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MVC Delays Reopening Again, Will Be Closed Every Monday
Road tests and inspections are resuming Monday, June 29th, but Motor Vehicle Commission offices have pushed their reopening to July 7th.
Unions Win Delay, Ask Court to Stop NJ Plan to Name and Shame Cops
The union says that releasing the names would violate longstanding agreements to keep disciplinary records confidential and that identifying troopers would lead to harassment of their families.
NJ Judge is Scolded But Won’t be Punished for Downplaying Girl’s Rape
Acknowledging that she chose her words poorly, a split judicial panel on Thursday declined to pursue discipline against a Family Court judge who had downplayed the reported rape of a 12-year-old girl.
Bowling Alleys, Arcades, Museums Reopen July 2 — Gyms Can Start, Too
Gov. Phil Murphy on Wednesday announced another list of facilities that could open their doors to the public starting July 2.
NJ Mandates Quarantine for Travelers from States Struggling With COVID-19
As NJ continues to reopen, the state will join neighboring NY and CT in mandating quarantine for people traveling from states with much higher rates of coronavirus infections.
Amusement Parks, Playgrounds Can Open July 2 in New Jersey
Outdoor amusement parks, waterparks, and playgrounds will open starting July 2, Gov. Phil Murphy announced Tuesday.
NJ Retailers That are Opening This Week for First Time in Months
Monday, June 15th, is the day non-essential retail stores are allowed to start welcoming customers for in-person shopping for the first time since March 21st.
New Push to Remove Monument to Asbury Park’s Racist Founder
Asbury Park was founded in 1871 by James Bradley, a man who believed blacks should not intermingle with whites and that the sight of black people would damage the city's economy.
Trump Has Friendly Dinner With Murphy and Wife in Bedminster
Gov. Phil Murphy and wife Tammy spent Friday evening dining with the Republican president at his golf club in Somerset County. And from all outside appearances, it was a pleasant affair.
NJ Ends ‘Stay-at-home’ Order — New Rules for Outdoor, Indoor Gatherings
Gov. Phil Murphy has lifted New Jersey's stay-at-home order, largely ending one of the biggest pandemic restrictions in place since March 21.