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Planning board approves Lewis Estates subdivision

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news After months of controversy, the historic Lewis Estates property is destined to be subdivided into a suburban development, with eight new houses replacing the site’s 1906 mansion, which will be razed unless...

Montclair businesswoman receives 20-year award

Photo courtesy of Carrie Babcock Former Montclair resident Carrie Babcock, co-owner of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Cedar Grove, until recently of Upper Montclair, was recently honored with a 20-Year Award by the Fred Astaire...

Jumping sharks: Nicki Radzely makes a deal

Nicki Radzely, Montclair entrepreneur, made a deal with "Mr. Wonderful" on "Shark Tank."

Fidget spinners popular in Montclair, but one school bans them

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Spinners have come to Montclair, and at least one school in town has already banned them. The miniature three-pronged metal and plastic toys — originally marketed as helpers for children with anxiety and...

Montclair community responds to news of teacher recalls

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair will be bringing back some of the teaching staff that were facing layoffs because of the budget cuts. Last week, the district announced a recall of some of the teachers and paraprofessionals...

Montclair schools start reviewing $20 million list of capital projects

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair is facing the prospect of $65 million in capital repairs over the next several years, at the suggestion of the school district’s architects of record. That includes $20 million in repairs...

Montclair Fire Department gets new insurance rating

The Montclair Local has received this press release from Katya Wowk, communications director for the Township of Montclair: The Montclair Township Fire Department reached an important milestone in its continued commitment to excellence – the...

Montclair road-rage man explains dog toss

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair resident Marc Dionne, shown on video throwing a small dog out of a car in a July 12 road-rage incident, claimed that he did it in an attempt to distract the...

Montclair Avenue prepares for Halloween, even without street closures

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Trick-or-treaters will be going door-to-door after school on Tuesday. But Montclair Avenue, a popular street, will not get the street closing that its residents had requested from the Township Council, so residents are...

First Ward residents sound off on development, township planners

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news First Ward residents voiced their concerns on a variety of topics -- including development at the former Warner Communications building, the redevelopment of Lackawanna Plaza and pedestrian safety by the Starbucks on...

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