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Winter weather advisory: three inches of snow, no on-street parking

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for the area, including North Jersey, calling for snowfall tonight with expected accumulations of up to three inches. The Montclair Office of Emergency Management, or...
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State releases performance reports for Montclair schools

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe state has released school performance reports for New Jersey's school districts, including Montclair.On the assessments, schools graded in three areas: English, math and chronic absenteeism. In each area, schools are rated...

Bigbelly trash cans expand into all Montclair business districts

As promised, the township has installed 30 more Bigbelly garbage receptacles, with them now located in all of Montclair's business districts. The municipality opted to purchase the latest batch of 150-gallon solar-powered trash compactors following...

Fourth Ward meeting rescheduled for Jan. 30

The Fourth Ward community meeting slated for next Tuesday has been rescheduled for Jan. 30. at 7 p.m.Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renée Baskerville, who is hosting the meeting, on Thursday announced that due to unforeseen...

Reports find students of color, special ed more likely to be suspended in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsStudents of color and special education students, especially boys, are disproportionately more likely to be suspended or reported for discipline issues in Montclair’s schools.Those were some of the findings in Montclair’s violence/vandalism...

Police: Montclair saw 31 motor vehicle thefts in 2017

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt was a moderately busy year for the Montclair Police Department in terms of stolen motor vehicles, though the numbers of incidents were close to what they had been in previous years.The...

Township weathers ‘bomb cyclone’ storm, mulls homeless

By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news  In the wake of last week’s “bomb cyclone” winter storm, the township towed dozens of illegally parked vehicles, issued dozens of summonses and had to deal with water-pipe breaks...

Township finalizes deal on Midtown Parking Deck

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe township has hammered out a financial agreement with developers for the proposed Midtown Parking Deck, paving the way for the Seymour Street redevelopment project -- meant to create an arts destination...

Upper Mountain Ave. house closer to historic landmark status

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsA Upper Montclair Avenue house dating back to 1880 is well on its way to being designated a local historic landmark.On Monday night the Township Planning Board basically voted to approve the...

Microbrewery coming to Montclair’s Walnut Street

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair will soon be getting its first microbrewery, which is slated to open on the restaurant-bar mecca Walnut Street this year.Montclair Brewery, owned by the local married couple Denise Ford Sawadogo and Leo...