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Bloomfield Parking Authority Announces Three Days of Free Parking

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BLOOMFIELD, NJ - The Bloomfield Parking Authority has announced that all metered and parking lot spaces in the township will be free October 8, 9, and 10.

Harvestfest takes place in Bloomfield Center Saturday October 8 and Sunday October 9. 

The parking authority is closed on Monday October 10 for the Columbus Day holiday.

 

 

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