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Ken Alexander showcases the upstairs mezzanine for the center field of the Grand Park Events Center. (Photo by Anna Skinner)

City preps for opening of Grand Park Event Center

By Anna Skinner On May 9, various representatives from the city, including Mayor Andy Cook, Grand Park Director Ken Alexander, Juergen Sommer, executive director of field sports at LST Marketing, Kevin Manship with Jonathan...

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Keen begins new job

By Anna Skinner Dr. Mark Keen may have recently retired from his superintendent position at Westfield Washington Schools, but his mission to help students is far from over. In addition to continuing his term...

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Westfield one of 10 happiest places in Indiana

Zippia recently released a study listing the top 10 happiest places in Indiana based on criteria such as employment opportunities, commute times, home owning, poverty and cost of living. Out of the 114 places...

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Parks department gives out 500 trees

By Anna Skinner Those wanting to spruce up their yard for spring but not wanting to pay the price of trees will have an opportunity to receive different assortments of trees from the Westfield...

Eagle Scout Alec Brooks spoke on reasons as to why scouting is so important in shaping a young boy’s life at the 11th annual Westfield Mayor’s Breakfast for Scouting. (Photo by Anna Skinner)

Mayor’s Boy Scout breakfast raises over $31K

By Anna Skinner The 11th annual Westfield Mayor’s Breakfast for Scouting was held March 23 and elicited donations surpassing $31,000 in just two hours. Attendees were able to fill out donation cards while Mayor...

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Westfield Police Department releases annual report

The Westfield Police Dept. has released the 2015 annual report. The report highlighted training hours, the sixth year of the Westfield Citizen’s Academy, burglary decreases and change in personnel – the death of Detective...

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New superintendent Grate tours schools

By Anna Skinner With Supt. Dr. Mark Keen’s retirement dated for March 31, Dr. Sherry Grate, of DeKalb Co. Central United School District, has been touring the Westfield Washington School District to get a...

The yellow on the map shows which of the property owners within the proposed conservancy boundary oppose the conservancy. According to local homeowners, 71 percent oppose the conservancy. (Submitted photo)

The Conservancy holds landowner meeting

By Anna Skinner On March 15, a meeting was held at the Westfield Public Library for the concerned landowners placed in the area where The Conservancy addendum will be placed if passed. Kristin Burkman...