Local News

Jan. 25 Bloomfield weather: A morning rain or snow shower, then afternoon rain, evening clouds and heavy rain with a high of 44 F and a low of 41 F.

Varitage Brew Works craft brewery plans to open on Washington St. in Bloomfield Center summer 2023 after experiencing initial construction delays
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Bloomfield’s civil rights commission announced the winners of their 2023 essay contest with Hailey Paredes-Santos winning first place, Avaleen Schulze winning second, and Madelyn Cole third
Bloomfield Public Schools

East Side Mags plans signing of sci-fi and horror comic book “Ghost Planet” with writer Jeff Burandt and artist Sean Von Gorman on Jan. 28
East Side Mags

Bloomfield high school students can fill out and print required N.J. working papers for minors online, request them from the main office of Bloomfield High School
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Bloomfield animal shelter seeks adoptive family for Snow, a fully vetted one-year-old female cat, with adoption applications accepted by email
Bloomfield Animal Shelter

Former Bloomfield High School football coach Chet Parlavecchio, who coached in Bloomfield from 1987 to 1990, was inducted into the New Jersey State Coaches Association’s hall of fame on Jan. 15
TAPinto Bloomfield

Bloomfield filmmaker Nick Dessipris plans film screening of “Niko Newark,” which was filmed in Bloomfield, Jan. 28 at St. George Hall in Clifton with advanced ticket purchase available
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Reproductive health centers in East Orange, Montclair, Newark, and West Orange among women’s health facilities selected to receive up to $750K in zero-interest loans to upgrade or expand facilities

Other News

Children who are placed in N.J.’s foster care system now have a legal right to visit and have contact with their siblings under a new law signed by Gov. Murphy on Jan. 12

Gov. Murphy signed new law Jan. 5 requiring construction inspections to be completed three days from when they are requested, with builders allowed to hire private inspectors if towns can’t meet the deadline, allowing towns to enter a shared-service agreement to help manage inspections