WESTFIELD, NJ — Should the town’s residents be allowed to raise hens for personal use? A local law now in committee would allow for just that — if it is approved by the Town Council.

Some area parents are lobbying to have a newly refurbished playground fenced off for their children’s safety. It's in the works, the town said.

The public got an early look at what memberships to the Westfield Memorial Pool will cost this summer, and why those costs are rising. Read these stories, and more, at the links below.

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Westfield Looks to Hatch New Law to Allow for Hen Raising

Fences Sought for Safety at Westfield’s Mindowaskin Park Playground

What’s the 2020 Cost of Membership at the Westfield Pool?

 ‘I’m Not a Monster,’ Man Who Brought Gun to Westfield School Grounds Says at Sentencing

Downtown Westfield: 6 Top Options for Dining, Drinks, Fun — Plus, Chocolate

Downtown Westfield Corp Poised to Name New Head Executive

Westfield Officer Who Arrested Armed Carjack Suspect in 2010 Rises to Lieutenant

Westfield Crossing Guard’s Special Carving Celebrates Town’s Tricentennial

Girls Ice Hockey: Westfield’s Maddie Katz Records 100th Career Point

Allstate Westfield Athlete of the Week: Megan Raftery

Boys Basketball: Westfield Advances to Union County Tournament Quarterfinals

Boys Ice Hockey: Westfield Knocked Out of McInnis Cup in Semifinal Round

Illegal Puppy Mill in Scotch Plains Dismantled; 132 Animals Rescued

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