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Oct. 15 is the last day to register for free or reduced meals for Bloomfield public school students
Bloomfield School District

Watch, listen, or read the transcript from last night’s community meeting on policing
Bloomfield Information Project

How will you know if your vote was counted? Here’s how you can track it.
NJ.com

Qualifying N.J. residents can apply for housing assistance if they could not pay rent, mortgage due to COVID-19
State of New Jersey

6,350 people have already voted in Bloomfield with more than half using town’s ballot drop box
Mayor Michael Venezia


Local News


Watch, listen, or read the transcript from last night’s community meeting on policing
Bloomfield Information Project

Six Points Pub reopened yesterday after closing for cleaning, staff testing after a confirmed COVID-19 case last week
Six Points Pub

Bloomfield recreation’s Halloween Spooktacular is this Saturday in the town green
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Berkley Elementary School virtual back to school night to be held Oct. 15
Berkeley Home and School Association

Bloomfield College students launch on-campus Black Lives Matter campaign, to host virtual town halls throughout semester
Essex News Daily

Fairview Home and School Association Oct. 22 pumpkin patch schedule released
Fairview Home and School Association

GOP candidate for NJ 11, Rosemary Becchi, tried to a N.J. resident fired for criticizing her campaign
Madison Patch

Nutley, Belleville UNICO chapters gathered Monday to honor legacy of Christopher Columbus despite atrocities he perpetrated
NorthJersey.com


Other News


If you received unemployment in August, you can claim additional benefits through N.J.’s FEMA lost wages assistance program
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

N.J. to release $100m in CARES Act funding to support small businesses, renters, and food banks
TAPinto Camden

38 states or territories are currently on N.J.’s quarantine travel advisory list, highest to date
Holmdel-Hazlet Patch

More N.J. towns are banning trick or treating, other Halloween activities amid pandemic
NJ.com

Animal welfare group plans to sue N.J. over makeup of state’s fish and game council as first day of state bear hunt sees 62 bears killed
NJ.com

Princeton University agrees to pay $1m in back pay to female professors following allegations of discrimination
WHYY