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Keil’s

Keil’s changes hands after 85 years

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Since 1933, Keil’s Pharmacy has been a landmark in Montclair, run by three generations of the Kiel family. Last week, however, the family announced it was selling its store to Benzer...

Montclair students walk out, demand gun reforms

Students in Montclair walked out of school to protest gun violence, on Wednesday, March 14.
health

Montclair schools debate health waiver, bus aide cuts on eve of state budget address

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair School district is facing the prospect of having to fill a $1.5 million budget hole. During Monday’s meeting, the board discussed several possible ideas, none of them particularly desirable, for...
Lackawanna

Roof-top pool, horse trough top Lackawanna development discussions

By Tina Pappasfor Montclair LocalLackawanna Plaza redevelopment testimony continued on Monday, March 12, with an attention on preserving the site’s historic materials for re-purposing throughout the entire project and to add a roof-top pool...

Montclair High School teens plan protest walkout

Montclair High School teens talk about their plan to walk out of school on March 14 in support of gun reform.
Four-way

Four-way stop coming to intersection near Bullock Elementary School

BY TARA KOLTON for Montclair LocalMotorists be aware: the intersection of Gates Avenue and Union Street is set to become a four-way stop.The multi-way stop should help curb traffic issues at this intersection, which has...
health

Montclair schools prepare for bleak budget situation

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair continued taking a look at its proposed school budget for 2018-2019 at Monday night's BOE meeting, and the district is finding itself faced with several less-than-desirable budget outcomes.The budget in its...
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Mayor on Montclair superintendent search: ‘This is not a place for a first-timer’

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair is not a school district for a first-time superintendent, Mayor Robert Jackson said Friday.During a Q&A forum with members of the media, Jackson addressed the subject of the ongoing superintendent search,...
Taxes

It’s tax season, Montclair: 9 tips for filing a tax appeal

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.news Do you believe your home assessment is higher than it’s worth? Homeowners have until April 1 to file a tax appeal on the value of their homes and properties, which could...
Liquor Licenses

Montclair liquor license sells for $1.25 million

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.news Dai Kichi restaurant on Valley Road has opted to go BYOB after fetching a staggering $1,250,000 for its liquor license, the highest price paid in Montclair’s history. Last year, South Park sold...