Montclair Watercooler leaving Facebook

The Montclair Watercooler is leaving Facebook, where the discussion board has been since 2009, and moving to groups.io. Posts will be archived.
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Montclair Police Blotter: Nov. 7, 2019

ARRESTS Wednesday, Oct. 30—A 40-year-old Clifton man was charged with driving while intoxicated on Bloomfield Avenue.Wednesday, Oct. 30—A 61-year-old Montclair man was charged with theft on Trinity Place after he reportedly was found to be...

Montclair Police Blotter: Nov. 14, 2019

Montclair Police Blotter: Nov. 14, 2019

Montclair church looking to give away a house for free before it’s razed

The Redeemer Church of Montclair is giving away a home, with one caveat — you have to move it. 

In brief: Montclair High School ‘stairgate’ ends

Montclair High School students have moved out of the trailers, now that construction has been completed on the school’s staircases. 

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...
IMANI anniversary

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.