. Sarno. Chad Cain can be reached at ccain@gazettenet.com.... (Read Full Article)

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    15. A first look at Max Burger, Longmeadow's brand-new "better burger" restaurant

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      A first look at Max Burger, Longmeadow's brand-new "better burger" restaurant ...tford-based Max Restaurant Group, which also owns and operates Max's Tavern at the Basketball Hall of Fame in Springfield. The restaurant is decorated with a bovine theme, reflecting Max Burger's emphasis on beef - all-n... (Read Full Article)

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    16. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to visit Springfield for formal Union Station funding announcement

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      U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood to visit Springfield for formal Union Station funding announcement ...ld this morning to formally announce $17 million in funding for the long-awaited renovation of Union Station. SPRINGFIELD -- U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood is scheduled to visit Springfield this morning to f... (Read Full Article)

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