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    Missouri Job Center to host hiring events for Zaxby's first Springfield location

    The Missouri Job Center is hosting two hiring events for Zaxby's first Springfield location. The events will be from 2 - 5 p.m. on Friday, July 29, and from 12 - 4 p.m. on Monday, August 1. Read on...
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    Springfield Police Department releases Quarterly Public Safety Report

    The second quarter of 2016 saw an overall increase in crime by 2 percent. This is in comparison to the crime statistics of April through June 2015, and it is shown in the Springfield Police Department’s latest Quarterly Public Safety Report. Read on...
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    July 25 City Council meeting summary

    Springfield City Council met at Historic City Hall at 6:30 p.m. July 25. A written summary and video recording of meeting are available. Read on...
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    National Night Out promotes safe, healthy neighborhoods

    Springfield Police Chief Paul Williams is sending a message to criminals: neighborhoods are organized and fighting back. This year marks the fifth anniversary of a citywide National Night Out event to coincide with the national public safety event. Read on...
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    New right-turn lane design to be piloted at Battlefield and Campbell

    Public Works will test out the safety benefits of a new right-turn lane design with a pilot study at the intersection of Battlefield Road and Campbell Avenue beginning Tuesday, July 26. Read on...
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    City Human Resources director announces retirement

    Sheila Maerz, City of Springfield Human Resources director, announces her retirement effective Oct. 20. Read on...
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    13th Annual Kid’Athlon returns to Meador Park Sat., Aug. 6

    Kids' mini-triathlon with swimming, biking and running events. Discount early registration closes Friday, July 22.
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    No building inspections Aug. 2; inspectors to attend training

    Commercial and residential building inspections will not be available from the City’s Building Development Services Tuesday, Aug. 2 due to staff training. Read on...
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    Blanche Jones retires from the Zoo after 43-year career

    Jones retires a longest-serving city employee
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    Back-to-school immunization clinics begin soon

    It may seem early, but now is the time for parents and guardians of school-age children to think about required and recommended vaccinations for the 2016-17 school year. Read on...
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    David Holtmann named interim Finance director

    City Manager Greg Burris has named David Holtmann to serve as interim Finance director effective July 25. Read on...
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    Zone Blitz initiative promotes community unity

    The City of Springfield, along with community partners and Zone 1 neighbors, officially launched the Zone Blitz, an initiative to improve quality of life in northwest Springfield, Monday morning at Nichols Park. Read on...
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    July sales tax revenues down 12% compared to budget

    The City of Springfield's July 2016 1% general sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is down 12%, or $528,385, compared to the amount budgeted. Read on...
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    Keep fire hydrants visible and clear of landscaping and grass

    The Springfield Fire Department reminds citizens of the need to keep fire hydrants visible and clear of landscaping and overgrown grass. Read on...
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    Reverse-angle parking pilot on Commercial Street to begin July 9

    The City of Springfield Department of Public Works, in partnership with the Commercial Street community, will introduce reverse-angle parking to C-Street as an eight-week pilot beginning Saturday, July 9. Read on...
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    Planned sewer rate increase takes effect July 1

    Springfield must make additional investments in its wastewater system to continue meeting regulatory requirements and to protect the environment. Read on...
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    Frank Romines selected as Springfield City Attorney

    Frank Romines has been selected as the City of Springfield’s City Attorney, effective July 13. He currently serves as senior corporate counsel for Jack Henry & Associates, Inc. Read on...
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    EPA recognizes Springfield for 17 years of successful redevelopment using brownfields grants

    The City of Springfield was officially recognized today by EPA Region 7 for its successful 17-year history of redevelopment of formerly polluted properties. Read on...
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    Mayor in State of City address: Springfield in especially strong position

    More than 300 attendees gathered to hear Mayor Bob Stephens share his views this morning about the state of Springfield during his last State of the City address. Read on...
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    SGF named 11th Best City for Staycations in study

    To help Americans find the best staycation spots in the U.S. ? and the ones worth leaving home for ? WalletHub¹s number crunchers compared the 150 largest cities across 28 key metrics. Read on...
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    Discount theme park tickets available through the Park Board

    Visit Silver Dollar City, Worlds of Fun, Oceans of Fun, Schlitterbahn or Six Flags
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    Outdoor pools open for the season Saturday, May 28

    Discount admission all day Memorial Day at Fassnight, Grant Beach and Meador pools
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    Missouri Job Center to assist with four hiring events this week

    The Mobile Career Center will assist with two hiring events in Springfield on Wednesday, May 25, and the Missouri Job Center - Branson location will host two hiring events on Thursday, May 26. Read on...
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    EPA awards $200,000 to Springfield for job training program

    A $200,000 grant to The Missouri Job Center will provide job opportunities in the city’s northwest quadrant. Read on...
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    SGF named 8th Best City to Start a Business in study

    In order to determine the best cities for Hispanic entrepreneurs, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 150 most populated U.S. cities across two key dimensions, namely “Hispanic Business-Friendliness” and “Hispanic Purchasing Power.” Read on...
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    Ozark Workforce Development Board to launch free Multi-Trade Pre-Apprenticeship

    The Pre-Apprenticeship Multi-Trade Orientation (PAMTO) is a four week program that is offered at no charge to participants. It will allow them to gain experience and insight into the participating trades: Carpenters, Plumbers & Pipefitters, and Laborers. Read on...
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    SGF named 17th Best City for Hispanic Entrepreneurs in study

    In order to determine the best cities for Hispanic entrepreneurs, WalletHub’s analysts compared the 150 most populated U.S. cities across two key dimensions, namely “Hispanic Business-Friendliness” and “Hispanic Purchasing Power.” Read on...
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    Springfield Lasers announce 2016 season home schedule July 31-Aug. 13

    No. 1 American John Isner plays in Springfield Thursday, Aug. 11
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    FBI announces $25,000 reward for information leading to recovery of artwork

    The Federal Bureau of Investigation April 11 announced a $25,000 reward for information leading to the recovery of artwork stolen from the Springfield Art Museum. Read on...
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    2016 Route 66 Festival to offer three days of cars, motorcycles, concerts and family fun

    The City of Springfield and Birthplace of Route 66 Festival partners KY3, Aaron Sachs & Associates, P.C. and Ozarks On Two Wheels announced the 2016 festival event lineup at a press conference at the historic Gillioz Theatre March 22. Read on...
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    SGF named 5th Best City to Get Married in study

    To help couples find the most wedding-friendly destinations, WalletHub's analysts compared 150 of the biggest cities across 18 key indicators of a cost-effective, convenient and enjoyable occasion. Read on...
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