Here is the local news you may have missed this week:

South Orange has held at 125 cases of COVID-19 for almost three weeks in a row

Three CHS National Merit Semifinalists named.

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Maplewood Polling Locations will increase by one from the July primary, to four.

Ballot Drop Boxes for SOMA — Maplewood and South Orange will each get one from Essex County.

One Little Girl Makes a Big Difference making Black Lives Matter posters to raise money for a food pantry.

Maplewood dedicated its BLM Street Mural on Springfield Ave., the second for the township.


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