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Need to Know

“Vote for Equity” slate announced for upcoming Bloomfield BOE election, includes Kasey Dudley, Nadeisha Greene, and Satenik Margaryan
Vote for Equity

Bloomfield businesses can apply for state’s rental assistance program
New Jersey Economic Development Authority

BLUMEN hand sanitizer sold at Brookdale Shoprite recalled by FDA for toxic ingredient
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

N.J. schools to get state guidance on developing new remote-only options for students

Local News

Four-way stop signs installed at Liberty St and Walnut St
Township of Bloomfield

Martial arts studios may only conduct no-contact classes indoors
TAPinto Bloomfield

Weekend pop-up pedestrian plaza on Church and South Park Streets in Montclair paused for review after overcrowding
Montclair Local

Montclair Film partners with Essex County to host drive-in movie series at South Mountain Recreation Complex
Montclair Film

Upcoming Essex County mobile COVID-19 testing sites include Newark, West Orange
TAPinto Bloomfield

Other News

Increased COVID-19 testing elsewhere slows test turnaround time in N.J., impacting case identification, contact tracing

Hoboken sees second “50-year flood” in two weeks as mayor links inevitability of ongoing flooding to climate change

NJ Transit receives 245k cloth masks from federal government to hand out to customers

N.J. is the only state in the U.S. to see new weekly COVID-19 cases decrease two weeks in a row

N.J. health inspectors clearing multiyear backlog of nursing home complaints in effort to improve facilities’ response to pandemic
NJ Spotlight

Leaking septic systems, runoff from farms and parking lots leading to contamination of water at N.J. beaches
NJ Spotlight

N.J. Performing Arts Center suspends all performances until January 2021

Call for lynchings posted to Belleville Facebook group decried by local officials, group administrators