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Time for Toasting in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsDo you have a favorite teacher you’d like to give a shout-out to? Are you looking for an opportunity to get a group of people together for ice cream, drinks or a...
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Montclair residents can access schools lead in water results

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsNew Jersey now has a database where parents, including in Montclair, can keep track of their school’s water lead testing results.In November, the New Jersey Department of Education and Gov. Phil Murphy...

Montclair BOE can’t excuse itself from case against Turner, DOE says

By ERIN ROLL The Department of Education has denied Montclair Board of Education’s request to excuse itself from a complaint filed against BOE member Franklin Turner by a resident challenging his residency status.In response to...

Montclair BOE adopts 2017-2018 budget

Montclair has adopted the budget for the 2017-2018 school year. The Board of Education approved the $120 million budget during a three-hour meeting at the George Inness Annex Monday night. The budget will now go...

Montclair State prepares to open new School of Communication and Media

Montclair State University is getting ready to open its brand-new School of Communication and Media.The new building, which is billed as being the most technologically advanced broadcast and media facility at any university in...

Egg-throwing at Project Graduation – harmless prank or serious concern?

An egg-throwing incident on the night of Project Graduation set off a debate among parents on whether it was harmless fun or potentially dangerous.

Fund balance sheet sheds light on Montclair schools’ finances

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsBudget planning season is under way in Montclair’s schools.At the Board of School Estimate meeting on Nov. 29, the board presented the fund balance sheet, which included numbers on revenues and expenses...
Montclair Child Development Center

Montclair Child Development Center marks 50 years of serving children, families

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Child Development Center (MCDC) was officially designated as a Head Start center in 1969. Since that time, approximately 10,000 children have graduated from the facility.Today, the center has one of...

Montclair BOE talks homework, equity policies

Montclair’s homework policy and the district’s equity policy were two of the main items discussed during Wednesday night’s Board of Education meeting at the George Inness Annex. At the start of the meeting, a group...

Photos: Montclair High School All Class Reunion

The Montclair High School All Class Reunion was held on Saturday, July 21, in Montclair’s Nishuane Park.