Montclair council could pass plastic bag ban tonight

The mayor and council will hold a public hearing and vote on the plastic bag ordinance tonight, July 23.

Will going electric with leaf blowers ease the noise in Montclair?

Although Montclair bans the use of leaf blowers during the summer months, environmental commission officials said they field complaints of them being used all summer long. 

Business owners speak out on plastic bag ban

A group of merchants are concerned that an ordinance currently being drafted on a single-use plastic bag ban could hurt their small businesses.

In brief: Brainstorm recyclables session at Montclair State

BAKE to PARTAKE Upcycling is a startup that is aware of the need for eco-friendly initiatives and bringing mass awareness. The upcycling project by students Brandon Edwards, Alexis Orfan, Eva Matusow, and Khayri Chenault...

In brief: Information session on energy aggregation set for May 9

For residents seeking more information on the energy aggregation information packet they received in the mail, the township has scheduled a public information session.

News in brief: Hazardous waste collection day

The Essex County Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day will be May 4, 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Essex County Fleet Maintenance Facility at 99 West Bradford Ave. in Cedar Grove.Materials being collected...

Montclair hair salon tries out green recycling methods

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsUpstairs at Bangz Salon on South Fullerton Avenue, you’ll find three large cardboard boxes filled with trash awaiting shipping. One contains a large bag of hair sweepings from the salon floor. Another...

Deer cull results in large numbers

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThis year’s Essex County deer culling program resulted in high numbers with 99 identified at Hilltop Reservation and 101 at South Mountain Reservation.The program was held over 12 days, between Jan....