Smith v. City of Westfield
SJC-12243Argue Date: Thursday April 6, 2017
*Summary: Land Use-- This is a challenge to a change in use of a parcel of land from recreational purposes to school purposes.
Justices: Gants, C.J., Lenk, Hines, Gaziano, Lowy, Budd, JJ.
Appellant: Virginia B. Smith
Counsel for Appellant: Thomas A. Kenefick, III, Esquire
Appellee: City of Westfield
Counsel for Appellee: John Liebel, Esquire Anthony I. Wilson, Esquire
Court Appealed From: Hampden Superior Court
Lower Court Judge: Daniel A. Ford, J.
Route to SJC: Further Appellate Review
Amici Curiae: Massachusetts Association of Con, Commonwealth, The Association to Preserve Cape Cod, Sanjoy Mahajan, Conservation Law Foundation
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