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Gray Street residents protest small cells on their block

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair Local As telecommunications companies strive to keep up with bandwidth demands, small cell equipment are popping up on telephone poles where the company is adding fiber optics to improve signals. A...

Deal to supply Glen Ridge development with water tabled

The 110-unit housing complex at 277 Baldwin Ave. in Glen Ridge cannot connect new water lines since the town is at “insufficient capacity” and is asking Montclair to supply its water.
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Water Commission responds to Bonsal tree clearing

Water commission maintains it does need a permit to maintain easement.

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

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair Local Montclair’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...
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Water Commission to remediate, put up fences at Bonsal

The North Jersey District Water Supply Commission (NJDWSC) will build two fences on its properties adjacent to the Alfonzo F. Bonsal Preserve.
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Crews contain sewage spill at Bonsal Preserve

  By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news A 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...
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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.