Become a Member

Montclair Local is now a nonprofit charity. Your support can make us stronger. Click here to become a member.

mice problems

Mice causing problems at Montclair High School, staff say

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsStaff at Montclair High School have reported that mice have been seen running through the school in significant numbers during the fall months, and that the level of mice is enough to...
ice menorah

Police investigating possible vandalism to ice menorah on Church Street

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAuthorities are looking into reports that the ice menorah on Church Street, which was set up for a special community event to mark the first night of Hanukkah, may have been vandalized.Deputy...

In brief: Gift card, internet scams on the rise

Law enforcement warns that the holiday season is when consumers should be on high alert for scams.

Swastikas found on desks at Montclair High School

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsPolice and school officials are investigating after three swastikas were found at Montclair High School on Tuesday, Dec. 10.The swastikas were discovered on two desks in a classroom in the high school's...
pedestrian hit train

Montclair Police Blotter: Dec. 10, 2019

ARRESTS Saturday, Dec. 7 - A 25-year-old Paterson man was charged with driving while intoxicated on Park Street.Saturday, Dec. 7 - A 54-year-old Montclair man was arrested on North Fullerton Avenue after he was found...
pedestrian hit train

In brief: Montclair police will have DWI crackdown over holidays

Law enforcement officials from Montclair will be cracking down on drunk drivers.
pedestrian hit train

Montclair Police Blotter: Dec. 3, 2019

ARREST Wednesday, Nov. 27 - A 32-year-old Montclair man was arrested for DWI following a motor vehicle stop on Lincoln Street. THEFT FROM MOTOR VEHICLE Tuesday, Nov. 26 - A man reported that while unloading items from...

In brief: No parking on snow covered streets, clear sidewalks

Police will be ticketing and towing vehicles parked on streets during  the snow, according to Montclair officials.
block schedule

‘No credible threat’: Montclair High lockdown ends after police investigate report of student with...

by KEVIN MEACHAM meacham@montclairlocal.newsA lockdown at Montclair High School and neighboring Renaissance Middle School Wednesday morning, Nov. 27, resulted from a report of a student possessing a weapon, interim superintendent Dr. Nathan Parker announced in...

New manager says they are addressing Union Gardens problems

Union Gardens’ new community manager said residents’ concerns over sanitation and security issues are being addressed.