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Clean Water Action partners with Montclair eateries to take a look at straws, disposable...

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Stop grasping at straws! If you go to a restaurant or takeout shop in the Montclair area, or if you’re a restaurant owner, that is what Clean Water Action would like you to...

Montclair Council votes on salaries, pushes off garden resolution

By ELIZABETH OGUSS oguss@montclairlocal.news A vote on a proposed resolution that would have adopted guidelines for community gardens was postponed at Tuesday night’s Township Council meeting, but the council did act to approve free parking for...

Montclair planning board proposes overhaul of zoning guidelines

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair's planning board wants to do some housekeeping on its zoning guidelines. The board introduced a rough draft of revisions to the township's zoning ordinance during Monday night's workshop meeting, including a new...

Montclair libraries react to passage of library bond act

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Of the items that were on the ballot on Nov. 7, one in particular was of special interest to the Montclair Public Library staff. Voters in Montclair and across the state gave the...

Cloverhill Place residents ready for Murphy to get to work

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news For a number of residents on Cloverhill Place, there was no choice but to cast their ballots for Democrat Phil Murphy in the state’s Nov. 7 gubernatorial election, who defeated Lt. Governor...

Council to consider police, public works salary ordinances

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Township Council is scheduled to vote on salary ordinances for new contracts with the Montclair Police Department and municipal public-works employees in deals that generally give the workers roughly 2 percent...

Montclair BOE finally approves posting of job for student equity advocate role

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The student advocate position took center stage at Monday night’s board of education meeting. And the discussion, both between board members and the public, got rather tense at times. The Montclair BOE...

Murphy names Baskerville to transition team for health committee

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Governor-elect Phil Murphy has named Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renee Baskerviile to serve on his transition team regarding health care, the township said Monday. During the course of the next two months Baskerville, a...

Middle schoolers compete to do Montclair’s 150th anniversary logo

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news In the first event to kick off Montclair’s 150th anniversary celebration, the township is holding a contest for local middle-school students to design the logo for the municipality’s festivities next year. The township...

Montclair attorney pleads guilty to role in $4 million insurance fraud ring

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A Montclair attorney has pleaded guilty to charges related to his alleged role in a $4 million medical insurance fraud ring. Mark Gertner pleaded guilty to third-degree third-degree criminal running, according to an...

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