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. People In Business: Guy Dalton of GZA

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      People In Business: Guy Dalton of GZA ...l and geotechnical consulting firm, announces that Guy Dalton has been promoted to Associate Principal in the Springfield, Massachusetts office. A resident of East Longmeadow, Massachusetts Dalton joined GZA in 2010 with... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   GZA Geoenvironmental, Inc

    3. 6-inch fix on Springfield's Union Station platform will cost state $5 million

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      6-inch fix on Springfield's Union Station platform will cost state $5 million ...Neal, a former Springfield mayor.The $88.5-million project is state and federally funded. This story follows "Springfield will spend $25,820 to split lone surviving Union Station antique bench into 4 refurbished pieces" ... (Read Full Article)

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    4. New Amherst chamber executive director sees Amherst as part of destination 'quilt'

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      New Amherst chamber executive director sees Amherst as part of destination 'quilt' ...ector. Before that, he was communications director or the Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau in Springfield. Those jobs helped him build an understanding of destination marketing — and, he said, taking on j... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Springfield   Amherst

    5. Balise buys $2.1 million in South End Springfield real estate, but car dealer mum about plans

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      Balise buys $2.1 million in South End Springfield real estate, but car dealer mum about plans ...n St. SPRINGFIELD — Balise Motor Sales purchased $2.1 million in real estate in the South End neighborhood of Springfield over the first seven months of 2016, according to records on file at the Hampden County Registry o... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Chicopee

    6. Dress for Success to Host Days of Car Tag Sale

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      Dress for Success to Host Days of Car Tag Sale ...men to be more confident in their personal and professional lives, Dress for Success is hosting a tag sale in Springfield to raise funds and awareness, while also working to meet the needs of women throughout the communi... (Read Full Article)

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    7. Jerry Rome Nissan Becomes Balise Nissan

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      Jerry Rome Nissan Becomes Balise Nissan ...h Nissans latest dealership image. WEST SPRINGFIELD — Jerry Rome Nissan, located at 500 Riverdale St. in West Springfield, has officially become Balise Nissan of West Springfield. The current facility and parking area wi... (Read Full Article)

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    8. Springfield Regional Chamber Super 60 Nominations Due Aug. 12

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      Springfield Regional Chamber Super 60 Nominations Due Aug. 12 ...ne-third experienced growth in excess of 65%. SPRINGFIELD — Time is running out to submit nominations for the Springfield Regional Chamber’s annual Super 60 awards program. The deadline is this Friday, Aug. 12. Now in it... (Read Full Article)

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    9. Aer Lingus Flights Seen as Boost for Airline, Bradley, Region

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      Aer Lingus Flights Seen as Boost for Airline, Bradley, Region ...We worked with 23 companies representative of those across our catchment area,” he said, meaning the Hartford-Springfield corridor. “What we found is that those 23 companies were spending more than $43 million annually o... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Bradley International Airport   Boeing   Springfield

    10. Nancy Creed Takes the Helm at the Springfield Regional Chamber

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      Nancy Creed Takes the Helm at the Springfield Regional Chamber ..., she worked alongside one of the young associate attorneys, Russ Denver, who would later go on to direct the Springfield chamber. That connection would become a key storyline a few years later, when, after getting marri... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Northeast Utilities   TD Bank   MassMutual Center

    11. Brightside Books for Kids to distribute 2,000 children's books to Springfield children

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      Brightside Books for Kids to distribute 2,000 children's books to Springfield children ...d a book giveaway program. A Pride Stores Bookmobile will visit selected Summer Food Service Program sites in Springfield, where families access free breakfast and lunch. Pride Stores CEO Robert Bolduc along with company... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Sisters of Providence Health System   Robert Bolduc

    12. Rebranding the Pioneer Valley; Online survey asks you to help forge new image

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      Rebranding the Pioneer Valley; Online survey asks you to help forge new image ...decade of research about the region's image and economy, Visitors Bureau President Mary Kay said. The Greater Springfield Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Western Massachusetts Economic Development Council are rethin... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts

    13. Springfield seeks bid for long-awaited $1.8 million project to secure Van Horn Dam

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      Springfield seeks bid for long-awaited $1.8 million project to secure Van Horn Dam ...lopment announced a $17 million grant for Springfield under the national resiliency program, designed to make Springfield safer, more prepared and more resilient in the event of future disasters. The federal grant, as de... (Read Full Article)

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    14. Baystate ranked 3rd best hospital in Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report

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      Baystate ranked 3rd best hospital in Massachusetts by U.S. News & World Report Baystate Medical Centeris the third-best hospital inMassachusetts, according tothe latestU.S. News World Report 'Best Hospitals'rankings. It was the top-ranking hospital outside ofBoston, and the only one in the state's western four counties to make the list. U.S. News released its 27th-annual Best Hospitals rankings Tuesday.A searchable database of the new rankings is available here. (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Baystate Health   Springfield   Northampton

    15. DevelopSpringfield Forges Collaborations in Advance of Redevelopment

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      DevelopSpringfield Forges Collaborations in Advance of Redevelopment ...is wonderful to give them the opportunity to give back to their community,” said Chris Judd, director of Roca Springfield. “Young men work hard at Roca to learn new work skills that help them stay out of harm’s way and s... (Read Full Article)

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    16. SilverBrick buys Cabotville Industrial complex in Chicopee

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      SilverBrick buys Cabotville Industrial complex in Chicopee ..., and overall municipal services are a perfect fit for the luxury loft-style apartments we specialize in." In Springfield, Silverbrick purchased the Morgan Square Apartments complex on Main Street for $9 million and has ... (Read Full Article)

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