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Redevelopment of library, civic center on the agenda for Nov. 10 Bloomfield Planning Board Meeting
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield police shot four times at someone in a car when they tried to flee during an arrest attempt
TAPinto Bloomfield

Essex County announces rental assistance grant program for small businesses, nonprofits
Essex County

Gov. Phil Murphy sets new COVID-19 rules including closure of indoor dining after 10 p.m., no barside seating, closer tables with barriers
Point Pleasant Patch


Local News


Bloomfield council discusses traffic, pedestrian improvements, approves grant-funded purchase of medical trailer, application for state loan to cover $4.4m in lost revenue
TAPinto Bloomfield

Watch, listen, or read the transcript from last night’s town council meeting
Bloomfield Information Project

Bloomfield Little League coaches considering forming traveling team for players ages 9 and under, seeking interest
Bloomfield Little League

Bloomfield shredded more than 7 tons of residents’ confidential documents at Saturday’s shredding event
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield library to be closed Nov. 11 in observance of Veteran’s Day
Bloomfield Public Library

Bloomfield High School to holding fall play Abbot and Costello Meet Frankenstein Nov. 19-21 with COVID-19 precautions
Essex News Daily

Community member walks rail line poised to become Essex-Hudson Greenway, produces photo essay
Lucky Cigarette

Steven Williams picked to lead WBGO, public radio station in Newark, after community called out station’s mostly white leadership
NJ.com

New COVID-19 cases at Belleville High School lead to facility closure, cancellation of council meeting planned there
Belleville-Nutley Patch

New COVID-19 cases at West Orange high, middle, and elementary schools
West Orange Patch


Other News


N.J. health officials predict 2-3k new COVID-19 cases daily going forward, could be 10-20% higher if rapid tests counted
NJ.com

N.J. prepares to distribute 2.4m masks to public, private schools in state, priority given to low-income areas
NJ.com

Gov. Phil Murphy says life in N.J. is at least 6 months away from semblance of normalcy
NorthJersey.com

When approved, N.J. expects to receive enough COVID-19 vaccine doses for 50k people, will give priority to healthcare workers
NJ Spotlight News