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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 

MEMA Encourages Residents to Stay Safe During Extreme Heat

“MEMA urges residents to take precautions during the upcoming extreme heat. Never leave children or pets alone in a closed vehicle, find an air-conditioned public space, cooling center, or other cool spot for relief, and watch for heat-related illnesses,” said Massachusetts Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Director Samantha Phillips. “Please check on your family, friends, or neighbors to make sure they are safe during the extreme heat.” 

 For more information on heat-related illnesses and graphics, see https://www.cdc.gov/disasters/extremeheat/warning.html

Range Use Notification

Please be advised the West Springfield Police Department will be using the West Springfield Sportsman's Club Shooting range on July 18, 20, 27, August 3. 

 

Marijuana

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In Massachusetts, it is now legal for adults over the age of 21 to use marijuana. This recent change in policy has brought up many questions about the safety of marijuana use, including how parents can start conversations with their kids. Get the facts about what is legal, responsible use, health effects, and more, at MoreAboutMJ.org

 

 

Marijuana Talk Kit:

What you need to know to talk with your teen about Marijuana

Created by the Partnership for Drug Free Kids, the Marijuana Talk Kit helps parents navigate, what can be a complicated conversation about marijuana use, between legalization, increased normalization in pop culture and new ways of using. This kit includes facts about marijuana, the effects of marijuana use on teen brain development, common questions teens may ask with suggested responses, and tips for maintaining a proactive and productive discussion.

 

The Parents Guide to Marijuana in Massachusetts

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The Guide to Marijuana in Massachusetts

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