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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. State awards $4.48 million to school turnaround efforts in Springfield, Worcester

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      State awards $4.48 million to school turnaround efforts in Springfield, Worcester ...Springfield, $1,065,000; Springfield's Van Sickle Middle School, $1,060,000; and Forest Park Middle School in Springfield, $1,055,000. SPRINGFIELD -- Four struggling schools in Springfield and Worcester have received a l... (Read Full Article)

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    3. Baystate Health layoffs: Health care system says it needs surplus to reinvest | masslive.com

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      Baystate Health layoffs: Health care system says it needs surplus to reinvest | masslive.com ...Wing in Palmer and other assorted operations. Of those, 6,100 work at the flagship Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. This makes Baystate the region's largest employer, according to the Pioneer Valley Planning Commi... (Read Full Article)

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    4. Massachusetts Senate approves $100,000 for Spirit of Springfield

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      Massachusetts Senate approves $100,000 for Spirit of Springfield ... believe it," she said. Spirit of Springfield coordinates several large-scale annual community events in the Springfield area, including Bright Nights at Forest Park, the World's Largest Pancake Breakfast, the Star Span... (Read Full Article)

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    5. UMass President Robert Caret announces $1.7 million in grants to UMass faculty

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      UMass President Robert Caret announces $1.7 million in grants to UMass faculty ...rmance pieces that are designed to engage Five College Consortium and community participants from Holyoke and Springfield in cultural dialogue about equality, diversity and race. Circles of Care and Native Crafts: A Cul... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    6. Fresh Start program gives struggling Springfield students a chance to succeed, give back

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      Fresh Start program gives struggling Springfield students a chance to succeed, give back ...Martell has been with the program since its inception three years ago. Tonight she will graduate and go on to Springfield Technical Community College where she hopes to bring up her grade point average before transferrin... (Read Full Article)

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    7. Growth Opportunities

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      Growth Opportunities Joe Shoenfeld calls it an attitudinal shift. Thats how he chose to describe a movement, for lack of a better term, that has made terms like fresh, healthy, organic, sustainable, and especially local not just adjectives that dominate the lexicon and also the marketing materials of those who grow, sell, and prepare food, but also part of this regions culture (Read Full Article)

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    8. City on the Rise: Springfield projects, including MGM, Union Station, CNR Changchun, mean 8,410 jobs, report says | masslive.com

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      City on the Rise: Springfield projects, including MGM, Union Station, CNR Changchun, mean 8,410 jobs, report says | masslive.com ...on the list. The city also expects 4,692 new jobs - a number mostly made up of 3,000 expected jobs at the MGM Springfield casino. Construction work, both recently completed and on the drawing boards and set to begin, tot... (Read Full Article)

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    9. Holly Smith-Bove steps down as president of Springfield Museums

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      Holly Smith-Bove steps down as president of Springfield Museums ...me to make that change SPRINGFIELD — Holly Smith-Bove said on Monday she is stepping down as president of the Springfield Museums as the museum board embarks on a major capital campaign for a Dr. Seuss museum at the Quad... (Read Full Article)

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    10. Greater Springfield YMCA appoints Dexter Johnson interim chief following resignation of Kirk Smith

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      Greater Springfield YMCA appoints Dexter Johnson interim chief following resignation of Kirk Smith ...utive and executive director, the release states. SPRINGFIELD — The board of directors of the YMCA of Greater Springfield has named Dexter Johnson, one of its administrators, to serve as the organization's interim chief ... (Read Full Article)

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    11. Career day at Springfield elementary school brings lesson on advertising business in Western Mass.

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      Career day at Springfield elementary school brings lesson on advertising business in Western Mass. ... life this week as Mark French, advertising director for The Republican, was in the classroom for Career Day. SPRINGFIELD — The third graders at the Arthur T. Talmadge Elementary School in Springfield were treated to a l... (Read Full Article)

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    12. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker visits Yankee Candle manufacturing in Whatley (photos, video)

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      Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker visits Yankee Candle manufacturing in Whatley (photos, video) ...h east-west and north-south, medical marijuana and whether Connecticut will build a casino somewhere south of Springfield. The governor also acknowledged the decision of the State Retirement Board to award $150,000 to t... (Read Full Article)

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    13. Springfield unveils $130,000 in Pine Point storefront improvements | masslive.com

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      Springfield unveils $130,000 in Pine Point storefront improvements | masslive.com ... 10 percent match. Businesses must create or retain at least one job for each $10,000 and they must remain in Springfield for a minimum of three years after the grant is made. To be eligible, businesses must be located i... (Read Full Article)

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    14. Santander Bank branch at MassLive Building in downtown Springfield closing July 10 | masslive.com

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      Santander Bank branch at MassLive Building in downtown Springfield closing July 10 | masslive.com The Santander Bank branch at 1350 Main St. is shutting down. The location inside One Financial Plaza, where MassLive also has its offices, is closing its doors effective Friday, July 10. Customers are being directed to the branch at 590 Sumner Ave. Hours are Monday through Wednesday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Thursday and Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Saturday from 9 a ... (Read Full Article)

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    15. Site work ramps up as MGM Springfield casino nears groundbreaking

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      Site work ramps up as MGM Springfield casino nears groundbreaking ...lex. With the approaching fourth anniversary of the June 1, 2011, tornado, site work for the $800 Million MGM Springfield resort casino project is in full swing in the city's South End, which sustained significant damage... (Read Full Article)

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    16. CNR Changchun: The company's planned timeline to build T cars in Springfield | masslive.com

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      CNR Changchun: The company's planned timeline to build T cars in Springfield | masslive.com ...Executives from CNR Changchun railway Vehicles Co. were in Springfield Thursday meeting with local business leaders as they move forward with plans for a $65 million 220,000-square-foot railroad car factory at ... (Read Full Article)

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