Senior Citizens Advisory Committee marks 30 years of advocating for seniors

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe township established a Senior Citizen Advisory Committee (SCAC) in 1989 to be a pipeline of information between the township and seniors.The committee has accomplished a great deal in recent years, including...
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IMANI marks 20 years of helping Montclair students

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIMANI is celebrating 20 years of helping Montclair students to do their best in the classroom.The academic services organization for students of color was established in 1999.“We can’t believe we’re already at...

Tenants fight for rent control after rents climb with new owners

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsYou may have met them marching in the July 4 parade or while they handed out cards to commuters at the train stations. Their message: “We want you to stay.”And last...

Montclair tests out paper ballots on Election Day

Instead of pushing an X on a voting machine, voters who cast ballots at the Montclair Fire Department headquarters on Pine Street on Nov. 5 filled in dots on a paper ballot with a pencil.

MC Residences’ details emerge

Planning board members during their meeting Monday, Nov. 4, questioned design styles, solar plans and parking proposals for the 46-unit MC Residences proposed at the former Ferrara’s Auto Body property.
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Montclair Child Development Center marks 50 years of serving children, families

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Child Development Center (MCDC) was officially designated as a Head Start center in 1969. Since that time, approximately 10,000 children have graduated from the facility.Today, the center has one of...

In brief: Second offense leads to double the parking fine

Overnight parking offenders that rack up two tickets in a year will soon get double the fine on the second offense. 

In brief: HPC to hold meeting on Oakcroft and Wheeler Street District Nominations

The Montclair Historic Preservation Commission will hold a community meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 12, at 7 p.m. to discuss the nomination proposals to designate the Oakcroft and Wheeler Street neighborhoods as Local Landmark Districts. 

In brief: Bradford Ave. paving begins Monday

The Essex County Bradford Avenue paving project is scheduled to begin on Monday, Nov. 4. Work will be performed at night and will begin between 7 and 8 p.m. Milling operations will take two...
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Montclair schools get good score on special education compliance

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair received a perfect score on a special education compliance report from the New Jersey Department of Education.The report comes five years after Montclair and 75 other New Jersey districts were placed...