Missing Person: The West Springfield Police Department has been actively looking for a missing person since Sunday afternoon on January 26th. This man was last seen in the Mittineague park area of town and there is concern for his well-being. We are asking residents in the Mittineague park area to check their property for signs of anything suspicious. Also, please contact the West Springfield Police Department if you observed anyone walking around your neighborhood this past Sunday. The man we are looking for is a white male, approximately 6 feet tall with red hair and hazel eyes. You can get more information and a photograph of the missing person on our Facebook Page. Please call the West Springfield Police Department at 263-3210 x 0 if you have any information that could help us locate this man. Thank you.

Garden Plots

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The Park & Recreation Department, in cooperation with the Central Maintenance Department, offers  16’x 20’ mini Garden Plots located in Mittineague Park.  The city will prepare plots for planting with the initial tilling. Plot boundaries are identified by number posts and access to water provided to gardeners.

Open registration will begin on Monday, April 6, 2020, on a first come first serve basis.

The city will assume the responsibility for the initial tilling of the plots, therefore gardeners CANNOT BEGIN planting until April 20, 2020.


Please note the following additional rules concerning eligibility:

1.  Person registered must work the plot.  Those who failed to maintain their plot for the entire season last year will not be considered this year.

2.  Only one plot per person or family unit.        

3.  No group registration will be accepted.

4.  Plots not planted by June 5, 2020, will be reassigned by the Park & Recreation Department on a first come, first serve basis.


Garden Plot Types                                                                                      Fees

16’x20’ Garden plot                                                          $25.00 resident ~ $30.00 non-resident

6’x3’ Raised garden plots for disabled or elderly.    $10.00 resident ~ $15.00 non-resident
(Wheelchair Accessible)


Important Dates:
March 23, 2020 ~ Registration open to rent plots for returning gardeners.
April 6, 2020 ~ Open registration begins, on a first come, first serve basis.
April 20, 2020 ~ Garden season OPEN (with consideration to weather and soil condition).
June 5, 2020 ~ Plots not planted will be reassigned.
November 1, 2020 ~ Garden season CLOSED, clear plots for tilling


To apply, review and sign the user agreement, and stop by Park and Recreation Department to pick up an application.

Garden Plot User Agreement 


Garden Plot User Agreement 

Garden Plot Visitor Rules