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Updated: Montclair’s Bloomfield Ave. intersections to get safety upgrades

By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlcoal.news Essex County will be making traffic-safety improvements to 12 intersections along Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, including some of the town's most treacherous ones, using a $9.7 million federal grant...

Animal shelter teams up with NBC again for pet-adoption drive

  The Montclair Township Animal Shelter will once again be partnering with WNBC-TV and Telemundo 47/WNJU to host NBCUniversal-owned TV stations' "Clear the Shelters" third annual nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, Aug. 19. That day...

FBI releases 2016 crime data for Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair saw a slight uptick both in violent crime and property crime in 2016, according to statistics released last week by the FBI. At Montclair State University, however, most varieties of crime either...

Montclair businesses, groups, houses of worship start Harvey relief projects

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair has mobilized to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey, with fundraising and relief efforts launched by local groups, houses of worship, and at least one taco truck. The most...

Baskerville schedules Sept. 26 Fourth Ward meeting

Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renée Baskerville has scheduled a community meeting for her ward for next Tuesday, Sept. 26. The Fourth Ward meeting will be held at 7 p.m. at the Montclair Fire Department Fire Headquarters,...

Montclair school district apologizes for busing problems in first week of school

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A rough start to the school year for Montclair’s bus-riding students prompted the school district to issue an apology to parents for schedule mishaps and missed pick-ups, among other problems. On Thursday, a...

Council prohibits parking at dead-end of Mount Vernon Road

By LINDA MOSS moss@montlcairlocal.news The Township Council last week introduced an ordinance that bans parking at the dead-end of Mount Vernon Road, a measure taken after residents complained that dog-walkers were illegally parking on their street...

Demolition permit posted on Bellevue Theatre doors in Montclair

The township has issued an interior-demolition permit for the Bellevue Theatre. The construction permit, dated Nov. 14, was seen posted on a door of the movie house on Wednesday. It authorizes an "interior demolition in...

Montclair BOE predicts challenging 2017-18 budget process

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair School District is bracing itself for a complicated budget season. Montclair got a first look at its 2017-2018 school budget on Monday evening. And Interim Superintendent Ronald Bolandi cautioned the board...

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...

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