What’s in a name? Some say a lot when it comes to Freeholder

As the nation tears down symbols of injustice, the state is looking at removing the name “freeholder” from the rolls of elected officials, claiming it is connected to racial bias.

After video goes viral, young protesters take to the streets against racial bias

A group of about 30 Montclairians took to the streets Tuesday, June 30, to protest what one of the neighbors called an act of racial bias by a white neighbor against a Black family.

Get ready to be counted Montclair, Census 2020 is here

During the 2010 Census, portions of Montclair were undercounted, according to Anne Mernin, the local chair of Census 2020’s Complete Count Committee.

Designation derailed; Wheeler, Oakcroft landmark designation dropped

Local landmark designations for neighborhoods on Oakcroft and Wheeler streets have been withdrawn — for now. 

Year in review 2019: A developing year for Montclair

2019 was a year of growth and change in Montclair.

Wheeler, Oakcroft residents win fight over landmark designation

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Historic Preservation Commission will vote tonight, Thursday, Jan. 9, to withdraw pending local landmark nominations for Oakcroft and Wheeler Street areas after residents spoke out against the designation over...

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...

Planning Board postpones decision on MAM grounds overhaul

Planning board approval for upgrades to the grounds of the Montclair Art Museum has been postponed due to questions over fencing details and safety concerns.

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. 

Shultz House in need of saving

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsTime has stood still at the Charles Shultz home, “Evergreen,” for the last 123 years. But that could soon change as the Montclair History Center board — its stewards since 1997...