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Westfield / Southwick

Fishing mentorship program creates friendships, love of sport

Lori Szepelak
lori@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – A new national campaign, Take Me Fishing, is a perfect complement to the state’s Fisheries & Wildlife’s Angler Education Program’s new initiative – to encourage mentoring a new angler about the abundant waterways and fishing opportunities in our communities....
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Twiss Street solar project celebrates ceremonial opening

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – The ceremonial switch was flipped at the new solar array on the Twiss Street landfill on May 20....
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Humans of New York creator offers advice for Westfield grads

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

Brandon Stanton, creator of Humans of New York, spoke at the commencement ceremony and was one of three people to receive of an honorary degree....
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Westfield G&E rolls out pilot fiber optic program

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – Westfield Gas and Electric has launched a pilot program that offers fiber optic network to parts of the city....
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Westfield School Committee accepts Russell school lease

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – The School Committee voted unanimously to accept the lease agreement for Russell Elementary School with the town of Russell on May 18. ...
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$1.9 million gap between school budget, mayor’s

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – The School Department’s requested budget for the 2016 fiscal year exceeds the money budgeted by Mayor Daniel Knapik by nearly $2 million, though that number is not set in stone....
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Summer youth job program kicks off

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – The Regional Employment Board of Hampden County celebrated its 2015 Summer Jobs Program Kickoff at Shaker Farms Country Club on May 8. ...
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Westfield Vocational earns accreditation, feedback from NEASC

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – The New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) Commission on Technical and Career Institutions voted in favor of continuing Westfield Vocational Technical High School (WVTHS) accreditation last week....
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