Montclair cultural institutions

COVID-19: Some Montclair cultural institutions choose to wait to reopen past July 2

Museums, libraries and cultural institutions have been given permission to start reopening today, July 2, though they will be limited to no more than 25 percent of their total patron capacity at a time, and social-distancing and mask-wearing rules will need to be enforced.

SURVEY: 39% of Montclair parents undecided about sending kids back to school

If the spread of COVID-19 stays contained, New Jersey public schools will be open for in-person instruction this fall.
recreational venues

COVID-19: New Jersey releases more guidance on recreation venues ahead of Thursday reopening

The opening of casinos joins a list of new openings tomorrow that include outdoor amusement and water parks, museums and libraries, and indoor recreation areas such as bowling alleys and shooting ranges. Gyms and fitness centers have been allowed to open for individualized instruction only.

League, NAACP demonstration illustrates the importance of having your vote counted

 By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS Photos and video by Kate AlbrightOn July 1, the day Montclair’s new mayor and council were being sworn in, 1,086 ballots fluttered in the wind outside of town hall — the...

Governor swears in Montclair’s new mayor

Gov. Phil Murphy was a special guest in Montclair today, swearing in Sean Spiller as Montclair’s next mayor.

After video goes viral, young protesters take to the streets against racial bias

A group of about 30 Montclairians took to the streets Tuesday, June 30, to protest what one of the neighbors called an act of racial bias by a white neighbor against a Black family.
hospital visitors

COVID-19: Hospitals can admit visitors again, but with precautions

All visitors will be screened with a temperature check upon entrance. Any visitor showing symptoms of COVID-19 will not be admitted. Additionally, any visitor who refuses to wear PPE will not be admitted.

In brief: Restorative Justice Montclair to hold “From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter”...

From Civil Rights to Black Lives Matter, a Community Conversation featuring a panel of educators and racial justice activists, hosted by Restorative Justice Montclair (RJM), will take place via Zoom on Tuesday, June 30 from 4 to 6 p.m.

COVID-19: Indoor dining delayed indefinitely

Gov. Phil Murphy put the re-opening of indoor dining on pause indefinitely Monday.

In Brief: Montclair’s new council sworn in on July 1

The new Township Council will be sworn in on July 1.