Montclair ready to welcome sister city Aquilonia in October

By LINDA MOSS The Montclair delegation that went to the township’s sister city, Aquilonia in Italy, said last week said that by all measures the trip was a success. And they are already making plans...
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New bus stop at Montclair High School moves ahead

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsFor years, Montclair High School students who are dependent on public buses to get to and from school had about a 10-minute walk from the bus stop. Starting next week, the bus...
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MONTCLAIR 150: The story of one of Montclair’s earliest homes

 By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA small, nondescript clapboard home with an extraordinary history has stood at 369 Claremont Ave. since around 1780. Built by William Crane, it may have been one of the first homes,...

Get ready to be counted Montclair, Census 2020 is here

During the 2010 Census, portions of Montclair were undercounted, according to Anne Mernin, the local chair of Census 2020’s Complete Count Committee.

Laura Hertzog resigns from Montclair Board of Education

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsBoard president Laura Hertzog resigned from the Montclair Board of Education Thursday, May 16, the same night the board elected new leadership including Eve Robinson as president.Latifah Jannah was elected as vice...
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COVID-19: Montclair residents collect N95 masks for hospitals, first responders

A shortage of N95 masks and other equipment at hospitals in the area is prompting Montclair residents to hold collection drives or resort to 3D printing.

Photos/Video: Son of slain Rev. Sharonda Coleman Singleton comes to Union Baptist to spread...

Panelist, activist and founder of Peoples Organization for Progress Larry Hamm at the "Break the Hate" domestic terrorism/ gun violence discussion by Chris Singleton in Union Baptist Church, Montclair, Sat. Sept. 7.
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College report reveals more applications, but fewer acceptances for Class of 2019

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School’s students are filing a greater number of college applications than in years past. And even though Montclair students’ GPA and SAT scores have risen, college acceptances have dropped.The Outcome...
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Bonsal tree clearing, Clifton sewer relocation begins

By Jaimie Julia The town of Clifton has begun felling trees on the northern edge of Alonzo F. Bonsal Preserve, beginning a year-long project to replace and relocate a sewer line in the Passaic...

Bigbelly trash cans expand into all Montclair business districts

As promised, the township has installed 30 more Bigbelly garbage receptacles, with them now located in all of Montclair's business districts. The municipality opted to purchase the latest batch of 150-gallon solar-powered trash compactors following...