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. Community Spotlight: Chicopee | BusinessWest

      Explore BusinessWest (Apr 8 2014)

      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

    3. 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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    4. 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

    5. 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

    6. 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

    7. 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

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

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      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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    10. Western Massachusetts Electric Co. to conduct aerial inspections throughout service area Wednesday and Thursday

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      Western Massachusetts Electric Co. to conduct aerial inspections throughout service area Wednesday and Thursday ...ll, Warwick, Montague, Greenfield, Leverett, Shutesbury, Pelham, Amherst, Granby, Chicopee, West Springfield, Springfield, Belchertown, Ludlow, Wibraham, Hampden, East Longmeadow, Longmeadow, Agawam, Westfield, Shelburne... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Amherst

    11. University of Massachusetts opens 'welcome center' for students at Springfield Tower Square satellite campus

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      University of Massachusetts opens 'welcome center' for students at Springfield Tower Square satellite campus ...said the university is “very excited” to expand to Springfield. “We want prospective students in the Greater Springfield area to know that the UMass Center at Springfield is now open for business,” Caret said. The init... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   University of Massachusetts   Holyoke Community College

    12. United Bank in West Springfield, Rockville Bank in Connecticut get merger approval

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      United Bank in West Springfield, Rockville Bank in Connecticut get merger approval ...k, which will be called United Bank, will create the largest community bank headquartered in the Hartford and Springfield market with nearly $5 billion in assets and top five deposit market share in each metropolitan sta... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   United Bank

    13. Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau in marketing relationship with MGM Springfield

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      Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau in marketing relationship with MGM Springfield ...chusetts Gaming Commission has meetings scheduled in Springfield Tuesday,. April 1. SPRINGFIELD - The Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau has entered into a marketing partnership agreement with MGM Springfie... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Mary Kay Wydra   MGM

    14. Westfield State University celebrates 175th anniversary with scholarship gala

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      Westfield State University celebrates 175th anniversary with scholarship gala .... Funds raised will assist students placed in businesses and organization internships throughout the Greater Springfield area during the upcoming spring and summer semesters. “This exceeded our expectations,” he said. ... (Read Full Article)

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    15. DevelopSpringfield plans spring construction at the Ansel Phelps House on Maple Street

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      DevelopSpringfield plans spring construction at the Ansel Phelps House on Maple Street ...iated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield and the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council. SPRINGFIELD - A long-neglected mansion built in 1841 for Solymon Merrick, inventor of the monkey wrench, is co... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts   Affiliated Chambers of Commerce of Greater Springfield

    16. Western Massachusetts tourism boosters travel to Long Island

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      Western Massachusetts tourism boosters travel to Long Island ... Commerce. The idea is to promote this region as a great destination for bus tours. SPRINGFIELD - The Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau will itself travel to Long Island next week to promote the region to ... (Read Full Article)

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