The remaining buildings at the old Pillsbury Mills site are set to be demolished.

Chris Richmond, the president of Moving Pillsbury Forward, the organization that acquired the site, said they’ll start by tearing down the first 50,000 square feet of the property.

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Sheila Stocks-Smith

Sheila Stocks-Smith has dedicated her entire career to working with others to impact positive social change. She has forty years of experience in nonprofit and public sector leadership and management, public policy, advocacy and politics. Through this work, Sheila has developed a broad professional and community network and a deep knowledge of organizational/institutional systems, social policy and public service. With UAct, Sheila is directing her passion and expertise toward the promotion and support of community and economic development in Springfield’s urban core.