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A step toward school repairs: Montclair school board hires bond counsel

"I hope with the addition of a bond counsel, we can come forward with a proposal that highlights the importance of improving our ventilation system and perhaps taking care of some other critical infrastructure problems that have been neglected," finance chair Eric Scherzer said.

Surge continues, but still no in-class COVID testing at Montclair public schools

Students returned to school after winter break with no in-class testing taking place.

9 submit petitions to run for 2 Montclair Board of Education seats (Updated)

Elected board members will serve a term of one year and nine months.

Northeast students march to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The silent march showed "the importance of courageous, peaceful protest,” principal Mike Chiles said.

Tennis fans worry about losing their courts as Montclair plans to expand skate park

Montclair has moved toward expanding its temporary skate park, and taking over all four tennis courts at Rand Park. 

Montclair’s indoor mask mandate extended to March 31

New coronavirus cases have ticked down over the last few weeks, but are still way up compared to a few months ago.

NJ says much of Montclair is in a food desert — but for how...

Owner of Lackawanna Plaza says new plans could be unveiled soon.

Montclair school district receives $377,000 for security upgrades

The funds come from the Securing Our Children’s Future Bond Act. 

Three bouts, three wins for Montclair’s boys fencing squad

Led by the seniors, the Montclair High School boys fencing squad took three out of three meets last week, and both they and the girl's team have a lot of young talent as well.