spill

Crews contain sewage spill at Bonsal Preserve

 By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA woman enjoying a nature walk through the Alonzo F. Bonsal Preserve this past Sunday noticed a bad smell and cloudy water in the brook that runs through the property. She...

Montclair Water Bureau may add surcharge to pay for testing, mapping

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalMontclair’s water pipes, some of which are 150 years old, need to be mapped, and valves must be tested. Residents may see a surcharge as a result, town officials confirmed.The...
boil water

In brief: Residents asked to limit water use during repair work

The North Jersey District Water Supply Commission (NJDWSC) will be performing maintenance and repair work beginning Saturday evening, March 2,  through the morning of Sunday, March 3.Beginning Friday, March 1, customers may notice a...
utility

Power lines vs. tree canopy: Law would give utilities free rein on tree management

With more towns now treating their tree canopies as assets to be properly maintained, downed trees could become a main threat to power lines.