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Need to Know

Dozens turned out for Bloomfield’s street art event in support of Black Lives Matter on Sunday
TAPinto Bloomfield

Second stage of easing COVID-19 restrictions in N.J. begins today, here are the latest rules

Bloomfield library begins accepting book drop returns on June 15, curbside pickup will begin June 22
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield clerk publishes information about voting rules for July 7 primary election amid pandemic
TAPinto Bloomfield

N.J. to revise police use of force policy, seeking input from residents through August 1
Montclair Patch

Local News

Bloomfield Historical Preservation Commission to hold remote meeting on June 17, public can join by phone
Bloomfield Pulse

Fairview 5th grade students’ belongings can be picked up June 16
Fairview Home and School Association

Fairview 3rd and 4th grade students’ belongings can be picked up June 17
Fairview Home and School Association

Bloomfield High School Class of 2020 to hold car parade Saturday, June 20 amid shortened year, virtual graduation ceremony
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield schools’ virtual instruction plan approved by state
Bloomfield School District

Violantes’s Meat Market hosting social media contest for essential workers to win free dinner
Violante’s Meat Market

Montclair businesses urge town council to adopt recommended measures to provide additional relief amid COVID-19
TAPinto Bloomfield

West Orange to remove monument to Christopher Columbus, citing real versus perceived impact of his legacy
West Essex Now

Rutgers-Newark’s Catherine Fitzpatrick is the first transgender woman to lead a university women’s and gender studies program
Newark Patch

Essex County to hold emergency food distribution in West Orange on June 18 at 10 AM
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Essex County dog parks re-opened June 13 with new COVID-19 precautions
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Free crisis counseling is available to Essex County residents through NJ Hope and Healing Crisis Counseling Program
Newark Patch

Essex County upcoming COVID-19 satellite testing locations include Bloomfield, Fairfield, East Orange, Belleville
Township of Verona

Other News

In-person summer schools may begin July 6 with new COVID-19 precautions
TAPinto Bloomfield

Asbury Park reverses indoor dining plan in violation of state’s pandemic rules after court order
Asbury Park Patch