Stunned friends, residents mourn Montclair State faculty member

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.newsStunned friends are mourning the death of the Montclair State University faculty member who was killed in a car accident Wednesday, a crash that has township residents calling...

Montclair granted $142,500 from state for microgrid study

Montclair will be receiving $142,500 from the state to do a microgrid feasibility study, part of a total of $2.1 million that will be handed out to 13 town centers.The N.J. Board of Public...
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Keil’s changes hands after 85 years

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Since 1933, Keil’s Pharmacy has been a landmark in Montclair, run by three generations of the Kiel family. Last week, however, the family announced it was selling its store to Benzer...
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MHS students present recommendations on homework

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair’s Board of Education took a look at its homework policy during an April 12 meeting that lasted nearly four hours. The homework policy included a presentation by seven students from Montclair High...
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BOE asks parents to weigh in on homework policy

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair is taking a look at a first draft of a districtwide homework policy this summer, and wants parents to weigh in on the subject.The Board of Education has posted a sample...

Montclair classrooms invest in “flexible seating”

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsImagine being a student going into the classroom.But instead of only rows of identical desks, there may be a high desk that you can stand at, with a special hinged bar that...

Montclair releases resumes of superintendent candidates

The Montclair Board of Education has announced the names of the three superintendent finalists.The candidates’ resumes were posted on the district website earlier this week.The district will hold a forum with the three candidates...

Complaint alleges BOE member Franklin Turner does not meet residency requirements

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair resident filed a complaint with the state on Friday alleging Montclair Board of Education member Franklin Turner does not meet the residency requirements for a board member.In the complaint, filed...

Lap and shoulder seat belts required on all new school buses

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsStudent bus riders in New Jersey, including Montclair, will soon be clicking on their seat belts over their shoulders, as well as on their laps.New school buses are now required to be...