Police: Man attempted to lure 12-year-old on Oakcroft Avenue

Police are investigating a report of an attempted luring incident involving a 12-year-old girl on June 11.
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In brief: Uptick in anti-police graffiti reported

Anti-police graffiti is cropping up throughout Montclair, with officials reporting three incidents over the last two weeks.
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No one injured in Central Avenue house fire

Montclair Deputy Fire Chief Robert Duncan said there were no injuries reported either to firefighters or civilians, and the investigation was ongoing as of Friday afternoon.

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: Entering into the ‘new normal’

As New Jersey hits the 100-day mark since the first positive COVID-19 resident was confirmed, Gov. Phil Murphy said the state is on the road back - but it will be a “new normal.”
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Montclair police blotter: June 10, 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.

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.

MHS students rally for Black Lives Matter and unity

MHS students brought a list of demands, to the Board of Education, and rallied and marched, in the Black Lives Matter Unity Walk on Sunday, June 7.

Photos: MHS Black Lives Matter Unity Walk

Montclair High School students organized a Black Lives Matter Unity protest and march on Sunday, June 7; more than 4,000 people participated.
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COVID-19: Stay-at-home order lifted

Today, June 9, the governor also raised the number of people allowed to gather both indoors and outdoors, and is allowing for certain outdoor activities to reopen, including pools.