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COVID-19: Gyms, indoor recreation venues can reopen on Sept. 1

After being shut down due to the pandemic in March, gyms will be permitted to reopen at 25 percent capacity. Equipment must be positioned six feet apart, and regularly sanitized. Both staff and members will be required to wear masks.
Cuban Pete's

Cuban Pete’s cited for second executive order violation for indoor dining

Police arrived at the restaurant on Bloomfield Avenue at 8 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 23, after receiving a noise complaint. When officers arrived, they saw three indoor tables occupied by at least 15 people, Police Capt. Scott Buehler said.

Thousands of Montclarians kept on the payroll during pandemic thanks to PPP

Over 570 Montclair companies have received funds from the federal Paycheck Protection Program since April, helping keep about 6,120 employees on payrolls, according to the Small Business Administration.
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Cuban Pete’s cited with executive order violation for indoor dining

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsCuban Pete’s in Montclair was charged with an executive order violation for allowing indoor dining on the premises over the weekend.Following a tip, authorities were called to Cuban Pete’s on Bloomfield Avenue...

Church and South Park streets to close on weekends in summer, but on Saturdays...

After a first attempt at closing streets July 17-19, officials decided to hold off another closure to address concerns of overcrowding and the lack of visitors in masks.
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Montclair Farmers’ Market sees some complaints on social distancing enforcement

About 500 to 600 people come through the market on typical Saturdays, with about 50 people allowed in the market area at a time, said township sustainability officer Gray Russell, who is also on the market’s board of trustees.
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Montclair BID pauses street closures for review period

Last weekend, the Montclair Business Improvement District and the township closed down Church Street and South Park Street for the first time since the pandemic hit allowing restaurants to expand dining space and creating a pedestrian-friendly space.

COVID-19: Rent help is on the way for Montclair businesses

Montclair businesses affected by the COVID pandemic can apply for up to $10,000 to pay the rent under a new state program.

Montclair restaurants, bars continue to struggle in pandemic

New Jersey has allowed outdoor dining, but many Montclair restaurants and especially bars continue to struggle with the reduced capacity.
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IN BRIEF: Montclair street closures planned for this weekend

The Montclair Center BID will be closing Church Street on Friday, July 17 and Saturday, July 18 from 5-10 p.m. and South Park Street from Friday, July 17 at 5 p.m. through Sunday, July 19 at 3 p.m.