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Bloomfield High School VEST Students Help Plant Seasonal Flowers in front of Civic Center

October 17, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Each fall and spring, students from the Bloomfield High School VEST Program (Vocational Education and Special Training) plant seasonal flowers in front of the Civic Center. The bi-annual excursions allow for the students to have hands-on training in gardening while beautifying the township’s Civic Center.

The VEST Program includes students from ages 14 to 21. When the ...

Bloomfield Continues Push To Reduce Carbon Footprint, Installs Five Smart-Technology Compost Bins

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- In an effort to go green, the Township of Bloomfield is investing in smart-technology compacting waste bins that have been set up at five locations throughout town. These compacting waste, or compost bins, have built in compactors that utilize solar power, and are locked so no rodents or other animals can get in.

The bins are provided by Big Belly Solutions, Inc., a ...

Bloomfield Paper Shredding and Electronics Recycling Events Scheduled for Next Two Saturdays, Respectively

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The Township of Bloomfield and the Department of Public Works and Parks along with the Recycling Committee are hosting a Paper Shredding event and Electronics Recycling consecutive Saturdays this month.

The Paper Shredding Day will take place this Saturday, October 13, and will last from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the Bloomfield Board of Education parking lot, 155 Broad Street.

Chatham Residents Warn of "Fatburg" That Hit Their Home; Seek Relief from Borough of Chatham Council & Morris County JIF

CHATHAM, NJ - Last January, John Pryor heard what he thought were the sounds of a washing machine running in his basement. Then he realized that the washing machine wasn't running and went to see what was making the sound.

What he saw raw was sewage pouring into his basement from a toilet. Before the source - a "Fatburg" - was finally contained, it had pushed more than 16 inches ...


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