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February 2019 property sales in Montclair

The following Montclair properties were reported sold during the month of February according to Zillow:Feb. 1—13 New St. (3 bed, 2 bath), $195,000 Feb. 1—94 North Mountain Ave. (3 bed, 3 bath), $499,000 Feb. 4—25 Mulford...
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Threat of paraprofessional cuts worry parents

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsFamilies of students who have paraprofessionals as aides have been notified that the district could be moving from a one-to-one model to a shared model, Montclair school officials said. During budget discussions,...

Montclair applies for Green Acres funds for repairs to Essex, Nishuane, Mountainside parks

Montclair is applying for Green Acres funds for improvements to Nishuane Park, Essex Park and Mountainside Park.

Montclair High School graduation will be held in amphitheater, district says

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt’s back to the amphitheater for Montclair High School's graduation.The ceremony will take place in its traditional venue on the school grounds on June 26, weather permitting.Montclair school officials expected the amphitheater...

Legislative redistricting explored in Montclair

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalPrinceton resident Reed Gusciora planned to move in order to run for re-election to Assembly after his legislative district changed. Instead of introducing himself to new constituents, he looked for...
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Power lines vs. tree canopy: Law would give utilities free rein on tree management

With more towns now treating their tree canopies as assets to be properly maintained, downed trees could become a main threat to power lines.
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Montclair Police Blotter, March 7

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, Feb. 26—Burglary to Fujiya Ramen, 413 Bloomfield Ave. Entry was gained by smashing a front window. A cash register containing approximately $1,500 was taken. Tuesday, Feb. 26—Theft of a wheel from a bicycle,...

PHOTOS/ VIDEO: Montclair unveils new fire engines

The Montclair Fire Department presented its two new Pierce-Saber® fire engines during an unveiling ceremony held Tuesday, March 5, at Fire Headquarters. The new engines have waterous two-stage pumps which can pump up to...
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Town to extend demo moratorium while awaiting stronger no-knock down draft

A demolition-review ordinance on Montclair homes that was in the works by township attorney Ira Karasick was rejected by the council.

Montclair talks pros, cons of legalizing recreational cannabis

BY ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsWith recreational marijuana use nearer to becoming legal in New Jersey, Montclair held a forum to discuss the pros and the cons to legally lighting up in the Garden State.On Feb. 26,...