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Bloomfield to Host Community Conversation on Policing in Bloomfield Tuesday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The township will hold a community conversation on policing in Bloomfield this Tuesday at 7pm via Zoom and simulcast on the Township of Bloomfield Facebook page. The event is a...

Bloomfield To Hold Town-wide Cleanup – Saturday, October 24

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The township is continuing to take a proactive approach to keep Bloomfield beautiful, environmentally friendly and sustainable. Mayor Venezia and the Town Council in partnership with the Bloomfield Beautification...

Baristanet Profile: Arben Gasi

Name: Arben Gasi Where do you live? Bloomfield, NJ When did you move there? We moved to Bloomfield from Montclair in 2012 Where did you grow up? I was born in Sarajevo (Bosnia) and moved to France at age 12. How...

Discover Narda’s Ginger Punch, A Tropical Oasis in Bloomfield

Bloomfield has beguiled us with 23 Skiddoo Cafe, the Green Grocer Food Hub and the promise of a soon to be open artisan bakery -- all centered around Carteret and Morse Streets in a...

Baristanet Profile: Marina Yalon

Name: Marina Yalon Where do you live? Bloomfield! Just a stroll away from Brookdale Park.  When did you move there? On March 16, 2020, right at the start of lockdown. It was such an adventure! Just me, my...

Bloomfield Mayor Says Uptick in COVID-19 Cases Coming From Family Gatherings

Bloomfield has announced additional Bloomfield COVID-19 testing dates for residents, with testing taking place on Saturdays, starting September 19. Mayor Mike Venezia also expressed concern on social media Tuesday about an uptick in Bloomfield...

Bloomfield COVID-19 Testing to Take Place Saturday’s Beginning September 19

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Mayor Venezia and the Township Council have announced additional Bloomfield COVID-19 testing dates for residents. Testing will take place on Saturday’s beginning September 19 and will occur in the municipal parking...

Bloomfield Public Library Receives $5,000 Incubation Grant from NJ Council for the Humanities

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Bloomfield Public Library has received $5,000 in grant money from the NJ Council for the Humanities. The money will be used to fund events that will encourage Bloomfield residents to...

Baristanet Profile: Andrew Kasperbauer

Name: Andrew Kasperbauer Where do you live? My wife and I live in Bloomfield right by Brookdale Park, which is an awesome place to walk, ride bikes, picnic, and attempt to play tennis! When did you move...

Bloomfield Fire Department Takes Part in Implicit Bias Training

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield Firefighters have each taken part in a 90 minute interactive workshop on implicit bias. The goal of the workshop is to identify their role and responsibility in understanding, addressing and...

Bloomfield Adds Additional Free COVID-19 Testing Date – Thursday, September 3

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Bloomfield Health Department is setting up additional free testing for residents. After all of this Thursday’s testing slots filled up, the township decided to schedule another testing day for Thursday, September...

“Watsessing Walk” from Watsessing Park to the Bloomfield Public Library – Tuesday, September 1

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- A socially distanced walk from Watsessing Park to the Bloomfield Public Library is set to take place on Tuesday, September 1 at 4:30pm. Everyone that completes the walk will be given...

Bloomfield Police Make Arrests in Ongoing ATM Bank Fraud Investigation

Bloomfield, NJ - On Monday, August 17, 2020 at approximately 11:15 p.m., Bloomfield police officers observed unusual activity at Santander Bank ATM machines located at 667 Bloomfield Avenue and 1027 Broad Street in town....

Emergency Food Distribution Event At Bloomfield Public Library, Thursday, August 20

Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr., and the Essex County Board of Chosen Freeholders will present an Emergency Food Distribution Event on Thursday, August 20th in the Bloomfield Public Library Parking Lot to...