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Furry Fridays with therapy dogs at Glenfield Middle School

Editor’s note: The following was submitted by Montclair School District.Fridays have gotten furrier for Glenfield School students. Every week, therapy dogs visit Glenfield classrooms during 9th period as part of a new initiative launched...

Wheeler, Oakcroft historic statuses come up for discussion

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsOakcroft and Wheeler streets could become Montclair’s two newest local landmark districts.Residents of those neighborhoods, however, have questioned whether it will become more expensive or regulated to maintain their homes in a...

Montclair celebrates its hometown space hero on the anniversary of moon landing

When Edwin “Buzz” Aldrin became the second man to walk on the moon 50 years ago, the Montclair native stepped into history and then came home to a hero’s parade. 
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Wait and see approach to Grove Street left hand turns with new development

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe debate over no left-hand turns from Grove Street into the future Lidl parking lot is back in the hands of the Montclair council.Planning board members voted not to recommend the...
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COVID-19: New Jersey to offer $50 million in federal aid to small businesses

This week, non-essential retail businesses were given permission to open back up on Monday, but for curbside delivery only, two months after all non-essential businesses were ordered to close.
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Civil Rights Commission works on community-police relations

By Tina Pappasfor Montclair LocalA step towards a more unified Montclair through improved police and community relations remains the top focus of the township’s Civil Rights Commission. The commissioners met with local police recently to...

PHOTOS: Car rolls over in Valley Road accident

A car flipped over Wednesday night, May 8, on Valley Road.The incident occurred near Brunswick Road, near where Valley Road goes into a pronounced curve. 
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Montclair Police Blotter, March 28

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, March 19—Two parked vehicles were entered on Watchung Avenue. A pair of Apple EarPods were taken. There were no signs of forced entry. Tuesday, March 19—Theft from a vehicle parked on Morningside Avenue....
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Demolition moratorium extended another 30 days, Lloyd mansion hearing postponed

The 60,000-square-foot “Lloyd Estate” has been moved off tonight’s zoning board agenda, and town officials just extended their no-knockdown moratorium another 30 days.
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PARCC testing to take place in Montclair, amid pending legislation

It is coming up on the spring testing season for Montclair and other New Jersey school districts, as the state moves into its second year of administering the PARCC tests in the classroom. The PARCC...