WESTFIELD, NJ — A political truck parade anticipated to draw “high attendance” rolled through the town Saturday morning.

Eight more Westfield residents have tested positive for coronavirus in the past three days, bringing the official number of town cases to 422, the mayor said Friday. The actual number of people with the virus, however, is higher, Mayor Shelley Brindle said.

The Westfield Police Department is among law enforcement agencies seeing a rise in firearms permit applications during the pandemic, and it may consider more education for the public on gun safety, Police Chief Christopher Battiloro said. Read these stories, and more, at the links below:

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