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Taxes

Tax appeal deadline is April 1; we tell you how to file

The April 1 deadline to file a tax appeal on the value of your home and property is approaching. 
Walnut Crescent fire

UPDATE: Fire claims life of 89-year-old Montclair woman

One person is dead following a house fire on Walnut Crescent Friday afternoon, Montclair Fire Department officials said.

UPDATE: With the deadline fast approaching, three announce council runs, others still up in...

Two more residents have announced plans to run in the May 12 municipal elections. 

Family wins fight for wheelchair play equipment at Watsessing Park

The parents of 11-year-old Kereni, who has cerebral palsy and uses a wheelchair, said their push to get wheelchair accessible play items added to newly-opened Watsessing Park all-inclusive playground is closer to being heard.
mock trial

Montclair High School advances in mock trial competition

Montclair High School is one of six teams advancing to the next round of the New Jersey State Bar Foundation's Vincent J. Apruzzese Mock Trial Competition.

Former chief still on the payroll

Former Montclair Police deputy chief Tracy Frazzano has collected $87,560 since leaving the township.
gifted and talented

How will NJ’s new gifted and talented education law affect Montclair?

The Strengthening Gifted and Talented Education Act was signed by Gov. Phil Murphy on Jan. 17 with the goal of equal access by students and improved administrator and teacher oversight of G&T programs.
health benefits

Montclair schools expect increase in health benefits, personnel expenditures

The Montclair school district may be spending up to seven percent more on total personnel expenses, including salaries and health benefits, for the 2020-2021 school year.
blotter

Montclair Police Blotter: Feb. 18

The police blotter is provided to Montclair Local at the discretion of the Montclair Police Department, and may not reflect the complete scope of police activity.