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Montclair gets state grant to explore idea of microgrid

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Imagine if there were another Sandy-sized power outage in Montclair. It will probably happen. But what if there was a small energy grid, separate from the township’s main grid, that could keep a handful...

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...

Police urge residents to lock cars after series of thefts

The Montclair Police Department has issued a warning to residents urging them to lock their cars and not keep valuables in them, following a recent series of burglaries in the town's northern end. "Montclair Police Department...

Belleville man taken to hospital after motor vehicle accident

A 77-year-old Belleville man was taken to the hospital with injuries following a motor vehicle accident Tuesday morning. Police Lt. David O’Dowd said that the man was turning onto South Fullerton Avenue from Plymouth Street...

Police: Montclair woman in stable condition after stabbing

A Montclair woman is in stable condition after being stabbed in what police describe as a domestic violence incident. Police Lt. David O’Dowd said that police responded to a residence at 11 a.m. on Monday...

Montclair granted $142,500 from state for microgrid study

Montclair will be receiving $142,500 from the state to do a microgrid feasibility study, part of a total of $2.1 million that will be handed out to 13 town centers. The N.J. Board of Public...

After biker death, trail safety in Mills Reservation comes up for discussion

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The death of a mountain biker in Mills Reservation last week has been officially ruled an accident. After an investigation, the June 26 death of Wayne resident Kerry Rivera was ruled a sudden,...

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