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Arrest made in fatal stabbing of Orange woman

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Ahighah Broomes, 21, of Orange, has been arrested and charged with the fatal stabbing of Akirah Townes that occurred today, April 27. Townes, 20, of Orange, was stabbed outside of a home on Hartley...
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Video released of van stolen from Toni’s Kitchen in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Toni’s Kitchen is appealing to the public for help after its delivery van was stolen earlier this week. According to the Montclair Police Department, a man went to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church on...

Orange Road intersection worries Montclair residents

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The number of accidents at the curvy intersection at Orange Road, High Street and Irving Street have residents asking for the town to implement traffic calming measures. Between Jan. 1, 2015 and Dec....

County approves lower speed limit on Grove Street in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Grove Street’s speed limit will be reduced to 30 miles per an hour. The Board of Chosen Freeholders voted on Wednesday, April 11, to lower the speed limit for the street’s entire length...

Montclair embarks on U Drive, U Text, U Pay

The Montclair Mayor and Council have approved $6,600, for a 2018 U Drive, U Text, U Pay Distracted Driving Crackdown Campaign. Law enforcement agencies throughout New Jersey will be using a combination of traditional...
PSE&G

It’s just a drill! Montclair fire, police, EMS hold gas leak exercise with PSE&G

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news They say call before you dig for a reason. In New Jersey, over 800 gas leaks or gas line ruptures a year are caused by excavators and contractors who haven’t called 811...
March

More than 1,000 Montclair students take part in March 14 walkout

By GWEN OREL and ERIN ROLL orel@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news Students from numerous Montclair public schools walked out of class last Wednesday, March 14, to take part in a nationally organized walkout to protest gun violence. More than 1,000 students...

Police: Montclair man swung dog on leash, injuring it

A Montclair man is facing animal cruelty charges after police say he allegedly swung a dog around on a leash and caused it to hit a tree. Lawrence Athill, 64, was arrested following the incident...

Town readies for more snow

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news It may be the first day of spring and the crocuses are sprouting, but the forecast calls for 11 to 15 inches of snow tomorrow, March 21. And as of Tuesday...
Nor' Easter

Roads closed, trees down and power lost in Wednesday’s Nor’ Easter

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news About 7 percent of Montclair residents are without power and over 100 streets are completely blocked or partially closed due to the March snowstorm that hit on yesterday, March 7. About...