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For some Montclair businesses, the coronavirus surge is just too much

Mike Guerriero, owner of Guerriero’s Gelato, and Rachel Wyman, owner of Montclair Bread Company, say they want to see more support from local officials as they're overwhelmed by constant staff exposures to coronavirus.

Tougher anti-bullying bill ‘Mallory’s Law’ now awaits Murphy’s signature

The bill has made it through both the state Senate and Assembly.

More of Montclair moving into 11th Congressional District, Fourth Ward stays in 10th

New Congressional District maps shore up support for Mikie Sherrill in the 11th, but give Tom Malinowski a tougher battle in the 7th.

Wednesday, vote will decide if Montclair has one or two Congress members for the...

Right now, the north end of Montclair is in the largely white, largely affluent 11th. The southern end is in the majority Black 10th. A vote Wednesday morning could put it all in the 11th or change the dividing line.

Montclair to consider indoor mask mandate — vote expected Tuesday night

Cases in Montclair have risen sharply in recent weeks — with 52 new cases Monday, and 222 over the week, according to the township tracking. By contrast, on Nov. 20, there were just three new cases, and 29 in the week leading up to that date.

Montclair school board will seek someone to fill the late Alfred Davis Jr.’s seat

It's unclear what happens once the role is filled — for instance, whether that person will serve until March or November.

New 10,000 square foot Wally Choice center eyed for Glenfield Park

The existing building would remain open until construction is completed.

Should Montclair all be in one Congressional district? Arguments of race, interest, politics

Montclair is split between the 10th and 11th Congressional Districts. A candidate for the 10th says that's a good thing for Black representation, but others say there are benefits to a one Congress member looking out for whole township.

Montclair township attorney resigns, apologizes for calling Black official ‘three-fifths of a human’

The resignation also comes on the heels of the township losing its lengthy legal fight over a rent control ordinance.

Rent control referendum likely, after Montclair’s loss in appeals court

Judges rule clerk acted "capriciously" in tossing out electronic signatures that didn't match handwritten ones from voter rolls.