Westfield Mayor Andy Cook announced today the appointment of the new Westfield Fire Chief. Cpt. Jason Lemons, 43, a 13-year veteran of the Westfield Fire Dept., has been named fire chief effective immediately. Lemons will be replacing Todd Burtron, who has been serving dual roles as mayor’s chief of staff and fire chief for the past 18 months. Burtron will [...]
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Commissioner Steve Dillinger is excited about all the projects and construction taking place and planned within Hamilton County. During his annual State of the County address, Dillinger highlighted a few efforts made by the county that have saved taxpayers’ money as well as upcoming projects residents should notice: County Employee Health Clinic and Pharmacy In 2012 the county partnered with [...]
Mark Heirbrandt of Washington Township has been selected to fill the vacant Hamilton County Commissioners seat. A caucus was held this morning with Republican Precinct Committeemen voting on his replacement. Those that filed for the seat included Steve Holt, Rick McKinney, John Allee, Parvin Gilliam, Dan Reike and Zach Zeurcher.
Westfield Washington Schools is seeking nominations for the Distinguished Alumni Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame committee is accepting nominations of Westfield High School graduates who have made significant contributions to their community and profession. The deadline for submitting a nominee is Feb. 8 and requirements for eligibility include: • The nominee must have graduated from Westfield High School [...]
By Anna Skinner During the Christmas season, young kids are absolutely ecstatic about going to meet Santa and relaying their wish list to him, but usually parents have to search for Santa at various shopping malls. Thanks to the Westfield High School Executive Committee, Santa and Mrs. Claus were as close as the school where they were invited to breakfast [...]
Commentary by Sanford D. Horn On Dec. 8, following the moving Havdalah service ending the Sabbath, the Jewish community ushered in the Festival of Lights – Chanukah – with the lighting of the menorah, the eating of potato latkes and jelly doughnuts, singing songs like Ma O Tzur (Rock of Ages) and children spinning the dreidel. For the uninitiated, Chanukah is an eight-day [...]
A pleasant evening provided the perfect opportunity for the community to enjoy the various events taking place at Westfield in Lights. To see photos from last night’s gathering, visit http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.306046312840120.67680.153231491454937&type=1#!/media/set/?set=a.306046312840120.67680.153231491454937&type=1.
Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) contractors will restrict US 31 traffic lanes at Greyhound Pass in Westfield for milling and paving of the intersection during overnight hours beginning tonight at 9 p.m. Crews will temporarily restrict one lane of US 31 traffic at a time at the intersection. All restrictions are expected to end by 6 a.m. Thursday. The operation [...]
With 203 of 203 precincts reported *Election results are only votes cast in Hamilton County and not state or district results FISHERS Public Question Fishers-Fall Creek YES – 14,096 (37.51%) NO – 23,483 (62.49%) Public Question Fishers-City YES – 20,051 (55.36%) NO – 16,169 (44.64%) FEDERAL President Romney-Ryan (R) 90,740 votes (66.19%) Obama-Biden (D) 43,794 votes (31.95%) Johnson-Gray [...]
The Westfield City Council voted 6-1 to transfer its water and wastewater assets to Citizens Energy Group for $91 million Monday evening. Mayor Andy Cook said the sale was a way for the city to pay off $45 million in water utility debt. The remaining amount will be used to assist Westfield’s transition into a growing city with roundabouts, trails [...]