WESTFIELD, NJ — An upscale hamburger restaurant and bar is still anticipated for Downtown Westfield, but when it will open depends on the state’s allowances for indoor dining capacity, the mayor said.

Police have heightened patrols following rash of home break-ins.

The president of the Westfield Volunteer Rescue Squad has resigned from his leadership role, the squad’s chief said. Read these stories and more at the links below.

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Four Arrested After Westfield Residents Assaulted with Bat During Break-in, Police Say

Police Step up Patrols Following Home Break-ins in Westfield, Mountainside (Updated)

Westfield Rescue Squad Prez Resigns After Backlash Over COVID Conspiracy Views

Bareburger Westfield: Opening Date Hinges on COVID-19 Dining Capacity, Mayor Says

Westfield’s Nicholas Gismondi, 65, Remembered for Love of Family and Sport

Westfield High School National Merit Semifinalists: 3 Seniors Named

Public Input Sought for Westfield Pop-Up Bike Lane Event

Westfield 300 Milestone Awards Honor Town’s Longest-Married Couple, War Vets, More

Filling Out the Right Mail-in Ballot? Union County Clerk Says Some Are Not

Westfield to Honor Late Civic Leader Who Demanded Equity for Black Families

Westfield Education Fund Grants to Boost Students’ Racial Literacy

Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Katie Hamilton

Westfield Touts Proposed Tax Breaks for Owners Who Improve Historic Homes

Westfield Police Blotter: Marijuana Possession, Garden Hose Theft

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