Stunned friends, residents mourn Montclair State faculty member

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.newsStunned friends are mourning the death of the Montclair State University faculty member who was killed in a car accident Wednesday, a crash that has township residents calling...

Montclair granted $142,500 from state for microgrid study

Montclair will be receiving $142,500 from the state to do a microgrid feasibility study, part of a total of $2.1 million that will be handed out to 13 town centers.The N.J. Board of Public...
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Keil’s changes hands after 85 years

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Since 1933, Keil’s Pharmacy has been a landmark in Montclair, run by three generations of the Kiel family. Last week, however, the family announced it was selling its store to Benzer...

Staff cuts take center stage at BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsParents, students and community members continued to speak out against several proposed staff cuts during Wednesday's Township Board of Education meeting.The district is expecting to cut several staff positions next year, including...

Montclair weighs in on subject of school rankings

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsEvery year the ratings and rankings are released: the best colleges, the best high schools. And every year the debate is renewed: Do these rankings really count for anything?The answer in Montclair:...

Montclair public schools closed Thursday due to weather

All Montclair public school and offices will be closed Thursday due to inclement weather, the district announced late Wednesday night.In addition, all after-school and school-based evening activities were also cancelled, interim school superintendent Barbara...

Montclair BOE issues response to superintendent candidate withdrawals

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Board of Education issued a response Wednesday night to reports that two of the three candidates for superintendent had withdrawn their names from consideration.In a prepared statement, BOE President Laura...

Bleachers meet with mixed reviews at MHS graduation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School’s solution to the seating shortage for graduation — to set up bleachers outside the amphitheater on Park Street — appears to have been met with mixed reactions from some...

Montclair High School students describe disruptions after staircase collapse

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsWith four staircases and two floors blocked off at Montclair High School, students and staff have had to adjust to a change in routine.A staircase collapse this month has caused 31 classrooms...