July 31, 2014

Author Archive | Dan Moriarty

Disruption concerns delay project start

WESTFIELD – The Gaslight District Project is anticipated to begin in earnest next week as the coordination effort to minimize the disruption of city services to downtown residents and business progresses. City Engineer Mark Cressotti said the $5.9 million Gas Light District Improvement Projec, anticipated to begin in June, will pick up steam. “It’s been […]

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Public Works head retires

WESTFIELD – Department of Public Works Superintendent Jim Mulvenna has retired after 20 years of service to the community, the past 14 at the DPW and prior to that employment served three terms as a City Council member. Mulvenna, who has been on paid administrative leave since early June and the subject of two Board […]

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Public Works post to be revised

WESTFIELD – City officials are considering options following the retirement of Public Works Superintendent Jim Mulvenna, including options to restructure the Public Works Department. Mayor Daniel M. Knapik said this week that he has requested the Personnel Department to research and revise the job description and duties of the DPW superintendent post. Knapik said that […]

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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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