Montclair Police Blotter, Oct. 31

ARRESTS Thursday, Oct. 24—A 51-year-old Carlstadt woman was arrested on Grove Street and charged with driving while intoxicated. Friday, Oct. 25—A 28-year-old Verona man was arrested on Valley Road and charged with driving while intoxicated. Friday, Oct....
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Petition: Harrison Avenue and Llewellyn Road intersection needs traffic light

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair resident has launched a petition to have a traffic light installed at the intersection of Llewellyn Road and Harrison Avenue.In the petition posted on Change.org on Oct. 22, Joni Mintz...

Another stairwell closed for repairs at Montclair High School

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA stairwell at Montclair High School was closed on Wednesday and Thursday for repairs, after some terrazzo tiles had come loose on one of the stairwells.The damage was cosmetic in nature, not...
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No injuries in Wednesday morning school bus accident

No one aboard a Montclair school bus was injured when it was involved in an accident early Wednesday morning.The accident occurred at the intersection of Orange Road and Pleasant Way just before 7:30 a.m....
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In brief: Montclair High School stairs awaiting last inspection

Montclair High School’s ongoing staircase project is nearing completion, district officials said.Two staircases were completed at the start of this school year, but two interior staircases, adjacent to the lobby, are still under construction....

Muralists will begin work in downtown Montclair in November

 BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Center BID has announced the winners of the ArtConnects mural project, with muralists beginning in town by Nov. 4.Four locations were identified throughout the Montclair Center area for the...

Blue Wave talks healthcare reform in Montclair

Blue Wave NJ hosted the forum to outline proposals for healthcare reform and remind residents that the enrollment period for state-mandated coverage is Nov. 1-Dec. 15.
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District: School staff to receive full salaries on Oct. 31

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe district is on schedule to start awarding staff their full paychecks, reflecting the 2019-2020 salary amounts, starting on Oct. 31, said Interim Superintendent Nathan Parker.But it will take longer before the...

Montclair High School experiences shortage of teachers for Spanish, physics

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School is experiencing teacher shortages in at least two departments: Spanish and physics.Four Spanish classes have been affected by a shortage of full-time instructors, and parents have voiced frustration with...

Montclair police see increase in sexual assault reports in 2017

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAlthough Montclair saw a slight decrease in sexual assaults in 2018 — from 13 in 2017 to 10 in 2018 — officials said a larger number are involving high school-age students.And as...