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By TAPINTO WESTFIELD STAFFMarch 20, 2023
WESTFIELD NJ — The Westfield Memorial Library was closed for about 10 weeks in 2021 because its heating system failed.
Looking to avoid another shutdown and maximize energy efficiency, the library is upgrading its heating and air conditioning systems along with some lighting, all of which date back about 35 years, the library announced.
“The major heating and cooling components, ...
WESTFIELD, NJ — Funeral services have been set for a 28-year-old resident and town employee who died this past weekend.
Lauren Ashley Harmer, who worked as an events specialist for the Westfield Recreation Department, died Saturday, March 11, at her home in Westfield, her family said in an obituary. A cause of death was not given.
“The pride of her life was the Westfield ...
WESTFIELD, NJ — A major redevelopment plan for the town is anticipated to move forward following the Town Council’s approval of financial agreements and bonding for public improvements in connection with the project.
Following required public hearings on the measures, council members on Tuesday approved eight separate financial agreements with the Hudson’s Bay Company entity ...
WESTFIELD, NJ — Webinars on preventing seniors from being scammed, a senior services fair and a home safety webinar were among the events held by Lifelong Westfield over the past two years.
How well attended were these events held by the initiative of the Mayor’s Senior Advisory Council? And how much are they liked? Lifelong Westfield is seeking to answer these and other questions ...
WESTFIELD, NJ — Two incumbents and three challengers have filed petitions to run for the three open seats in the April 25 Board of Education election, according to the school district.
The candidates are as follows, the district said.
The deadline to file petitions ...
WESTFIELD, NJ — The cost to put water, and other waste, down the drain has gone up for homeowners in this town.
Residents in Westfield recently got their sewer bills and at Tuesday’s town council meeting an explanation from elected officials for the 25.6% hike. The new fee for single-family homes rose to $245, from the previous rate of $195, which was set in ...
WESTFIELD, NJ — Voters will have the opportunity to learn about the 2023-24 Westfield school budget in a series of community engagement sessions and board meetings ahead of an April 25 public vote on raising the school district tax levy above New Jersey’s 2% cap.
On Tuesday, the school board discussed proposals to fill a budget shortfall that particularly affects the areas of ...
WESTFIELD, NJ — Offices, housing and retail are slated for the site of the shuttered Lord & Taylor building and the train station parking lots following the local government’s approval of an agreement with the developer.
The town council on Tuesday approved a redevelopment agreement with Streetworks Development, the development arm of Hudson’s Bay Company. The ...
WESTFIELD, NJ — Approval of an agreement governing a controversial redevelopment project for the vacant Lord & Taylor site and train station parking lots is on the Town Council’s agenda for Tuesday night.
The 338-page agreement, which was posted on the town website over the weekend, states that the project is valued at $440.831 million and is of “substantial benefit to ...
WESTFIELD, NJ — On the National Register of Historic Places, the Stoneleigh Park district is a planned residential neighborhood of about 30 single family homes sitting on about 20 acres of park-like land.
A plaque at the entrance to the neighborhood states that it is also on the New Jersey Register of Historic Places. But those designations wouldn’t prevent a home in the ...
By MAYOR SHELLEY BRINDLEMarch 15, 2023
This week marked a significant and exciting milestone for Westfield when the Town Council cast its final votes for One Westfield Place and approved the financial agreements, allowing the project to move forward to the Planning Board for site plan approval later this year.
Specifically, the Council voted to adopt ordinances approving the PILOT agreement and authorizing the eventual ...