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    Family Violence Task Force to host second annual community conference

    Verizon Wireless has awarded a $15,000 HopeLine grant to the Family Violence Task Force, a part of Community Partnership of the Ozarks' Violence Free Families. The funds will allow domestic violence training to be provided at no cost to the community. Read on...
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    City outlines plans for additional police

    On the eve of Domestic Violence Awareness month, Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams announces that two of the 10 additional police positions to be added to the force will be domestic violence investigators. Read on...
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    City to receive federal grant to help hire 10 additional police officers

    The City of Springfield was notified Monday by the U.S. Department of Justice that the City will receive funds to assist with the hiring of 10 additional officer positions. Read on...
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    Springfield Jazz Festival announces new additions for 5th anniversary

    After last year’s “packed house” downtown, organizers are providing two new offers for jazz lovers at this year’s 5th annual Springfield Jazz Festival. The festival takes place at 6 p.m., Friday, Oct. 3. Read on...
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    20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Turkey Trot Early Bird registration now open

    Training for the Trot begins Sept. 30 for first-time 5K runners. Read on...
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    Summer pool attendance, food donations and World’s Largest Swimming Lesson numbers finalized

    More than 150 Springfield swimmers helped break Guinness World Record for largest swim lesson June 20. Read on...
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    Help protect waterways with proper disposal of yardwaste and leaves this fall

    While the City’s Environmental Services and Public Works departments enjoy autumn as much as anyone, they aren’t looking forward to the problems the fallen leaves create when they make their way into the storm drains. Read on...
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    Fatality crash

    The Springfield Police Department is currently investigating a fatality crash that occurred in the 2400 block of West Kearney at 12:06 a.m. on Sept. 27. Read on...
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    Family Violence Task Force receives grant to support community domestic violence training

    Family Violence Task Force receives HopeLine grant from Verizon Wireless to support community domestic violence training. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department urges residents to properly maintain clothes dryers to prevent fires

    In just one week, Springfield Firefighters have responded to two fires caused by improperly maintained clothes dryers, causing a total of $45,000 in damage. Both fires were caused by the build-up of lint. Read on...
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    City Council, Springfield School Board continue talks on crossing guard program

    Springfield City Council and the Springfield School Board met Wednesday evening to review a proposal regarding school crossing guard services. Read on...
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    Demolition began Sept. 25 for City Government Plaza parking lots project

    Demolition on the parking lots at the City Government Plaza began Thursday, Sept. 25 as part of a grant-funded project to demonstrate stormwater management techniques. Read on...
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    Council learns more about stormwater policies and practices

    Stormwater engineer Todd Wagner addressed City Council Tuesday to present information at the request of Council members, who had questions about the City’s stormwater management practices, particularly when it comes to approving new developments. Read on...
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    Online training promotes safety in Springfield's bars and nightclubs

    The Springfield Fire Department created the online training tool to reduce overcrowding and other safety hazards associated with bars and nightclubs. Read on...
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    Public invited to meet Public Works Director finalists

    The City of Springfield will host a public reception to meet finalists for the Director of Public Works position, 5-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Oct. 15 in the fourth floor conference room of the Busch Municipal Building, 840 N. Boonville. Read on...
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    Workforce Investment Board conducting regional workforce survey

    The Ozark Region Workforce Investment Board, in partnership with the Missouri Career Center and local chambers of commerce, are conducting a regional workforce survey titled “MOmentum 2015." Read on...
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    Recruitment event encourages women to consider career of firefighting

    The Springfield Fire Department will host the "Girls on Fire" Recruitment Event October 18th from 9am to 3pm at the Springfield Regional Police and Fire Training Center. Read on...
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    City of Springfield selects firm to perform internal audits

    RubinBrown, Certified Accountants and & Business Consultants, has been selected to perform the City of Springfield’s internal audit functions, beginning immediately. Read on...
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    Send us your photos of Springfield in fall!

    Springfield photographers, we'd love to use your photos of Springfield in fall on our homepage. Please e-mail them to or post them to our Facebook page with the hashtag #sgfinfall. Read on...
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    Public Works performing pavement resurfacing on City streets in September

    Public Works will be resurfacing pavement on several streets throughout the City in September. Motorists are advised to slow down and use caution as they move through these areas. Read on...
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    Park Board publishes fall activities guide

    The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has released the fall edition of The Park Bench, a guide to Park Board recreational programs and activities for September through December.
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    City prepares to submit latest sewer overflow control plans to regulators

    The City's Environmental Services department presented its latest sewer overflow control program to City Council today. Read on...
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