National Night Out Springfield is a free, city-wide event that brings together law enforcement, health and safety organizations, and neighborhood groups to bring you a night of safety education and fun activities for the whole family. Enjoy music, food, tennis and other family fun games. There will also be tours of Police, Fire and safety vehicles available! A softball game will be held at the end of the night from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Springfield Firefighters vs. Springfield Police […]
This 4th of July, the City of Springfield’s Fire Department would like to wish everyone a fun and safe Independence Day
Springfield Mayor Ken McClure noted the strong economy in Springfield, recognized public servants and announced plans for community-wide planning and land use at the annual State of the City Address held recently during the Springfield Area Chamber of Commerce’s Good Morning Springfield! program at Evangel University.
Community leaders from across many sectors in Springfield came together during a 15-month process to assess the needs, challenges and opportunities surrounding mental health and substance abuse in our community. Along the way, a difficult reality emerged—Greene County’s suicide and depression rates were higher than state or national averages. We have fewer inpatient beds than national standards. And stigma was an often-cited barrier. But significant progress has been made throughout the course of this assessment on these issues as well. […]