Old Hill Neighborhood

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Volunteers on Saturday in Springfield, Massachusetts will once again help repair homes in one of the poorest neighborhoods in the country. 

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  An initiative to restore the older housing stock in one of the poorest neighborhoods in the country is continuing this week in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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     A program to restore the older housing stock in western Massachusetts through a series of neighborhood rebuilding projects is marking its 25th year this month.

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Over a thousand volunteers are expected to pitch in this Saturday in Springfield, Massachusetts to help repair more than 60 homes.  It is part of multi-year effort to restore the housing stock in one of the poorest neighborhoods in the United States.  

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Over a thousand volunteer laborers will pack into one city block in Springfield, Massachusetts tomorrow to help finish 28 home renovations.  The goal of the project is to create energy efficient and healthy homes in one of the poorest neighborhoods in the United States. 

The house on Prince Street, where Barbara Cisero has lived for 21 years, is going to be painted Saturday, repairs will be made to the porch, a storm door repaired, and the backyard play area for children cleaned up.

" Whatever they want to do is fine with me," she said.