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. Springfield Business Improvement District, other districts, no longer have to worry about opt-outs

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      Springfield Business Improvement District, other districts, no longer have to worry about opt-outs ...gfield Business Improvement District, sits in his office on Worthington Street.The Republican | John Suchocki SPRINGFIELD – A change in state law means that downtown business improvement districts like those in Springfi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Amherst   Northampton

    3. Helen Caulton-Harris, Hector Toledo appointed chairs of HCC and STCC by Gov. Deval Patrick

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      Helen Caulton-Harris, Hector Toledo appointed chairs of HCC and STCC by Gov. Deval Patrick ...n Bank in Springfield. Caulton-Harris is the director of the Division of Community Services for the city of Springfield where she is responsible for the administrative oversight of four city departments and directly s... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    4. Ten Tips to Succeed in International Trade

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      Ten Tips to Succeed in International Trade ...red some tips at an early October International Symposium hosted by AIM’s International Business Council in Springfield. AIM member executives Daniel Harris of Mestek Inc. and Al Kasper of Savage Arms joined Ken Brown ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield

    5. Rebuilding Together Springfield celebrates 20th anniversary

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      Rebuilding Together Springfield celebrates 20th anniversary ...18/12-Springfield-Staff Photo by Dave Roback- Seen @ the Rebuilding Together at their event at the TD Bank in Springfield on Thursday evening. Here from left is Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno presenting a proclamatio... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   TD Bank   Springfield

    6. Massachusetts' effort to house homeless people triggers praise, concern

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      Massachusetts' effort to house homeless people triggers praise, concern ...rs, Gornstein said. That input will be reviewed and could lead to some revisions, he said. The hearing in Springfield is Monday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at the State Office building, 436 Dwight St., in Room 305. The b... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Michael D. Bissonnette   Springfield

    7. Boston-based think tank creates new institution to help revitalize struggling mid-size cities like Springfield, Holyoke and Lowell

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      Boston-based think tank creates new institution to help revitalize struggling mid-size cities like Springfield, Holyoke and Lowell ...woo new business as they grapple with chronic issues of crime, poverty and unemployment. mid-size cities like Springfield, Holyoke and Lowell Conor Berry, The Republican By Conor Berry, The Republican The Republican on O... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Holyoke   The Republican

    8. Springfield Promotes College? Yes! Campaign

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      ...long to our readers tohelp publicize the City’s College? Yes! Program. On October 26 – 28, 2012 the City of Springfield will be launching its first ever city-wide effort to inspire and support higher education aspirati... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    9. Holyoke innovation task force vows to maximize opportunity of high performance

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      Holyoke innovation task force vows to maximize opportunity of high performance ...yoke," Morse said. Package Machinery Co. Inc., which makes machines that wrap consumer goods, moved from West Springfield to 80 Commercial St. The deed was recorded Wednesday, company President Katherine E. Putnam said, ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   West Springfield   Springfield

    10. Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation offers Springfield businesses 'Tools

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      Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation offers Springfield businesses 'Tools ...l, growing businesses in the commonwealth. Behind Bialecki from left are, Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, Springfield's Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedy, Nick Fyntrilakis, chairman of DevelopSpringfield, and s... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   The Republican

    11. A Swab For Every Job: SuperBrush

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      A Swab For Every Job: SuperBrush ... has introduced products to be used instead of, or in conjunction with, traditional cleaning tools. Under the Springfield, Mass.-based company’s Swab-its brand, Bore-tips and Gun-tips use modern materials and innovative ... (Read Full Article)

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    12. MGM Resorts announces plans for $5 million business loan program if Springfield South End casino chosen

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      MGM Resorts announces plans for $5 million business loan program if Springfield South End casino chosen ...town .The multilevel parking garage can be seen in the foreground MGM Unveils Casino Plan gallery (15 photos) SPRINGFIELD — MGM Resorts International announced Wednesday that if the company is licensed to build a casino ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    13. Amarantus Biosciences Awarded Research Grant by Center of Excellence in

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      Amarantus BioSciences, Inc. (OTCQB: AMBS), a biotechnology company developing new treatments for brain-related disorders including Parkinson's disease and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI) centered on its unique proprietary anti-apoptotic therapeutic protein known as MANF, today announced a Translational Research Grant award from the University of Massachusetts' Pioneer Valley Life Sciences Institute's Center of Excellence in Apoptosis Research (CEAR). The Institute is a joint research venture of Baystate Medical Center ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Baystate Health   Springfield

    14. Kirk Smith, CEO of YMCA of Greater Springfield, says it's time to pay it forward

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      Kirk Smith, CEO of YMCA of Greater Springfield, says it's time to pay it forward .... Kirk Smith is president and chief executive officer of the YMCA of Greater Springfield. The YMCA of Greater Springfield was founded in 1852 and is the second oldest YMCA in the United States. The YMCA of Greater Spring... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    15. Springfield honored for reading proficiency initiative

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      Springfield honored for reading proficiency initiative ... grade at the Lyman & Merrie Wood Museum of Springfield History in Springfield on Tuesday evening. Seen@ Springfield's Reading Success by 4th Grade Program gallery (9 photos) SPRINGFIELDSpringfield’s efforts to i... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Holyoke   The Republican

    16. MAAC considering Springfield for host of NCAA Women's Basketball Div. I Regional

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      MAAC considering Springfield for host of NCAA Women's Basketball Div. I Regional ...MassMutual Center is under consideration to host the NCAA Div. I Women's East Regional. File | The Republican SPRINGFIELD – There is a chance, albeit a small one, that the 2013 NCAA Women’s Basketball East Regional could... (Read Full Article)

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