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Bloomfield inspecting 500 residences for lead service lines with focus on section of Northern Bloomfield
Township of Bloomfield

COVID-19: Bloomfield sees 31 new daily cases Nov. 4, official total at 1,509, deaths remain at 69
Essex County

N.J. recorded highest daily total of new COVID-19 infections since May on Wednesday, 2,472 positive cases
WHYY

N.J. to outlaw single-use plastic, paper bags in large stores, polystyrene food containers beginning 2022
WHYY


Local News


Bloomfield accepting submissions of veterans names, pictures to be featured online on Veterans Day
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield schools hiring custodians
Bloomfield School District

Reelected First Ward Councilwoman Jenny Mundell says she’ll focus on farmers’ market, health, quality of life, social justice in next term
TAPinto Bloomfield

Reelected Third Ward Councilwoman Sarah Cruz says she’ll focus on Youth Council, summer jobs program, community services in next term
TAPinto Bloomfield

Reelected Second Ward Councilman Nicholas Joanow say he’ll focus on sustainability, quality of life in next term
TAPinto Bloomfield

Study offering paid opportunity to help research memory loss from multiple sclerosis, traumatic brain injury
Kessler Foundation

Tuers Park in Montclair reopens after improvements
Montclair Patch

Community groups held a rally in Newark in support of counting all presidential votes
NJ.com


Other News


Weed isn’t really legal yet, attorney general reminds N.J., as legislature still needs to enact new laws
NJ.com

MVC expands list of drivers who can make appointments, avoid lines
NJ.com

More than 2,200 incarcerated people released from N.J. prisons to limit COVID-19 spread in prisons
NJ Spotlight News

Open space funding expanded by voters in six N.J. municipalities
NJ.com

Vote in Jersey City sees new tax to finance local arts and culture
New York Times

Vote counting in N.J. expected to continue for days
NJ Spotlight News