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July 25, 2014

Feud gets noisy

WESTFIELD – A city man has been charged after apparently intentionally annoying his neighbors. Officer Sean Smith responded to a noise complaint on Crown Street at 9:33 p.m. Thursday and reports that when he arrived he could hear loud music from Notre Dame Street when he was still more than 100 yards away from the […]

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Project stalled by federal agency

WESTFIELD – The Conservation Commission admitted they have an elephant in the room, or on their agenda, but the real issue is how do you move an elephant which appears content with inaction? The discussion pertained to a city project to replace a stormwater pipe with an open ditch at 866 Shaker Road, specifically the […]

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District cuts costs through consolidation

WESTFIELD – During an appearance on The Westfield News Radio Show on 89.5 WSKB yesterday morning, Westfield Schools Superintendent Dr. Suzanne Scallion spoke of how the school department has been forced to get creative with administrative positions over the past few years. According to information compiled from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s website […]

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O’Grady appointed district judge

WESTFIELD – Attorney William J. O’Grady of Westhampton was appointed as an Associate Judge for the Chicopee District Court Wednesday by a unanimous vote of the Governor’s Council. O’Grady is taking the Chicopee District Court bench vacated by Judge Mary Hurley, who also served as the mayor of Springfield from 1989 to 1991. O’Grady, in […]

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Post 124 eliminated

GREENFIELD – Westfield Post 124’s run at a first-ever American Legion Baseball departmental championship title is over. Greenfield built a 4-1 lead in Game 2 of the state sectionals best-of-3 championship round, and staved off Westfield for a 5-4 win Thursday night at Veterans Field. Post 81 earned a two-game sweep to advance. The game […]