(This is an unofficial website for the Southwick Economic Development Commission. The official town website is www.southwickma.org Nothing on this website is a recommendation, endorsement, etc. for any business, organization, entity or individual. The information contained here is for public convenience only. This site is not maintained, supported or funded by town funds or town paid staff. It is not supported or endorsed by the Southwick Select Board as a Board or individually.
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April 4, 2019) The 2019 Marketplace event is April 30. Area businesses have registered to be exhibitors and some space is still available. Several additional businesses have indicated in the past week that they are planning to register. Don't miss this opportunity. Register at westfieldbiz.com/marketplace.
(April 4, 2019) Several new businesses have opened or are opening in March/April. Stop into these new businesses that are hiring employees and keep the retail spaces full.
February 10, 2019) Consider spending some of your money in Southwick for Valentine's Day. A number of restaurants are located in town. Flowers, household items, furniture, baked goods and more are sold by businesses in town. College Highway and other business areas in town can meet most of your needs.
(January 31, 2019) The annual Marketplace event (Home & Busines Show) registration is now open.
(January 2019) A local Southwick has opened a bagel eatery in town at an existing location. For more information click here.
(January 17, 2019) The 2019 Marketplace event will be held on Tuesday April 30, 2019. Again this year will be co-administered by the Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce at The Ranch Golf Club in Southwick. The event will be limited to 40 exhibitors. More information will be sent to Southwick businesses and information will be available on this website.
(December 7, 2018) A ribbon cutting took place today at the Gristmill Cafe at 610 College Highway (Gristmill Plaza) by the Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce. Dignatories included the three members of theSelect Board, representatives of Senator Humason and Rep. Boldyga as well a member of the Economic Development Commission. The business opened last Monday and seats 38 customer.
(December 4, 2018) An article in today's Springfield Republican newspaper features an article on a new business in Southwick. Click here for details. The business is located at 365 College Highway.
(December 3, 2018) A new restaurant opened today in Southwick Gristmill Cafe in Gristmill Plaza at 610 College Highway. A ribbon cutting with the Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce will be held on Friday at 2:00 p.m.
(November 23, 2018 ) An article about Small Business Saturday in Southwick is in today's issue of The Westfield News. The paper is available at local convenience stores and select gasoline stations.
(November 18, 2018) On Saturday November 24, 2018 Small Business Saturday will be held nationwide. Consider supporting local Southwick businesses that day and everday. Local businesses support local jobs, support local charities and organizations and support the local tax base.
(November 16, 2018) The current issue of Business West (a bi-weekly publication) has a feature article on Southwick. To read the article online click here.
(October 21, 2018) The Select Board has approved the new tax rate for 2018/2019 at $ 17.47 which is a reduction of 3 cents.
(November 7, 2018) Footings and other work has been completed on the new O'Reilly's Auto store has been completed.
(September 26, 2018) The Springfield Regional Chamber this week named the 2018 local companies for total revenue. This includes one Southwick company. The Southwick company on the list is Whalley Computer Associates, Inc. is listed as number 1 on the list.
(September 26, 2018) The south boat launch pier on the Congamond Lakes has been under repair and reopened yesterday. Click here for more information or read the article in todays Westfield News (subscription required).
(September 26, 2018) A new restaurant opened today in Southwick. The Launch is occuping the former location of Legends of the Lake. It is open for breakfast and lunch. The owners are from Connecticut.
(September 21, 2018) Southwick Power Equipmenta local power equipment dealer and repair facility held an Open House and ribbon cutting event today. The business sells and repairs lawn mowers, snow blowers and other equipment. It is located on College Highway next toMrs. Murphy's Donuts. The event included a member of the Select Board as well as state officials. The event was organized by The Greater Westfield Chamber of Commerce. The owners purchased the real estate and have updated the property.
September 4, 2018) As of late last month The Greens a 70+ development of single family homes is under construction. A real estate agency is currently marketing a selection of the lots. According to the Internet lots are for sale starting at $ 115,000 each.The Grand Opening was held today with a large tournout including area including area officials.
Lots continue to be sold at Noble Steed in the southern area of town at a similiar price.
(July 11, 2018) The 2018 CNBC ranking of best state a has been released. In 8th place is Mass including a high ranking for workforce and education. Click here for the link.
(July 3, 2018) A new report from WalletHub ranked Mass. as better than some nearby states. To read more about the results click here.
(June 26, 2018) Attention area artists consider an opportunity to do your art work and get money for it. The City of Springfield has an opportunity click here.
(June 25, 2018) The State of Mass. has released a new report on rail service in the state. Click Here to view the report.
(May 25, 2018) The U.S. Census Bureau has released estimated populations for communities nationwide. For Southwick the number is 9,758. For more information click here.
(May 2, 2018) Westerm Mass News did a three minute item on Southwick yesterday. Click here to view it.
(April 2018) The Boston Business Journal published a list of the toughest golf courses in the state open to the public. The Ranch Golf Club in Southwick was named fourth toughest course in the state. For more information click here.. This site may not be accessible without a subscription. (February 20, 2018) The Town Building Dept has instituted a new online building permit process today. For more information click here.
(December 22, 2017) For a downloadable pdf version of the article on Southwick from Business Westclick here.
(December 12, 2017) Business West the Western Mass. bi-weekly business publication today published a article on Southwick. It provides some information on the community. Click here to read it online or hardcopy at the Southwick Public Library.
________________________________________________________________________________________________ This is the unofficial website of the Southwick MA Economic Development Commission.This site is not funded or maintained using public funds or staff.
For information on the history of Southwickclick here
A free Internet "Hot Spot" is available in Southwick at the Southwick Public Library at 95 Feeding Hills Road (Route 57). It is available 24/7. For more information click here.
Major interstate highways serve the area including I-91 which stretches from New Haven (CT) to Canada. I-91 is minutes from Southwick. Other major interstates include I-90(Mass Pike) serves Boston, Albany, Chicago and the entire Mid-West of the U.S. Other nearby road systems include U.S. 5 and U.S. 20 and in Southwick state routes 10, 57 and U.S.202.
Major U.S. Postal Services facilities (bulk mail, periodicals and two processing centers) are nearby in Springfield and Hartford. The Southwick Post Office on College Highway is open six days per week.li
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Information on Town Government and Schools:
The Town provides public water and sewer services to residents and businesses in parts of the community. Natural gas service is provided by Bay State Gas. Telephone service is provided by Verizon. Cable television, telephone and Internet service is provided by Comcast. For specific information contact the providers.
For information on the Town of Southwick departments, calendar of meetings, etc. visit the Town website
For information on the local school system click here
The Select Board and Chief Administrative Officer are located in Town Hall at 454 College Highway (Routes 10/202) and can be reached by calling (413) 569-5995.
Current and historical employment and unemployment data for Southwick from the State of MA click here
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Copies of the Southwick Restaurant List are also available at the self-service Information Center at the North Boat Launch as well at the Southwick Public Library (inside the outside doors).
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