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COVID-19: Social distancing means postponed memorials, small graveside services

The coronavirus pandemic has impacted every facet of life, and the rituals of saying final goodbyes are no exception.

Montclair prepares for COVID-19 spread in New Jersey

New Jersey confirmed its first case of COVID-19 on Tuesday, March 3.

Montclair Fire Department: Driver injured when tree falls on car in Glen Ridge

The Montclair Fire Department responded after a tree fell on a car in Glen Ridge, trapping the driver inside, during Tuesday's storm.Montclair Fire Deputy Chief Robert Duncan said Wednesday that the department got a...
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Montclair prepares for winter storms

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair's department of public works is readying for two winter storms predicted for tonight, Thursday, and again Saturday evening.After an early November snowstorm caused road backups, long commutes and stranded vehicles,...

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...

Push for temporary biking, walking paths as more people take to the streets during...

As more Montclairians are biking and walking the streets since the pandemic hit, Bike&Walk Montclair wants to temporarily transform some residential and business district roads and sidewalks into walking and biking paths. 

COVID-19: As we open up, get tested, contact tracing effort will increase, says governor

Tomorrow, June 11, will mark the 100th day since the first New Jersey resident tested positive for COVID-19.
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Montclair police blotter: Aug. 13, 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.

Panel: Opioid crisis poses challenge for law enforcement, counselors

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Police Det. Sgt. Charles Cunningham described the pain of losing a loved one to drug abuse, and several others had tragic tales to tell on Thursday night, too.During an “Opioid Crisis”...

Police investigating two accidents in four days involving children

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsPolice are investigating two pedestrian accidents involving children over the past week, both near schools.A four-year-old boy sustained minor injuries after being grazed by a car near Nishuane on Friday, May 4,...