MPD: Residents, visitors lock your cars

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair is experiencing an uptick in car break-ins and car thefts, with most of those vehicles left unlocked, according to Montclair Police Officials.In the incidents of theft from motor vehicles,...

Tune in: Drums of Thunder to appear on Today Show July 4

BY ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsHillside School's Drums of Thunder will appear on NBC's The Today Show tomorrow, July 4.The corps' appearance will include band director Louis D'Amico giving a drum lesson to the show's hosts and...

Montclair Police Blotter, July 3

ROBBERY Friday, June 28— Patrol units responded to the area of Pine and Grant streets on a report of a strong-arm robbery. The victim reported that he was approached by a male who removed his wallet...
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Valley Road traffic circle to get a makeover

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe traffic circle and the fountain at the intersection of Valley Road and Church Street will be getting a much-needed makeover.Montclair has entered into an agreement with landscape architects Arterial for improvements...

Sculpture removal, tree loss concerns raised with outdoor expansion

Montclair Art Museum officials have plans to upgrade its grounds.

Church officials, neighbors concerned with Church St. development

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsRev. Scott Sammler-Michael is not necessarily worried so much about the traffic, the parking problems or the density a new 74-housing unit set to break ground soon next his church will...
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Search called off for Montclair couple in Barbados

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsSix days after a Montclair couple disappeared off the coast of St. James in Barbados, officials there have called off the search after failing to locate the couple or the jet ski...

Subdivision proposed for High Street

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsA developer is seeking a subdivision approval for a 0.72-acre lot at 96 High St. Platinum Interiors LLC has plans to subdivide a contiguous lot between High Street and Nishuane Road into...

Vinyl siding battle: Lawyer questions Historic Preservation Commission’s power

 BY KELLY NICHOLAIDES for Montclair LocalVinyl siding is a deal breaker on homes in “potential” historic Montclair areas, even if the structures may have no historical value, critics of land-use oversight agencies say. The owner of...