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Montclair Votes 2020: Second Ward candidates on the issues

Montclair's 2020 municipal election is underway right now, with voters asked to mail in their ballots by May 12. Voters will choose a new mayor and six Township Council seats in the town's nonpartisan...

Montclair Votes 2020: First Ward candidates on the issues

Montclair's 2020 municipal election is underway right now, with voters asked to mail in their ballots by May 12. Voters will choose a new mayor and six Township Council seats in the town's nonpartisan...
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COVID-19: Statewide shutdown stops issuance of driver’s, marriage licenses

With the closure of municipal and state offices, Montclair residents are having to wait to apply for marriage licenses and first-time drivers licenses.

ELECTIONS: Candidates discuss Montclair issues at League, Local, AIM forum

Montclair council and mayoral candidates discussed responding to the economic impact of COVID-19, development, a senior activity center, and more in a candidates forum April 22.
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UPDATE: Montclair could extend tax payment deadline

Property tax payments are due this Friday, May 1, with a 10-day grace period, Montclair officials announced this week. 
Democrats

Election 2020: MHS Democrats hold YouTube forum

Montclair High School Democrats planned to hold a candidates' forum. After the lockdown, they produced a series of videos instead.

Judge prohibits Montclair’s rent control enforcement during state of emergency

An Essex County Superior Court judge has granted a temporary stay blocking the implementation of Montclair’s newly created rent control ordinance.

Tune in to candidates forum on Wednesday, April 22

The League of Women Voters of the Montclair area education fund, Aging in Montclair (AIM) and Montclair Local newspaper will host a televised-only candidates forum on Wednesday, April 22, 7 p.m.

Property owners sue Montclair over rent control ordinance

A group of property owners has filed a suit against Montclair Township attempting to place a stay on the newly created rent-control ordinance until the state of emergency passes. 

Elections: Campaigning during COVID, candidates try to stay connected without a handshake

With Montclair’s council and mayoral election just weeks away, how can candidates campaign during a pandemic when they can’t go door to door, can’t attend fund-raisers or shake hands?