No one injured in Montclair residential fire

No one was reported to be injured when a fire broke out at an Elmwood Avenue residence Monday afternoon. Deputy Chief Robert Duncan said Tuesday that crews had been summoned to Elmwood Avenue at 1:20...

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...

Montclair to discuss possible 30 mph speed limit on Grove

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Following a fatal accident on Grove Street, a county road, in June, the Township Council will discuss lowering the speed limit on that street to 30 mph at its first meeting in...

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,...

Woman injured, light pole knocked over in Montclair accident

A woman was taken to the hospital following a motor vehicle accident, which also knocked over a light pole, in Montclair Wednesday morning. Police Lt. David O’Dowd said that a 65-year-old Montclair man was traveling...

Township guidelines are in the works for community gardens

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news  Montclair may soon set guidelines for community gardens on municipal property, establishing regulations for such sites. The Township Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Advisory Board has compiled a list of requirements and parameters...

Montclair Bloods gang member sentenced on racketeering

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A Montclair man, described by authorities as a soldier "of the Sex Money Murder set of the Bloods street gang," was sentenced Monday to 264 months -- 22 years -- in prison...

Woman injured when bus brakes suddenly in Montclair

A NJ Transit bus passenger had to be taken to the hospital Monday morning when the bus suddenly braked, causing her to be injured. Police Lt. David O’Dowd said that the passenger, an adult female,...

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...

Montclair police, Applegate to host ‘Cone with a Cop’

You can join the Montclair Police Department and Applegate Farm for "Cone with a Cop" on Saturday, Sept. 23. Bring your kids to Applegate for a talk over an ice cream cone, and ask any...