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State requires Montclair schools to address chronic absenteeism

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair is getting stricter with student absenteeism.In a letter to parents, the district announced that Montclair was going to be adhering to attendance policies prescribed by the state of New Jersey.The district...
North Fullerton Fire

Fire breaks out at North Fullerton Avenue apartment building; no injuries reported

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsNo injuries were reported when a fire broke out early Sunday morning at an apartment building on North Fullerton Avenue, causing fire damage on four exterior balconies and smoke damage in some...

Planning board turns down developer’s plan to turn one lot into three

A developer seeking to subdivide a lot bounded by High Street and Nishuane Road into three lots will instead divide it into two. 

COVID-19: 17 more Montclairites test positive; virus claims two more lives

In Montclair, 38 residents so far have tested positive, resulting in six deaths in total.
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What’s the cure for Montclair’s lunch program debt?

By Erin Roll roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair School District is looking for a fix to a persistent deficit in its school meal program, which in the 2016-17 school year resulted in a nearly a $225,000 loss. Although...

Montclair Police Blotter, July 18

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, July 9—An employee at Pig and Prince Restaurant, 1 Lackawanna Plaza reported approximately $5,000 worth of alcohol and a clock worth approximately $100,000 was removed from the business. The incident is under investigation. Wednesday,...

Police investigating report of shots fired on Pine Street

Montclair police are investigating after a report of shots being fired in the area of Pine Street early Sunday morning.Lt. David O’Dowd said Monday that the police had received a call at 12:22 a.m....

Follow-up court date set for Montclair man in alleged animal-cruelty case

The Montclair man accused of animal cruelty in a July 12 road rage incident is due back in court later this month.Marc Dionne had a court appearance before Judge John Gizzo in Essex County...

Updated: Montclair’s Bloomfield Ave. intersections to get safety upgrades

By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlcoal.newsEssex County will be making traffic-safety improvements to 12 intersections along Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, including some of the town's most treacherous ones, using a $9.7 million federal grant...

Montclair High School dance classes can’t fulfill PE credit, district says

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School students can no longer take dance classes to fulfill their physical education requirement.The decision to reclassify dance as an elective was met with disappointment by about 20 students who...