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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. Springfield one of 38 communities commended for making significant progress in early literacy efforts

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      Springfield one of 38 communities commended for making significant progress in early literacy efforts ...iative and community partners were cited for making 'measurable progress' on student attendance outcomes. The Springfield Public Schools and the United Way of Pioneer Valley, partners in the Stay in School Campaign, have... (Read Full Article)

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    3. Farmington Bank report shows job creation strong

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      Farmington Bank report shows job creation strong ...Job growth in Greater Springfield continues to impress Donald Klepper-Smith, economic advisor to Farmington Bank. 'You are gaining jobs where it counts: health care, education, financial services 1,200 in the l... (Read Full Article)

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    4. CRRC MA subway car builder begins hiring for new East Springfield plant

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      CRRC MA subway car builder begins hiring for new East Springfield plant ...ouse site in East Springfield. CRRC MA is running ads online now through staffing company United Personnel in Springfield for two executives. One ad is for a director of manufacturing with at least 10 years of management... (Read Full Article)

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    5. Dockit Creates Co-working Space for Springfield Lawyers

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      Dockit Creates Co-working Space for Springfield Lawyers ... current controversy over a Supreme Court nomination, or some new ruling that may be impactful to the Greater Springfield legal community. “We might talk about it, what kinds of motions we need to draft, what we need to ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual Center   Springfield   Northampton

    6. Chamber Leaders to Attend Business Summit on Beacon Hill

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      Chamber Leaders to Attend Business Summit on Beacon Hill ...ocial events. This will be the second time this event is held under the new administration. SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Regional Chamber, in partnership with the East of the River Five Town Chamber of Commerce with sup... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   Greater Holyoke Chamber of Commerce   Springfield

    7. Dress for Success of Western Massachusetts honors partners

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      Dress for Success of Western Massachusetts honors partners ...ve in work and in life. For more information on Dress for Success, visit www.westernmass.dressforsuccess.org. SPRINGFIELD - – Dress for Success of Western Massachusetts honored agencies from throughout the region at it... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Sisters of Providence Health System

    8. MGM Springfield seeks to replace Comcast in managing MassMutual Center | masslive.com

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      MGM Springfield seeks to replace Comcast in managing MassMutual Center | masslive.com ...g in September 2005, replacing state employees who had been managing the former Springfield Civic Center. MGM Springfield is set to open a $950 million casino in downtown Springfield in fall 2018. The project is currentl... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   MassMutual Center   Springfield

    9. Springfield seeks bids for reuse of 2 industrial properties, old fire station in Indian Orchard | masslive.com

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      Springfield seeks bids for reuse of 2 industrial properties, old fire station in Indian Orchard | masslive.com The city is seeking offers for the purchase and redevelopment of three city-owned properties in Indian Orchard, including two large industrial sites and a historic former neighborhood fire station. The city announced the release of the three separate Requests for Proposals on Wednesday including a 16-acre property on the east side of Pinevale Street, that was part of the former Chapman Valve site. (Read Full Article)

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    10. HELP US END HUNGER

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      HELP US END HUNGER ...Your voice and opinions will help us make real changes in our community. Wednesday, April 6, 2016 6-8 p.m. Springfield Technical Community College Scibelli Hall, Bldg. 2, 7th Floor Free and open to everyone Dinner ... (Read Full Article)

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    11. Gov. Charlie Baker to Springfield Chamber: Initiatives will help Western Mass. | masslive.com

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      Gov. Charlie Baker to Springfield Chamber: Initiatives will help Western Mass. | masslive.com Gov. Charlie Baker answered calls Tuesday for Massachusetts' economic successes including General Electric's decision to relocate its global headquarters to Boston to benefit Western Massachusetts. With respect to GE, Baker called for patience. He also said that state efforts to increase the number of development-ready industrial parks and cleaned brownfield sites can help this part of the state. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Springfield Chamber of Commerce

    12. City of Springfield blazing through economic development projects in downtown and beyond | masslive.com

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      City of Springfield blazing through economic development projects in downtown and beyond | masslive.com ... 2016, particularly with progress he expects to occur on his 'Top 5' list of projects that range from the MGM Springfield casino to redevelopment of Union Station. 'We haven't seen any slowdown,' Kennedy said. 'We have a... (Read Full Article)

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    13. Colleges, universities add to 'eclectic' mix in downtown Springfield

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      Colleges, universities add to 'eclectic' mix in downtown Springfield ...ypath.edu or call (413) 342-0122. For more information on Sprigfield College, go online to springfield.edu. For more information on Cambridge College Springfield, go online to springfield.cambridgecollege.edu. ... (Read Full Article)

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

    14. New PVTA pavilion, Route 20 enhancements, hangar renovations top list of Westfield development projects

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      New PVTA pavilion, Route 20 enhancements, hangar renovations top list of Westfield development projects ... Ashley and Cross streets forward while addressing traffic needs along Route 20 from Union Street to the West Springfield line. The mayor and city Advancement Officer Joseph Mitchell rated several projects recently, givi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Westfield

    15. Microenterprise Program Helps Refugees Launch Businesses

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      Microenterprise Program Helps Refugees Launch Businesses ... go into business for himself — al Khaled connected with Farjo and opened Ahalna Foods on Main Street in West Springfield, a multi-ethnic neighborhood where eight of Ascentria’s refugee clients have launched enterprises.... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Chicopee

    16. State awards $1.25 million to Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke to help protect Connecticut River from sewer overflows | masslive.com

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      State awards $1.25 million to Springfield, Chicopee, Holyoke to help protect Connecticut River from sewer overflows | masslive.com Gov. Charlie Baker and his administration have awarded the grant to the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission to aid the three target communities in their long-term efforts to reduce combined sewer overflows. "The Connecticut River and its watershed is one of our region's natural treasures and it is vitally important to clean it up and keep it clean for generations to come,' Baker said in a prepared release. 'The funds ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Pioneer Valley Planning Commission   Springfield   Chicopee

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