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Search called off for Montclair couple in Barbados

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsSix days after a Montclair couple disappeared off the coast of St. James in Barbados, officials there have called off the search after failing to locate the couple or the jet ski...

Brief: Marijuana legalization forum to be held Feb. 26

Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renée Baskerville will host a town hall meeting to discuss the pros and cons of legalizing recreational marijuana use and sales in the township and the state on Tuesday, Feb. 26,...
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Montclair BOE rejects bids for staircase project

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe four bids received by the district to rebuild Montclair High School’s four outdated staircases and asbestos removal in the stairwells have been rejected.Three bids came in over bid of the district's...

Questions raised about developers’ responsibility to maintain solar

As Montclair pushes developers to include green energy into their building plans, a question has risen: how long are the developers required to maintain it? 
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Montclair to use strobe lights to deter Canada geese from nesting at Edgemont Park

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair wants to tell the Canada geese to “light out” of the park this spring.The township has invested in a set of amber lights, as part of a pilot project to deter...

Neighbors say Mountainside Hospital construction went till midnight

For two years, Mountainside Hospital neighbors say they have dealt construction they claim goes on past the allowed hours of 6 p.m.
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Montclair schools hire new interim HR director, elementary education director

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair School District has hired a new interim director of personnel and an interim director for elementary education.  The hirings were announced at the Wednesday, Oct. 2, board of education meeting.Paul Arilotta, a...

Frelinghuysen challenger Sherrill plans move to 11th District

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news On Friday during the kickoff of her so-called diner tour, Montclair’s Mikie Sherrill said that she plans to move into the 11th Congressional District, where she is seeking to oust Republican long-time...
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Clergy abuse victim: “This shadow of pain and shame”

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt is not your fault.That is what Danielle Polemeni wants survivors of childhood sexual abuse to know.Polemeni’s family belonged to St. Cassian in Upper Montclair in the 1980s. The church was the...

Montclair residents offer wish list for next superintendent

by TINA KELLEY for Montclair LocalMontclair Local reached out to dozens of stakeholders in the town’s schools for the most important improvements they would like to see in the district in the next few years....