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    1. Noble Express Care in Westfield fills healthcare void

      Noble Express Care in Westfield fills healthcare void

      Express Care, located at 57 Union St., provides care for non-life-threatening issues such as cold and flu, bumps and bruises, accidents and falls, severe sore throat or cough, headaches, ear infections, bleeding from cuts, minor trauma, rashes and other conditions. The idea for the facility was first conceived three years ago with one goal of addressing rising healthcare costs, said Noble Hospital Chief Executive Officer Ronald Bryant. The cost of a visit to Express Care is lower than a trip to the emergency room and the service is quicker.

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    2. American International College's 74th annual Model Congress produces new crop of future politicians

      American International College's 74th annual Model Congress produces new crop of future politicians

      Hosted by American International College, Model Congress, the longest running event of its kind in the country, is designed to give high school students the opportunity to engage in the legislative process and spark interest in governmental procedure. Participants write, amend, debate and vote on legislation during the three-day competition, many of which closely resemble bills currently before the U.S. Congress.

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    3. Westfield officials unveil plans for new $6.5 million Senior Center

      Westfield officials unveil plans for new $6.5 million Senior Center

      Tina Gorman, executive director of the Westfield Senior Center, was among those who gathered at South Middle School Wednesday night to unveil to the public plans for the new, 20,000-square-foot, $6.5 million facility. “It’s not just somewhere to go eat lunch and take computer classes,” Gorman said. “We’re providing a very important service and deal with issues such as healthcare, finances and family dynamics.”

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    4. Westfield Mayor Daniel M. Knapik cites downtown revitalization and strides in education as accomplishments

      Westfield Mayor Daniel M. Knapik cites downtown revitalization and strides in education as accomplishments

      “Our groundwork has been laid, and Westfield is set to take off,” he asserted. “Our children’s academic performance is improving, our streets are safe and clean, and businesses have been expanding and creating jobs for working Westfield folks. I am excited about the progress that's been shown at the airport and at businesses across our great city. People around the region are buzzing about our improvements, and our old friends who may have been gone for some time are returning and expressing their surprise at what we've been able to accomplish.”

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    5. Westfield's proposed Western Avenue project to get 3rd informational meeting

      Westfield's proposed Western Avenue project to get 3rd informational meeting

      The project consists of roadway improvements along Western Avenue from the intersection of Bates Road extending easterly for approximately 2.4 miles to the intersection of Court, High and Mill Streets. Western Avenue is classified as an urban minor arterial that serves the Westfield State University campus, the Stanley Park recreational area, Highland Elementary School and several residential neighborhoods.

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    6. Westfield State University dedicates new dormitory

      Westfield State University dedicates new dormitory

      A $59 million, suite-style residence hall at Westfield State University was officially dedicated Thursday in a ceremony that heralded the facility as an achievement in determination, foresight and leadership. During the ceremony, WSU alumnus state Rep. Brian M. Ashe, D-Longmeadow, announced the future construction of a $48 million science and technology building on which they plan to break ground next year with a completion date scheduled for 2016.

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    7. 11 Massachusetts farms to get $700,000 in grants announced by Gov. Deval Patrick during visit to Kosinski Farm in Westfield

      11 Massachusetts farms to get $700,000 in grants announced by Gov. Deval Patrick during visit to Kosinski Farm in Westfield

      Gene M. and Susan J. Kosinski, along with their sons, Michael G. and Edward J. Kosinski, greeted Patrick, as well as Lt. Gov. Timothy Murray, making his last public appearance as lieutenant governor, Secretary of Energy and Environmental Affairs Richard K. Sullivan and Commissioner of Agriculture Greg Watson to their 80-year-old farm located at Russellville and North roads.

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    8. 'Picture Westfield' project, on view at Westfield Athenaeum in March, captures city life

      'Picture Westfield' project, on view at Westfield Athenaeum in March, captures city life

      The “Picture Westfield” project, conceived by Kate Deviny, the former special collections and technology librarian at the Westfield Athenaeum (now the director at the Great Barrington Libraries), and Eileen Doherty, a photographer and volunteer, is a study in a typical week in the city.

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