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July 23, 2014

Author Archive | Dan Moriarty

Spray park issues addressed

WESTFIELD – The Conservation Commission set several conditions to address environmental concerns raised during its review of the Sadie Knox Playground spray park. The project was brought to the commission because the playground is within the 100-foot buffer of a wetland resource area. That buffer is two-dimensional and is not just linear but also vertical […]

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City’s worst roads to be addressed

WESTFIELD – The city has a firm date to begin the repair of several of the city’s roads most damaged by weather, especially this past winter when the freeze-thaw cycle, which usually starts in March, this year began in January. That cycle requires daytime temperatures to rise consistently above freezing, causing snow and ice to […]

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Senior center construction begins

WESTFIELD – Construction of the long-awaited senior center began yesterday as crews from Forish Construction Inc., of Mainline Drive began site preparation at the estate of Mary Noble. Council on Aging Executive Director Tina Gorman said that senior citizens, in particular those living at the Ely-Dolan Apartments, located directly behind the Noble Street construction site, […]

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Commercial use of old 49er lot proposed

WESTFIELD – Rob Levesque, representing a family seeking to build a commercial building at 1056 North Road, gave an informal presentation of the project last week to the Zoning Board of Appeals. Levesque, of R Levesque Associates, Inc., said the problem with the lot, located at the intersection of North and Old County roads, just […]

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