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Winter registration opens at Adult School of Montclair Public Library

Winter registration is open for classes at the Adult School of Montclair Public Library, with online classes starting Tuesday, Jan. 19.
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COVID-19: New Jersey launches vaccine tracker on state COVID-19 information page

Also: The state is dropping graduation assessment tests this year.

Bellevue Theater owner plans housing with a theater component for the historic facility

The Bellevue Theatre owner says he is considering a residential and retail project with a theater on the ground level, after plans to renovate the historic theater fell through last week. 
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Bellevue Theatre redevelopers withdraw plans for reopening

The group planning to remodel and reopen Montclair’s historic Bellevue Theatre has pulled out — at least temporarily. 
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Montclair police blotter: Jan. 8, 2020

The police blotter is based on information provided to Montclair Local at the discretion of the Montclair Police Department, and reflects events as described by the department.

No relief from leaf blowers just yet

Residents looking to see leaf bowers intrude less often on their daily lives will have to wait a bit longer — as officials say they haven’t yet agreed on how to curb their use. 

Spiller appoints his designee to BoSE

Mayor Sean Spiller — also the No. 2 leader of the state’s largest teachers union — won’t be serving on the body that reviews and approves Montclair’s public schools budget every year. 
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Montclair schools approve vendors for solar energy project

The solar panel project is part of the district’s Energy Savings Improvement Program (ESIP), an $11 million series of projects intended to help the schools save money on energy bills in the long run.

Sherrill, Payne: We’re safe after ‘obscene attack on our democracy’

Rep. Mikie Sherrill, a Montclair resident, was in the Capitol building as it was breached.
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Firefighters, police can get COVID-19 vaccine in NJ

Firefighters and police officers, as frontline first responders, become eligible to for vaccination on Thursday, Jan. 7, as the state enters Phase 1B of its tiered plan. Paramedics were included in Phase 1A, and were already eligible for the vaccine.