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Sunday, December 17, 2017

Montclair dog-throwing incident to go to grand jury

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The case of a Montclair man accused of animal cruelty in a July road-range incident will be referred to a grand jury, an Essex County Superior Court judge said Friday. Marc Dionne made...

Investigation continues into Hillside locker accident

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair is continuing to investigate an incident in which a section of conjoined lockers fell on a Hillside student. The student had to be taken to the hospital following the Sept. 16 incident,...

FBI releases 2016 crime data for Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair saw a slight uptick both in violent crime and property crime in 2016, according to statistics released last week by the FBI. At Montclair State University, however, most varieties of crime either...

Council to discuss lowering Grove Street speed limit to 30 mph

  By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Following a fatal accident on the county road this summer, the Township Council will discuss lowering the speed limit on Grove Street to 30 mph at its first meeting in October. The...

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...

Montclair Council casts wary eye on drone use

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair is considering adding a new device to its toolbox: drones. But not all the Township Council is on board yet. Several council members reacted with skepticism and questions on Tuesday night when...

Montclair Avenue families ask permission to close off street on Halloween

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.news Pleading that their street attracts more than 3,000 trick-or-treaters each year, a group of Montclair Avenue residents went to the Township Council Tuesday night to ask that their street...

Two people charged in Montclair vehicle crash

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Two Montclair residents are facing charges as a result of a motor vehicle accident early Sunday morning. The rollover accident on South Mountain Avenue resulted in charges against both the driver, Anthony Singh,...

Montclair introduces draft of safe streets plan

Montclair is rolling out a plan to make the township's streets safer and more user-friendly, with possibilities of infrastructure upgrades on high-traffic streets and increased education and enforcement. The township has released a draft plan of...

BPU visits Montclair during tour of proposed microgrid sites

Montclair had a visit from members of the state Board of Public Utilities Wednesday afternoon as the township investigates the prospect of installing a microgrid: a backup grid that could supply power to key...

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