leaf collection

Town readies for fall leaf collection

The Montclair Mayor and Council approved a $505,800 five-year contract with Nature’s Choice Corporation to haul away and compost 10,000 cubic yards of Montclair’s leaves annually.
Walnut Parklet

Walnut Street Parklet to hold opening Saturday

Porch on Walnut to open Saturday.
Joe Biden

Joe Biden rallies crowd at Montclair University

Vice President Joe Biden was at Montclair State University Wednesday, Sept. 5, campaigning for Congressional candidate Mikie Sherrill.
bomb scare

Bomb scare evacuates Montclair supermarket

A suspected bomb at Acme on Tuesday, Aug. 28, turned out to be a lockbox full of skin care products.
civil rights

Report: 10 civil rights complaints in three years

Ten civil rights complaints have been filed with U.S. Department of Education against Montclair schools over the past three and a half years, according to a June report by ProPubica.
newish plans

Developers unveil newish vision for train platforms at Lackawanna

Developers presented another plan for the Lackawanna Plaza lot to the planning board Monday night, incorporating the steel stanchions of the train platforms into a glass facade on the front of a proposed supermarket and as decorative fixtures throughout the parking lot, while a historian for the developer testified that the train platforms had lost their historical value due to previous alterations.

Montclair Football: Mounties have new faces in new places this preseason

  by Andrew Garda garda@montclairlocal.news Summer is here, and while school is over, for the Montclair High School football team that just means work is just beginning. The team knows it has a target on its back...
pre-prom

PHOTOS: Montclair High holds pre-prom at Van Vleck

Montclair High School held its senior prom on June 19. Students and family met at the Van Vleck Mansion and Gardens for the traditional pre-prom picture taking.

Montclair BOE can’t excuse itself from case against Turner, DOE says

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Department of Education has denied Montclair Board of Education’s request to excuse itself from a complaint filed against BOE member Franklin Turner by a resident challenging his residency status. In response to...
absenteeism

Montclair schools will address student absenteeism

The Montclair school district will have to come up with a plan to address its absenteeism rate among students. Last school year, about 14 percent of Montclair High School’s students were “chronically” absent from school....