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Buzz Aldrin home among three Montclair locations eyed for historic designation

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Three locations in Montclair could see historic designation if the New Jersey Historic Preservation Fund grants the town funding for a historical consultant. The Historic Preservation Committee applied for the...

Couple’s 1880 Queen Anne home now on Montclair’s historic registry

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Homeowners Frank Rubacky and Kim McLaren have self-nominated their Queen Anne-style home known as the George S. Porter house to get it placed on Montclair’s list of local historic landmarks. The...

Activism in art: MHS teens present ‘CODE RED’

Montclair High School students present "CODE RED" at Luna Stage, to foster conversation about gun violence.

Montclair woman is the first in town to join warm and fuzzy service team

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Montclair just became home for puppy Jonquil III, a lab/golden retriever cross who will one-day know over 40 commands including pushing a wheelchair and picking up a dropped item as small...
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From farm to Montclair table – It’s time to pick your CSA

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Over the summer, some Montclairites will learn how to prepare rutabaga, tatsoi and kohlrabi. What’s a kohlrabi, you ask? It’s a vegetable in the cabbage/broccoli family that looks a little like...

Photos: Montclair students walk out for gun legislation reform

  Hundreds of Montclair students walked out of school at 10 a.m. on March 14, one month after the shootings at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida, left 17 dead. At Glenfield Middle...

NJ Transit conducting study on Montclair-area rail line

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news NJ Transit has launched a study involving the Boonton Line, which locals have pegged as a future recreational bike and walking path — the Ice and Iron Greenway — running through Montclair. Over...

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...

Montclair approves township budget with slight increase of $81 on average

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Montclair property owners will see an increase of 1.68 percent on the municipal portion of their 2018 tax bill after the council approved the budget at its March 20 meeting. Last year,...

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...

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