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Posted on: July 6, 2015

Springfield Homeless Court Program's first success stories to graduate tomorrow evening

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MEDIA ALERT

The path out of homelessness is a complicated one, often met with many obstacles.

A program created by Springfield Municipal Court, the Springfield Police Department, the City Prosecutor’s Office, Legal Services of So...Read on...

Posted on: July 5, 2015

Movies at Founders Park begins Friday, July 10

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board’s annual Movies at Founders Park series begins Friday, July 10, bringing recent release and classic movies to a family-friendly outdoor setting in downtown Springfield’s Founders Park. The series continues every Fr...Read more »

Movie titles and dates
Posted on: July 2, 2015

American Airlines brings Springfield non-stop service to Charlotte, North Carolina

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

American Airlines begins new, non-stop service between Springfield and Charlotte-Douglas International Airport beginning Nov. 5. Tickets go on sale July 5.

This new service gives the Springfield airport 11 no...Read on...

Posted on: July 1, 2015

Planned sewer rate increase takes effect July 1

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Residents on City wastewater service will see a planned rate increase July 1. The City of Springfield contracts with City Utilities for wastewater services billing, so customers will notice this change on their...Read on...

Posted on: June 30, 2015

Aquathon Series and 12th Annual Kid’Athlon events offer triathlon-style races

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board hosts two triathlon-style events in the coming weeks.

The Aquathon Series features weekly kids’ and adults’ swim-run races every Tuesday evening throughout July (beginning July 7) at 7 p.m. at...Read more »

Posted on: June 30, 2015

Vehicle vs. bicycle crash turns fatal

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

At 1:41 p.m. on June 29, Springfield police officers responded to the intersection of Brentwood...Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2015

65th Springfield Police Academy class graduates Friday

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Graduation ceremonies for the officers of the 65th Springfield Police Academy will be held at 7...Read on...

Posted on: June 12, 2015

Park Board offers discount theme park tickets

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* Update June 25: This news release includes some updated ticket prices.

Discount tickets are now available for Missouri theme parks through the Springfield-Greene County Park Board, in partnership with the Missouri Park and Recreation Association. Di...Read on...

Posted on: June 25, 2015

Public Works releases June safety message

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Built-up communities, like Springfield are more prone to “urban flooding” because the run off can
be up to six times greater than in rural areas where there’s less concrete and more open perviousarea to absor...Read on...

June Traffic Safety Message (PDF)
Posted on: June 23, 2015

Reminder: Parking lot animal sales no longer permitted

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield-Greene County Health Department would like to remind the public that parking lot or roadside sales of domestic animals by private citizens inside the City of Springfield are no longer permitted. ...Read on...

Posted on: June 22, 2015

Cause of May hotel deaths confirmed

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 22, 2015 Update:
The United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention performed t...Read on...

Posted on: June 16, 2015

24th annual Gift of Time Awards Luncheon honors 37, awards 10

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Ten local citizens were honored by the Council of Churches of the Ozarks and City of Springfield as the Volunteers of the Year at the annual Gift of Time Awards Luncheon today at the Ramada Oasis Convention Cent...Read on...

Posted on: June 8, 2015

June sales tax revenue up 3% compared to budget

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield's June 1% general sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is up 3% compared to what was budgeted. The check reflects sales processed by the state in May from transa...Read on...

View Sales Tax Charts
Posted on: June 8, 2015

Construction begins June 15 to restore South Creek along Sunset Street

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City’s Public Works and Environmental Services departments will begin construction June 15 on the South Creek Restoration Project, which will remove the concrete channel and restore the creek to a more natu...Read on...

Posted on: June 4, 2015

American Legion post to host traveling Vietnam memorial wall in July

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Everyone should have an opportunity to see the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall, but most Americans, especially those living outside of the Washington, D.C., area may never get the opportunity.

Thanks to the Am...Read on...

Visit the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall Web site
Posted on: May 27, 2015

Park Board publishes summer activities guide

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The Springfield-Greene County Park Board has published the summer 2015 edition of The Park Bench activities guide.

Posted on: May 26, 2015

Pick up a Passport to Healthy Living for summer surprises and prizes

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Sample Springfield’s many free activities promoting physical and mental health this summer with the Passport to Health Living, and be entered into an Aug. 22 drawing for great prizes including a Real Pad digital tablet, provided by AARP of Springfield.
...Read more »

AARP magazine article about passport
Posted on: May 15, 2015

Statement on prosecutor's conclusion of officer-involved shooting

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Springfield Police Department appreciates the Greene County Prosecutor’s Office’s thorough ...Read on...

Posted on: May 12, 2015

City mobile app GoSpringfieldMO now available for download

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield has launched its first mobile app, GoSpringfieldMO. The app is available for free download via iTunes (for Apple devices) and the Google Play store (for Android devices) by searching “GoS...Read on...

View GoSpringfieldMO video.
Posted on: May 8, 2015

City explains right-of-way mowing policy

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The City of Springfield’s Public Works – Public Grounds section provides mowing and related vegetation maintenance services to approximately 990 acres (equivalent to 3,960 typical residential lots) of roadside m...Read on...

Report a concern online.
Posted on: May 1, 2015

WalletHub names Springfield third-best city for doing business in the U.S.

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WalletHub analyzed the relative start-up opportunities that exist in the 150 most populated U.S. cities. Springfield ranked third on the list. View the findings

Posted on: April 7, 2015

Birthplace of Route 66 Festival concert to feature Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

The Gillioz Theatre and Dwight Glenn Productions are proud to present the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band with special guests Pure Prairie League on Friday, Aug. 14 at the Gillioz Theatre.

Reserved seating tickets go...Read on...

Visit Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Web site.
Posted on: March 30, 2015

Springfield Lasers 20th season schedule announced

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Springfield, Mo. — The Mylan World TeamTennis (WTT) Pro League has released its 2015 season schedule, including the Springfield Lasers 20th season.

The Springfield Lasers schedule includes seven home matches, including a July 25 appearance by Lasers m...Read more »

Posted on: March 19, 2015

Diversity in SGF

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Springfield leaders share the sentiment that diversity and inclusion are extremely important aspects of community culture.

Posted on: February 9, 2015

Mark your calendar for fifth annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Aug. 14-16

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Join us in downtown Springfield Aug. 14-16 for the fifth annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival. This year's festival promises to be the best yet with an expanded two-day car show and new events such as a...Read on...

Visit Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Web site.
Posted on: December 9, 2014

Task force report outlines City and County challenges

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

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 Coun...Read on...

Posted on: October 28, 2011

City Jobs

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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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