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Church celebrates pastor’s 40 years in ministry

Amy Porter
amy@thewestfieldnews.com

WESTFIELD – On June 5, the Westfield Evangelical Free Church at 568 Southwick Rd. celebrated Pastor Dave and Lisa Young’s 40 years of ministry with an outdoor supper followed by a celebration service in the sanctuary....
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Gift-ology opens in Westfield

Peter Currier
peter@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

WESTFIELD – Gift-ology had its Grand Re-opening in Westfield June 3 after having been in Longmeadow for 12 years....
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Support, participate in Homeless Cat Project golf tournament

Hope E. Tremblay
hope@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

WESTFIELD – The Westfield Homeless Cat Project (WHCP) is celebrating Cat Month and encouraging cat and kitten adoptions throughout the month of June as well as registrants for its upcoming golf tournament....
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City Council votes for DPW and airport proposals

Amy Porter
amy@thewestfieldnews.com

WESTFIELD – Finance Committee Chair Ralph J. Figy asked the City Council on June 2 for immediate consideration to transfer $20,000 within the Department of Public Works (DPW), Water Division for emergency water repair. ...
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Velis’ 10 budget amendments to help district

Peter Currier
peter@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

WESTFIELD –The Massachusetts State Legislature is nearing the final stages of putting together the fiscal year 2022 budget, which includes amendments filed by state Sen. John C. Velis to benefit Western Massachusetts communities. ...
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Westfield Senior Center conducts rental assistance program in June

Amy Porter
amy@thewestfieldnews.com

WESTFIELD – Westfield residents impacted by COVID-19 may apply for rental assistance through a program funded by the city’s Community Development Block Grant CARES Act (CDBG)....
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Commission considering how to proceed with investigation

Hope E. Tremblay
hope@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

WESTFIELD – The Westfield Fire Commission (WFC) is considering how to proceed with orders of the Civil Service Commission, which overturned the WFC’s decision to terminate three employees in December 2019....
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Humason proud of Legislative Aviation Caucus tradition

Hope E. Tremblay
hope@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

WESTFIELD – Westfield’s aviation industry is positioned to benefit from the Legislature’s Aviation Caucus, which is co-chaired by state Sen. John C. Velis and includes state Rep. Kelly Pease, both of Westfield....
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Aviation Technology students preparing for graduation

Amy Porter
amy@thewestfieldnews.com

WESTFIELD – While most Westfield Technical Academy seniors are graduating June 3, the students in Aviation Maintenance Technology have a little longer to go....
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Velis, council prepare to return to meeting in person

Peter Currier
peter@thewestfieldnewsgroup.com

WESTFIELD – With the face covering mandate, capacity limits and industry restrictions lifted, local leaders are mapping out the full reopening of municipal buildings....
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