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Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

June 13, 2018 

Who will take home the trophy this year?!

This year's Battle of the Badges Blood Drive will be held at the West Springfield Public Library from 9:00am-3:00pm.

Presenting donors will receive a special Battle T-Shirt while supplies last. They will also receive a $10 Visa Gift Card sent to their provided email address.

Both the police department and fire department will have Car's and Truck's pulled out for display!

The West Springfield Lions Club will be cooking the food for this event with the food donation coming from Suburban Propane.

Register today using this link: https://www.redcrossblood.org/give.html/donation-time

Any questions or if you need help scheduling your appointment please email ccamossi@tows.org

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Public vs. Private vs. Charter

June 11, 2018 

"Killing Ed" was hosted in the West Springfield High School Auditorium on the evening May 30th. It was free to all who wished to attend, and there were over 100 people from West Springfield to the Boston area in attendance.

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West Springfield K-9 Team

June 11, 2018 

The West Springfield Police Department is adding a new officer to the streets, but this one has four legs! Meet Rado, our newest K-9; Rado a 15 month old German Shepherd. He has been narcotics trained and will have continued training for area searches, evidence recovery, and suspect apprehension. Additionally, congratulations to our newest K-9 Officer John McCarthy. Officer McCarthy has worked for the Department for 2 1/2 years and will now be our 2nd K-9 handler in West Springfield. ?

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The Next Few Weeks in West Side

June 1, 2018 

Once a month, the West Springfield Mayor's Office will publish a three page newsletter containing upcoming important dates and events within the town. Any questions or comments relating to the publication may be forwarded to mayorintern@tows.org.

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West Springfield Offering FREE First Time Homebuyers Workshop

May 4, 2018 

The Town of West Springfield is pleased to announce a free First Time Homebuyers workshop to all residents, to take place on Saturday May 12 and 19 from 9 AM - 2 PM. Interested residents can learn the ins and outs of getting a mortgage, downpayment assistance, and how to avoid common first time mistakes.

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The Next Two Weeks in West Side

May 1, 2018 

Twice a month, the West Springfield Mayor's Office will publish a newsletter containing upcoming important dates and events within the town. Any questions or comments relating to the publication may be forwarded to mayorintern@tows.org.

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The Next Two Weeks In West Side

April 17, 2018 

Twice a month, the West Springfield Mayor's Office will publish a newsletter containing upcoming important dates and events within the town. Any questions or comments relating to the publication may be forwarded to mayorintern@wsps.org.

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Earth Day Fair

April 9, 2018 

West Springfield Earth Day Fair by the West Springfield Enviormental Committee

Town Common
April 21, 2018
10:00am-1:30pm

For More Info 413-733-4628 or 413-244-1389

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The Next Two Weeks In West Side

April 2, 2018 

Twice a month, the West Springfield Mayor's Office will publish a newsletter containing upcoming important dates and events within the town. Any questions or comments relating to the publication may be forwarded to mayorintern@wsps.org.

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Traffic Alert - Elm St Monday 3/26 9am - 2pm

March 26, 2018 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 21st

For Additional Information

Maureen Callahan – External Affairs Specialist

Cell: 413-784-2130

Traffic Alert

NATURAL GAS MAIN WORK BY COLUMBIA GAS IMPACTS TRAFFIC ON

ELM STREET IN WEST SPRINGFIELD

Columbia Gas of Massachusetts is working on a natural gas main project which will prevent a northbound turn from Elm Street into Westfield Street (Route 20 west) on Monday, March 26th from 9:am to 2pm. Detour signs will be visible. Traffic flowing on Elm Street will remain unaffected.

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Weather Update

March 12, 2018 

Parking Ban will begin tomorrow morning (3/13/18) at 7am; NO PARKING on any public road. Police will enforce through tickets and towing if necessary.

NO TRASH COLLECTION, treat tomorrow as a trash holiday. If you have Tuesday pickup your trash will instead be picked up Wednesday, Wednesday on Thursday and so on for the remainder of the week.

A decision on school will be made at 5am.

If you have questions during the storm email snow@townofwestspringfield.org or call 413-263-3000 ext 1888 and leave a message.

If you would like to be added to the robocall list email mayor@townofwestspringfield.org with your contact information.

Thank you and stay safe!

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Veteran's Day Parade

October 31, 2017 

2017 Veterans Day Parade and Celebration

Parade kicks off at 12:00pm

Free Food, Music, and Entertainment from 1:00pm - 4:00pm

on the Town Common

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Community Forum on Scams/Fraud

October 30, 2017 

Join us for a Community Forum on Scams and Fraud on Thursday, November 2nd at 6:00pm in the Justin Morgan Auditorium at the Municipal Office Building. The Council on Aging’s staff and Board encourage residents of all ages to attend this free event. Scams and fraud are far too prevalent in our lives and you can learn what to look for and how to protect yourself! Call 263-3264 with additional questions.


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Food Fest West

October 18, 2017 

West Springfield Partnership for Education Needs Your Support. Join us for an evening of Food and Fun!

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Deadline to Register to Vote

October 13, 2017 

The deadline to register to vote in the November 7th Town Election is Wednesday Oct 18, 2017. The Town Clerk's Office will be open until 8pm on Wednesday Oct 18, 2017.


Terrier Pride Banner Campaign

August 18, 2017 

Terrier Pride Banner Campaign

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Westside's Taste of the Valley

July 18, 2017 

Aren't you hungry for some family fun?

The Town of West Springfield, MA and the Rotary Club of West Springfield are proud to present the 2017 "West Side's Taste of the Valley", West Springfield’s annual weekend long gathering of local restaurants on the Park Street Town Common. This fun community event annually draws over 30,000 people from all over the Pioneer Valley to sample various dishes from a diverse mix of restaurants. Staffed by hundreds of volunteers from throughout the community, this is one of the few remaining restaurant “taste” events in Western Massachusetts.

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One Book One Community

June 7, 2017 

West Springfield

One Book, One Community™

Students in Grades 1-4 will be participating in a reading program entitled One Book, One Community™. One Book One Community is a reading program that focuses community stakeholders and students on one book in supporting students excitement in the area of summer reading.

Each child received a copy of the award winning “Turtle In Paradise” for them to keep. The cost of this program was supported by the West Springfield Public Library and United Bank, West Springfield Park and Recreation, West Springfield Art Council Grant, Eastern States Exposition Grant and the following business:

Fathers and Sons

Bertera Auto Group

Kuhnels Auto Repair

Toomey-O'Brien Funeral Home

In our community, the West Springfield Mayor’s Office, West Springfield Public Library, West Springfield Park and Recreation Department, West Springfield High School Drama program, West Springfield Record, and Red Thread Network all have a hand in this program.

The program launched with a Readers’ Theater performed by our WSHS Drama class and will culminate with a full production play of the book in the fall at WSHS.

TURTLE IN PARADISE BY JENNIFER L. HOLMES




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Memorial Day Parade

May 23, 2017 

Join us on May 29th for West Springfield's Annual Memorial Day Parade & Ceremony. Line the streets along Kings Highway, Elm Street, and Park Ave. while we pay tribute to the men and women who lost their lives while serving out country. The parade kicks off at 10:00 a.m.. A ceremony will begin at 11:15 a.m. on the Town Common. Several keynote speakers will be present including LTC. Toby Quirk and Massachusetts Department of Veterans' Services Secretary Francisco Urena. During the ceremony, Gold Star Mother, Tracy Taylor, will be awarded the Massachusetts Medal of Liberty.


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Honor and Sacrifice Flag Raising Ceremony

May 23, 2017 

Join our West Springfield Police, Fire, and First Responders as we become the first community in Massachusetts to raise the Honor and Sacrifice Flag. The flag is a symbol that memorializes Police, Fire, and First Responders who were killed in the line of duty. The event is open to the public. For more information, please contact (413) 263-3019.


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Garden Club Plant Sale

May 9, 2017 

Garden Club Plant Sale

Mittineague Park Entrance (1695 Westfield St., West Springfield, MA)

Friday May 19th and Saturday May 20th

9am - 3pm



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