green roof

MKA unveils its new green roof

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Kimberley Academy had the grand opening of its new green roof just in time for Earth Day. The school held an opening reception on Tuesday for members of the media and the...
energy

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.
energy

Town to join five others to bid for clean energy

Montclair took the next step in joining a government energy aggregation on June 12. The council voted 5 to 2 in favor of the move.
energy

Can Montclair get cleaner energy at less cost?

By Jaimie Julia Winterswinters@montclairlocal.newsWhat’s a government energy aggregation and why is Montclair looking into joining one?Energy aggregation is when a town or a group of towns go out to bid for its residents as...

Community news brief: County announces Rutgers Environmental Stewards Program

 For more than 10 years, the Rutgers Environmental Stewards Program has trained adult volunteers in current environmental issues affecting New Jersey so they can help solve environmental problems in their communities. Each week, participants...
monarch butterflies

Montclair’s Trina Paulus to hold last Monarch release Sunday, Sept. 24

Trina Paulus is holding the last Monarch release of the season at 73See Gallery, 73 Pine St., this Sunday, Sept. 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. Butterfly books and literature will be handed out...

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...

PHOTOS: Butterfly release in Crane Park

PHOTOS BY KATE ALBRIGHTApproximately 200 people showed up for the end-of-summer Crane Park Monarch Butterfly release on Sept. 15. About 300 butterflies were raised by Trina Paulus author of “Hope for the Flowers”. Neighbors of...
kindie rock

It’s all happening at the zoo: Montclair artists plan Earth Day kindie rock music...

By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.newsPlants and animals and children just seem to go together. That’s one reason Montclair’s Jason Didner wanted to hold a “kindie rock” concert at Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange on Earth...

Mills Reservation was home to WWII searchlight platform, site of cathedral

By Jaimie Julia Winterswinters@montclairlocal.news In early spring, a group of bird enthusiasts stand with binoculars in hand on top of round cement slab about the size of a small swimming pool nestled atop a 500-foot...