July 18, 2014

Archive | Business

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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New twist for Planning Board

WESTFIELD – A Pontoosic Road resident will request the Planning Board to approve a special permit to allow construction of one residence during a public hearing slated for the board’s meeting tonight. The special permit petition and review is routine business for the Planning Board, but not in this case where the petitioner, Henry Bannish […]

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