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Credit fair teaches Greater Westfield teens to balance budgets

Amy Porter
aporter@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD — Four hundred seniors and juniors from Westfield area high schools gathered in two sessions on April 3 at the Credit for Life Fair at Westfield High School for an exercise in “real-world” finances from experts in the field. ...
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Finances, PFAS on Westfield councilors’ minds in athletic fields vote

Amy Porter
aporter@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD — During a discussion on April 4 before the first vote on the $11.1 million bond for athletic field improvements at Westfield High School, the two major questions raised involved financial risk and the ability to prevent PFAS contamination. ...
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Medal of Honor signs in Westfield part of national effort

Tyler Lederer
tlederer@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD — Two signs designating Route 20 as the “Massachusetts Medal of Honor Highway” have been placed along Westfield’s strip of the highway. The signs were sponsored and paid for by the Massachusetts Military Order of the Purple Heart....
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Art, animal communication sewn together in quilt exhibit

Hope E. Tremblay

WESTFIELD — City resident Dawn Allen has always been creative, and she has always loved animals. She combined these two passions in her new exhibit at the New England Quilt Museum in Lowell....
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Fiber network profits could fund $11M in field upgrades in Westfield

Amy Porter
aporter@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD — Mayor Michael McCabe has asked the City Council for approval of a $11.1 million bond for a new athletic track and field stadium, and improvements to the Boardman and girls athletic fields at Westfield High School, to be funded by utility profits....
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Westfield pickleball players ask for benches, non-tournament courts

Amy Porter
aporter@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD — Pickleball and park land acquisition were on the agenda at the Parks & Recreation Commission’s meeting on March 25, the first meeting for new member Jessica Stanwood, who was welcomed by Chair Scott LaBombard....
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