Westfield Mayoral Candidate Shelley Brindle Releases Campaign Platform

September 14, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — Shelley Brindle, the Democratic candidate for Mayor of Westfield, has released her campaign platform detailing plans to “chart a vision,” “empower our residents,” “challenge the budget” and “champion the issues that matter to you.”

“It’s time Westfield’s tradition of citizens as public servants be ...

TAPinto Westfield Accepting Candidate Statements for Mayor, Town Council and Board of Education

WESTFIELD, NJ — TAPinto Westfield is now accepting candidate statements for mayor, town council and the board of education.

Candidates may submit up to one statement per week through the Sunday prior to Election Day. Each statement may be accompanied by photos.

Here’s how:

You can now upload content directly to TAPinto.net. It’s easy, quick and ...

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Ward 1 Residents Gather at Hertell's for Linda Habgood

September 20, 2017

Longtime residents of Westfield's Ward 1, Keith and Kathleen Hertell hosted an event for council candidate Linda Habgood, with  mayoral candidate Shelley Brindle in attendance.

Over 100 friends and neighbors came out on a beautiful Sunday afternoon to hear from and talk with both candidates and enjoy wine and cheese in the gardens. A fresh approach and new ideas were ...

Westfield’s AAA Bond Rating Did Not Happen by Mistake

September 21, 2017

Last week, Standard & Poor's reaffirmed Westfield's AAA bond rating, marking the fourth consecutive year that Westfield has secured the highest rating assigned by S&P Global Ratings. Westfield is one of only 17 municipalities in New Jersey to achieve this rating, placing us in the top three percent of towns statewide.  

Westfield’s AAA bond rating did not ...

It is Time for the Incumbent Mayor to Pass the Torch

September 19, 2017

Dear Editor:

There is a reason why the Westfield primary turn-out was historically high this year. Westfield residents are hungry for change. I, for one, give credit to the incumbent mayor for his accomplishments. After 12 years in office, some are to be expected. Length of service in politics is a double-edged sword; it can lead to complacency. The best thing about this ...