Montclair couple a mystery to neighbors; police called to house on previous occasions

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsQuestions remain one week following the death of Angela Bledsoe, allegedly at the hands of her boyfriend James Ray.Funeral services for Bledsoe are planned at 11 a.m. Friday at Mt. Ennon Baptist...

Montclair talks pros, cons of legalizing recreational cannabis

BY ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsWith recreational marijuana use nearer to becoming legal in New Jersey, Montclair held a forum to discuss the pros and the cons to legally lighting up in the Garden State.On Feb. 26,...
Animal Shelter

Montclair Animal Shelter persists after fire

Linda Moss Moss@montclairlocal.news Nearly a year after a devastating fire, with repairs not completed yet, the Montclair Township Animal Shelter is soldiering on and successfully finding homes for dogs and cats. As part of its efforts,...

Montclair Avenue families ask permission to close off street on Halloween

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.newsmoss@montclairlocal.newsPleading that their street attracts more than 3,000 trick-or-treaters each year, a group of Montclair Avenue residents went to the Township Council Tuesday night to ask that their street...

Dog dies following attack on Mount Hebron Road

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA 4-year-old Zuchon-Shih Tzu-Bichon dog, Mochi, was attacked by an American bulldog Saturday, March 9, in the area of Mount Hebron Road and has since died from his injuries. The bulldog,...

Montclair man arrested for stabbing death of his father

A Montclair man has been arrested for the stabbing death of his father.

Winter storm: Montclair declares state of emergency

By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Township has declared a state of emergency effective 4 p.m. Thursday due to the winter storm hitting the region. The municipality also warned residents not to illegally deposit...
SAFE Streets

Are bike lanes stalling SAFE Streets in Montclair?

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair’s plan to implement SAFE Complete Streets, which could result in bike paths in some areas of town, has again been sent back to committee for further study.Planner Janice Talley told...

Woman injured when bus brakes suddenly in Montclair

A NJ Transit bus passenger had to be taken to the hospital Monday morning when the bus suddenly braked, causing her to be injured.Police Lt. David O’Dowd said that the passenger, an adult female,...

Montclair Police Blotter, Jan. 31

BURGLARY/ THEFT Tuesday, Jan. 22 — Attempted theft of a vehicle at Firestone on Bloomfield Avenue.  Two suspects entered a Mini Cooper, which had been left running in the parking lot. The suspects were unable...