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    1. Westfield State University marks upswing after name change

      Westfield State University marks upswing after name change
      “We continue to be the best value in higher education in the state. That has been determined by MassInc.,” president Evan S. Dobelle said in a recent interview. “Higher education must be accessible and affordable, and that is the continued focus at (Westfield State University).”
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    2. 5 Westfield schools will share $7.3 million in Massachusetts energy grants

      5 Westfield schools will share $7.3 million in Massachusetts energy grants
      Included in the pending grant awards is a total $7.3 million for five Westfield schools which includes more than $5.2 million just for Westfield Vocational-Technical High School. Craven said the vocational school project, which includes a new roof, windows and boilers, has been on the list for five years. Other Westfield schools, all scheduled for new boilers, are Highland, Paper Mill and Southampton Road elementary schools and Westfield High School.
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    3. Westfield Downtown Action Plan Committee to begin developing revitalization strategy

      Westfield Downtown Action Plan Committee to begin developing revitalization strategy
      The subcommittee on downtown marketing, business development and planning will meet March 30 at 7 p.m. to address encouragement of new housing in the downtown; reuse of under-utilized building and property along Elm Street; creation of a new riverfront district and promotion of new construction in the Depot Square District. Other issues include review of zoning regulations in the downtown.
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    4. Westfield officials to demolish forrmer Lambson Furniture warehouse in attempt to deal with blight

      The City Council recently approved the use of $60,000 in free cash to finance the removal of the storage building located to the rear of Bentley Billiards, off Elm and Thomas streets. City Advancement Officer Jeffrey R. Daley said this week demolition of the building is awaiting state approval under an emergency request because of extensive deterioration of the structure.
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