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Forums to be held on school superintendent search

Three superintendent search forums will be held beginning Monday.
James Ray

Hearing for Ray does not proceed after defense attorneys do not appear

A status hearing for James Ray III, the Montclair man accused of killing his girlfriend in 2018, did not go forward on Wednesday, Jan. 29 after Ray’s defense attorneys did not appear in court.

Police: Bellevue Theatre interior vandalized

Police are investigating after the Bellevue Theatre was found to be vandalized on Jan. 31, with damage done to the theater's interior.

PSEG work will cause power outage for some next Tuesday

Electric service will be interrupted on Tuesday, Feb. 11, from approximately 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. for a portion of Ward 3

Pizza delivery driver robbed at gunpoint

Police are investigating after a pizza delivery driver reported being robbed at gunpoint by two men on Midland Avenue on Feb. 1.

Montclair Police Blotter: Feb. 4

Arrests Thursday, Jan. 30 - A 16-year-old East Orange resident was charged with receiving stolen property on Bloomfield Avenue after he was found to be in possession of a bicycle reported stolen earlier in the...

Montclair continues with solar trash compactors, but at lower cost

Montclair has renewed its contract with Bigbelly, the solar trash receptacle company that has installed and maintains 70 containers throughout town.

Montclair High School skate club overhauls skateboards to ship overseas

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt’s after school hours, but science teacher Jamie Siwinski’s second-floor classroom is a hive of activity, with the sounds of scraping, clanking and grinding.The classroom serves double duty — science room by...

Montclair Environmental Commission pushes for no-kill policy

The Montclair Environmental Commission is pushing for a measure to stop the euthanization of geese used in the past as part of Montclair’s wildlife maintenance plan. 

‘Opportunity gap’ in Montclair schools persists, five years after report

by TINA KELLEY special to Montclair LocalIn a basement room of the Renaissance Middle School, a handful of teachers meet regularly to continue the work of the school district’s Undoing Racism workshops. Following a recommendation...