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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?

ELECTIONS: Mayoral candidate Sean Spiller responds to claims of conflict of interest

With the township set to elect a new mayor in a month’s time, some residents are questioning whether candidate Sean Spiller’s position as vice president of the New Jersey Education Association, the state teacher’s union, would present a conflict of interest if he is elected mayor.

Montclair’s rent cap to take effect in 20 days

Montclair now has a rent increase cap, despite the pleas of a newly formed group of landlords who fought the law, contending its passage should wait until after the pandemic ebbs.

Group fights rent control law expected to be voted through tomorrow

A newly formed group of property owners is fighting the creation of a rent control law introduced in March and expected to be voted through by Montclair’s township council on Tuesday, April 7.

Elections: Meet the Montclair candidates for mayor and council

Meet the Montclair candidates for mayor and council.

COVID-19: In times of crisis, residents ask to hear more from mayor, council

While some towns and their leaders are issuing daily messages to residents amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some Montclairites are criticizing the leadership here for remaining mostly quiet.