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Bloomfield schools seeks parent, caregiver feedback on start of school year
Bloomfield School District

Bloomfield recreation department releases fall 2020 program guide, includes virtual and outdoor classes for youth and adults
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Garden State Parkway tolls to go up from $1.50 to $1.90, 75 cents to 95 cents
Bloomfield Pulse

Tonight’s town council meeting agenda includes discussion on farmers market, brewery ordinance changes, Halloween amid pandemic
Bloomfield Pulse

Six Bloomfield residents are running for three seats on the township’s Board of Education
Bloomfield Pulse


Local News


Bloomfield to host food distribution for residents Sept. 16 at 3 PM at 90 Watsessing Ave
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

WiFi, library card registration and checkout, snacks for K-12 students available in Bloomfield library courtyard Tuesdays from 3-5 PM
Bloomfield Public Library

Montclair Fire Department welcomes first female officer in its 120 year history: Imelda Muench-Puryear
Montclair Patch

Bloomfield voters who don’t want to mail their ballots can use the secure ballot drop at Firehouse No. 3 at 124 E. Passaic Ave
Bloomfield Pulse

Garden State Parkway tolls near Bloomfield to go up from $1.50 to $1.90, 75 cents to 95 cents
Bloomfield Pulse

Montclair YMCA has been holding distributing food, calling seniors, hosting outdoor classes in response to pandemic
NorthJersey.com

West Orange Chamber of Commerce seeks executive director
West Orange Patch

Gov. Phil Murphy seeks to restore funding for school mental health programs local and statewide pressure
Brick Patch

This week’s Essex County food distribution event will be held on Sept. 17 in Newark
Essex County

Essex County animal welfare group CPAW awarded $10k for feral cat program
Montclair Patch


Other News


N.J. state medical board proposes changes increasing access to reproductive care
Long Valley Patch

N.J. still seeing hundreds of new COVID-19 cases daily
Mendham-Chester Patch

Legalizing marijuana is on the ballot in N.J. on Nov. 3
Associated Press