Ben Jones

Celebrating Ben Jones’ spiritual vision at Montclair Art Museum

Ben Jones is a socialist, who brings his activism and social consciousness into his art. Montclair Art Museum celebrates his work this month.
Pirira

Theater review: Hearing about Malawi in ‘Pirira’

David Gow shines in J.Stephen Brantley's play "Pirira," set simultaneously in Malawi and NYC, but its stories are more told than dramatized.
pedestrians

Dot’s Desk: on being dead right

Author Dorothea Benton Frank tells pedestrians that the solution to "not getting squashed like a bug underfoot is to employ a little common sense."

Montclair looks at test results, as state weighs PARCC changes

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news New Jersey will be phasing out two PARCC tests this year. The announcement came just as the Montclair schools released some preliminary data on the spring 2018 PARCC test results on Oct. 3. The...
bridge work

Expect delays; bridge work begins today, Oct. 19

Lane reductions will increase traffic on the Bloomfield Avenue bridge when a rehabilitation project begins today, Oct. 19.

Montclair Football: Mounties pile up 565 rushing yards in 51-14 rout

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news The Montclair High School football team looked like its old self in their 51-14 defeat of Bloomfield Saturday at Woodman Field dominating on both sides of the ball, while scoring early and...
parking woes

More parking options offered for Seymour Street area

More parking options may be offered to relieve parking woes in the Third Ward being caused by the Seymour Street Redevelopment Project.

Montclair Football Notebook: Senior steps up in a big moment, Livingston preview

by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news The Montclair High School football coaching staff always preaches to their team that no matter what your role is, you have to treat it like it is the most critical role on...
deer count

MEC investigating deer count to assess numbers

The Montclair Environmental Commission is recommending that a deer count be conducted to assess the number of deer and their locations.

Montclair BOE approves contracts for Fortunato Field upgrades

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The district approved a construction contract for Fortunato Field during Monday night’s BOE meeting, but only after a prolonged discussion among board members about whether its infill choice for the field was...