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    Arrests made, charges filed in home burglary case caught on video

    At approximately 5 a.m. on Dec. 12, the Springfield Police Department was dispatched to 1119 S. Gelven for subjects breaking into vehicles. Read on...
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    Jump in numbers a sign flu season in full swing

    With a large jump in reported flu cases, the Springfield-Greene County Health Department is reminding citizens of the importance of the influenza vaccine. Read on...
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    City Council receives independent audit report

    The Springfield City Council received an “unmodified” (the highest level given) opinion on the City’s financial statement audit today from the City’s independent auditing firm, BKD. Read on...
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    Phase I of Government Plaza parking lot reconstruction complete; public lot to reopen Wednesday

    The public parking lot directly in front of the Busch Municipal Building will reopen to the public at 7 a.m., Wednesday. Read on...
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    Dec. 15 City Council meeting summary

    Springfield City Council met at Historic City Hall at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 15. A written summary and video recording of meeting are available. Read on...
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    Weekly Calendar for December 15-19

    The City of Springfield’s weekly calendar for December 15 - December 19 is now available online. Read on...
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    Options available for recycling Christmas trees

    Springfield residents are reminded that Christmas trees are not accepted at Missouri landfills. Several options are available for recycling this year’s trees, however. Read on...
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    Christmas trees pose fire hazard if not cared for properly

    Following a fire caused by a dry Christmas tree, the Springfield Fire Department is reminding residents that Christmas trees must be properly cared for to avoid fires this holiday season. Read on...
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    Task force report outlines City and County challenges

    A task force consisting of City of Springfield and Greene County staff worked for the past 18 months to identify challenges facing both governmental entities and reported them to City Council and the Greene County Commission, Dec. 9. Read on...
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    Springfield police investigate homicide

    At approximately 1:19 a.m. on Sunday, Dec. 7, Springfield police officers responded to 2126 N. Main Avenue after a 911 caller indicated they heard noises outside and found an injured man lying on the ground bleeding. Read on...
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    Filing opens for City Council seats

    Those interested in running for an open City Council seat or for Springfield Mayor may officially file an application with the City Clerk’s office, beginning at 8 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 2. Read on...
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    City of Springfield and MoDOT prepare for holiday shopping traffic

    As holiday shoppers navigate busy Springfield streets around retail centers over the long holiday weekend, traffic engineers will be on duty monitoring traffic cameras and implementing holiday signal timing to improve traffic flow. Read on...
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    First flu cases a good reminder to get vaccinated before the holidays

    The community’s first flu cases are a good reminder that everyone who can ought to get a flu vaccine before spending time with family and friends during the holidays. Read on...
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    Police continue to seek public’s help in assault investigation

    The Springfield Police Department is continuing to investigate an assault that occurred on Aug. 22 at 318 South Avenue. Read on...
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    City’s plan for continued sewer upgrades a sound investment

    A long-term sewer overflow control plan, required by state and federal environmental regulators to reduce system overflows, will come to City Council Nov. 24. The plan, which has been years in the making, is required to be submitted by Dec. 31. Read on...
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    Community Development Block Grant Program marks 40th anniversary

    Mayor Bob Stephens issued a proclamation at the Nov. 18 City Council Lunch recognizing the 40th anniversary of the Community Development Block Grant Program and the 30th anniversary of the Community Development Loan Program in Springfield. Read on...
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    City Clerk certifies referendum petition

    Springfield City Clerk has certified a referendum petition opposing the Oct. 13 decision to amend the City’s nondiscrimination ordinance. The issue now goes back to City Council, likely at the Nov. 24 meeting. Read on...
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    Springfield again named a Digital Cities Survey winner by Center for Digital Government

    E.Republic's Center for Digital Government and the Digital Communities Program today announced the top-ranked cities in the 2014 Digital Cities Survey. Springfield ranked sixth among cities with populations of 125,000 to 249,000. Read on...
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    The City of Springfield offers challenging employment opportunities to people interested in careers in public service at the municipal level. View job openings.
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