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.

  2. Quotes about Springfield

    1. We always have focused on Springfield.
      In Microbe factory future pitched
    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.
      In Microbe factory future pitched
  1. Springfield

    0 Comments Leave a Comment

    46-60 of 4306 // « 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 285 286 287 »
    1. Mentioned In 4306 Articles

    2. "GLOBAL BUSINESS SYMPOSIUM"

      Explore From the EDC (Apr 28 2016)

      "GLOBAL BUSINESS SYMPOSIUM" ... Global Business Symposium: Unlocking International Business Opportunities June 1, 2016 - 3:30pm - Sheraton Springfield - $25 The Economic Development Council of Western Massachusetts (EDC) and the Associated Industr... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   University of Massachusetts   Associated Industries of Massachusetts   Springfield

    3. Springfield Regional Chamber After 5 to Kick Off Summer
 May 18

      Explore BusinessWest (Apr 28 2016)

      Springfield Regional Chamber After 5 to Kick Off Summer
 May 18 ...oy networking, a cash bar, and hors doeuvres on the clubs patio under the late-setting sun. SPRINGFIELD — The Springfield Regional Chamber will hold a “Kickoff to Summer” After 5 on Wednesday, May 18 from 5 to 7 p.m. at ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    4. Springfield High School of Science and Technology to host international fair | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 26 2016)

      Springfield High School of Science and Technology to host international fair | masslive.com The public is invited to attend International Fair 2016 at the High School of Science and Technology on Friday for an array of international music, food and student exhibits. The fair will be from 5:30 to 9 p.m. in the school gymnasium, 1250 State St. Admission is free. International Fair 2016 will include exhibits of students' projects on foreign countries, international music performed by students and local artists ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    5. Calling artists: Springfield Central Cultural District expands utility box art program | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 26 2016)

      Calling artists: Springfield Central Cultural District expands utility box art program | masslive.com ...The Springfield Central Cultural District is looking for artists willing to help it grow its utility box mural program downtown after hosting a successful pilot project last summer by having two stubby little u... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    6. Behind the Scenes: A look inside Springfield's Union Station redevelopment project  | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 25 2016)

      Behind the Scenes: A look inside Springfield's Union Station redevelopment project  | masslive.com ...e phrase written of New York City's vanished Pennsylvania Station. Dormant since the 1970s, Union Station in Springfield is nearing the moment of its rebirth following an $88.5 million rehabilitation that took decades t... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    7. Proffesional Woman's Chamber honors Arlene Rodriguez of STCC | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 25 2016)

      Proffesional Woman's Chamber honors Arlene Rodriguez of STCC | masslive.com ...The Professional Women's Chamber has announced that Arlene Rodriguez, vice president of academic affairs for Springfield Technical Community College, has been named the chambers 2016 Woman of the Year. The Woman of the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    8. MGM closes purchase of former Springfield School Department HQ at 195 State | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 22 2016)

      MGM closes purchase of former Springfield School Department HQ at 195 State | masslive.com ...s part of a redevelopment plan that eventually stalled. MGM Springfield has bought more than $42.6 million in Springfield real estate as part of its plans for a $900 million casino resort in the city's South End. ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    9. Massachusetts Clean Energy Center funds $1M in upgrades for hydropower facilities in West Springfield, Ware and Orange | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 21 2016)

      Massachusetts Clean Energy Center funds $1M in upgrades for hydropower facilities in West Springfield, Ware and Orange | masslive.com ...lectric facilities in West Springfield, Ware and Orange. Officials gathered Wednesday at AD Hydro Inc.'s West Springfield facility to announce the funding, which comes from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center's Hydropo... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   West Springfield   Springfield   Clean Energy Center

    10. Springfield's Wellspring Cooperative plans to build worker-owned greenhouse in Indian Orchard; Baystate, Big Y will buy its produce | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 21 2016)

      Springfield's Wellspring Cooperative plans to build worker-owned greenhouse in Indian Orchard; Baystate, Big Y will buy its produce | masslive.com ...Springfield-based economic development project Wellspring Collaborative plans to soon build a hydroponic greenhouse that would provide produce for area hospitals, grocery stores and school districts. The burgeo... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Big Y Foods   Springfield

    11. Springfield unemployment rate falls by a tenth of a percent; region gained 3K jobs in March | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 20 2016)

      Springfield unemployment rate falls by a tenth of a percent; region gained 3K jobs in March | masslive.com The city's unemployment rate fell in March to 8.2 percent from 8.3 percent in February and from 9.3 percent a year ago in March 2015. The number of employed city residents rose last month to 57,977 from 57,565 in February and from 57,744 a year ago in March 2015, according to jobs statistics released Tuesday by the state Executive Office of Labor and ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield

    12. Dr. Ira Rubenzahl Learning Laboratory

      Explore From the EDC (Apr 19 2016)

      Dr. Ira Rubenzahl Learning Laboratory ...sident, Springfield Technical Community College 2004 - 2016 Dr. Ira Rubenzahl Learning Laboratory President, Springfield Technical Community College 2004 - 2016 This Precision Manufacturing Learning Laboratory is dedi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield   Ira Rubenzahl

    13. Belchertown Creates Cohesive Plan for Growth

      Explore BusinessWest (Apr 19 2016)

      Belchertown Creates Cohesive Plan for Growth ...d clean energy is part of our value system,” Albertson said, noting that a previously approved solar farm off Springfield Road has been completed and is expected to go online in the near future. Businesses are also growi... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   MassDevelopment   Springfield

    14. Professional Women’s Chamber Announces Arlene Rodriguez as 2016 Woman of the Year

      Explore BusinessWest (Apr 19 2016)

      Professional Women’s Chamber Announces Arlene Rodriguez as 2016 Woman of the Year ...Professional Womens Chamber (PWC) has announced that Arlene Rodriguez, vice president of academic affairs for Springfield Technical Community College has been named the PWC 2016 Woman of the Year. The Woman of the Year i... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Technical Community College   Springfield

    15. Springfield Falcons to be sold, AHL team expected to leave Western Massachusetts | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 19 2016)

      Springfield Falcons to be sold, AHL team expected to leave Western Massachusetts | masslive.com ...The Springfield Falcons will be sold to the Arizona Coyotes in a deal that could end the city's 80-year affiliation with the American Hockey League. Falcons owner Charlie Pompea confirmed to The Republican the ... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield Falcons   Springfield   The Republican

    16. Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity's ReStore celebrates one year anniversary | masslive.com

      Explore masslive.com (Apr 18 2016)

      Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity's ReStore celebrates one year anniversary | masslive.com ...Greater Springfield Habitat for Humanity's ReStore in Westfield will be celebrating it's one year anniversary on Saturday, April 16, 2016 at the store at 301 East Main Street in Westfield. As part of the celebr... (Read Full Article)

      Mentions:   Springfield   Westfield

    17. 46-60 of 4306 // « 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 ... 285 286 287 »