August 29, 2014

Author Archive | Dan Moriarty

Grant awarded for Hampton Ponds

WESTFIELD – The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) has approved a $9,000 matching grant for removal of an aquatic invasive plant in Hampton Ponds. The DCR’s Partnerships Matching Funds Program is providing $6,000 with a local matching grant of $3,000 for the Hampton Ponds Association invasive species control program which was first initiated in […]

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Bus stops on L&O agenda

WESTFIELD – The Legislative & Ordinance Committee of the City Council has slated a public meeting to discuss a proposed ordinance to move downtown bus stops and eliminate parking on Elm Street in front of the Westfield Athenaeum and United Bank. L&O Chairman Brian Sullivan slated the public meeting for 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. […]

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Pilot identified in fatal crash

WESTFIELD – The Massachusetts Air National Guard has identified the pilot killed in a crash Wednesday morning as Lt. Col. Morris “Moose” Fontenot Jr., 41, of Longmeadow. He was a highly decorated combat veteran. Col. James Keefe, 104th Fighter Wing Commander, said in a press release late Friday morning that the family has asked that […]

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Military: Pilot killed in F-15 crash

WESTFIELD (AP) — The pilot of an F-15 jet that crashed in remote Virginia mountains was killed, military officials said last night. The pilot’s name is being withheld pending notification of family members and will be released when appropriate. The pilot and jet were with the 104th Fighter Wing of the Massachusetts Air National Guard. […]

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