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Montclair’s Black Lives Matter-Crack the Blue Wall rally draws 1000 marchers

Over 1000 Montclairians gathered in response to the killing of George Floyd for the Black Lives Matter-Crack the Blue Wall march on Saturday, June 6.

Montclair election results: Spiller ahead of Baskerville by 195 votes

by JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsThe updated vote tally for Montclair’s 2020 municipal election shows Sean Spiller with an unofficial 195-vote win over Renee Baskerville in the race for mayor, according to the Essex County clerk’s...

ELECTIONS: Spiller leads in mail-in votes so far

Sean Spiller is taking the lead in the mayoral race against Renee Baskerville as of tonight, May 12.

Watchdog think tank targets Spiller

A watchdog group has issued a seven-page report with claims that mayoral candidate Sean Spiller’s position as a high-ranking officer at the New Jersey Education Association combined with his influence over the school district if he were to become Montclair’s next mayor would be a conflict of interest.

Montclair campaign contributions reported

While mayoral candidate Sean Spiller has raised $36,835, his opponent, Renée Baskerville, has raised $4,500. 
Montclair NAACP forum

Montclair NAACP Youth Council holds mayoral candidates’ forum

The forum was co-moderated by MHS juniors Genesis Whitlock and Shayla George, who serve as the president and vice president, respectively, of the Montclair NAACP Youth Council. George is also the president of the MHS Black Student Union.

ELECTIONS: Mayoral candidates discuss education issues facing Montclair’s district

Montclair’s Parent Teacher Association decided to sponsor a mayoral candidates forum on educational issues

Montclair civil rights leader apologizes after criticism over anti-Semitic remarks

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair civil rights leader James Harris has apologized following criticism of comments viewed by community leaders to be anti-Semitic at the Dec. 30 Fourth Ward meeting.During the course of the meeting, which...

Photos: Montclair Trump Impeachment rally joins hundreds nationwide

 A mostly middle-aged and senior crowd, racially mixed, with some youths, turned out in the cold and drizzling rain, messaged protestor Claudia Sherwood, "I felt a respect and dedication to the democratic process from...

Montclair tests out paper ballots on Election Day

Instead of pushing an X on a voting machine, voters who cast ballots at the Montclair Fire Department headquarters on Pine Street on Nov. 5 filled in dots on a paper ballot with a pencil.