From Bloomfield Information Project
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This weekend, a series of homegrown events in downtown Bloomfield will celebrate Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the emancipation of four million enslaved Black people following the U.S. Civil War. Here are the Black women making it happen.
Bloomfield’s township administrator is retiring and the town council is looking for a new general manager for the township. But what does a township administrator do and why does Bloomfield need one?
Bloomfield COVID-19 vaccine town hall outlines procedures for beginning of public vaccination campaign
The township of Bloomfield held a virtual town hall meeting Wednesday to introduce residents to procedures for the public COVID-19 vaccinations beginning this week throughout Essex County.
When roads become snow-covered in Bloomfield, the township may tow cars parked on certain streets in order to enable more efficient snow removal. Here are the streets to watch out for and tips for parking in Bloomfield during snowstorms and plowing.
Bloomfield officials are holding another meeting on policing. Here’s what we know about the progress they’ve made since June.
Bloomfield officials will hold a virtual presentation of police data Oct. 13 at 7 p.m., thirteen days after the Bloomfield Information Project published a review of public records that showed Black and Latino drivers were more likely to be stopped in the township than white drivers. Here’s what you should know.
An analysis of data from 2016 to 2020 shows that Bloomfield police have been stopping Black and Latino drivers in Bloomfield at twice the rate of white drivers.
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It’s been 16 months since the Bloomfield Information Project launched at the start of the pandemic. And this August, we’re taking a strategic pause to recalibrate our work.
The Bloomfield Information Project is seeking a community member with a passion for local news and civic engagement to support our public service journalism lab as a Civic Info Producer.
Bloomfield Information Project receives inaugural grant from N.J. Civic Information Consortium to pilot community reporter corps
The Bloomfield Information Project was awarded $35,000 by the New Jersey Civic Information Consortium to pilot a program to recruit, train, and pay residents to report local news that responds to community information needs.