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    2. Task force established to help with creation of high-speed computing center planned in Holyoke

      ...tor of the Regional Employment Board of Hampden County * John D. Judge, chief development officer for city of Springfield ex officio members: * Holyoke Mayor Elaine A. Pluta * Eric Nakajima, senior policy advisor for sta...
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    3. Civic leaders see lower State Street corridor in Springfield turning corner | Breaking News - MassLive.com -

      Civic leaders see lower State Street corridor in Springfield turning corner | Breaking News - MassLive.com -
      ..., are shown in this artist's rendering of plans for the Springfield Data Center for information Technology in Springfield. SPRINGFIELD – Not that long ago, economic development along the lower State Street corridor was m...
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    4. Nanotechnology may spark next New England manufacturing revolution

      ...t for nanomanufacturing training, specifically at the community college level. “In Massachusetts for example, Springfield Technical Community College is putting growing emphasis on it and Middlesex Community College is p...
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  2. 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.

  3. Quotes about Springfield

    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.
      Dr. Robert C. Holub in Microbe factory future pitched
    3. We believe this is a great opportunity not only for the country, but for Springfield.
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