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    2. Celebration held for outgoing Community Foundation CEO

      Celebration held for outgoing Community Foundation CEO
      The Community Foundation hosted a celebration for outgoing President and CEO Katie Allan Zobel. In May, it was announced that Zobel would be transitioning out of her position that she has held for over 17 years. Its moving to be here and see all the partners, the people I have worked with colleagues, friends, people who have worked with me on the staff and volunteers, and people who have committed ...
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    3. MassDOT surveys commuters on state's transportation system

      MassDOT surveys commuters on state's transportation system
      The Massachusetts Department of Transportation is collecting information from communities across the Commonwealth. 22News found how the state plans to use this feedback from commuters. MassDOT set up tables in front of Union Station on Wednesday to hear what commuters think about the state of transportation in our state. The information being collected from people will be used in the states 2050 long range transportation plan, entitled Beyond Mobility. This ...
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  2. About 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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    1. We always have focused on Springfield.
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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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