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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    1. We are trying to have people find each other – the city of Springfield and Springfield College.
      In Springfield College faculty, administrators collaborate with local officials, organizations on making city a better, safer place
    2. As good as Springfield College can be, that always spells success for the city of Springfield.
      In Springfield College faculty, administrators collaborate with local officials, organizations on making city a better, safer place
    3. Springfield College has always been a great partner.
      In Springfield College faculty, administrators collaborate with local officials, organizations on making city a better, safer place
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    2. Treasurer Steven Grossman slots $100 million for Massachusetts community banks to lend to small businesses

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      Treasurer Steven Grossman slots $100 million for Massachusetts community banks to lend to small businesses ...ference at Springfield City Hall promoting his "Small Business Partnership" program. Looking on from left are Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Agawam Mayor Richard A. Cohen and Easthampton Mayor Michael A. Tautznik. ... (Read Full Article)

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    3. Spire building solar power system for Western Mass. school - Mass High Tech Business News

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      Spire building solar power system for Western Mass. school - Mass High Tech Business News ...n Pittsfield, and Western Massachusetts Electric Co. plans to construct a 4.2-megawatt solar power project in Springfield. ... (Read Full Article)

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    4. VA extends Call Center to Berkshire, Franklin and Hampden counties

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      VA extends Call Center to Berkshire, Franklin and Hampden counties ...clinic. The service area has expanded again to include veterans in the Greenfield area. It will extend to the Springfield community-based outpatient clinic beginning in mid-May. The Call Center number is (800) 893-1522. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton   Greenfield

    5. Massachusetts launches solar power project

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      ...hare close Google Buzz Digg Stumble Upon Fark Share Email Print 020310_solar_power_plant.jpg Associated Press SPRINGFIELD - The state’s energy chief is leading a new initiative to launch what has thus far been a surprisi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Holyoke

    6. John Judge resigns as Springfield's chief development officer

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      John Judge resigns as Springfield's chief development officer ...he RepublicanJohn D. Judge submitted his resignation on Wednesday as Springfield's Chief Development Officer. SPRINGFIELD – The city’s chief development officer will step down next month, nearly two years after taking th... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   University of Massachusetts   Smith & Wesson Corp.

    7. Hamilton Sundstrand Connecticut job cuts could hurt Springfield-area economy

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      Hamilton Sundstrand Connecticut job cuts could hurt Springfield-area economy ...s. “These are jobs that allow people to raise a family.” Hamilton Sundstrand Connecticut job cuts could hurt Springfield-area economy Published: Wednesday, April 20, 2011, 7:03 PM Updated: Wednesday, April 20, 2011,... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Allan W. Blair   The Republican

    8. Springfield area adds 1,100 jobs

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      ...River, which had an unemployment rate of 18.2 percent, an increase from 18 percent in February. SPRINGFIELD - Springfield's unemployment fell in March to 12.9 percent, down from 13.7 in February and 14.4 percent in Janua... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    9. MassMutual Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification

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      MassMutual Awarded Prestigious LEED® Green Building Certification ...d today that it has been awarded LEED® Silver certification for Existing Buildings at its corporate office in Springfield, MA. The Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Rating System was designed by the U.... (Read Full Article)

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    10. Lawmakers want money for Western Mass. high-speed rail

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      ... phases 1 and 2 of the line between New Haven and Hartford. Phase 3 is required to extend the improvements to Springfield, and to provide the capacity for increased Amtrak service to Vermont and Massachusetts.” Connectic... (Read Full Article)

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    11. MCAS scores may be used in teacher evaluations across Massachusetts

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      MCAS scores may be used in teacher evaluations across Massachusetts ... if tests for students who move in mid-year will be used to judge teachers. Some schools, especially those in Springfield and Holyoke, have mobility rates which are as high as 40 percent. “We have a high transient popu... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Holyoke

    12. In effort to reduce, reuse, recycle, Big Y supermarkets send 2,200 tons of waste for composting or animal food

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      In effort to reduce, reuse, recycle, Big Y supermarkets send 2,200 tons of waste for composting or animal food ...rtins Farm in Greenfield. Among other stops on the route are Shriners Hospital for Children in Springfield, Springfield College, other grocery stores and restaurants which also are involved in composting. “We want to d... (Read Full Article)

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    13. Media Release: Top 100 city rankings for the innovation economy: 2thinknow Innovation Cities Top 100 Index | 2010 | Innovation Cities Program - Analyst Reports, Index Rankings, Benchmarking Data, Workshops

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      ...i/ 167. http://www.innovation-cities.com/key-ideas/singapore/ 168. http://www.innovation-cities.com/key-ideas/springfield/ 169. http://www.innovation-cities.com/key-ideas/st-petersburg/ 170. http://www.innovation-cities.... (Read Full Article)

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    14. Recycled plastic spheres replace concrete in sustainability tour de force

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      ...ch a project? Barker let its fingers do the walking, explained Mel O'Leary Jr., president and CEO at Meredith-Springfield, in answer to our questions. As he relates it, With Cobiax building units, the building slabs are ... (Read Full Article)

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    15. Most Massachusetts hospitals exceed industry benchmark for good financial health

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      Most Massachusetts hospitals exceed industry benchmark for good financial health ...n Hospital in Cambridge had a total margin of 7.18 percent, up from 6.68 percent. Bay State Medical Center in Springfield reported total margins of 7.14, up from 6.86 in 2009, and Caritas St. Elizabeth’s Medical Center ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Springfield

    16. Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau unveils 2011 Howdy Award finalists

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      ...) 755-1345. Sponsors for the 2011 Howdy Awards for Hospitality Excellence include the Baystate Health, CBS-3 Springfield, Eastern States Exposition, Global Spectrum, The Log Cabin Banquet & Meeting House/The Delaney... (Read Full Article)

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