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Jun. 13 Bloomfield Town Council meeting: further geographic restrictions, annual approvals for cannabis dispensaries discussed, pedestrian plaza on site of former Roxy’s Florist to be revisited
TAPinto Bloomfield

N.J. officials say COVID vaccinations for children under age 5 will be available free of charge, including to those without insurance
NJ Spotlight News

COVID vaccines for children as young as 6 months may be available as early as Jun. 21 as FDA expert panel approves Pfizer, Moderna shots, formal FDA and CDC approval expected this week
The Associated Press

Local News

Spots are still open for Bloomfield Recreation’s traveling summer camp for children in grades 7-10 with the trips to area recreation, zoos, and museums during one-week sessions July 18-29
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs

3rd New Jersey Regiment, Capt. Bloomfield’s Company “Jersey Gray” Revolutionary War reenactors will be participating in a reenactment of the Battle of Monmouth Jun. 18-19 at Monmouth Battlefield State Park
3rd New Jersey Regiment, Capt. Bloomfield’s Company

Montclair cannabis dispensary Ascend needs approval from the town’s planning board before it can begin recreational sales
Montclair Local

ZURA Blooms will be hosting a free outdoor yoga, fitness, dance class on Jun. 17 on Washington St. before Bloomfield Center’s Dinner Under the Stars
Community contribution from Bloomfield Pulse

Bloomfield library will host an English-Spanish story time on Jun. 18 in the courtyard
Bloomfield Public Library

Glen Ridge seeks bids from Bloomfield and Montclair for fire suppression services and access to recreational facilities
Montclair Patch

350 nurses and technicians at Saint Michael’s Medical Center in Newark entered their fourth week on strike seeking better healthcare, pay and pension increases to match area market rates
NJ Spotlight News

Other News

Amtrak completes upgrades to Northeast Corridor railroad line with improvements expected to increase reliability of NJ Transit trains, improve high-speed rail service

RWJBarnabas Health will no longer merge with Saint Peter’s University Hospital one week after the Federal Trade Commission filed a lawsuit to block the proposed merger over antitrust concerns
New Brunswick Patch