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 man faces animal-cruelty charges in road-rage incident

By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news After an incident that sparked public outrage and put Montclair in the media spotlight once again, a township man this week was charged with animal cruelty for throwing a...

Police announce arrest in vehicle burglaries, thefts

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Police have made an arrest in several burglaries that have taken place around Montclair’s northern end over the last week. Danny Gonzalez, 20, of Newark, was arrested on July 14 and charged with...

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...

Motor vehicle accident near MHS leaves several injured

Several people were reported injured following a two-vehicle accident near Montclair High School Friday afternoon. The accident happened at the corner of Chestnut Street and Midland Avenue between 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. It is not...

Montclair BID chief grilled by council on farmers’ market plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A farmers’ market is coming to Crane Park, and a community garden is also in the works for the plot of land, although the initiator of those two projects apologized to the...
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Seymour Street redevelopment plan wins award

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news New Jersey Planning Officials, an organization of planning and zoning boards, has awarded the township’s Seymour Street Redevelopment Plan the group's Achievements in Planning Award. The award was announced in the association's recent...
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BOE asks parents to weigh in on homework policy

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair is taking a look at a first draft of a districtwide homework policy this summer, and wants parents to weigh in on the subject. The Board of Education has posted a sample...

Superintendent search takes center stage at BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The search for a permanent superintendent continues, but two of the positions that had long been open have been filled. The Board of Education discussed both the superintendent search and the new hires...

Jonathan Alter to speak on Jewish values in the age of Trump

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news “When you think about tikkun olam, it’s ‘repair the world,’” said Jonathan Alter. “This dude ain’t repairing the world. You can say a lot about him but he’s not repairing the world.” Tikkun...