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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...

In Brief: Information session planned on upcoming train changes

Representative Mikie Sherrill will host a NJ Transit Information Session on Wednesday, May 29, at Buzz Aldrin Middle School in Montclair due to the impending commuter changes planned for this summer. Sherrill will be...
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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.

Montclair tops 25 towns in downtown trash efficiency

There are now 70 Bigbelly bins in Montclair at a yearly cost of $121,106.
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Sewer rates rise, water fees remain flat

Sewer rates went up by about 16.5 percent this year for the average Montclair household, water rates did not.
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Warning: Water company issues ‘cloudy’ water alert

Montclair's water provider, North Jersey District Water Supply Commission, recently failed to filter its water supply correctly, according to release issued by the commission on May 22."We routinely monitor your water for turbidity (cloudiness)....
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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.
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Water Commission responds to Bonsal tree clearing

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

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.

In brief: Bay Street night, weekend rates drop

The night and weekend hourly parking rate will go from $2 to $1 at the Bay Street parking deck.