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.”
This community fact she was published by the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Tobacco Cessation and Prevention Program. It provides specific information on tobacco usage in our community, local tobacco regulations, health effects, and our community partnership contact.
In July 2018, The Massachusetts Department of Public Health launched its first statewide public information campaign to educate parents of middle and high school-aged children about the dangers of vape pens and e-cigarettes. The campaign, The New Look of Nicotine Addiction, seeks to spread the word that these high-tech products are harmful, that they contain nicotine which can damage a teenager’s developing brain and lead to addiction.
In addition to the following informational publications, more information can be found on www.getoutraged.org!
For more information on how to address vaping with your child, click here!