Pledge your involvement in Implementation!

Pledge your involvement in Implementation!

Click on the image below to Fill out the form.  To download it, right-click and choose “Save As”. After you’ve filled out the form, please save it with a new file name (i.e. John’s Pledge Card), and email the form to RebuildSpringfield@gmail.com. Then, stay tuned for an email update about...
Read the Executive Summary of the Rebuild Springfield Plan!

Read the Executive Summary of the Rebuild Springfield Plan!

View the Executive Summary of the Rebuild Springfield Plan. You can view the document by clicking here or view the document in the window below.   To save the document directly to your computer, right-click the above link and choose “Save Link As”. 
Explore the MA Department of Energy Resources "ReBuild Western MA"  program

Explore the MA Department of Energy Resources “ReBuild Western MA” program

In response to the devastation caused by the June 1 tornados in Western Massachusetts, the Commonwealth’s Department of Energy Resources (DOER) is seizing the rebuilding opportunity to encourage citizens to rebuild their homes with energy efficiency in mind. “ReBuild Western Massachusetts is a program designed to provide over $8 million in financial...
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Seeds of restoration for tornado-hit area–Editorial by The Republican

Another example of the strength of our community and the power of working together–let’s hope for some warm weather soon to nurture the growth of the plantings!  Click here.  

MGCC-Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation

The Massachusetts Growth Capital Corporation (MGCC) is pleased to announce that it is accepting applications for participation in a Pilot Program to provide focused management assistance and flexible, customized financing for smaller enterprises in Springfield, Massachusetts and high growth companies statewide. Small businesses are the engines that fuel our economy.  Assisting these businesses to grow...
Download the Presentation Board for Your District!

Download the Presentation Board for Your District!

Click on the images below to download a digital .pdf of each District’s presentation board from last week’s meeting. District 1: District 2: District 3:

Check out the presentation from the Final Citywide meeting!

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District 1 Meeting Presentation + Notes, December 15th

The Rebuild Springfield team presented a proposed rebuilding strategy for District 1 to residents and other members of the local community. The discussion began with the plan’s overall framework and an outline of the district’s key opportunity sites and buildings. The strategy’s major elements were then introduced and outlined in terms of implementation focus, feasibility,...
Intiatives to Rebuild Springfield are Available for Comment on Mindmixer

Intiatives to Rebuild Springfield are Available for Comment on Mindmixer

You spoke. We heard. Now all of your suggestions to make Springfield better have been translated into recommendations to move Springfield forward. Click on the Mindmixer icon on the RebuildSpringfield website and leave your comments. We still want your input to make this planning process the very best it can be!
Read the Phase 1 Rebuild Springfield documents!

Read the Phase 1 Rebuild Springfield documents!

After the first public meetings, community input was combined with data-driven research to identify Springfield’s greatest needs and opportunities. Each report contains a district or citywide vision, project goals, and guiding principles, all of which were gleaned from ideas put forth by Springfield residents. These documents are intended to serve as guides to developing achievable and...
Springfield Listed as a Top Small City for Retirement

Springfield Listed as a Top Small City for Retirement

Springfield recently made it on a top ten list of “Great Small Cities for Retirement,” which was announced by AARP in October. Other cities that made the list include, Burlington, VT and Napa, CA. Cities were selected based on low cost of living, a cosmopolitan feel, low traffic congestion, cultural assets, and nearby higher education...
Meeting Notes from the Hispanic/Latino community [Notas de la reunión de la comunidad Hispana/Latina]

Meeting Notes from the Hispanic/Latino community [Notas de la reunión de la comunidad Hispana/Latina]

Read the notes from the meeting with members of the Hispanic/Latino community. Lea las notas de la reunión con los miembros de la comunidad Hispana/Latina. En Español | In English    
Teatro V!da's Vision for a Creative Springfield

Teatro V!da’s Vision for a Creative Springfield

  Teatro V!da is a local performing arts collective that strives to encourage creative expression and activate collaboration among diverse populations. Since 2007, Teatro V!da and its multi-cultural and multi-generational participants have created inclusive programming, cultural preservation endeavors, and artistic educational opportunities to provoke imaginative and cooperative thinking in Springfield and beyond. In an effort...

Watch the First City-Wide Meeting

The first Rebuild Springfield Citywide meeting was held on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at the Mass Mutual Center.  Joe, a lifelong Springfield resident, recorded the entirety of the meeting, and has uploaded the videos to YouTube for anyone to view. The video is split into 2 parts. Part 1: Part 2: Enjoy, and please feel...

October 11th Neighborhood Meeting Notes

District 3 – Forest Park and Sixteen Acres meeting notes Over 75 residents came out on October 11th to share their vision for Forest Park and Sixteen Acres. The main themes expressed at the meeting include: - reforestation and greenspace restoration - maintain single-family home character - provide more programming and activities for residents of...