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Monday, December 18, 2017

Montclair to discuss possible 30 mph speed limit on Grove

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Following a fatal accident on Grove Street, a county road, in June, the Township Council will discuss lowering the speed limit on that street to 30 mph at its first meeting in...

Two injured when senior care van, ambulance collide in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news At least two people were injured when a senior care van and a transport ambulance collided at the intersection of Greenwood and Claremont avenues Thursday afternoon. Police Lt. David O’Dowd said Friday that...

Train strikes vehicle on tracks in Upper Montclair

A NJ Transit train collided with a vehicle stopped on the tracks near the Upper Montclair train station late Monday afternoon. The accident occurred around 4:45 p.m. at the Bellevue Avenue grade crossing. The train...

Planning board blasts Seymour Street proposals

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A loading zone on Church Street, by outdoor cafes and shops? A 4-foot-wide sidewalk in front of a six-story building on South Willow Street? Parking spaces eliminated during construction of a major...

Montclair police, Applegate to host ‘Cone with a Cop’

You can join the Montclair Police Department and Applegate Farm for "Cone with a Cop" on Saturday, Sept. 23. Bring your kids to Applegate for a talk over an ice cream cone, and ask any...

Montclair BOE talks special education, superintendent search

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair is hoping to do a review of its special education program starting next year. The logistics of how to get that review going were discussed at last week’s BOE meeting. At issue was...

Alternative Lackawanna plan diverts from developers’ options

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Township Council members have two redevelopment plans in their hands for Lackawanna Plaza, including one that satisfies the cries of historic preservationists who want the landmark train station at the site incorporated...

Township looking to file charges in dog road-rage incident

By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair authorities are planning to bring animal-cruelty charges against a man who pulled a small dog out of a vehicle and hurled it into traffic in a road-road incident...

Plofker seeks to build retail-office at Grove-Walnut corner

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair developer Steven Plofker has yet another project in the works, now looking to replace a car-rental business and car wash at the corner of Grove and Walnut streets with a retail-office...

Montclair NAACP seeks input on rent control

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Montclair branch of the NAACP is looking for community feedback on the issue of rent stabilization, soliciting comments on the civic-engagement platform PlanetCivic. William Scott, chairman of the local NAACP’s Housing Committee,...

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