Revaluation of Westfield Properties to Cost Taxpayers Less than Expected

September 13, 2017

WESTFIELD, NJ — A county-ordered revaluation of the properties within the town of Westfield’s borders will cost less than $800,000, the town council learned during its conference meeting Tuesday night.

The town is in the process of selecting a firm to begin the revaluation and according to Councilwoman JoAnn Neylan, who chairs the finance policy committee, three proposals have ...

Westfield Board of Adjustment Denies Townhouse Project, Approves Apartments Above Day Care

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield Board of Adjustment unanimously denied Country Classics’ application during Monday night’s meeting. The applicant sought to build six multi-family, age-restricted townhouses at 1481 East Broad Street with 11 variances.

The board agreed that the application felt more suitable for the zoning board and was outside of their scope.

“This ...

Westfield Planning Board Hears Board of Adjustment’s Annual Review

WESTFIELD, NJ – The Westfield Board of Adjustment presented their annual review at the Planning Board’s meeting on Wednesday night.

In 2016, the Board of Adjustment reviewed 65 applications, approved 60 of them and heard 127 variance requests in total.

“There’s been a continuous reinvestment in Westfield’s housing stock,” Westfield Town Planner Donald ...

NJ Monthly Ranks Westfield Among Top 100 Towns

WESTFIELD, NJ — In its September “Best Places to Live” issue, arriving in subscribers’ mailboxes this week, New Jersey Monthly magazine ranked Westfield No. 34 among its top 100 towns in New Jersey, up from No. 62 two years ago.

New Jersey Monthly determines the top towns by compiling research in five categories, including home values, property taxes, ...

Cinemark Theater and 2 Anchors Receive Approvals to Replace Route 22 Sears

WATCHUNG, NJ — Plans for a theater and two of the stores in the new shopping center that will replace Sears and Sears Auto Center on Route 22 and Terrill Road received approvals at Tuesday night's Watchung Planning Board Meeting. The next meeting, where final approval on the cinema is expected, is scheduled for Sept.19.

HomeSense and Sierra Trading Post are the ...

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9 Homes Sold Last Week in Fanwood, Scotch Plains & Westfield

September 18, 2017

Nine homes sold last week in Fanwood, Scotch Plains and Westfield, NJ, according to Keller Williams Realty, Westfield.*


170 Farley Ave, Fanwood, NJ $311,000
1 Pandick Ct, Fanwood, NJ $487,500


2324 Coles Ave, Scotch Plains, NJ $425,000
2441 Hill Rd, Scotch Plains, NJ $430,000
2421 Morse Ave, Scotch Plains, NJ $475,000
2067 Princeton Ave, Scotch ...