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    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. Gov. Deval Patrick: economic development plans include job training, brownfields redevelopment help

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 11 2014)

      Gov. Deval Patrick: economic development plans include job training, brownfields redevelopment help ... other provisions of the bill target development in the state's Gateway Cities, older industrial centers like Springfield, Holyoke, Westfield and Pittsfield. Programs would include increased funding for Brownfield proje... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Springfield   Holyoke

    3. DevelopSpringfield aids South End building improvements with $20,000 grant

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      DevelopSpringfield aids South End building improvements with $20,000 grant ...ntial investment in building improvements by the owner, 1095 Main Street Irrevocable Trust, the release said. SPRINGFIELD – DevelopSpringfield, a local nonprofit organization, recently awarded a $20,000 grant to aid exte... (Read Full Article)

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    4. MassDevelopment grants to New England Public Radio

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      MassDevelopment grants to New England Public Radio ...s Amherst, expanding the school’s presence in downtown Springfield in conjunction with the UMass Center at Springfield projected to open for the fall 2014 semester. New England Public Radio will maintain a satellite n... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   MassDevelopment   Springfield

    5. State announces $54 million in Workforce Training Grants including for companies in East Longmeadow, Holyoke, Springfield, and West Springfield and West Brookfield

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      State announces $54 million in Workforce Training Grants including for companies in East Longmeadow, Holyoke, Springfield, and West Springfield and West Brookfield

      Titeflex is receiving $56,025 in Workforce Training Fund to update the skills of its 109 workers and add two additional employees to its staff.  The company manufactures flexible hoses for industrial and transportation uses. Made of Teflon and often clad in protective stainless steel, Titeflex hoses flew on the Space Shuttle and fly now on new Airbus and Boeing jetliners. Titeflex hoses also carry the glue in machines that turn out disposable diapers.

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      Mentions:   Boeing   West Springfield   Springfield

    6. State Treasurer Steve Grossman in Springfield for 'topping off' ceremony at Elias Brookings Elementary School in Six Corners

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      State Treasurer Steve Grossman in Springfield for 'topping off' ceremony at Elias Brookings Elementary School in Six Corners ...ublican, state Treasurer Steve Grossman, left, chairman of The Massachusetts School Building Authority, joins Springfield Mayor Domenic Sarno, far right, to announce full state funding for the tornado-damaged Elias Br... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   The Republican

    7. Springfield to get $540,000 from MassDOT to repair potholes

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      Springfield to get $540,000 from MassDOT to repair potholes ...James Leydon, spokesman for Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno, said repairs are already under way with three city crews working two shifts to patch the holes. Massachusetts Department of Transportation Secreta... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield

    8. Springfield developer makes conditional $1 million offer to buy tax-title industrial properties on Bay Street corridor

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      Springfield developer makes conditional $1 million offer to buy tax-title industrial properties on Bay Street corridor ... buy tax-title industrial properties on Bay Street corridor 020714 bay street properties.jpg The City pf Springfield received one proposal for the purchase and redevelopment of four tax-title properties on the Bay... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   The Republican

    9. Community Spotlight: Chicopee | BusinessWest

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      Community Spotlight: Chicopee | BusinessWest ...s Privilege Apartments. The units are located in a former Civil War foundry that made swords and cannons on 1 Springfield St. But half of them were never opened because the city condemned a portion of the building in 198... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   Springfield   Chicopee

    10. MGM Springfield eyes partnership with Peter Picknelly and OPAL Real Estate Group to operate boutique hotel at Court Square

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      MGM Springfield eyes partnership with Peter Picknelly and OPAL Real Estate Group to operate boutique hotel at Court Square ...ate Group to turn the the long-vacant 31 Elm St. building in Court Square into an 80-room boutique hotel. MGM Springfield President Michael Mathis said the deal is preliminary, but the casino group would manage and staff... (Read Full Article)

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    11. Frank DeMarinis of Sage Engineering buys former Masonic Temple on State Street in Springfield

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      Frank DeMarinis of Sage Engineering buys former Masonic Temple on State Street in Springfield ...e in Springfield, especially if MGM-Springfield constructs an $800-million resort casino a few blocks away in Springfield's South End. "I think MGM will be great for Springfield," he said. "I'm willing to work with the... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Westfield   The Republican

    12. Massachusetts Life Sciences Center awards $500,000 to Western New England University for cancer research and development

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      Massachusetts Life Sciences Center awards $500,000 to Western New England University for cancer research and development ... Life Sciences Center for equipment and supplies. Those receiving the grants were: Westfield High School; the Springfield High School of Science and Technology; Smith Vocational and Agricultural High School; and Northern... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Governor Deval L. Patrick   Massachusetts Life Sciences Center

    13. MassDOT, seeking ways to minimize traffic impact of $260 million rehab of I-91 viaduct in Springfield, posts online survey for commuters

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      MassDOT, seeking ways to minimize traffic impact of $260 million rehab of I-91 viaduct in Springfield, posts online survey for commuters ...osed and traffic detoured to a temporary ramp to be constructed north of Exit 8 to provide access to downtown Springfield via West and East Columbus avenues. The on-ramps to I-91 north from both State and Union streets ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame

    14. Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to make 'major grant announcement' for Western New England University

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      Massachusetts Life Sciences Center to make 'major grant announcement' for Western New England University ...a major grant announcement," said David Stawasz, assistant vice president for marketing communications at the Springfield university. Campus and MLSC officials will gather at 11 a.m. at Sleith Hall, 1215 Wilbraham Road,... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Western New England University   Springfield   Anthony S. Caprio

    15. Signs of the Times | BusinessWest

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      Signs of the Times | BusinessWest ...rgy-saving codes, said both Campbell and Seth Crocker, vice president and co-owner of Crocker Building Co. in Springfield. ... (Read Full Article)

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    16. Rebuilding Together announces master plan to revitalize 10-block section of Springfield's Old Hill

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 3 2014)

      Rebuilding Together announces master plan to revitalize 10-block section of Springfield's Old Hill

      Rebuilding Together, a local nonprofit organization, announced a decade-long master plan on Thursday to revitalize a 10-block area of the Old Hill neighborhood that includes improvements to more than 250 homes. The neighborhood revitalization project will include this year’s, day-long concentrated effort on April 26 to repair and improve 25 houses on Pendleton Avenue and Picket Street. The project will involve an estimated 1,000 volunteers, supported by the contributions of more than 80 sponsors and donors.

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