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Montclair ambulance crew members join hurricane relief team in Virgin Islands

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree Montclair EMTs are in the Caribbean to help with recovery efforts from this fall’s hurricanes.The Montclair Ambulance Unit is one of several first responder teams from New Jersey that have sent...

BPU visits Montclair during tour of proposed microgrid sites

Montclair had a visit from members of the state Board of Public Utilities Wednesday afternoon as the township investigates the prospect of installing a microgrid: a backup grid that could supply power to key...

Vehicle overturns on Valley Road in Montclair

A rollover accident on Valley Road on Monday blocked off part of the street for a period of time.Police Lt. David O’Dowd said that about 1:55 p.m., a 30-year-old Montclair woman had been driving...

Two injured when senior care van, ambulance collide in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAt least two people were injured when a senior care van and a transport ambulance collided at the intersection of Greenwood and Claremont avenues Thursday afternoon.Police Lt. David O’Dowd said Friday that...

Teen bicyclist struck by vehicle on Bellevue Avenue

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsA 14-year-old boy riding a bike across Bellevue Avenue was struck by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon in Upper Montclair, police said Thursday.A 41-year-old Verona man was driving east on Bellevue Avenue when...

FBI releases 2016 crime data for Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair saw a slight uptick both in violent crime and property crime in 2016, according to statistics released last week by the FBI.At Montclair State University, however, most varieties of crime either...

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...

Montclair dog-throwing incident to go to grand jury

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe case of a Montclair man accused of animal cruelty in a July road-range incident will be referred to a grand jury, an Essex County Superior Court judge said Friday.Marc Dionne made...

Montclair to discuss possible 30 mph speed limit on Grove

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsFollowing a fatal accident on Grove Street, a county road, in June, the Township Council will discuss lowering the speed limit on that street to 30 mph at its first meeting in...

Investigation continues into Hillside locker accident

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair is continuing to investigate an incident in which a section of conjoined lockers fell on a Hillside student.The student had to be taken to the hospital following the Sept. 16 incident,...