Montclair real estate market holds steady in the face of COVID-19

While real estate has struggled nationally during the COVID-19 pandemic, Montclair has held steady according to local real estate agents.

As COVID-19 continues housing advocates worry over long-term effects on renters

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsWith almost half of Montclair’s residents paying rent rather than a mortgage and COVID-19 bringing severe job and wage loss, government officials and housing advocates are doing what they can to...
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COVID-19: New Jersey to extend unemployment benefits period

This weekend, the state will begin notifying unemployed people of a 13-week extension in benefits, Workforce and Labor Development Commissioner Rob Asaro-Angelo said Thursday.

Montclair groomers back to trimming pups

Montclair pets are getting taken care of again as groomers in town have been allowed to get back to work to bathe and cut the fur of local animals.
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COVID-19: Outbreak causes difficulties for daycare providers, parents

The pandemic has led to challenges concerning the closure of day-care centers as parents and children remain at home and providers experience financial difficulties.

Relief in sight for Montclair retail with re-openings Monday

With New Jersey allowing retail stores to serve their patrons with curbside pickup, Montclair businesses have to plan for the return of their consumer base.
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COVID-19: Non-essential businesses can re-open Monday with curbside delivery

The reopening of non-essential retail businesses also includes stores located at shopping malls, but those stores must adhere to the same guidelines, with only store employees being allowed inside and curbside delivery being provided. The interior areas of malls remain off-limits to customers.

COVID-19: Montclair South End businesses step it up for their community

Despite being hit hard by the COVID-19 shutdown, Montclair's South End is still working hard to support the community it serves.

COVID-19: Company donates test kits to Montclair Ambulance Unit

A Montclair company, ArrayMedTech, is donating test kits to the Montclair Ambulance Unit so they can screen workers for the presence of COVID-19 antibodies.

COVID-19: Montclair Small business owners having trouble with loan process

The Federal Government has instituted programs to help small businesses during the COVID-19 crises, but Montclair owners find the process slow and disjointed.