Westfield Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

The Westfield Historic Preservation Commission is scheduled to meet Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. Due to COVID-19, this meeting will be held remotely.

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  1. Town of Westfield
  2. 908-789-4040
Mon, October 26
7:30 pm
Add to My Calendar 10/26/2020 7:30pm America/New_York Westfield Historic Preservation Commission Meeting

The Westfield Historic Preservation Commission is scheduled to meet Monday, Oct. 26, 2020, at 7:30 p.m. Due to COVID-19, this meeting will be held remotely.

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Westfield, NJ 07090

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Beloved neighbors, you have done it again. We are beyond thankful to all of you. Thanks to your generosity, our food pantry has been stocked and restocked over and over with donations from all our neighboring communities, and we have been able to share that food with over 700 households this week.

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The following is the Westfield Police blotter for Nov. 20 — 28. The information provided does not represent the total scope of police activity. All suspects are presumed innocent unless proven guilty in a court of law.

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Westfield Retailers’ Survival Hinges on Holiday Shopping Season | Guest Column

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While coronavirus has tremendously impacted every aspect of the economy and daily life, it has hit small businesses especially hard. Businesses are struggling across the country as people are stuck at home.

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UPDATE: Reunited with owner!

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Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Explore Aerodynamics 

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There are undeniable perks to entrepreneurship. Whether you are just beginning to nurse an idea through the nascent stages of a business or you’ve already launched your own endeavor, it’s important to recognize that entrepreneurship is also really hard. 

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To read this article in its original form, visit RPS Voices.

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