Motor vehicle accident near MHS leaves several injured

Several people were reported injured following a two-vehicle accident near Montclair High School Friday afternoon.The accident happened at the corner of Chestnut Street and Midland Avenue between 4 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.It is not...

Straw use drops at some Montclair eateries

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt has been about two months since Clean Water Action began inviting Montclair-area restaurants to take part in a project to reduce plastic straw use. And some of those businesses have seen...

Historic commission readies recommendations on Lackawanna Plaza

by LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsDuring a four-hour meeting, the Montclair Historic Preservation Commission on Thursday night began hammering out recommendations for the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan, aiming to force developers to preserve the heritage and incorporate...

Montclair Fire Department: Driver injured when tree falls on car in Glen Ridge

The Montclair Fire Department responded after a tree fell on a car in Glen Ridge, trapping the driver inside, during Tuesday's storm.Montclair Fire Deputy Chief Robert Duncan said Wednesday that the department got a...

COVID-19: Entering into the ‘new normal’

As New Jersey hits the 100-day mark since the first positive COVID-19 resident was confirmed, Gov. Phil Murphy said the state is on the road back - but it will be a “new normal.”
pedestrian safety

Pedestrian-motor vehicle crashes remain at around 40

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe number of pedestrians struck by vehicles on the streets of Montclair is not on the decline, according to a report issued by the town’s Pedestrian Safety Committee.In 2018, 41 pedestrians...

COVID-19: Requirements for masks, limited customer numbers go into effect

Montclair-area shoppers who need to run errands will need to remember to bring a mask with them as of today, and be prepared to wait in a line outside stores during busy periods.

More NJ schools holding in-person classes; Montclair remains remote

Gov. Phil Murphy suggested again vaccinations for teachers could be coming soon.

Siena gets long-awaited fixes after suit settlement

Siena residents will begin to get some relief, as a settlement reached in October 2019 will allow new roof work to begin on the building’s three roofs this week.
state aid

Montclair schools get small increase in state aid

Montclair's schools will get a small increase in state aid for the 2020-2021 school year, according to numbers released by the state on Feb. 27.