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Suspect seeds arrive in Montclair

Montclairians have been receiving supicious seeds in boxes marked jewelry, from China.
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COVID-19: New Jersey sees upticks in daily cases, virus transmission rates

New Jersey has seen increases in daily positive cases, and in transmission and positivity rates, which officials attribute to an increase in house parties, and residents not wearing masks.

COVID-19: ‘We are back to where we were a month ago,’ says Murphy

Over the past four days, over 2,000 New Jerseyans have tested positive for COVID-19, some of whom can be traced to large indoor and outdoor gatherings.
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Montclair police blotter: July 29, 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.
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COVID-19: Murphy pleads for party hosts to use caution at gatherings

Gov. Phil Murphy pleaded with party hosts to be responsible when hosting gatherings, after a graduation party in Middletown is suspected of contributing to a local increase in cases, and after police in Jackson broke up a 700-person party over the weekend. 

COVID-19: Remote learning plan, today’s numbers

After advising last month that schools should be prepared to open in some capacity this fall, the New Jersey Department of Education issued guidance today, July 24, allowing parents to select full-time remote learning for their children in the 2020-2021 school year. 

Mask it up, Montclair!

As hundreds of Montclairians waited in line to be tested for COVID-19 at the Wally Choice Center in Glenfield Park last week, a “mask enforcement” team handed out masks and gave the 101 on wearing them, which is now required even outdoors.

Police reform vs. police defunding in Montclair

The movement calling for police reform, social justice and the defunding of police departments has come to the progressive town of Montclair in the wake of the killing of George Floyd.
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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. 
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Montclair police blotter: July 22, 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.