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Bloomfield town council update: $4m debt authorized for roadway reconstruction, areas rezoned for microbreweries, updated fees for farmers market and town green use
TAPinto Bloomfield

DeCamp bus company say it will begin limited service on its Bloomfield line in June after nearly year-long suspension amid pandemic

Bloomfield High School class of 2022 is raising funds to help lower cost for students participating in prom and other senior end-of-year events
Community fundraiser on Snap! Raise

N.J. indoor mask mandate to be lifted Friday. Here’s what you need to know.
NJ Spotlight News

Coalition of Bloomfield organizations to host Juneteenth event to commemorate emancipation of enslaved Black people, highlight area Black history and businesses
TAPinto Bloomfield

Montclair council to consider package of bills to expanding protections for LGTBQ employees and contractors, require all-gender bathrooms throughout township
Montclair Local

More types of police officers must now wear body cameras in N.J., should inform citizens they’re being filmed when possible

Murphy: expect masks to be worn in N.J. schools this fall due to lack of COVID-19 vaccine for children under 12

Local News

Bloomfield library’s new queer book club will discuss “Fairest” by Meredith Talusan at June 15 virtual meeting
Bloomfield Public Library

Webinar for first-time homebuyers will be held May 26
New Jersey Citizen Action

Bloomfield-based outdoor cat welfare organization hosting virtual documentary film screen of “The Cat Rescuers” May 26
Community contribution on Citizens of Bloomfield

Bloomfield High School girls’ track and field won first place in their division at the Super Essex County Conference, boys’ team won second
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield police will increase enforcement of seat belt rules in annual “Click It or Ticket” campaign lasting through June 6
Bloomfield Pulse

Historical photos in newly renovated Brookdale ShopRite include contributions from Bloomfield’s historical society
Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield High School student Danny Nichol chosen to play for East in North Jersey’s Paul Robeson all-star high school football classic but game will remain canceled for second year amid pandemic
TAPinto Bloomfield

Volunteer opportunities, fitness classes, group walks, and children events are among the offerings at Branch Brook Park this season
Branch Brook Park Alliance

Toni’s Kitchen plans town-wide food drive, will pick up donations at your door in Bloomfield, Montclair, and Glen Ridge June 13
Toni’s Kitchen

A rally in Newark yesterday called attention to lesser known N.J. residents killed by police in advance of first anniversary of George Floyd’s murder
Newark Patch

As schools plan for the pandemic recovery, here’s what Newark students say they want
NJ Spotlight news

Bloomfield High School’s tech help desk will be closed May 28 to June 1, reopen with new entrance
Bloomfield School District

Town Pub plans trivia night May 27
Town Pub

Bloomfield’s health department will go live on Instagram May 27 for an intro to blood pressure
Bloomfield Health and Human Service Department

Data breach at ParkMobile, payment app used for Bloomfield parking meters, exposed some user info but unencrypted passwords, parking history not among data accessed

Bloomfield community members held an impromptu trash clean-up at the town’s skate park
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

A new free little library went up on Stockton St near Fairview Elementary
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield High School graduating senior Gwen Reoch received the Suburban Essex Chamber of Commerce’s 2021 scholarship award
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Local nonprofit is hosting auditions for theatrical production of “The Addams Family”
The Charles Seller Foundation

This week’s Essex County food distribution event will be on May 27 in Irvington
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Haven’t gotten your COVID vaccine yet? Essex County will give you free admission to Turtle Back Zoo at it’s vaccination clinic at the zoo on June 5
Essex County

Other News

United offers free flight raffle to airline members who have received their COVID-19 vaccination

South Jersey residents are suing chemical companies over birth defects, cancer, other illnesses allegedly caused by industrial plant emissions
NJ Spotlight News

South Jersey mass shooting was a “targeted attack,” according to state’s attorney general

Things to do for Memorial Day in North Jersey

You’ll still have to wear masks at these locations when rules ease this Friday

N.J police killing of Maurice Gordon Jr. during traffic stop will go to grand jury once in-person sessions can convene after June 15