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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.

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.

Cloverhill Place residents ready for Murphy to get to work

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news For a number of residents on Cloverhill Place, there was no choice but to cast their ballots for Democrat Phil Murphy in the state’s Nov. 7 gubernatorial election, who defeated Lt. Governor...

Pelham to remain as NAACP president

Al Pelham will continue to lead the Montclair branch of the NAACP as its president.
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Montclair declares itself ‘welcoming community’ for immigrants

By LINDA MOSS Staff WriterBefore a packed audience, and in a compromise opposed by some residents, the Township Council on Tuesday night voted to declare the municipality a “welcoming” community, rather than a sanctuary, for...