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In brief: Montclair to increase crossing guards

The Montclair Police Department is seeking school crossing guards to work two to four hours per day, according to assignments.The number of school crossing guards will increase by 10 to 60 total.Crossing guards regulate...

Architect reveals $16M library upgrade

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsNew York-based architect Andrew Berman unveiled the $16 million plan to renovate the Montclair Public Library and the Bellevue Avenue Branch Library that would bring the community centers into the 21st...

Montclair Education Association objects to student equity advocate presentation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Education Association members voiced objections to what they said is a lack of communication with teachers concerning students' allegations of discrimination, sexual harassment or academic sabotage.On Nov. 7, new student equity...

Montclair schools to take second look at student advocate position

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair school district said during a recent Board of Education meeting that it wouldn’t be able to hire a student advocate for the 2017-2018 school year.But after last Thursday night’s Civil...

Taking the slow route on a superintendent search

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsDuring the July 10 Board of Education meeting, Board President Laura Hertzog responded to criticism that the search for a permanent superintendent had taken three years, saying instead that the search had...

Panel: Opioid crisis poses challenge for law enforcement, counselors

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Police Det. Sgt. Charles Cunningham described the pain of losing a loved one to drug abuse, and several others had tragic tales to tell on Thursday night, too.During an “Opioid Crisis”...

MKA hopes for new primary school cafetorium, parking spaces

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Kimberley Academy is hoping to embark on a construction project over the next year. The school wants to build a new cafetorium, as well as additional parking space, at its Brookside campus...

Montclair Local garners 16 NJPA coverage awards

In its first year qualifying, Montclair Local has garnered 16 New Jersey Press Association Awards for its coverage of Montclair throughout 2018.Competing against weekly papers from throughout the state, judges commended Montclair Local, including...
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Theater district development breaks ground, to be completed in 2020

 By Jaimie Julia Winterswinters@montclairlocal.newsThe promise is that the new mixed-use development next to the Wellmont Theater will help make Montclair an even bigger cultural destination than it already is and also create much-needed parking...

Murphy to speak at Montclair Democratic Committee dinner

Democratic gubernatorial candidate Phil Murphy will be the keynote speaker at the Montclair Democratic County Committee’s (MDCC) annual dinner next week. The event at the Valley Regency in Clifton will also honor the local organizations...