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. Davis Educational Foundation Awards Grant to Bay Path University

      Explore BusinessWest (Aug 17 2015)

      ...residential grant for a study with the four other private institutions of the Cooperating Colleges of Greater Springfield on investigating collaborative purchasing to reduce expenses. The grant was received from the Davi... (Read Full Article)

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    3. Springfield Armoury-Quadrangle Civic Association sponsors mayoral forum

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      Springfield Armoury-Quadrangle Civic Association sponsors mayoral forum ... The public is invited to attend a candidates forum Thursday, Aug. 20, featuring the contestants for mayor of Springfield, to be held at the Classical Condominiums at 235 State St. The event begins at 6:30 p.m., with a "... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield

    4. Holyoke Medical Center gets OK to demolish Isabella Street home for parking lot

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      Holyoke Medical Center gets OK to demolish Isabella Street home for parking lot ...200 employees that treats people from Holyoke, Chicopee, South Hadley, Granby, Easthampton, Southampton, West Springfield and Belchertown, the hospital website said. The hospital admits more than 7,500 patients a year an... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Holyoke Medical Center   Springfield

    5. Springfield seeks redevelopment of now-cleared former Chestnut Junior High School site

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      Springfield seeks redevelopment of now-cleared former Chestnut Junior High School site ...prohibitive with the building that was here and all the infrastructure underground work that had to be done." SPRINGFIELD – The city is advertising for a buyer of the former Chestnut Junior High School property in the No... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Baystate Health   Springfield

    6. MGM Springfield moving ahead with casino development following Gaming Commission votes

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      MGM Springfield moving ahead with casino development following Gaming Commission votes ...th an $800 million development." SPRINGFIELD – Votes by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission regarding the MGM Springfield casino project have paved the way for MGM to finalize its formal plans and prepare for final clear... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   MGM

    7. Valley Fest Organizers Raise a Toast to Springfield and the Region

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      Valley Fest Organizers Raise a Toast to Springfield and the Region ...y more than 50 craft brewing companies from throughout the region and well beyond. This is about the city of Springfield, about the region, but it also revolves around craft beer, White Lion is actually the first one of... (Read Full Article)

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    8. Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival draws thousands to Court Square

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      Springfield Jazz & Roots Festival draws thousands to Court Square ... the organizers, said he would like it to expand to a second day or have music also offered in other spots in Springfield such as Riverfront Park. The event had already expanded beyond the first year by offering several ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   MassMutual Center   Springfield

    9. MassDOT: Sections of West Columbus Ave. in Springfield to close starting Monday

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      MassDOT: Sections of West Columbus Ave. in Springfield to close starting Monday ...st Columbus Avenue/Hall of Fame Avenue. SPRINGFIELD — MassDOT will close a section of West Columbus Avenue in Springfield just north of the Memorial Bridge between Hampden Street and Boland Way starting Monday as part of... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Basketball Hall of Fame   Massachusetts Department of Transportation

    10. MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack responds to delayed Western Mass. project funding (video)

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      MassDOT Secretary Stephanie Pollack responds to delayed Western Mass. project funding (video) ...edule, up to 180 days. She also said the $65 million MBTA car factory planned for East Springfield will break ground soon, and said CNR Changchun plans to make Springfield its base of North American operations.... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Northampton   The Republican

    11. Holyoke Water Works to update Councilors about $3.2 million facility, other issues

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      Holyoke Water Works to update Councilors about $3.2 million facility, other issues ...ousehold water bills in other cities and towns, according to the website: --Chicopee $360, --Westfield $347 --Springfield $330 --Worcester $421 --Amherst $408 --Northampton $660 --South Hadley Fire District 1 $427 --Sout... (Read Full Article)

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    12. MassDOT chief: Groundbreaking soon on $65M subway car factory in Springfield

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      MassDOT chief: Groundbreaking soon on $65M subway car factory in Springfield ...ject also might mean even more to Springfield. She said CNR executives have reiterated their plans to use the Springfield facility to expand into the American market for railroad rolling stock. This will be the company's... (Read Full Article)

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    13. 4 charter schools proposed for Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke, Palmer area towns

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      4 charter schools proposed for Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke, Palmer area towns ... applications for new charter schools, including three requests from Western Massachusetts to open schools in Springfield, Chicopee and one that would serve residents of towns including Palmer, Brimfield, Brookfield and ... (Read Full Article)

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    14. Environmental activists urge state to lift cap on solar energy subsidy program

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      Environmental activists urge state to lift cap on solar energy subsidy program ...ander, of Co-op Power and Northeast Biodiesel; Jens Christiansen, economics professor, Mount Holyoke College; Springfield Mayor Domenic J. Sarno; and Belchertown Town Planner Douglas Albertson. The advocates are urging r... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   MassMutual   Mount Holyoke College

    15. New Forest Park building for Bright Nights storage, job training now needs $1.7 million in city funds to proceed

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      New Forest Park building for Bright Nights storage, job training now needs $1.7 million in city funds to proceed ...85,353 would be needed from Spirit of Springfield, the private, nonprofit sponsor of Bright Nights. Spirit of Springfield has sponsored the annual Bright Nights display for 20 years at Forest Park. Spirit of Springfield ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield   Congressman Richard E. Neal

    16. Springfield I-91 lane closures to begin Tuesday for viaduct construction

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      Springfield I-91 lane closures to begin Tuesday for viaduct construction ...ite-Schiavone, to mill out the existing pavement and repair the concrete deck, transportation officials said. SPRINGFIELD – As part of the start of the start of the Interstate 91 viaduct construction project, one or two ... (Read Full Article)

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