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. Massachusetts reports unemployment rates down in all labor market areas; Springfield market shows slight decline

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      Massachusetts reports unemployment rates down in all labor market areas; Springfield market shows slight decline ...7.8 percent in July. The rate was down 1.2 percentage points from the 8.2 percent rate of August 2010. In the Springfield metropolitan area, the rate was reported down from 9.1 in July to 8.4 in August. For the month of ... (Read Full Article)

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    3. Faculty, staff at Western Massachusetts colleges pleased by improvement in U.S. News & World Report rankings

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      Faculty, staff at Western Massachusetts colleges pleased by improvement in U.S. News & World Report rankings ...ley for its category. It was listed 60th among northern regional universities. According to school officials, Springfield College has been in the top ranking tier for the past decade. “Our ranking consistently improves e... (Read Full Article)

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    4. New Orleans-based consulting firm Concordia picked to help with Springfield's tornado recovery

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      New Orleans-based consulting firm Concordia picked to help with Springfield's tornado recovery ...ultant developing a master plan for tornado impacted areas in Springfield. Hill will be working with DevelopSpringfield. Gerald W. Hayes, of Develop Springfield and Westfield State University. is seen at right.... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield State University   Springfield   Westfield

    5. New blowmolded rain-spout extensions keep water flowing | PlasticsToday.com

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      ...ingfield's President and CEO Mel O'Leary. "Part length for continuous extrusion blowmolding is normally limited to around 20 inches, but with Meredith-Springfield's proprietary processes and equipment, par... ... (Read Full Article)

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    6. Springfield's Scibelli Enterprise Center hosts more business

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      Springfield's Scibelli Enterprise Center hosts more business ...influx of new tenants at the center located in a historic former Springfield Armory building in the sprawling Springfield Technical Community College Technology Park. scibelli marla michel.JPG Republican staff photo by D... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield Armory

    7. Springfield officials and neighborhood activists praise $3 million Main Street reconstruction project in North End

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      Springfield officials and neighborhood activists praise $3 million Main Street reconstruction project in North End ...rews from Gomes Construction of Ludlow work on a northern stretch of Main Street in Springfield this week. SPRINGFIELD – Local and state officials and neighborhood activists on Friday praised an ongoing $3 million... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   Chicopee

    8. MassMutual marketing executive John Chandler wins 2011 Boston Business Journal's award

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      MassMutual marketing executive John Chandler wins 2011 Boston Business Journal's award ...p marketing positions in the U.S. and U.K. In 2006, Chandler became MassMutual’s first CMO. Headquartered in Springfield, MassMutual has 5,500 employees and more than 80 agencies around the country, but it had no centra... (Read Full Article)

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    9. Regional tourism council gets $232,387 grant

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      ...f our challenges is how we collaborate with our partners. We already have some projects we're working on with Springfield and Franklin County," Maroulis noted. He said the diverse assets of the Pioneer Valley allo... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

    10. Big E at 95: Rooted in agriculture, family friendly and big on food fun

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      Big E at 95: Rooted in agriculture, family friendly and big on food fun ... Springfield. . By TIERA N. WRIGHT Animals. Rides. Concerts. The Big E. That’s right, a favorite fair in West Springfield is back through Oct. 2. The Eastern States Exposition opens its doors once again, offering food, e... (Read Full Article)

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    11. Plan for restaurant among latest proposals for use of former Visitor Information Center building in Springfield

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      Plan for restaurant among latest proposals for use of former Visitor Information Center building in Springfield ...lose Google Buzz Digg Stumble Upon Fark Reddit Share Email Print Springfield information center 2005.jpg The Springfield Redevelopment Authority is currently evaluating two proposals for reuse of the former Visitor Info... (Read Full Article)

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    12. Big Y to eliminate all self checkout kiosks by end of year | masslive.com

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      Big Y to eliminate all self checkout kiosks by end of year | masslive.com ...Foodmart in Westfield. In 2003, Big Y purchased this store along with three other A&P; locations in the area. SPRINGFIELD - Once hailed as a time and money-saving innovation, self-checkout lanes may be going the wa... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield   Westfield

    13. 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)

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    14. 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)

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    15. 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)

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    16. 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)

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