1. Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport gets $2.6 million federal grant for drainage

    Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport gets $2.6 million federal grant for drainage

    U.S. Rep. Richard E. Neal, D-Springfield, brought news of a $2.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Transportation to Westfield-Barnes Regional Airport on Monday. The airport will use the money to improve drainage at Barnes, according to information provided by Neal's office. "The regional airport in Westfield is increasingly playing a larger and more important role in our local transportation infrastructure," Neal said in a written statement. "It also is helping to create good jobs and economic development here in Western Massachusetts. Today's federal grant is an investment in the airport's ...

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    1. The regional airport in Westfield is increasingly playing a larger and more important role in our local transportation infrastructure.
    2. Federal funds provide critical support to the city's efforts in making Barnes Regional Airport an economic driver for our community.
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