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Water Use Restriction In Effect

Please be advised a water ban is in effect starting July 15, 2019 until the end of December of 2019. The Town of West Springfield is implementing a water use restriction due to service on the Pease Ave water tank. This water use restriction covers non-essential outside watering; watering will be permitted from 5pm-9am.

For questions please contact the Department of Public Works at 413-263-3230 

Range Use Notification

Please be advised the West Springfield Police Department will be using the West Springfield Sportsman's Club Shooting range on August 17. 

 

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Mission

Through our collective voices, leadership expertise and resources, we will provide education and prevention efforts to address and eliminate underage alcohol and substance use and promote safe, healthy lifestyle choices.

Vision

Substance-free youth in West Springfield, MA

What is a Community Coalition?

Community coalitions work together to make their communities better. Coalitions are diverse and made up of:

  • Youth
  • Parents
  • Businesses
  • Media
  • Schools
  • Youth serving organizations
  • Local law enforcement
  • Religious organizations
  • Volunteer groups
  • Healthcare professionals
  • State agencies

Read more about community coalitions fighting substance use from the Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America (CADCA).

Goals

We are committed to developing and implementing educational initiatives and strategies to reduce teen alcohol and substance use, while enlisting community support to create a culture of accountability and responsibility. This is our shared responsibility we CARE.

The coalition’s efforts will be focused on creating change, launching a carefully­ crafted media campaign, offering community forums and parent/family programs on underage alcohol and substance abuse, and collecting data from youth and parents to increase our effectiveness.

Members

The CARE Coalition is comprised of individuals from all sectors of the community, including municipal, school, youth, law enforcement, business, civic, health care, faith, youth, and social service agencies, local government, media, and parents.

Everyone in the community -­­ including young adults, parents, educators, professionals and people who live, work of attend school in West Springfield - plays an integral role in making West Springfield safer, healthier, and drug-free.