Newsroom shooting victim once called Montclair home

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsOne of the five victims of the Capital Gazette shooting on Thursday, June 28, has ties to Montclair as a former resident, writer, member of the school community and congregant of a...

Detention hearing for James Ray III moved to Friday

A detention hearing for Montclair lawyer James has been moved to Friday, Nov. 16. Ray is charged with the shooting and killing of his live-in girlfriend Angela Bledsoe.Ray was to have appeared before Superior Court...
pet law

Bring pets inside in cold weather, it’s the law

One of the most common forms of animal cruelty involves cases of animals left outside in dangerous weather.
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Young woman fights off alleged abductor

An 18-year-old fought off a man who grabbed her on Park Street and attempted to abduct her on Sunday, April 21, police said.

Montclair Police Blotter, July 18

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, July 9—An employee at Pig and Prince Restaurant, 1 Lackawanna Plaza reported approximately $5,000 worth of alcohol and a clock worth approximately $100,000 was removed from the business. The incident is under investigation. Wednesday,...
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Montclair police, clergy setting up chaplain program

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Police Department will be adding some chaplains to its ranks. The department is bringing back a chaplain program as part of its community outreach efforts, as well as to assist during...

Township looking to file charges in dog road-rage incident

By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair authorities are planning to bring animal-cruelty charges against a man who pulled a small dog out of a vehicle and hurled it into traffic in a road-road incident...

BPU visits Montclair during tour of proposed microgrid sites

Montclair had a visit from members of the state Board of Public Utilities Wednesday afternoon as the township investigates the prospect of installing a microgrid: a backup grid that could supply power to key...

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...