2017 State of the City Address

2017 State of the City Address

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Good evening President Condon, Vice-President Griffin, Members of the Town Council and our West Springfield Residents, thank you for this opportunity to share – what together we have accomplished in the last year along with thoughts on the challenges and opportunities we face in the future.

It was just over a year ago that I was given the privilege to serve as West Springfield’s Mayor by the voters of this great City. As I stand here tonight, I am as appreciative and proud of this …

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5 Point Plan – Fight Blight

The fifth part of my 5-Point Plan is to fight blight and continue to build a great community. Keeping our community moving forward requires that we invest in the Town’s infrastructure which means our roads, sidewalks, water and sewer systems, and parks. This is a matter that needs attention year after year to ensure we do not let our assets deteriorate. In addition, as traffic increases in Town from construction on I-91 and the MGM casino, we’ll need to manage safety through the development of …

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It is the Final Countdown!

It is the Final Countdown!

Join us tonight, from 5-7 PM at the Dante Club, and support Will in the Final Countdown to the General Election! Food will be served. Donations are welcomed.

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5 Point Plan – Economic Development

The fourth part of my 5-Point Plan is to kickstart development along our business corridors. We need to attract more businesses into our community to expand our tax footprint minimizing the burden on everyone; residents and businesses. West Side is lucky to have business corridors laid out along the outskirts of the community at the intersection of two major interstate highways. Taking advantage of our location requires a look at our zoning, how we communicate with the community, and how we market the benefits of …

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Channel 40 Debate

Channel 40 Debate

On Monday, the candidates for mayor of West Springfield, Massachusetts – Will Reichelt for Mayor of West Springfield and Finn for Mayor – will face-off in a debate on Western Mass News at 4:30 p.m. on CBS 3.

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Tour of West Side – Lattitude

Tour of West Side – Lattitude

Come join Will for cocktail hour at Lattitude on Thursday October 15th between 5:00 pm and 6:00 pm as Will’s Tour of West Springfield continues!

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5 Point Plan – Quality Education

The third part of my 5-Point Plan is to invest in our schools and drive for improved performance. We all want the children of West Side, our children, to have the best opportunity to succeed. The foundation of that success is built through a quality education that challenges every student while providing them with the tools to build their own future. Continuous improvement means ensuring teachers are able to spend their time teaching their students instead of completing paperwork for State or Federal agencies. It …

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Tour of West Side – Charlie’s Diner

Tour of West Side – Charlie’s Diner

Come join Will for breakfast at Charlie’s Diner on Wednesday October 14th between 7:45 am and 8:45 am as Will’s Tour of West Springfield continues!

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Tour of West Side – Auntie Cathie’s Kitchen

Tour of West Side – Auntie Cathie’s Kitchen

Come join Will for lunch at Auntie Cathie’s Kitchen on Tuesday October 13th between 11:30 am and 12:15 pm as Will’s Tour of West Springfield continues!

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Tour of West Side – Celery Stalk

Tour of West Side – Celery Stalk

Come join Will for lunch at Celery Stalk on Friday October 9th between 11:30 am and 12:15 pm as Will’s Tour of West Springfield continues!

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