Montclair Brewery reflects on state’s changes to rules for small breweries

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news As Montclair Brewery opens this week, microbreweries are trying to figure out what restrictions they will be held to in the wake of the state attempting to severely regulate their operations. Last...

Architects recommend upgrades to Montclair school playgrounds

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair’s elementary school playgrounds are in need of repairs or replacement, according to a capital projects list by architects from the firm of Parette Somjen. The capital projects list recommends replacing the playground...
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Renters fighting back on large rent increases by new owners

After receiving leases with up to 30 percent rent increases, residents fight back.

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.