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August 29, 2014

Archive | SWK/Hilltowns

Brewery given go-ahead

SOUTHWICK – The Westfield River Brewing Company got the final go-ahead from the Southwick Board of Selectmen last night. The board unanimously approved all licenses needed for the brewery to operate in its new location at 707 College Highway, best known as the former Chuck’s Steak House. Now that the local licenses, including Farmer’s Brewers, […]

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Firefighters take ethanol course

WESTFIELD – In order to keep the public as safe as possible, firefighters all over America must stay sharp with training and certification. First responders from the Westfield Fire Department, along with several other volunteer departments which receive mutual aid from the city, were at South Middle School Wednesday to take a safety course on […]

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Hydrant maintenance begins

SOUTHWICK – The Department of Public Works (DPW) began hydrant maintenance this week, with plans to reach every one of the town’s 340 hydrants over time. DPW Director Randy Brown said water department employees will be painting the hydrants and adding a grease lubricant to the inside of the hydrant caps for easier removal in […]

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Get ready to ‘rally’ for the dogs and cats

SOUTHWICK – The Polverari-Southwick Animal Shelter is doing a different kind of fundraiser next week – A Mystery Road Rally. “It’s a combination road rally and scavenger hunt,” said Animal Control Officer Tracy Root. “Bob (Polverari) wanted to do something different because he said everyone does golf tournaments.” Set for Sept. 7, the event takes […]

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