Check out the top news that made headlines this week across the Patch network in New Jersey:
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NJ Gov. Phil Murphy congratulated former Vice President Joe Biden, suggesting changes will be made in the battle to contain the coronavirus.
The governor spoke out about the convoy of vehicles carrying Trump supporters in Holmdel on Sunday, which blocked traffic on the parkway.
Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill into law on Wednesday that bans the use of single-use plastic and paper bags in New Jersey.
Gov. Phil Murphy says New Jersey is "close" to ordering new restrictions now that coronavirus numbers continue to be on the rise.
Christie told ABC News that, speaking as a former US attorney, the president needs to let the process play out.
Gov. Phil Murphy appointed members to the board that will help shape the future of legal weed in New Jersey.
Two Toms River residents were hired to care for the siblings despite not being licensed as home health care workers, the prosecutor said.
Josie Kelly's Public House in Somers Point says a guest who attended a private party tested positive for COVID-19.
The pet store chain announced it is closing all of its locations in the United States.