Missing couple

Vanished couple’s family still seeking information on what happened in Barbados

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA man has come forward stating he rented the same jet ski the same day a missing Montclair couple vanished during a jet ski excursion in Barbados three months ago. He claims...
signal reconfiguration

In brief: Essex County to present Bloomfield Avenue improvement plans

Essex County will host a Public Information Center to present proposed improvements to Montclair’s  Bloomfield Avenue Corridor on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in Municipal Council Chambers. The project is expected to break...

Montclair Police settle new contracts

The Montclair Mayor and Council approved a new police contract on Sept. 10.
Rocks for Hope

Rocks for Hope coming to Brookdale Park

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe next time you are walking in Brookdale Park, keep an eye out for something small and colorful on the ground. It may be a rock with an encouraging message painted on...
students attacked

Teens report being followed in two incidents on Thursday

Police are reporting two suspicious incidents of teens being followed, both taking place on the afternoon of Sept. 26.
Safe Routes to School

Safe Routes to School tries to make it safer for kids to walk and...

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt is a long-running discussion in Montclair, especially for the parents of the town’s youngest residents: How should Montclair make its streets safer places to walk and bike? Montclair has been included in...

Nearly 90 artists seek four prime spots to paint their murals

Eighty-eight artists are vying for four prime spots in Montclair’s downtown to showcase their larger-than-life art. 

Montclair Police Blotter, Sept. 26

ARRESTS Sunday, Sept. 22—A 50-year-old Montclair man was arrested on Midland Avenue and charged with driving while intoxicated. BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, Sept. 17—A 68-year-old Bloomfield resident reported that she was parked in the driveway of a residence on...

After loss of infant, Montclair group offers ‘pockets of light’

On Sept. 24, the Montclair Council created a proclamation declaring Oct. 15 as Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Day.
climate change

What is Montclair doing to address climate change?

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsOn Friday Sept. 20, Montclair middle and high school students participated in a walkout, one of hundreds taking place around the world, calling attention to climate change. That same evening, residents gathered...