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Newsroom shooting victim once called Montclair home

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsOne of the five victims of the Capital Gazette shooting on Thursday, June 28, has ties to Montclair as a former resident, writer, member of the school community and congregant of a...

COVID-19: State gives projections with and without social distancing

The confirmed number of COVID-19 cases in Montclair has reached 79

Montclair Fire Department: Driver injured when tree falls on car in Glen Ridge

The Montclair Fire Department responded after a tree fell on a car in Glen Ridge, trapping the driver inside, during Tuesday's storm.Montclair Fire Deputy Chief Robert Duncan said Wednesday that the department got a...
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New bill could require schools to install panic buttons

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA new bill awaiting the governor’s signature will require public schools, including Montclair’s, to have silent alarms and emergency lights installed.The bill, known as Alyssa’s Law, cleared both the Assembly and the...

Belleville man taken to hospital after motor vehicle accident

A 77-year-old Belleville man was taken to the hospital with injuries following a motor vehicle accident Tuesday morning.Police Lt. David O’Dowd said that the man was turning onto South Fullerton Avenue from Plymouth Street...

Montclair resident Angela Bledsoe remembered for leadership skills, warmth

 By ERIN ROLL and JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS roll@montclairlocal.news winters@montclairlocal.news Angela Bledsoe made a difference during her time as a member of her university alumni association's executive board.She helped organize an alumni breakfast that was a fundraiser for...

Montclair police seek suspect in home burglary

The Montclair Police Department is seeking the public's help in identifying a suspect in a residential burglary on Friday, Sept. 1.Police were summoned to a residence on Watchung Avenue on a report of a...
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Montclair Police Blotter, Jan. 24

Arrest Tuesday, Jan. 15—A 31-year-old Delaware man was arrested and charged with two counts of receiving stolen property and possession of CDS. These charges are related to delivered package thefts in the Church Street area. Burglary/Theft Tuesday,...
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Montclair man charged with killing girlfriend arrested in Cuba on Oct. 28

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA Montclair man crossed the border into Mexico and caught a plane to Cuba after he allegedly shot his girlfriend at their shared home on North Mountain Avenue last month, according to...

COVID-19: Essex opens appointment-only testing site Thursday

Tomorrow, March 26, Essex County will open its first drive-through testing site in Weequahic Park, Newark, for Essex County residents who are COVID-19 symptomatic.