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Monday, December 18, 2017

Activists get primer on N.J. government

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver summed up the takeaway Tuesday night at a packed meeting on New Jersey government, a session meant to be a guide for would-be activists to navigate the system and...

Zoning Board approves Chase Bank branch, T-Mobile antennas

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Township zoning officials on Wednesday night gave JPMorgan Chase Bank site-plan approval to build a new bank branch on North Fullerton Avenue and to permit T-Mobile to reposition and add several rooftop...

Piscopo to appear at Montclair GOP lunch

Comedian, former "Saturday Night Live" cast member and New Jersey native Joe Piscopo will "headline" the Montclair Republican Clubs luncheon on March 29. Piscopo is said to be weighing a run as a GOP...

PARCC testing to take place in Montclair, amid pending legislation

It is coming up on the spring testing season for Montclair and other New Jersey school districts, as the state moves into its second year of administering the PARCC tests in the classroom. The PARCC...

Montclair schools plan changes to world language program

Montclair’s children receive a great deal of instruction in world languages in the classroom. But the school district feels that much more can be done. The Montclair School District wants to take a closer look at...

Montclair BOE adopts 2017-2018 budget

Montclair has adopted the budget for the 2017-2018 school year. The Board of Education approved the $120 million budget during a three-hour meeting at the George Inness Annex Monday night. The budget will now go...

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...

Township digs out from storm

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair spent Wednesday continuing to dig out of a late winter nor’easter that dropped at least half a foot of snow and sleet on Montclair and the surrounding area...

Planning board rejects Lorraine Ave. expansion

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Township Planning Board made decisions on two controversial applications on Wednesday night, voting down one to expand the former Warner Communications building on Lorraine Avenue and approving a revised plan that...

Montclair Fire Department gets new insurance rating

The Montclair Local has received this press release from Katya Wowk, communications director for the Township of Montclair: The Montclair Township Fire Department reached an important milestone in its continued commitment to excellence – the...

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