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What do you want in Montclair’s next mayor?

With Montclair set to pick its next mayor in May, Design Montclair identified four points the next leader needs to address: transportation, inclusivity, food systems and livability.

GOPs ask NJ Transit for permission to create pro-gun mural

The Montclair Republican Club has requested permission from NJ Transit to create a pro-Second Amendment mural across from a recently installed mural with an anti-gun violence message on the Chestnut Street trestle. 
ICE

In brief: Protest against treatment of Essex County ICE detainee Thursday

On Thursday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m., Bnai Keshet and Faith in Essex will protest treatment of a deportee front of the Newark Hall of Records, 465 MLK Boulevard.

Lt. Gov. Oliver signs equal pay law in Montclair

An equal pay law was signed by Acting Governor Sheila Oliver in Montclair.

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...

Furloughed workers share their stories in Montclair of government shutdown

Furloughed federal government workers met at the Montclair Bread Company to share their stories of living without paychecks on Friday, Jan. 18, the 28th day of the government shutdown.
Jeh Johnson

News in brief: Jeh Johnson, Jim Axelrod at Temple Ner Tamid

Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will be in dialogue with Jim Axelrod of CBS News on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m., at Temple Ner Tamid, 936 Broad St., Boomfield.They will speak...
canvassers

Elections: Long hours, hot days, cold nights don’t stop these door knockers

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsIn a state known for its toxic waste dumps, most homeowners don’t slam the door on a Clean Water Action canvasser, especially one that is nine months pregnant, said Montclair resident...

Montclair’s Mikie Sherrill elected to U.S. Congress

By Jaimie Julia Winters  winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair's Mikie Sherrill has won the seat for New Jersey's 11th Congressional District. Sherrill, a Democrat, is a former U.S. Navy helicopter pilot and a former federal prosecutor and ran against...
midterms

Steady voter turnout for midterms in Montclair

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThere's been a steady string of voters in Montclair despite the rain poll workers are reporting. Those voters include Montclair resident Mikie Sherrill who is running for the 11th district congressional...