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Montclair’s Nia H. Gill to run for Senate president

Faces Scutari (D-22) in wake of Sweeney defeat.

Voter guide 2021 for Montclair, NJ residents

The General Election is Tuesday, Nov. 2, but you don't need to wait.

League still backs Montclair having mayor-appointed school board

The League of Women Voters of the Montclair area decided not to study the issue again — leaving in place the same position it's had since 2009.

Elected or appointed school board? An ‘inflection point’ for Montclair

Several community leaders say they're not ready to pick a side, but they support the question going to voters.

Montclair GOP Club seeks apology from councilman over comments

A letter written by Councilman Bob Russo has drawn the ire of the Montclair Republican Club.

Mayor: Even in a year of COVID, Montclair’s spirit unbroken

Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller delivered his State of the Township address Tuesday night at that evening's township council meeting.

Pelham to remain as NAACP president

Al Pelham will continue to lead the Montclair branch of the NAACP as its president.
Renée Baskerville

Baskerville will not be running for NAACP president

Renee Baskerville’s bid for president of the Montclair NAACP has been pulled by the National NAACP, which has taken over the local election due to infighting.

National NAACP intervenes into Montclair election due to infighting

The national NAACP is taking over the Montclair NAACP’s first contested election in nearly a decade.

Sherrill, Payne: We’re safe after ‘obscene attack on our democracy’

Rep. Mikie Sherrill, a Montclair resident, was in the Capitol building as it was breached.