Density dispute postpones Orange Road development hearing

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe Planning Board’s hearing for a 46-unit, four-story apartment and retail building proposed for Orange Road by developer Brian Stolar was halted before it even got started Monday night, March 11,...

Glenridge parklet coming for six months come May

While the Glenridge Parklet will be making its way back onto the streets of Montclair, the Walnut Street one may not.
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School officials ‘deeply disappointed’ in modest state aid increase

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair's schools will get an increase in state aid for the 2019-2020 school year, but it isn't much.The school district will receive $7,605,632 in aid this year, according to data posted on...

February 2019 property sales in Montclair

The following Montclair properties were reported sold during the month of February according to Zillow:Feb. 1—13 New St. (3 bed, 2 bath), $195,000 Feb. 1—94 North Mountain Ave. (3 bed, 3 bath), $499,000 Feb. 4—25 Mulford...

Threat of paraprofessional cuts worry parents

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsFamilies of students who have paraprofessionals as aides have been notified that the district could be moving from a one-to-one model to a shared model, Montclair school officials said. During budget discussions,...

Montclair applies for Green Acres funds for repairs to Essex, Nishuane, Mountainside parks

Montclair is applying for Green Acres funds for improvements to Nishuane Park, Essex Park and Mountainside Park.

Montclair High School graduation will be held in amphitheater, district says

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt’s back to the amphitheater for Montclair High School's graduation.The ceremony will take place in its traditional venue on the school grounds on June 26, weather permitting.Montclair school officials expected the amphitheater...

Legislative redistricting explored in Montclair

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalPrinceton resident Reed Gusciora planned to move in order to run for re-election to Assembly after his legislative district changed. Instead of introducing himself to new constituents, he looked for...
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Power lines vs. tree canopy: Law would give utilities free rein on tree management

With more towns now treating their tree canopies as assets to be properly maintained, downed trees could become a main threat to power lines.

Montclair Police Blotter, March 7

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, Feb. 26—Burglary to Fujiya Ramen, 413 Bloomfield Ave. Entry was gained by smashing a front window. A cash register containing approximately $1,500 was taken. Tuesday, Feb. 26—Theft of a wheel from a bicycle,...