No one injured in Montclair residential fire

No one was reported to be injured when a fire broke out at an Elmwood Avenue residence Monday afternoon.Deputy Chief Robert Duncan said Tuesday that crews had been summoned to Elmwood Avenue at 1:20...

State law details remedies for filing false police reports

Residents are calling on the Montclair Council to enact a law creating penalties for anyone guilty of making a false police report or calling 911 to make a false claim against a neighbor.
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COVID-19: Holiday season could be a difficult one, officials say

State epidemiologist Christina Tan said it is still too early to tell if the Thanksgiving holiday would result in a spike, since the incubation period for the virus is 14 days. But she said that is a concern that has been on the minds of health officials.

COVID-19: Cases climb in Essex, with two deaths reported

Twelve more Essex County cases of COVID-19 were announced Wednesday, March 18, as the number of statewide cases nearly doubled overnight.

COVID-19: Second, third Montclair residents test positive

Two more Montclair residents were diagnosed with the novel coronavirus COVID-19, the township announced Friday afternoon.

Montclair introduces draft of safe streets plan

Montclair is rolling out a plan to make the township's streets safer and more user-friendly, with possibilities of infrastructure upgrades on high-traffic streets and increased education and enforcement.The township has released a draft plan of...
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COVID-19: Murphy denounces McConnell, proposed federal spending plan

“This is a slap in the face of every governor across the country, Republican and Democrat, who have shouldered the burden of this pandemic,” Murphy said. 

Montclair police blotter: Oct. 31, 2020

The police blotter is provided to Montclair Local at the discretion of the Montclair Police Department and may not reflect the complete scope of police activity.

Montclair Police Blotter, June 13

BURGLARY/THEFT Tuesday, June 4—Theft of the contents of a delivered package containing a baby monitor from Forest Street. Wednesday, June 5—Theft of a bicycle from a garden shed on Orange Road. The shed door was pried...
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Petition: Harrison Avenue and Llewellyn Road intersection needs traffic light

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair resident has launched a petition to have a traffic light installed at the intersection of Llewellyn Road and Harrison Avenue.In the petition posted on on Oct. 22, Joni Mintz...