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Bloomfield has 6 sites where developers are receiving tax abatements, among highest in Essex County
Belleville Patch

Bloomfield community members discuss pedestrian plaza, green outdoor dining and recreation area in place of new building at site of former Roxy’s Florist in Bloomfield Center
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Judge rules in favor of coalition of Montclair’s wealthiest residents, landlords, puts rent control ordinance on the ballot

Bloomfield recreation releases spring 2021 program guide, includes youth classes, adult fitness, arts and language programs
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Local News

There’s a drive-thru sale of girl scout cookies happening in Bloomfield Mar. 6-7
Community contribution to Bloomfield Pulse

Oakeside Community Garden has plots available for the 2021 season
Oakeside Cultural Center

Bloomfield schools’ book fair is online Mar. 5-18
Fairview Home and School Association

Bloomfield recreation’s spring programs is delayed until Apr. 12 to allow for better weather, increase in COVID-19 vaccinations
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

More than 1,700 households in Bloomfield experienced a power outage Friday morning, with 100 still awaiting restoration as of midday
Bloomfield Pulse

COVID-19: Bloomfield confirmed cumulative cases rise to 4,260; deaths remain at 100 as of Mar. 5
Essex County

CVS begins offering COVID-19 vaccine in Bloomfield

Montclair music school students featured in Procter & Gamble commercial
Montclair Patch

Do you visit Montclair’s downtown? The Montclair Center improvement district wants your feedback
Montclair Local

New human waste processing facility planned for Newark’s Ironbound sees pushback from community state deems already environmentally overburdened
TAPinto Newark

Other News

It was one year Thursday since N.J. identified its first COVID-19 case as Murphy foresees “explosion” of COVID-19 vaccine availability by early April

N.J. food banks expect demand to persist even as new COVID-19 cases decrease, pandemic restrictions loosen
NJ Spotlight News

More than 3k people died from overdoses in N.J. in 2020 amid worries that pandemic stress would have led to even more deaths

Murphy signs bill protecting LGBTQ+, HIV-positive elders from being denied access to or pushed out of state’s long-term care facilities