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Montclair embarks on U Drive, U Text, U Pay

The Montclair Mayor and Council have approved $6,600, for a 2018 U Drive, U Text, U Pay Distracted Driving Crackdown Campaign. Law enforcement agencies throughout New Jersey will be using a combination of traditional...

Montclair floods cause massive damage

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsResidents spent the early part of the week recovering from a flash flood that left basements deluged and cars stranded throughout the township over the weekend.A fast-moving storm deposited up to...
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Montclair Police under review in connection with Glen Ridge crash

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA high-speed chase involving Montclair Police officers, which ended with two dead following a crash in Glen Ridge, is under investigation by the Essex County Prosecutor’s Office.The preliminary investigation indicates that...
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Montclair Police Blotter, Feb. 21

BURGLARY/THEFT Wednesday, Feb. 13—Theft of an unattended cellphone from the driveway of a Central Avenue residence. Thursday, Feb. 14—Theft of a white Ford work van from a Greenwood Avenue parking lot. Sunday, Feb. 17—Theft of...
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Montclair Police Blotters, May 16

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, May 7—A juvenile resident observed an intruder inside the detached garage of her home on Carteret Street. When the intruder was alerted to the presence of the juvenile, he left the area on...
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Montclair Police Blotter, Aug. 8

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, July 30—Police responded to a basement apartment on North Fullerton Avenue on a report of a burglary that occurred between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. The resident said $1,700 in cash was missing...

Montclair Police Blotter, Oct. 17

ARRESTS Saturday, Oct. 12—A 33-year-old Belleville woman was arrested on the corner of Bloomfield Avenue and South Park Street, and charged with driving while intoxicated. Sunday, Oct. 13—A 29-year-old Garfield man was arrested on the corner...
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Police Blotter: Jan. 30

Police Blotter: Jan. 30

COVID-19: Hundreds tested at NJ’s first testing site, state to increase social distancing

As the number of COVID-19 cases continue to climb in New Jersey, increasing by 155 with two more deaths from Thursday to Friday, the state is now better equipped to test patients with the opening of the state's first drive-up testing site in Bergen County.

Paying the rent during COVID- Montclair landlords, tenants working together

Montclair landlord David Placek got a shoutout from Gov. Phil Murphy on Saturday for giving his tenants a “rent holiday.”