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Westfield / Southwick

Cook-Off challenges area chefs, businesses

Lori Szepelak
lori@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – Joe Deedy enjoys supporting local causes while getting the word out about his business, Moolicious Farm on Feeding Hills Road in Southwick.Moolicious Farm is among a host of restaurants, businesses, schools and civic or...
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Westfield State University tries to resolve globe vandalism issue

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – When the Patriots won the Super Bowl on Feb. 1, all of New England celebrated. Students at <a href="h...
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Marine veteran begins next phase of his life

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – Max Riley has welcomed an accelerated life. He graduated from Westfield High School in three years and joined the Marines where “everything’s a crash course.”<br...
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No dropouts for Westfield Vocational in 2013-14

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – The statewide dropout rates are on the decline, dropping to a three-decade low of 2 percent, but one Westfield School went even further. Westfield Vocational Technical High School’s dropout rate went flat at 0 percent. Principal Stefan Czaporowski said that this feat is n...
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Knapik passed over for Walpole town administrator position

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – Mayor Daniel Knapik was not chosen for the position of town administrator in Walpole. The interim town administrator, Jim Johnson, will continue on in the role.The Board of Selectmen interviewed the three finalists, including Knapik, on Feb. 4 and voted unanimously to keep Johnso...
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Sullivan announces 2015 mayoral campaign run

Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – City Council President Brian Sullivan wants to, in short, get things done, and he wants to do so as the next mayor of Westfield. Sullivan made the official campaign announcement Feb. 3 at the Tavern Restaurant.&nbsp; Though Sullivan said he was expecting just a small photo opport...
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Genesis offers program to lower stress, become mindful

By Angelique Fiske
angelique@thereminder.com

WESTFIELD – Life is stressful business, but our reaction to it does not need to be another burden.The Genesis Spiritual Life and Conference Center will be offering a Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program (MSBR) for the second time. The program will ...
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