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    2. COVID-19 Response Fund for the Pioneer Valley Issues Fourth Round of Grants

      A fourth round of grants, totaling $226,000, from the COVID-19 Response Fund for the Pioneer Valley has been announced, with healthcare and medical centers in Hampden, Hampshire, and Franklin counties receiving the largest portion of the new round as they battle the impact of the disease on the region with surging admissions to hospitals. Grants were also directed to youth-serving organizations and to programs providing food access to those ...
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    3. Design plans finalized for Springfield consolidated school near Mason Square - masslive.com

      Design plans finalized for Springfield consolidated school near Mason Square - masslive.com
      Local officials have praised the final schematic design of a new consolidated school in the Mason Square area, headed for consideration by the School Committee on April 30. The School Buildings and Maintenance Subcommittee reviewed the plans on Wednesday, which details plans to construct a new school to replace William Deberry and Homer Street schools. The new school will be on the DeBerry property on Union Street.
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    4. UMass Amherst Donates PPE Face Shields to Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing

      UMass Amherst Donates PPE Face Shields to Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing
      UMass Amherst has donated 300 face shields to the skilled-nursing center at Loomis Lakeside at Reeds Landing. The face shields were developed by UMass researchers, engineers, nurses, and other health care professionals, and arrive at a time when personal protective equipment (PPE) is in very short supply for many nursing facilities in the region and throughout the country. The design created by UMass enables the face shields to be mass-produced ...
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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.

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    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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