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Montclair joins Bloomfield Ave. pedestrian-safety initiative

Essex County and six of its municipalities, including Montclair, are teaming up with the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority to try to reduce the number of accidents involving pedestrians on bustling Bloomfield Avenue. The joint...
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Township swears in 10 police chaplains

The Township Council on Tuesday night swore in nine chaplains, representing various faiths, as part of a new Montclair Police Department program.The police chaplains, clergymen and -women, represent houses of worship throughout Montclair.Police Chief...
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Police investigating smashed windows at Valley Road businesses

Police are investigating after at least two Valley Road businesses found their windows smashed last weekend. According to the Montclair Police Department, the front windows at Ashtanga Yoga and the Sunshine Sam toy store were...

Fire breaks out at Montague Place home

No one was injured in an early-morning fire on Montague Place on Thursday. The Montclair Fire Department received a call about the fire at 1:42 a.m., according to a notice released by the department. Units...
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Police investigating robbery at Grove Street convenience store

Police are investigating a robbery that occurred at a Montclair convenience store on Wednesday. According to a statement from the Montclair Police Department, a man entered the Grove Convenience Store, 133 Grove St., just after...
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No one injured in Mission Street, Waterbury Road house fires

No one was hurt in either of two house fires that took place in Montclair on Easter Sunday, officials said. The first fire occurred at a two-family home on Mission Street around 9 a.m., according...
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Police urge residents to lock doors, windows after burglaries

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsPolice are investigating a series of residential burglaries in Montclair’s southwest corner. The Montclair Police Department sent out an advisory to residents on Thursday reporting that there have been at least 12 reported...
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New ladder truck for Montclair Fire Department

The Montclair Fire Department unveiled on Tuesday a new firefighting apparatus addition to its fleet – a Pierce Arrow XT 105’ Aerial Ladder Truck. The unveiling took place at a dedication ceremony at Fire...
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Township to review parking facilities

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The township’s utility official plans to evaluate the physical condition of the municipal parking facilities, including the Crescent and Bay Street decks, and to recommend that the contract for operating the locations...

Woman found dead in Montclair apartment

Authorities are investigating after a woman was found dead in a Montclair apartment earlier this week. Police were called to the woman’s apartment on Grove Street on Sunday. Essex County Assistant Prosecutor Thomas Fennelly said Friday...