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Plymouth Street office approved for condominium conversion

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local A doctor’s office and upstairs apartment on Plymouth Street has been approved to be converted to three condominiums.  The Zoning Board of Adjustment approved the use variance application, with some modifications...

County approves lower speed limit on Grove Street in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Grove Street’s speed limit will be reduced to 30 miles per an hour. The Board of Chosen Freeholders voted on Wednesday, April 11, to lower the speed limit for the street’s entire length...

Want to network? Try volunteering, advises career coach

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Matthew Frankel is on a mission to help people redefine their career paths. Frankel has an impressive resume as a media and crisis strategist for over 20 years. He is a...

Montclair BOE welcomes Johnson, pays tribute to Pinsak

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Board of Education welcomed Kendra Johnson as the district's new superintendent Monday night, while paying tribute to outgoing interim superintendent Barbara Pinsak. Pinsak will step down as interim superintendent on May...

Reenactment depicts 1868 Montclair

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair Local A reenactment of the April 15, 1868 formation of Montclair at Glenfield Middle School depicted a community’s desire to grow culturally and civically while clinging to its agricultural roots. Clad...

Survey seeks input on LGBT assisted living

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news In 2014, the Equal Rights Center sent New Jersey couples to seek housing in age-restricted communities, and found that in 40 percent of the tests, the same-sex couples were treated less...

Rediscovered film reveals Montclair’s innovative library in 1940

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair Local A newly-digitized, 16mm film captures the Montclair Public Library as a pioneering institution of knowledge and progress. “‘Portrait of a Library’ is a snapshot of the Montclair Public library in 1940....

Montclair hosts round table with Gov. Murphy on Main Street New Jersey

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Gov. Phil Murphy and Lt. Gov. Sheila Oliver came to Montclair on Thursday, April 12, to announce that the state was restoring Main Street New Jersey, a community program that helps build...

Play time: How should Montclair’s schools offer recess?

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news About 500 parents want to bring back a 40-minute recess to Montclair Schools for grades K-5 and longer periods for middle school students. But with the need of more playground supervisors cited as...

Kendra Johnson named full-time Montclair schools superintendent

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Kendra Johnson has been named Montclair’s new schools superintendent. The board voted on April 11 to retain Johnson for the position open since 2015 during a special meeting of the board of education...

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