Montclair State faculty member killed in Grove Street accident

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair State University faculty member was killed in a motor vehicle accident on Grove Street Wednesday night, according to a statement released by the university.Mary DeFilippis, 73, was the academic adviser...
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Montclair police blotter: July 22, 2020

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.

COVID-19: COVID cases on the rise, more money for unemployed

Cases are seeing an uptick, especially in Central Jersey, and so is the number of residents filing for unemployment.

In brief: COVID testing at Wally Choice Center

Montclair will hold COVID-19 testing at the Essex County Glenfield Park Wally Choice Community Center on Nov. 30, Dec. 1, 7 and 8, from 2 to 7 p.m.Insurance is requested but not required. Participants...

Essex County, N.J. have the facilities, but not the doses of COVID-19 vaccine

New Jersey and Essex County has the infrastructure to get Montclairians the vaccine, but supply from the federal government is an issue.
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Montclair council puts off renewing Grabowsky’s ‘pocket’ liquor licenses

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Liquor licenses are a valuable commodity in Montclair, where there are only a dozen of them, and several Township Council members are concerned that two have been inactive, not in use at...

Council committee calls for downsizing of Lackawanna Plaza plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsAgreeing with many major recommendations made by planners and historic preservationists, a special Township Council committee on Monday night said that the proposed Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan should be downsized — to...

Planning Board to review plans for Midtown Parking Deck

BY LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe Township Planning Board is scheduled next week to review plans for the Midtown Parking Deck, a four-story facility with 315 parking spaces that will replace an existing municipal surface lot.The deck...

Township weathers ‘bomb cyclone’ storm, mulls homeless

By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news  In the wake of last week’s “bomb cyclone” winter storm, the township towed dozens of illegally parked vehicles, issued dozens of summonses and had to deal with water-pipe breaks...
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Bonsal tree clearing, Clifton sewer relocation begins

By Jaimie Julia Winterswinters@montclairlocal.news The town of Clifton has begun felling trees on the northern edge of Alonzo F. Bonsal Preserve, beginning a year-long project to replace and relocate a sewer line in the Passaic...