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Monk Inyang chosen to replace Davis on Montclair school board

A father of two at Bullock, Inyang emphasized collaboration and strategy.

New valet trash service at Valley & Bloom may go against state code

A valet trash service that has residents leaving their garbage in corridors for pickup – like the one in place at the Valley & Bloom apartments – would violate state administrative codes, the Department of Community Affairs told Montclair Local this week.

COVID leaves Montclair athletics directors scrambling

The omicron variant of COVID-19 has made scheduling a juggling act for Montclair athletics directors this winter.

Montclair Planning Board wary of Elm St. plan’s density

The Montclair Township Planning Board continued its hearing on a proposed 22-housing-unit and office space building for 10 Elm St. on Monday, with some planning board members vocally opposing the density of the project even before the application was done being heard.

As expected, Scutari defeats Montclair’s Gill for senate president

Democrats had already chosen Scutari in closed-door proceedings several weeks ago.

Montclair Skate Park may soon get Sablone sculptures

Next week, Montclair could take another step toward creating a permanent skate park at Rand Park.

Montclair’s landlord-tenant committee to reorganize

The Landlord-Tenant Housing Committee is slated to be reorganized into a new nine-member Landlord-Tenant Advisory Committee with a similar purpose.

Montclair teachers: We were out of the loop on hybrid learning plan

They learned when families did, on New Year’s Eve.

Watchung School playground opens after delays

But remaining components not expected until the spring.

New rules eyed for demolishing historic homes in Montclair

Historic Preservation Commission next meets Thursday, with new members in its lineup.