Services announced for Orange woman killed in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsServices have been announced for Akirah Townes, the Orange woman who was killed in Montclair last week.Kyjuan Westry, the director of Woody Home for Services in Orange, said that there would be...
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Warning: Water company issues ‘cloudy’ water alert

Montclair's water provider, North Jersey District Water Supply Commission, recently failed to filter its water supply correctly, according to release issued by the commission on May 22."We routinely monitor your water for turbidity (cloudiness)....

No one injured in Montclair residential fire

No one was reported to be injured when a fire broke out at an Elmwood Avenue residence Monday afternoon.Deputy Chief Robert Duncan said Tuesday that crews had been summoned to Elmwood Avenue at 1:20...

Vehicle strikes Montclair firefighter in the hand

Police are investigating after a motorist’s vehicle apparently struck a Montclair firefighter’s left hand on Monday.Police Lt. David O’Dowd said on Tuesday that the incident occurred when firefighters saw a vehicle driving erratically on...
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BID to develop app for Montclair events, businesses

The Montclair Center Business Improvement District is working on a cellphone app so that residents and visitors will have information about local events and businesses at their fingertips, according to the organization. The idea is...

Montclair Police Blotter, Jan. 24

Arrest Tuesday, Jan. 15—A 31-year-old Delaware man was arrested and charged with two counts of receiving stolen property and possession of CDS. These charges are related to delivered package thefts in the Church Street area. Burglary/Theft Tuesday,...

New arborist consultant hired

The Montclair Mayor and Council will sign a contract with RichView Consulting for aborist services on April 23.

Township seeks bids for operation of municipal parking decks

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair is seeking bids from companies to manage the township's three municipal parking decks and the one that's planned for Glenridge Avenue.The existing decks -- the Crescent, Bay Street and North Fullerton...

Brief: Four-way stop to be erected immediately at North Mountain, Van Vleck

The council approved the installation of a four-way stop at Van Vleck Street and North Mountain Avenue on Feb. 19. Another resolution passed that night declared the need for the stop sign at the...

Open Book/Open Mind: A year of electing dangerously, writes Lawrence O’Donnell

Things were terrible in American in 1968: and everything that was bad was changed by the resistance of that time, says Lawrence O'Donnell. He'll be discussing his new book “Playing with Fire: The 1968 Election and the Transformation of American Politics” at the Montclair Public Library on Sunday, Feb. 4.