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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. Peter Pan Bus Lines gets grant for Williamstown-Springfield service

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      Peter Pan Bus Lines gets grant for Williamstown-Springfield service ...or rural communities by supporting intercity bus routes serving communities such as Pittsfield, Williamstown, Springfield, Hyannis and Provincetown, according to the news release. Award recipients were chosen based on pr... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Greenfield   Massachusetts Department of Transportation

    3. MassDOT explains how all-electronic tolling will affect Western Mass drivers at...

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      MassDOT explains how all-electronic tolling will affect Western Mass drivers at... ...ion we are collecting on the gantries is strictly for toll collection purposes," Collins said. The meeting in Springfield was the sixth of seven public hearings the MassDOT has held to explain the rates, with the final o... (Read Full Article)

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    4. MassDOT says $23M bridge replacement project near Big E will require lane closures, land...

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      MassDOT says $23M bridge replacement project near Big E will require lane closures, land... ... of the bridge: the Memorial Avenue and River Street area of West Springfield near The Big E, and the area of Springfield, Walnut, Suffield and Main streets in Agawam. Additional work will include minor roadway widening,... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   West Springfield   Springfield

    5. Western Massachusetts college top U.S. News & World Report list of Best Liberal Arts...

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      Western Massachusetts college top U.S. News & World Report list of Best Liberal Arts... ...al liberal arts colleges in the nation. 16 Massachusetts schools made the list of best national universities. SPRINGFIELD -- Western Massachusetts has been recognized as the home to some of the most rigorous academic cli... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Smith College   Amherst College   Springfield

    6. Freedom Credit Union gets workforce grant

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      Freedom Credit Union gets workforce grant ...d workers. This round of grant funding will help train 2,162 workers, and is expected to create 263 new jobs. SPRINGFIELD — Freedom Credit Union was awarded a $126,175 state grant to train 133 workers, according to a new... (Read Full Article)

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    7. SRC Event to Focus on Economic-development Legislation

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      SRC Event to Focus on Economic-development Legislation ...ructure grants to support economic development and job creation, $45 million to support the revitalization of Springfield and other gateway cities, $45 million to support workforce development, training, and the creation... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Joseph Wagner

    8. Springfield Technical Community College kicks off 50th anniversary celebration by honoring...

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      Springfield Technical Community College kicks off 50th anniversary celebration by honoring... ...n held to honor the four founders and to kick off STCC's 50th anniversary year. SPRINGFIELD — The founding of Springfield Technical College in 1967 was the result of what former college president Andrew Scibelli calls "a... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Domenic J. Sarno   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield Armory

    9. $1.24 million grant to pay 10 Holyoke firefighters heralded by U.S. Rep. Richard Neal

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      $1.24 million grant to pay 10 Holyoke firefighters heralded by U.S. Rep. Richard Neal ...said in a press conference at Holyoke Fire Department headquarters, 600 High St. U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, said today a new $1.24 million federal grant that will pay salaries and benefits of 10 firefighte... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Holyoke   Congressman Richard E. Neal

    10. Academy Hill School receives $120k endowment from MassMutual's Roger Crandall

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      Academy Hill School receives $120k endowment from MassMutual's Roger Crandall ...rs and leaders. Academy Hill is a day school for students Pre-K to grade 8, located at 1190 Liberty Street in Springfield. To learn more about the Crandall Scholars Endowment Fund and other programs the school offers vis... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassMutual   Springfield

    11. Region’s Competitive Commercial-loan Market Poses Plenty of Opportunity

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      Region’s Competitive Commercial-loan Market Poses Plenty of Opportunity ...investments by companies — are on the rise, though not many people outside their regions are aware of it. And Springfield is only one part of a region currently booming with entrepreneurial life. “There’s definitely more... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Chicopee   Westfield

    12. Springfield Regional Chamber Debuts New Dental Benefit

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      Springfield Regional Chamber Debuts New Dental Benefit ...onal access through CONNECTION Dental, with more than 108,000 dentist locations nationwide. SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Regional Chamber has teamed up Altus Dental to offer to its chamber members a new employee benefit... (Read Full Article)

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    13. Katie Stebbins appointed to Holyoke Community College Board of Trustees by Charlie Baker

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      Katie Stebbins appointed to Holyoke Community College Board of Trustees by Charlie Baker ...achusetts for more than a decade. "Katie brings a wealth of experience as a leader in economic development in Springfield, Holyoke, the region and the state and has long been a friend to the college," interim HCC preside... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Holyoke Community College   Springfield   Holyoke

    14. More Than 1,100 Volunteers to Make Impact on Annual Day of Caring

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      More Than 1,100 Volunteers to Make Impact on Annual Day of Caring ...eer across the region to help local nonprofits. Starting with a kickoff breakfast in Court Square in downtown Springfield at 7:30 a.m., participants will travel to towns across the Valley, contributing in myriad ways to ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Comcast   TD Bank   MassMutual

    15. Employer confidence falls; businesses feel fore confident about Massachusetts economy than national business climate

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      Employer confidence falls; businesses feel fore confident about Massachusetts economy than national business climate ...fidence Index declined one point, to 54.1, in August, leaving it three full points lower than in August 2015. SPRINGFIELD — Employer confidence in the Massachusetts economy fell in August for the third consecutive month,... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield

    16. Babe Ruth World Series baseball brought bucks to Westfield

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      Babe Ruth World Series baseball brought bucks to Westfield ...year-old World Series brought 6,000 visitors and $1.03 million in economic activity, according to the Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau. Visitors to the eight-day tournament rented area hotels for a total ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Westfield State University   Springfield   Westfield

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