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. Engineering report reveals 8 bridges in Palmer need repairs topping $5 million

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      Engineering report reveals 8 bridges in Palmer need repairs topping $5 million ...funding would also improve mass transit systems throughout the state, including creating rail service between Springfield and Boston. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Palmer   Springfield

    3. Greenfield's Applied Dynamics Corp. on the move and growing

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      Greenfield's Applied Dynamics Corp. on the move and growing ...Pratt & Whitney and Electric Boat and missile control parts for Raytheon. Applied Dynamics also does work for Springfield’s Smith & Wesson and does work on metal-cutting lasers for automakers. But he’s still excited abou... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Raytheon   Springfield

    4. Professional Women's Chamber of Western Massachusetts seeks nominations for 2013 Woman of the Year award

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      Professional Women's Chamber of Western Massachusetts seeks nominations for 2013 Woman of the Year award ...r Award. The Professional Women's Chamber celebrated it's annual Woman of the Year Banquet on June 7th at the Springfield Sheraton. The recipient was Ellen Freyman, of Schatz, Schwartz and Fenton This award has been pres... (Read Full Article)

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    5. Newly submitted Springfield casino plans from MGM, Penn National reveal details on public safety, traffic, economic development

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      ...ompeting Springfield casino proposals show concepts for MGM Springfield, above, and Penn National's Hollywood Springfield. SPRINGFIELD — A review of newly unveiled plans for two competing casino projects in Springfield h... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassMutual Center   West Springfield

    6. Route 5 Memorial Bridge rotary in West Springfield to get state DOT makeover

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      Route 5 Memorial Bridge rotary in West Springfield to get state DOT makeover ..., she said Tetra Tech and Department of Transportation officials have met with officials in Springfield, West Springfield and Agawam and the possibility of a casino being built in the area has been mentioned. It would be... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Eastern States Exposition

    7. MassDevelopment awards $300000 loan to Community Music School of

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      MassDevelopment awards $300000 loan to Community Music School of ...ided as state and school officials were announcing an energy grant for a new heating-air conditioning system. SPRINGFIELD — MassDevelopment, the state’s economic development finance arm, has awarded a $300,000 loan to th... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   Springfield   Western Massachusetts Electric Company

    8. Holyoke plan for downtown bodega includes Alliance to Develop Power negotiating for property

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      ...le, a public relations and marketing company in Northampton, wrote in an email. Alliance to Develop Power, of Springfield, heads the project. A site mentioned for the bodega at a meeting in June was the former Perez Mark... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton   Holyoke

    9. Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton moves ahead with Massachusetts General affiliation

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      Cooley Dickinson Hospital in Northampton moves ahead with Massachusetts General affiliation ...ng the field, the hospital chose last March to ally itself with Massachusetts General Hospital instead of the Springfield-based Baystate Health System. In addition to fortifying Cooley Dickinson financially, the affiliat... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton   Cooley Dickinson Hospital

    10. A Promise for the Future | BusinessWest

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      A Promise for the Future | BusinessWest ...his deep commitment and history of success prove that he knows what it will take to fulfill what he calls The Springfield Promise: A Culture of Equity and Proficiency to Raise the Bar and Close the Gap. ... (Read Full Article)

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    11. Massachusetts casinos application deadline: 11 companies submit non-refundable $400,000 application fee

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      Massachusetts casinos application deadline: 11 companies submit non-refundable $400,000 application fee ... both proposed casinos in Springfield, Hard Rock is looking to build at the Eastern States Exposition in West Springfield and Mohegan Sun has plans to build in the town of Palmer. Wynn Resorts, run by Las Vegas casino ma... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Mohegan Sun   West Springfield   Palmer

    12. Energy plan to create 4,000 jobs

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      Energy plan to create 4,000 jobs ...ldings, where they will make energy-efficient upgrades. SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) - State leaders gathered at Springfield Technical Community College late Tuesday morning to announce a new Accelerated Energy Program. The... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    13. ‘Strategic Intervention’ | BusinessWest

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      ‘Strategic Intervention’ | BusinessWest ...Minkarah was not a total stranger to Springfield when he saw the postings for his latest career stop. Through his membership with the Urban Land Institute (ULI), which conducted an extensive study on the city s... (Read Full Article)

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    14. Bellucci Salon & Day Spa gets makeover with help from Massachusetts treasurer's small business program

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      Bellucci Salon & Day Spa gets makeover with help from Massachusetts treasurer's small business program ...husetts, and he planned to discuss training of machinists and other skilled manufacturers Monday afternoon at Springfield Technical Community College with college president Ira H. Rubenzahl. Other Western Massachusetts b... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Berkshire Bank   Springfield

    15. Massachusetts faces $1 billion annual transportation funding gap, state report shows

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      Massachusetts faces $1 billion annual transportation funding gap, state report shows ...setts – the extension of rail service between Springfield and Boston and between Pittsfield and New York. The Springfield-Boston project, which includes a rail stop in Worcester, is estimated to cost $362.4 million, whic... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission

    16. Springfield school department seeks $350,000 from city to help fund $3 million in repairs to German Gerena Community School tunnel system

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      Springfield school department seeks $350,000 from city to help fund $3 million in repairs to German Gerena Community School tunnel system ...find half a million dollars for continued repairs to the tunnel system at the German Gerena Community School. SPRINGFIELD - The School Committee is looking for ways to find half a million dollars for continued repairs to... (Read Full Article)

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