January 9, 2014

Archive | Business

MLB restructures following election

WESTFIELD – The Municipal Light Board  reorganized last night following the election of Ray Rivera as the Ward 2 representative and the departure of Bob Paul, who will now serve as the Ward 5 representative on the City Council. Paul had been the Ward 2 MLB representative, but lost that seat, which he had held […]

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Chamber ‘focused on serving’ in 2014

WESTFIELD – Kate Phelon, executive director of the Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce, believes her organization is ready for big things in 2014. “We already have our calender organized for the year, with our standardized events, and our ‘After 5′ events,” she said yesterday after the first of the Chamber-sponsored Mayor’s Coffee Hours. “We’re now […]

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Projects improve airport

WESTFIELD – A number of significant projects are improving Barnes Regional Airport, making it safer and more desirable for further development in both aviation and industry. A major airport improvement project, at a cost of $16.7 million, was the rehabilitation of the main runway, 2-20, which was completed in the late fall. A dedication ceremony […]

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City saves buying local

WESTFIELD – A series of municipal green energy projects recently took advantage of the services of local companies, enabling the city to save money and help the local economy. The city insisted upon the use of Mestek/HB Smith water boilers, drywalling from Bryco Construction, electrical work from Elm Electric, and wood/millwork from Westek for these […]

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