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July 29, 2014

Single-stream recycling faces implementation hurdles

WESTFIELD – A team of municipal officials are working to institute a single-stream recycling program for city residents by the end of the year, but are identifying new challenges as the program takes shape. The team includes Community Development Director Peter J. Miller Jr., City Purchaser Tammy Tefft, Health Director Joe Rouse, Sanitarian Barry Searle, […]

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Greater Westfield hit by storms

WESTFIELD – Widespread power outages hit the city of Westfield Sunday evening, but through the efforts of Westfield Gas & Electric, the problems were quickly alleviated. G&E spokeswoman Beth Burns said that Westfield’s situation wasn’t unique, as many communities in western Massachusetts were facing outages as well. “Starting at about 6 p.m., we had a […]

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Doherty appointed to serve

SOUTHWICK – Michael Doherty was appointed as the associate member of the planning board last night. A joint meeting of the board of selectmen and planning board was held, and three candidates offered their service to the town. Doherty, an attorney, has lived in Southwick just over a year. He threw his hat into the […]

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Town seeks state, federal plan review

MONTGOMERY – Town officials conducted the third public meeting last night for the development of a hazard mitigation plan seeking comment on options to reduce the damage, and possible loss of life, caused by natural disasters. The hazard mitigation planning process was initiated in late June under a program funded by the Federal Emergency Management […]

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Westfield Walks Away With Win

WESTFIELD – Bullens Field was rocking Monday night as a packed house filed in for the third time in four days, this time with vuvuzelas in tow. In a game that lacked the usual offensive spark, the fans witnessed a thrilling pitching duel in the final of the winner’s bracket of the 2014 Babe Ruth […]