Published: Feb. 18, 2005 @ 12:59 p.m.
A Baltimore-based architectural firm received unanimous approval Thursday to design a master plan of development for Springfield's medical district.
Published: Feb. 09, 2005 @ 12:56 p.m.
An international architectural and engineering firm that a spokesman said is eager to work with Springfield homeowners, businesses and medical leaders received preliminary approval Tuesday to design a master plan for the city's medical district.
Published: Oct. 18, 2004 @ 4:59 p.m.
Nursing provides natural, healthy bonding experience for mom and baby
Published: Oct. 18, 2004 @ 4:57 p.m.
Mother's rooms rarely make headlines, but just as the number of breast-feeding moms grows, so do these private lounges in retail stores.
Published: Sept. 30, 2004 @ 12:54 p.m.
One of Gov. Rod Blagojevich's Cabinet members unveiled a $300,000 state grant Wednesday that will help Springfield officials develop a master plan for the city's medical district and promote it nationwide as an attractive home for potential businesses.
Published: Sept. 29, 2004 @ 12:53 p.m.
State officials are expected today to announce a grant of at least $100,000 that would allow the cash-poor board in charge of Springfield's medical district to finally hire consultants and develop a master plan for future development.
Published: Aug. 08, 2004 @ 12:51 p.m.
IT TOOK a lot of effort by area legislators, city officials and others to get the Illinois Medical District at Springfield established by state law in early 2003.
Published: July 07, 2004 @ 12:49 p.m.
The Illinois Medical District at Springfield has potential to make a significant boost to the Springfield economy, but its impact will be gradual, says Michael Boer, president of the Springfield medical district commission.
Published: June 16, 2004 @ 12:47 p.m.
Tuesday's announcement of the planned site for a cancer research and treatment institute at the northwest corner of Carpenter and Rutledge streets drew a cautious response from neighborhood advocates.
Published: May 21, 2004 @ 12:45 p.m.
When developing Springfield's medical district, local officials should try to attract companies that do biomedical research instead of those that make finished products, a consulting firm advises.