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. Partial demolition of former Asylum nightclub in Springfield underway

      Explore masslive.com (Jul 12 2011)

      Partial demolition of former Asylum nightclub in Springfield underway ... at 1592 Main St. between Fort and Worthington streets in Springfield is in the process of being demolished. SPRINGFIELD – Work crews recently began a partial demolition and downtown redevelopment project at the forme... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield

    3. Springfield mayor Domenic Sarno selects 'preferred developer' for former School Department administration building

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      Springfield mayor Domenic Sarno selects 'preferred developer' for former School Department administration building ...Association, the Business Improvement District, the Springfield Preservation Trust, and neighbors such as the Springfield Museums and Classical Condominiums, Connors said. A city review committee recommended selection of... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Brian M. Connors   Springfield

    4. Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signs $30.6 billion state budget

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      Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick signs $30.6 billion state budget ...ample, means that Springfield will get back $2.3 million; Northampton, $270,000; Westfield, $385,000 and West Springfield, $219,000. Patrick and legislative leaders reached agreement Friday on a plan to reduce the cost t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   University of Massachusetts   Springfield

    5. The Republican's David Starr honored for 70 years with Newhouse Publications

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      The Republican's David Starr honored for 70 years with Newhouse Publications ...Western Massachusetts to distribute $1 million annually equally among the Springfield Symphony Orchestra, the Springfield Museums, WGBY public television and WFCR public radio. George Arwady, The Republican’s latest publ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Allan W. Blair   The Republican

    6. Massachusetts legislators seek new regulations for temporary staffing agencies

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      Massachusetts legislators seek new regulations for temporary staffing agencies ...business environment for temporary staffing agencies. Mary Ellen Scott, owner of United Personnel in downtown Springfield, is worried that a bill on Beacon Hill could damage temporary staffing agencies such as her own. “... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    7. Smooth jazz brings long-distance fans to Springfield

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      Smooth jazz brings long-distance fans to Springfield ... and he expects to surpass that number this year. Osborn first organized a jazz festival 11 years ago in Springfield’s Mason Square neighborhood. “I’m proud of what we’ve been able to do. It’s been 10 years in the m... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Westfield   Hampden Bank

    8. WNEU Law and Business Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship offers assistance to small-business owners, entrepreneurs

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      WNEU Law and Business Center for Advanced Entrepreneurship offers assistance to small-business owners, entrepreneurs ...Follow 0 Tweet Share close Google Buzz Digg Stumble Upon Fark Share Email Print eric gouvin.JPG Eric Gouvin SPRINGFIELD – The Western New England University Law and Business Center for Advancing Entrepreneurship is acc... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    9. Outgoing UMass President Jack Wilson wins praise for boosting university's stature

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      Outgoing UMass President Jack Wilson wins praise for boosting university's stature ...nd he certainly had more than his share of issues to deal with,” said UMass Trustee Edward W. Collins Jr., of Springfield. “I think he was a great asset to the system. .¤.¤. I’m sorry to see him go.” During Wilson’s eigh... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Jack Wilson   Springfield

    10. Gov. Deval Patrick awards $28 million in block grants, including nearly $13 million to Western Massachusetts

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      Gov. Deval Patrick awards $28 million in block grants, including nearly $13 million to Western Massachusetts ...uzz Digg Stumble Upon Fark Share Email Print gov.jpg The Republican photo by Dave RobackGov. Deval Patrick in Springfield last month at an event to discuss rebuilding after the June 1 tornadoes. BOSTON – Gov. Deval L. Pa... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Palmer   Springfield

    11. MassChallenge finalist pumped up by autism vest

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      MassChallenge finalist pumped up by autism vest ...dback and data about the vest’s use. Centers currently using them include the Institute for Dynamic Living in Springfield and the Collaborative for Educational Services in Northampton, in addition to the Amherst Regional... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    12. Editorial: Upgrades to Western Massachusetts rail system important to the future of rail transportation

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      Editorial: Upgrades to Western Massachusetts rail system important to the future of rail transportation ...ederal government to upgrade the line. The Massachusetts portion of the project will run from just north of Springfield’s downtown north through Holyoke and Northampton and then on to Vermont. Using American-made rails... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Amtrak   Springfield

    13. Greater Springfield and New England Patriots team for tornado fundraising touchdown

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      Greater Springfield and New England Patriots team for tornado fundraising touchdown ...h an extra $22,131.50 thrown in, the Patriots and the Pioneer Valley United Way announced Wednesday. Greater Springfield and New England Patriots team for tornado fundraising touchdown Published: Wednesday, July 06, 201... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    14. Massachusetts hiring outlook lukewarm, according to Associated Industries of Massachusetts survey

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      Massachusetts hiring outlook lukewarm, according to Associated Industries of Massachusetts survey ...Follow 1 Tweet Share close Google Buzz Digg Stumble Upon Fark Share Email Print image002.jpg View full size SPRINGFIELD – The state’s labor market appears to be in a holding pattern with most employers unwilling to add... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield   The Republican

    15. Former MacDuffie School campus in Springfield sold; will continue as a school

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      Former MacDuffie School campus in Springfield sold; will continue as a school ...he Republican | Michael S. GordonThe Ames House is seen after a tornado ripped through Springfield on June 1. SPRINGFIELD – The owner of several private alternative schools has purchased the 15-acre former home of the Ma... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Holyoke

    16. The Vision Project

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      The Vision Project ...s against national benchmarks to hold themselves accountable for forward motion.” Ira Rubenzahl, president of Springfield Technical Community College, said he’s a strong proponent of the Vision Project, although, like ot... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

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