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June 22, 2022

WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Board of Education this week approved moving its elections to April to allow for a public vote on the budget, something that would permit the board to exceed New Jersey’s 2% property tax levy cap. The move approved by a unanimous vote of the school board on Tuesday ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Westfield Public School District will keep all schools open during the primary election Tuesday, the superintendent said. Superintendent Raymond González said police officers will be stationed at buildings where polling happens. Three school buildings in the district are used ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Seven of Union County’s 10 municipalities with wards will have the lines of their local districts redrawn following the release of 2020 Census Bureau data, according to the administrator for the Union County Board of Elections. Westfield’s likely will not be one of them. Board ...

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RELATED: Census Figures Don’t Require Redrawing Westfield Ward Lines, Administrator Says UNION COUNTY, NJ — Seven of the 10 municipalities with wards in the county will have the lines of their local districts redrawn following the release of 2020 Census Bureau data, the administrator for the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The results of the Nov. 2 election are official with turnout significantly higher than the rest of the county in a year in which Westfield voters picked a mayor, council candidates and three new school board members. Of Westfield’s 24,593 voters, 53.8% cast a total of 13,227 ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Preliminary results for the school board race Tuesday night show two educators and an attorney as the top vote-getters in the contest for three seats. Mary Wickens, Kristen Toriello Sonnek-Schmelz and Robert Benacchio are the favored candidates, the unofficial results from the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The town’s Democratic mayor will have another four years in office following the results of Tuesday’s election. Mayor Shelley Brindle secured a second term, garnering 1,236 votes more than her Republican opponent JoAnn Neylan, the Union County Clerk’s Office unofficial results ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Voters going to the polls or mailing in their decisions will get to pick candidates for mayor, town council and school board in addition to voting in state and county races. Democratic Mayor Shelley Brindle, who is completing her first term, faces a challenge from Republican ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The town will likely be spared the traffic woes that accompany a presidential visit. Although initially on a short list of President Joe Biden’s stops in New Jersey, the president is no longer slated to come to Westfield Monday. The president’s schedule for the day shows that ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Incumbent Democrat Mayor Shelley Brindle faces a challenge from her Republican opponent, JoAnn Neylan, in a bid for the town’s top elected position. In an interview with TAPinto Westfield this week, Brindle discussed why she is seeking reelection, her views on the role of mayor, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Former Republican Councilwoman JoAnn Neylan is challenging Democratic Mayor Shelley Brindle in a bid for the town’s top elected position. In an interview with TAPinto Westfield this week, Neylan discussed why she’s running for office, her views on the role of mayor, how she would ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the Westfield Board of Education. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring one school board candidate each day. Candidates are featured in alphabetical order by last name. For more election coverage, visit our election ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the Westfield Board of Education. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring one school board candidate each day. Candidates are featured in alphabetical order by last name. For more election coverage, visit our election ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the Westfield Board of Education. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring one school board candidate each day. Candidates are featured in alphabetical order by last name. For more election coverage, visit our election ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In Ward 4, Republican challenger James Restivo and incumbent Democratic candidate Dawn Mackey are vying for a four-year term on the Town Council. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring candidates from one ward each day. For more election coverage, visit our election ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In Ward 4, Republican challenger James Restivo and incumbent Democratic candidate Dawn Mackey are vying for a four-year term on the Town Council. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring candidates from one ward each day.  For more election coverage, visit ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the Westfield Board of Education. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring one school board candidate each day. Candidates are featured in alphabetical order by last name. For more election coverage, visit our election ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In Ward 3, Republican challenger Shawn Mullen and incumbent Democratic candidate David Contract are vying for a four-year term on the Town Council. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring candidates from one ward each day. For more election coverage, visit ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In Ward 3, Republican challenger Shawn Mullen and incumbent Democratic candidate David Contract are vying for a four-year term on the Town Council. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring candidates from one ward each day. For more election coverage, visit ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the Westfield Board of Education. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring one school board candidate each day. Candidates are featured in alphabetical order by last name. For more election coverage, visit our election ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In Ward 2, Republican challenger Denise Garrett and Democratic incumbent Mike Dardia are vying for a four-year term on the Town Council. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring candidates from one ward each day. For more election coverage, visit our election ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In Ward 2, Republican challenger Denise Garrett and Democratic incumbent Mike Dardia are vying for a four-year term on the Town Council. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring candidates from one ward each day. For more election coverage, visit our election ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the Westfield Board of Education. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring one school board candidate each day. Candidates are featured in alphabetical order by last name. For more election coverage, visit our election ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In Ward 1, Republican challenger Amanda Como and incumbent Democrat Linda Habgood are vying for a four-year-term on the Town Council. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring candidates from one ward each day.  For more election coverage, visit our election ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — In Ward 1, Republican challenger Amanda Como and incumbent Democrat Linda Habgood are vying for a four-year-term on the Town Council. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring candidates from one ward each day.  For more election coverage, visit our election ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Seven candidates are vying for three seats on the Westfield Board of Education. Get to know them with this series of profiles featuring one school board candidate each day. Candidates are featured in alphabetical order by last name. For more election coverage, visit our election ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The two women vying for Westfield’s top spot presented competing narratives regarding the town’s crime and commercial climate, among other topics Thursday. A standing-room-only audience filled the town council chambers, and hundreds more tuned into the mayoral debate facilitated ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Public health protocols, diversity in education and full-day kindergarten are among the key issues at play as seven candidates vie for three seats on the Westfield Board of Education. In a virtual forum facilitated by the Westfield Parent Teacher Council Wednesday night, the ...

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The seven candidates running for three seats on the Westfield Board of Education squared off in a forum run by the Westfield Parent Teacher Council Wednesday, Oct. 13. Below is a video of the virtual forum, which featured a moderator from the League of Women ...

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This article is part four in a four-part series. WESTFIELD, NJ — In Ward 4, Republican challenger James Restivo faces incumbent Democratic candidate Dawn Mackey. They are vying for a four-year term. They were among eight candidates — two in each ward — who faced off in a well-attended debate ...

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