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    Two-part dedication for new Link crossings, HAWK signal Friday at 3 p.m.

    Please join the City of Springfield, Ozark Greenways Inc. and Ozarks Technical Community College at 3 p.m. Friday, May 8 for a two-part dedication and ribbon cutting for the The Link crossings at Sunset Street. Read on...
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    Ozark Greenways hosts Bike to Work Week, May 11-15

    Leave your car behind and bike, walk, bus or carpool to work or school
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    City to issue $41 million of bonds for sewer system improvements May 11

    The City of Springfield plans to issue approximately $41 million of bonds for sewer system improvements, which have been rated Aa2 by Moody’s Investor’s Service. Moody’s also affirmed the Aa1rating on the City’s outstanding general obligation debt. Read on...
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    Springfield Police Department releases Quarterly Public Safety Report

    The first quarter of 2015 saw an overall increase in crime by 5 percent. This is in comparison to the crime statistics of January through March of 2014, and it is shown in the Springfield Police Department’s latest Quarterly Public Safety Report. Read on...
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    SPD promotions to be celebrated with ceremony today

    The Springfield Police Department will hold a promotion ceremony at 3 p.m. today, May 4, at the Springfield Regional Police and Fire Training Center, 2620 W. Battlefield. The SPD has promoted two sworn and two non-sworn personnel. Read on...
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    Be part of the Route 66 SGF legacy by participating in Give Ozarks May 5

    Nearly 150 nonprofit agencies will participate in the region’s first-ever 24-hour online giving day during the Community Foundation of the Ozarks' Give Ozarks event May 5. The Birthplace of Route 66 Roadside Park is one project that hopes to benefit. Read on...
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    WalletHub names Springfield third-best city for doing business in the U.S.

    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
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    City of Springfield, community partners to host 9 events in May to listen to neighborhood concerns

    Community leaders will be “all ears” at a series of nine meetings in Springfield neighborhoods starting Monday. Read on...
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    Municipal Court, SMBA and partners to host seminar featuring founder of first homeless court program

    The City of Springfield, Springfield Metropolitan Bar Foundation and partners will host “Taking the Court to the Streets,” Tuesday, May 5. Pictured is Judge Becky Borthwick with a court participant in his new apartment. Read on...
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    April 27 City Council meeting summary

    Springfield City Council met at Historic City Hall at 6:30 p.m. April 27. A written summary and video recording of meeting are available. Read on...
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    Hotel/Motel Tax Reallocation Committee announces application process

    The Hotel/Motel Tax Reallocation Committee will host a mandatory Q&A session at 4:30 p.m., Wednesday, May 6 at The Creamery Arts Center, 411 N. Sherman Parkway, for groups interested in applying for funds Read on...
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    Phyllis Ferguson selected to Zone 1 Council Seat

    Phyllis Ferguson was selected as the new Zone 1 Councilperson at a special Council meeting April 21. Phyllis is chief operating officer and treasurer for Mexican Villa Food Products, Inc. and has previously worked for Mercy and Heer’s department store. Read on...
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    Gift of Time nominations now open

    Do you know someone who gives their time to make the Ozarks a better place to live? Consider nominating him or her for a Gift of Time award. Read on...
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    Springfield Fire Department offers free home safety surveys

    Most of home fires are completely preventable.To better protect the community, the Springfield Fire Department is launching a new home safety campaign. Read on...
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    SPD to step up seat belt enforcement

    The Springfield Police Department will be joining efforts with statewide law enforcement on April 14 for an aggressive “Click It or Ticket” mobilization to get more motorists to buckle up — and to save more lives. Read on...
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    Monthly sales tax revenue down

    The City of Springfield's April 1% general sales tax check from the Missouri Department of Revenue is down 7% compared to what was budgeted. Read on...
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    Birthplace of Route 66 Festival concert to feature Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

    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 on sale at 10 a.m. this Friday, April 10. Read on...
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    Missouri Summer Jobs Program offers work experience for Ozarks youth

    Alternative Opportunities, Inc. and the Missouri Career Center-Ozark Region are proud to introduce the Missouri Summer Jobs Program, an initiative providing youth with opportunities to gain valuable work experience. Read on...
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    Springfield Art Museum opens Family Art Lab

    The Springfield Art Museum recently opened its Family Art Lab, an interactive space where families can create art and engage in hands-on learning activities together. Read on...
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    Springfield Lasers 20th season schedule announced

    John Isner appears in Springfield Saturday, July 25
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    Summer seasonal employment opportunities available through Park Board

    Great first jobs for youth or summer jobs for students
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    Diversity in SGF

    Springfield leaders share the sentiment that diversity and inclusion are extremely important aspects of community culture.
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    Daily pollen counts resume for 2015

    It may not officially be spring yet, but spring allergens have already made a return to the area. The Springfield-Greene County Health Department is now posting daily pollen counts for the 2015 season. Read on...
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    Mark your calendar for fifth annual Birthplace of Route 66 Festival Aug. 14-16

    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 parade, a motorcycle show and a cruise-in party. Read on...
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    City, County leaders update Council and Commission on urgent stormwater issues

    City Manager Greg Burris and Greene County Administrator Chris Coulter dove right into urgent stormwater management issues at a joint meeting of Springfield City Council and the Greene County Commission today. 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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    City Jobs

    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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