Eric LeGrand speaks to Buzz Aldrin students in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news “My name is Eric LeGrand, and I truly believe I will walk again,” the Rutgers football star told a sea of red T-shirts and football jerseys in the Buzz Aldrin Middle School...

Vacant bank building catches fire on Valley Road, one firefighter injured

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A firefighter was injured as crews responded to a fire at a vacant bank building on Valley Road near the intersection with Bellevue Avenue. The fire was reported at the building at 8...

UPDATED: Montclair sanitation worker hit by car on Jerome Place

A sanitation worker was taken to a local hospital with a leg injury after being struck by a vehicle on Jerome Place Thursday morning.

Montclair rehires contractor for fall tree planting

The mayor and council approved a contract for fall tree planting with the landscaping company used for the last two years to plant trees along the tree belts.

Montclair Community Pre-K plans new playground

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Community Pre-K could have a new outdoor play space by next fall. The pre-school community has decided that its existing playground is in need of a makeover and hopes to have...
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Flatiron area BID director to take the reins in Montclair

Jennifer Brown will begin in Montclair as the BID's executive director in Montclair on Nov. 12.
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Water Commission to remediate, put up fences at Bonsal

The North Jersey District Water Supply Commission (NJDWSC) will build two fences on its properties adjacent to the Alfonzo F. Bonsal Preserve.

Little Free Libraries gain in popularity in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news There’s a special kind of library taking off in Montclair. You don’t have to pay late fees, and you don’t need a library card. The only caveat being, if you take a...

Woodman Field Bleachers reopened

The bleachers at Woodman Field should be welcoming fans by the next Montclair High School football home game.

High School to get temporary classrooms Oct. 24, staircase construction delayed due to asbestos

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair High School will be getting portable classrooms in late October, as the district prepares to start rebuilding four staircases in the old section of the school. However, an inspection found traces...