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Historical Society President Greg Blasi and Town Archivist Robert Wendel in the Historical Society archives photos and artwork
The Not-So-Secret Society: Westfield’s Hidden Gem
Thomas Chen, Vivian Jeckell, and Maxmilian Kiefer December 20, 2021

Nestled in the heart of Westfield, unseen among residential streets, is a treasure trove of antiquities, a seemingly endless record of times...

Prideful and Prejudiced
Prideful and Prejudiced
Vivian Jeckell and Shreya Jyotishi December 20, 2021

When envisioning Westfield, images of cozy suburban residences and charming downtown shops immediately spring to mind, defining the town as the...

Westfield Small Businesses Continue to be Impacted by COVID-19
Westfield Small Businesses Continue to be Impacted by COVID-19
Caroline Donnelly, Natalie Manzo, and Molly Reilly December 20, 2021

The past year and a half has presented an overwhelming plethora of challenges. Our schools, our extracurriculars and especially our downtown...

Bethel Baptist Church
Walking Through History: Westfield’s African American Walking Tour
Amira Lee, Amanda Rickert, and Photos by Kimberly Su November 23, 2021

The walking tour, established in October 2020, was created by the African American History Committee of Westfield 300, a committee of Westfield...

Food Fight
Food Fight
Charlotte Cohen and Artwork by Dylan Murphy November 23, 2021

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Its Time to Slow Down the Fast Fashion Industry
It's Time to Slow Down the Fast Fashion Industry
Mackenzie Aiello, Anna Qiang, Alina Romero, and Kendall Williamson July 8, 2021

The fast fashion industry is one of the most harmful, yet profitable industries in the world. Constant consumption of low-quality products creates...

Blue Origin sketches of self-sustaining space civilizations.
Fight or Flight: Climate Change and the New Age Space Race
Jake Delforte, Sophia Rossetti, and Jesse Weinstein July 8, 2021

For a millennia, humans have often wondered about, admired and been puzzled by outer space. We’ve written books, made movies and composed music...

Red States, Blue States and Losing Green Space
Red States, Blue States and Losing Green Space
Jacob Wendler and Amaya Wilkerson July 8, 2021

If the 2020 election made one thing clear, it’s that the U.S. politics of the twenty-first century are hardly recognizable by the standards...

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