6 Protesters Plead ‘Not Guilty’ in Westfield Court to Defiant Trespassing at Congressman’s Lance’s Office

February 20, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Six people who were arrested at a sit-in to support “dreamers” Feb. 6  at Congressman Leonard Lance’s Westfield office pleaded “not guilty” to defiant trespassing Tuesday morning at Westfield Municipal Court.

Rev. Ann Ralosky and Rev. John Rogers of First Congregational Church in Montclair, Rabbi Elliott Tepperman of ...

Westfield Town Council Introduces Land Use Ordinances as Part of Fair Share Housing Settlement

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield’s town council introduced nine new land use ordinances Tuesday night in accordance with the settlement that the town reached with the Fair Share Housing Center in November.

Seven of the ordinances will create “overlay” zones that give property owners the option to build multi-family housing that includes affordable units in the future. The ...

Westfield Parent Demands Apology, Reimbursement for Legal Fees After Daughter & Service Dog Denied Bus Ride to School

WESTFIELD, NJ — “I am here because unfortunately, the Public Service Department at the Westfield School District for the past three years has made my life and my daughter’s life a living hell,” Westfield parent Fraidy Reiss to the Westfield Board of Education at Tuesday's meeting.

According to Reiss, her 12th grade daughter Avigail and her new service dog ...

Judge Sworn in, New Attorneys Appointed at Westfield Town Council Meeting

WESTFIELD, NJ — Westfield resident Parag Patel was appointed and sworn in as the town of Westfield’s new municipal judge during Tuesday night’s town council meeting.

Patel, who serves as a Boy Scout leader at Edison Intermediate School, has been a municipal judge in Edison, NJ.

Also appointed that night were new Municipal Prosecutor Yvette Gibbons and new Public ...

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