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BOE

Montclair school budget goes in for second review

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe school budget process moved into its next phase Monday night as the Board of School Estimate had a line-by-line review. Monday’s meeting was the first for Barbara Pinsak, the district’s new interim...
Animal Shelter

Montclair Animal Shelter persists after fire

Linda Moss Moss@montclairlocal.news Nearly a year after a devastating fire, with repairs not completed yet, the Montclair Township Animal Shelter is soldiering on and successfully finding homes for dogs and cats. As part of its efforts,...
Activists

Activists get primer on N.J. government

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver summed up the takeaway Tuesday night at a packed meeting on New Jersey government, a session meant to be a guide for would-be activists to navigate the system and...
T-Mobile

Zoning Board approves Chase Bank branch, T-Mobile antennas

By LINDA MOSSmoss@montclairlocal.news Township zoning officials on Wednesday night gave JPMorgan Chase Bank site-plan approval to build a new bank branch on North Fullerton Avenue and to permit T-Mobile to reposition and add several rooftop...
Piscopo

Piscopo to appear at Montclair GOP lunch

Comedian, former "Saturday Night Live" cast member and New Jersey native Joe Piscopo will "headline" the Montclair Republican Clubs luncheon on March 29. Piscopo is said to be weighing a run as a GOP...
PARCC

PARCC testing to take place in Montclair, amid pending legislation

It is coming up on the spring testing season for Montclair and other New Jersey school districts, as the state moves into its second year of administering the PARCC tests in the classroom. The PARCC...
world language

Montclair schools plan changes to world language program

Montclair’s children receive a great deal of instruction in world languages in the classroom. But the school district feels that much more can be done. The Montclair School District wants to take a closer look at...
2017-2018

Montclair BOE adopts 2017-2018 budget

Montclair has adopted the budget for the 2017-2018 school year. The Board of Education approved the $120 million budget during a three-hour meeting at the George Inness Annex Monday night. The budget will now go...
train

Train strikes vehicle on tracks in Upper Montclair

A NJ Transit train collided with a vehicle stopped on the tracks near the Upper Montclair train station late Monday afternoon. The accident occurred around 4:45 p.m. at the Bellevue Avenue grade crossing. The train...
storm

Township digs out from storm

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair spent Wednesday continuing to dig out of a late winter nor’easter that dropped at least half a foot of snow and sleet on Montclair and the surrounding area...