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Need to Know

Bloomfield health department offering free books, clothes, winter coats for children in need, apply by Sept. 4
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield is among townships opposing development of a fracked-gas power plant on nearby Hackensack River
The Hudson Reporter

Upcoming Bloomfield water bill will be higher than normal due to billing period extension amid pandemic
Township of Bloomfield

Rutgers medical school, Newark’s University Hospital seek volunteers for COVID-19 vaccine trial
Newark Patch

Local News

15 students graduate from Eastern School of Acupuncture and Traditional Medicine in Bloomfield
Bloomfield Center Alliance

View the transcript and listen to the audio from yesterday’s special meeting of the Bloomfield Zoning Board
Bloomfield Information Project

Wawa opens third Essex County story in Belleville
Belleville-Nutley Patch

N.J. sues owners of former pharmaceutical production site, three gas stations in Essex County for alleged environmental contamination
West Orange Patch

Newark community holds vigil for Ashley Moore, Black trans woman whose death was originally not investigated by police
TAPinto Newark

Other News

N.J. legislature passes bill to limit new pollution sources in communities disproportionately impacted by environmental contamination
Politico New Jersey

N.J. public health emergency extended, key to maintaining pandemic protections, restrictions

Gov. Phil Murphy to sign mail-in voting bills to allow ballot corrections, run public information campaign, resolve Trump campaign lawsuit
NJ Spotlight

Fabiana Pierre-Louis confirmed to serve on the N.J. Supreme court, will be first Black woman to hold seat

Here are the more than dozen rules gyms have to follow to reopen in N.J.

Lord & Taylor, prominent fixture of N.J. malls, to close all of its stores after filing for bankruptcy
Livingston Patch

N.J.-based Bed Bath & Beyond to lay off 2,800 from stores, corporate offices
TAPinto Bloomfield