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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

State releases school performance reports for Montclair, other districts

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The state has released school performance reports for New Jersey’s school districts, including Montclair. On the assessments, schools were graded in three areas: English, math and chronic absenteeism. In each area, schools are...

Former Rascals set to turn into Montclair Social Club supper club

By LINDA MOSS moss@montlcairlocal.news The new tenant at the former Rascals Comedy Club space has outlined plans to transform the venue, vacant for a decade, into a bar-restaurant with live entertainment called the Montclair Social Club. The...

Proposed new bee rules cause concern for local beekeepers

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A piece of legislation working its way through the state government may mean some difficulties for New Jersey beekeepers, including in the Montclair area, if it is passed. The state is considering several...

Snowflakes tell women’s tales of sexual assault

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news If artist and gallery owner Amy Tingle has her way, by the end of February Montclair will have a blizzard that has nothing to do with winter. She is creating a collection...

Winter weather advisory: three inches of snow, no on-street parking

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the area, including North Jersey, calling for snowfall tonight with expected accumulations of up to three inches. The Montclair Office of Emergency Management, or...

State releases performance reports for Montclair schools

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The state has released school performance reports for New Jersey's school districts, including Montclair. On the assessments, schools graded in three areas: English, math and chronic absenteeism. In each area, schools are rated...

Bigbelly trash cans expand into all Montclair business districts

As promised, the township has installed 30 more Bigbelly garbage receptacles, with them now located in all of Montclair's business districts. The municipality opted to purchase the latest batch of 150-gallon solar-powered trash compactors following...

Fourth Ward meeting rescheduled for Jan. 30

The Fourth Ward community meeting slated for next Tuesday has been rescheduled for Jan. 30. at 7 p.m. Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renée Baskerville, who is hosting the meeting, on Thursday announced that due to unforeseen...

Reports find students of color, special ed more likely to be suspended in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Students of color and special education students, especially boys, are disproportionately more likely to be suspended or reported for discipline issues in Montclair’s schools. Those were some of the findings in Montclair’s violence/vandalism...

Police: Montclair saw 31 motor vehicle thefts in 2017

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news It was a moderately busy year for the Montclair Police Department in terms of stolen motor vehicles, though the numbers of incidents were close to what they had been in previous years. The...

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