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    1. Westfield State University trustees to review fees, act on budget

      Westfield State University trustees to review fees, act on budget

      The Board of Trustees at Westfield State University plan to meet Thursday to approve a new operating budget for the college for fiscal 2013 that begins July 1.
      Included in budget deliberations will be a review of the university’s student fee scheduled which last year was increased by $455 or 6 percent in mandatory assessments on each student.

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    2. Construction bids sought for new $36 million Westfield elementary school

      Construction bids sought for new $36 million Westfield elementary school

      The city will accept construction bids July 26 on the planned $36 million elementary school to be built at the intersection of Cross and Ashley streets.
      Advertisement for bids was publicized this week with a July 12 deadline for all sub-contractor bids, City Purchasing agent Tammy B. Tefft said. General contractor bids are due July 26.

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    3. Plan to block cuts at Westover Air Reserve Base, other installations, endorsed by Massachusetts officials

      Plan to block cuts at Westover Air Reserve Base, other installations, endorsed by Massachusetts officials

      Lt. Gov. Timothy P. Murray, who launched efforts last year to preserve the state’s military installations and manpower, said Thursday action by the House Armed Services Committee “is an important first step towards preventing disproportionate cuts to Air National Guard and Air Force Reserve including Westover Air Reserve Base.”

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    4. Proposed Pioneer Valley Energy center plant in Westfield secures environmental permits

      Proposed Pioneer Valley Energy center plant in Westfield secures environmental permits

      Pioneer Valley Energy Center has completed its federal and state environmental permitting and will now focus on finance construction of its a proposed $400 million gas-fired electric generating plant.  The final air quality permit needed for the project, originally proposed in late 2007, was received Thursday from the federal Environmental Protection Agency, project manager Matthew A. Palmer said.

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    5. Westfield District Court gets new 5-year lease, as state officials announce it will remain open

      Westfield District Court gets new 5-year lease, as state officials announce it will remain open

      The court building opened in 2002. Westfield District Court previously operated out of the former Westfield Normal School building on Washington Street. That building is now owned by University Housing LLC, a Peter Pan Bus Lines company. Opal Real Estate Group of Springfield, also a Peter A. Picknelly company, is spending $5 million to rehabilitate the building and create market-rate housing in hopes of attracting Westfield State University students.

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    6. Northeast Helicopters Flight Services plans to relocate to Westfield's Barnes Regional Airport

      Northeast Helicopters Flight Services plans to relocate to Westfield's Barnes Regional Airport

       Northeast Helicopters Flight Services, the country’s oldest helicopter pilot training academy, plans to relocate to Barnes Regional Airportlater this year. The flight school, created in 1974 and located at Ellington Airport in Connecticut, could break ground for its new facility as early as next fall, Rhonda J. Boulette, who along with husband John Boulette owns the school, said Monday.

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    7. Lisa McMahon to step down as first director of Westfield's Business Improvement District

      Lisa McMahon to step down as first director of Westfield's Business Improvement District

       Lisa G. McMahon, Westfield first director of its Business Improvement District, will leave her post this week.  “I was here for the labor, and the new person to lead this wonderful agency will be in the position of delivering a beautiful baby,” McMahon said Tuesday, referring to a soon-to-be-completed renovation of downtown Westfield.

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