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July 23, 2022

WESTFIELD, NJ — A controversial plan for apartments, retail and the preservation of an historic home in the First Ward is anticipated to be considered at two upcoming public meetings following its review earlier this month by a subcommittee of the Westfield Planning board. What is it? The ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A subcommittee for the Westfield Planning Board will on Wednesday discuss designs for a 60-unit apartment building slated for Prospect Street and Ferris Place, the town’s planner said. The subcommittee is scheduled to meet at 7 p.m. to discuss the Sophia as a working group, Town ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The developer of a 60-unit apartment building planned for the outskirts of Westfield's downtown got the town council’s approval through a redevelopment agreement Tuesday. The town council approved the agreement detailing specifics for the project in a 5-3 vote that followed ...

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UPDATE: Westfield Council Splits on Agreement for The Sophia Apartments WESTFIELD, NJ — The next stage in government approvals for a controversial apartment building planned to be built in Westfield’s First Ward is slated to be considered by the town council Tuesday. The council is ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A developer’s plan to build a 64-unit apartment building on a residential street in downtown Westfield continues to draw criticism from residents and support from the town’s government that on Tuesday defended its role in the redevelopment process. Opponents of the development, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A space that once housed a clothing retailer on Elm Street is anticipated to serve as a center for a developer to present its plans for the former Lord & Taylor and train station parking lot properties. The planning board on Monday approved an amendment to the Downtown ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The Planning Board on Monday approved an amended application for a 10-unit residential building at 440 North Ave. East. Amendments to the application, which the board authorized in May 2021, include variances for the building’s lot coverage and setbacks. The building is ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Former Westfield Councilman Jim Boyes joined a chorus of town residents at Tuesday’s council meeting in opposing plans for a 64-unit apartment building on the corner of Prospect Street and Ferris Place. The councilman represented Ward 1, where the development would be located, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Details shared by a Westfield Councilman Tuesday show plans to convert the Lord & Taylor building on North Avenue into office and retail space while adding residential buildings to each side of the structure. In a Facebook post, Councilman Mark LoGrippo said the plans are ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A 40-unit building with three floors of housing on top of 80 parking spaces is slated for a 1.62-acre site on North Avenue following the Westfield Planning Board’s approval Monday. The board approved the application for 34 market rate units and six affordable units at 526 North ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A developer is seeking Planning Board approval to build 40 housing units at a 1.62 acre site on North Avenue in what is one of two applications for construction along the corridor to be considered next week. Adoni Property Group LLC has proposed three floors of housing over ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Living in Westfield is comparably good, a new ranking out Monday says. The ranking and review website Niche named Westfield the best place to live in Union County, and ranked it at #13 out of 647 places to live in New Jersey, two spots up from where it stood on the list in 2021.

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A 64-unit apartment building planned for the corner of Prospect Street and Ferris Place has raised the concern of neighbors who believe the addition of the four-story building will worsen traffic in what they describe as an already busy neighborhood. Seven residents, at least six ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A series of developments projects — including one with 193 housing units planned for South Avenue and another with 163 units slated for Springfield Avenue — are helping the town to meet its court mandated affordable housing obligations, the town planner said this week. Town ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Traffic flows and water flows were among the top concerns discussed as the Planning Board approved a 162-unit housing development in three buildings at Williams Nursery on Monday. The board approved the housing for 522 Springfield Ave. following extensive testimony from the ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A liquor store is slated to be built at the site of a long vacant bank building in Westfield. The Westfield Planning Board on Wednesday approved an application for the store owner Nimesh Patel to build onto the site of the former TD Bank building at 560 North Avenue East and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A home for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities slated for Westfield’s 2nd Ward got the town’s backing in the form of funds from the town’s affordable housing trust fund. The town council on Tuesday approved $192,908 from Westfield’s affordable housing trust ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — Three local spots — one of them a town-owned coffee hut that dates to 1893 — are one step closer to becoming official local historic landmarks following the Town Council’s action earlier this week. The town council referred to the planning board recommendations that the coffee ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A developer is one step closer to building 162 housing units in three buildings at the site of a garden center on Springfield Avenue. Last week, the Westfield Planning Board heard testimony in connection with an application to build multifamily housing at the site of Williams ...

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A public hearing for a neighboring property’s subdivision is set for Jan. 5. WESTFIELD, NJ — The owner of a home on New England Drive has secured the Planning Board’s approval to divide the property in half, tear down the residence and build two in its place. The Westfield Planning Board ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A controversial redevelopment plan for apartments, retail and historic restoration just outside Westfield’s downtown got the Town Council’s approval Tuesday following extensive comment from the public. Several dozen residents addressed the council at a public hearing for the ...

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UPDATE: Controversial Plan For Apartments, Retail in Westfield Moves Ahead WESTFIELD, NJ — A public hearing is scheduled Tuesday on a redevelopment plan that would allow for a four-story apartment building just outside of Westfield’s downtown. The plan, which the Westfield Planning Board on ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A home that was ransacked by the British military during its Revolutionary War invasion the West Fields of Elizabethtown is anticipated to survive its recent change in ownership. The new owners of the Pierson-Clark home, which dates back to the mid-1700s, have told the Historic ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — The public got an early look this week at plans to build a 64-unit apartment building and convert an historic home next to it into a cultural center just outside the heart of the downtown. Owner and resident James Ward discussed plans for both the proposed apartment building and ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — A new brewery, a playground and a medical office space are among recipients of the Westfield Historic Preservation Commission’s annual Harry Devlin Awards. The commission announced that it presented its 2021 Harry Devlin Awards for outstanding efforts in the restoration, ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — When it comes “small city living” this Union County town is in the top 7%, according to WalletHub. The personal finance website ranked Westfield in the 93rd percentile out of 1,322 municipalities with populations between 25,000 and 100,000 people, WalletHub announced Tuesday. The ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ — State Assemblyman Jon Bramnick and artist Pat Brentano have put their five-bedroom colonial style home on Watchung Fork on the market, but they’re not leaving town. Bramnick told TAPinto Westfield the couple are purchasing a home on Kimball Circle in Westfield. “I bought a ...

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