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    2. 49th Annual Mattoon Street Art Festival Slated for Sept. 10-11

      49th Annual Mattoon Street Art Festival Slated for Sept. 10-11
      The oldest craft fair in Western Mass., the Mattoon Street Art Festival, will take place Saturday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 11 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Throughout the festival, patrons will be able to purchase from local artisans from throughout the Pioneer Valley. More than 100 vendors will showcase their crafts in a range of media, including paintings ...
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    3. Former Springfield official Kevin Kennedy has died

      Former Springfield official Kevin Kennedy has died
      The City of Springfields former Chief Development Officer (CDO), Kevin Kennedy, has died. Mayor Domenic Sarno made the announcement Thursday sayingFirst of all, my sympathy, thoughts, prayers and encouragement to Kevins wife Debbie, family and friends.I was very saddened to hear about my friend and retired Chief Development Officer Kevin Kennedys passing he fought a valiant fight. Kennedy retired in 2019 after serving eight years as CDO. At the ...
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    4. Ron Bryant Named President of Baystate Health Regional Hospitals

      Ron Bryant Named President of Baystate Health Regional Hospitals
      Ron Bryant, president of Baystate Noble Hospital and Baystate Franklin Medical Center Northern Region, will extend his role to become president of Baystate Health Regional Hospitals, which also includes Baystate Wing Hospital in Palmer. His new role becomes effective on Oct. 9 upon the retirement of Molly Gray as president and chief administrative officer of the Baystate Health Eastern Region. At Baystate Health, our goal is to continue providing a ...
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    5. Stone Soul Festival returns this weekend in Springfield

      Stone Soul Festival returns this weekend in Springfield
      Thousands are looking forward to the Labor Day weekend when the Stone Soul Festival returns to Springfields Blunt Park. Festival Founder and Program Chairman Jay Griffin is confident of a vibrant post pandemic return to the neighborhood festival he helped create 34 years ago. Stone Soul Festival has always had a special place in his heart. You want me to start crying? You know, its a joy, its part of ...
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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.
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    3. We believe this is a great opportunity not only for the country, but for Springfield.
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