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County approves lower speed limit on Grove Street in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsGrove Street’s speed limit will be reduced to 30 miles per an hour.The Board of Chosen Freeholders voted on Wednesday, April 11, to lower the speed limit for the street’s entire length...

Montclair continues cleaning up from floods

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair is still assessing the damage throughout the township caused by unexpected, heavy flooding on Aug. 11.Montclair, as a flood-affected area, is eligible for disaster relief from FEMA, according to an announcement...
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Parents seek traffic calming measures at Bellevue, Upper Mountain

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalDozens of vehicles will pass through the intersection of Bellevue and Upper Mountain avenues before motorists allow pedestrians — many of whom are students — to cross, a resident told...

Police nab man who could have burglarized 50 Montclair homes

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA former Montclair resident has been arrested in connection with 50 residential burglaries and attempted burglaries — some while the residents were at home — in the South-west and northern sections...

Two more Montclair clergy identified in abuse report

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree months after the Archdiocese of Newark released a report identifying six clergy with Montclair ties who had been accused of sexual abuse, a New Jersey law firm has identified two more,...
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After recent shootings, anti-gun violence group calls for stricter laws, students to update mural...

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree recent mass shootings Texas, Ohio and California are having a resonating effect in Montclair, including among residents advocating for stricter gun control measures and those attempting to memorialize those lost to...

Police arrest five after high-speed chase that ends on parkway

Montclair police apprehended five Elizabeth and Newark residents who allegedly attempted burglarizing a car parked behind Grove Street Liquors, then fled, resulting in a high speed police chase ending on the Garden State Parkway, on Wednesday, Oct. 16.
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Two girls report man approaching them in minivan

Police are investigating after two 11-year-old girls claimed that a man driving a minivan, and not wearing pants, approached them and asked for directions.The two girls were heading home from school in the area...
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COVID-19: Residents told to stay home unless necessary to go out

New Jersey residents are urged to stay home unless it is necessary to leave the house, as Gov. Phil Murphy announced that all non-essential businesses will close beginning at 9 p.m. Saturday, March 21, to battle the COVID-19 virus.
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COVID-19: No normal gatherings “for foreseeable future,” Murphy says

New Jersey is nowhere near ready to let up on social distancing because of the COVID-19 outbreak, Gov. Phil Murphy said on Wednesday, April 15.