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June 28 Bloomfield town council meeting to award contracts, promote police, firefighters, refer cannabis dispensary ordinance to planning board
Bloomfield Pulse

United Way of Bloomfield donates $2,500 for Bloomfield recreation’s financial assistance fund
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Need help paying your utility bills? See if you qualify for N.J.’s utility assistance programs.
State of New Jersey

Fireworks planned June 30 in Weequahic Park, July 1 in Brookdale Park with new Essex County mobile health unit on-site to provide COVID vaccinations
County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo Jr.

Local News

Bloomfield Civic Band begin summer concert series June 28 in Pulaski Park
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

COVID: Bloomfield’s confirmed cumulative cases rise to 5,353, deaths to 123 as of June 28
Essex County

Sprinkler system at Conger St playground in Watsessing Park under repair
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield public works mechanic Dennis Kelly retired after nearly 30 years of service to town
Bloomfield Public Works and Park Maintenance

At least four different kinds of pollinators were spotted in the Bloomfield Civic Center gardens during last week’s National Pollinator Week
Community contribution on Bloomfield Pulse

Boy Scout Troop 22 began constructing planters and picnic tables last week for the Milbank Community Garden
Bloomfield Community Gardens

Montclair seeks classic cars to join July 3 parade honoring essential workers, organizations supporting community amid pandemic
Bloomfield Cruisers

NJPAC plans to build rental apartments, for-sale residences, and a food venue on its Newark campus

NJ Transit to expand electric bus pilot in Newark with new federal grant

South Orange police department appoint first female sergeant
South Orange Patch

70% of Essex County adults have received at least one dose of a COVID vaccine with state focusing outreach effort in under-vaccinated East Orange, Irvington, and Newark
Newark Patch

Other News

Children under 12 may be able to get COVID vaccine as early as November, according to NIAID director

Project to replace viaducts carrying Route 495 over Routes 1 and 9 to Lincoln Tunnel nears completion

For the first time in 11 months, N.J. reported no COVID deaths in hospitals last Thursday
Morristown Patch