July 24, 2014

Archive | Business

Day Lumber leaving city

WESTFIELD – A South Broad Street company is relocating to Chicopee next month, selling its property to a neighboring firm that has expressed interest to city officials in expanding. Day Lumber, which has been at that the 34 South Street location for decades, is owned by South Broad Street Realty, LLC of 61 Prynne Ridge […]

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Commission role may expand

WESTFIELD – The Cable Television Advisory Commission is assessing a broader scope of responsibilities which could include providing guidance to the city on technology issues, as well as its current role negotiating with the city’s cable television provider. The city’s Cable Television Commission, which advises Mayor Daniel M. Knapik about contract issues, recently toured the […]

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Anti-casino group launches campaign

PHILIP MARCELO, Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — Anti-casino activists yesterday set their sights on Springfield, which would be home to Massachusetts’ first licensed casino, as they attempt to win voter support for a November ballot question to repeal the state’s casino law. Organizers for “Repeal the Casino Deal” chose the city to hold their first […]

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Planning Board meeting “adjourned”

WESTFIELD – The Planning Board issued an “administrative continuance” for two public hearing items on the agenda and adjourned until its next posted meeting, Aug. 19, because enough members were not in attendance to constitute a quorum. Four of the current seven members were present for roll call, a number which has historically been considered […]

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