WESTFIELD, NJ — An investigation into a controversial tweet from the official twitter account of the government entity managing the downtown business district found that the widely circulated social media posting was “fabricated,” the mayor said.

The town originally sought to fine Elshiekh Enterprises LLC, of Kenilworth, $66,000 for removing 11 trees from three properties, but under a settlement agreement reduced those fines to $20,500.

Local Boy Scouts are helping to plan a memorial to honor the Westfield High School teenager who died in 2017 when she was hit by an off-duty state trooper driving on Central Avenue. Read these stories and more at the links below.

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Mayor Says Partisan Tweet From Downtown Westfield Corp Was ‘Fabricated’

Westfield Wanted to Fine Builder $66,000 for 11 Trees, Cuts Deal for Less

Westfield High School Announces 1st Marking Period Honor Roll

Snowfall Set for Saturday in Westfield, Weather Service Says

Westfield Recreation Commission Kicks Extensive Plan for Field Space to Council

Westfield Scouts, Community Planning Memorial for Teen Who Died in 2017

Newark Man, 35, Arrested in Theft of Truck From Westfield 2 Months After Incident

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Gov. Murphy Signs Bill Requiring Study of RVL One-Seat Ride Service to NYC

Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Katie Hamilton

Boys Ice Hockey: Westfield Defeats West Essex, 6-0, Behind Beke’s Three Goals

Wrestling: Westfield Enjoying Early Success on Mat

Downtown New Jersey Appoints Westfield’s Sherry Cronin as Board Secretary

Kids with Special Needs Invited to Adaptive Skate at Westfield Rink

5 Simultaneous Meetings of Westfield Council, School Board in First Half of 2020

Obituary: Margaret E. Giannone

Obituary: Nancy A. Otchy

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