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Friday, March 23, 2018

Montclair Advisory Committee seeks your input on future senior housing

  By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news At the most recent Montclair Planning Board meeting, 96-year-old Samuel Debnam’s plan to subdivide his lot where he has had a home for 73 years was denied. Given rising property taxes,...

Mills Reservation was home to WWII searchlight platform, site of cathedral

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news In early spring, a group of bird enthusiasts stand with binoculars in hand on top of round cement slab about the size of a small swimming pool nestled atop a 500-foot...

Keil’s changes hands after 85 years

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Since 1933, Keil’s Pharmacy has been a landmark in Montclair, run by three generations of the Kiel family. Last week, however, the family announced it was selling its store to Benzer...

Montclair students walk out, demand gun reforms

Students in Montclair walked out of school to protest gun violence, on Wednesday, March 14.

Montclair schools debate health waiver, bus aide cuts on eve of state budget address

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair School district is facing the prospect of having to fill a $1.5 million budget hole. During Monday’s meeting, the board discussed several possible ideas, none of them particularly desirable, for...

Roof-top pool, horse trough top Lackawanna development discussions

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment testimony continued on Monday, March 12, with an attention on preserving the site’s historic materials for re-purposing throughout the entire project and to add a roof-top pool...

Montclair High School teens plan protest walkout

Montclair High School teens talk about their plan to walk out of school on March 14 in support of gun reform.
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Four-way stop coming to intersection near Bullock Elementary School

BY TARA KOLTON for Montclair Local Motorists be aware: the intersection of Gates Avenue and Union Street is set to become a four-way stop. The multi-way stop should help curb traffic issues at this intersection, which has...

Montclair schools prepare for bleak budget situation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair continued taking a look at its proposed school budget for 2018-2019 at Monday night's BOE meeting, and the district is finding itself faced with several less-than-desirable budget outcomes. The budget in its...

Mayor on Montclair superintendent search: ‘This is not a place for a first-timer’

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair is not a school district for a first-time superintendent, Mayor Robert Jackson said Friday. During a Q&A forum with members of the media, Jackson addressed the subject of the ongoing superintendent search,...

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