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COVID-19: More New Jerseyans getting tested

New Jersey has exceeded its goal of conducting 20,000 residents per day by the end of this month.

Montclair’s Code Enforcement Supervisor responds to Pinelands forest fire

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair's Code Enforcement Supervisor and firefighter Mike Reed is on the scene helping out Burlington and Ocean counties fire departments battle the blaze that spread to 10,0000 acres by yesterday afternoon....
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Montclair mourns loss of Terry Demming, 7, son of former council member

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair community is mourning the loss of seven-year-old Terry Demming, known as the “funniest boy in class and a great friend,” who died over the July 4 weekend.Terry Demming drowned in...

As residents try to keep COVID at bay, poisonings are on the rise

Poison control centers are reporting a 20 percent increase in calls related to exposures from household cleaning products and disinfectants compared to last year, according to state officials. 
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Montclair pedestrian injured on Grove Street

 A Montclair man was struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Grove Street and Gordonhurst Avenue on Tuesday morning.The 53-year-old man was walking west on Gordonhurst Avenue toward Grove Street at about 8:56...

NJ Transit, Montclair to conduct emergency drill Saturday

 The NJ Transit Police Department's Office of Emergency Management and township responders will conduct a training exercise Saturday at the Upper Montclair Train Station between 8 a.m. and noon, the transit agency said Thursday.Residents and commuters...

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. 

Montclair Police Blotter, Sept. 12

ARRESTS Saturday, Sept. 7—A 39-year-old Orange man was arrested on Orange Road and charged with three counts of burglary after it was determined that he had entered several vehicles. Possible thefts included over $35 in...
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In brief: Enrollment open for Montclair Citizen Police Academy

The Montclair Police Department is now enrolling residents for the 2020 Citizen Police Academy.
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Mayor wants safety concerns at apartment complex addressed

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalUnion Gardens at 50 Greenwood Ave. has been the site of 30 police responses in 2017 and 22 in 2018 — the latter including the township’s third homicide of 2018....