Town Square: 5/18/17

By Aimee Huber, executive director of First Choice Women's Resource Center and Gina Shaw As the parent of a Hillside student who will be attending Glenfield in the fall, I was shocked and appalled to...

Cutting Montclair funds puts Bellevue Ave. branch in danger (Town square)

Writer Cordelia Siporin says the funding level shows "a disturbing lack of leadership, poor priorities and an embarrassingly bad sense of optics and timing."
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Town Square: A primer on Montclair government

Montclair voters will vote for a mayor and council in the township's municipal elections, which will be held via mail-in ballot on May 12.

Town Square: 3/9/17

Editor’s note: The Montclair Local attempted to reach Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen by email and phone but as of press time, had not received a reply. The editors hope he will accept our invitation to...

TOWN SQUARE: Our grandparents rose to the occasion, we can too

On Oct. 12, 1918, the Montclair Times published the State Health Department’s recommendations to contain the spread of the Spanish Flu.

We should prioritize Black, brown, Indigenous people for vaccines (Town Square)

Dr. Renée Baskerville proposes a campaign for Montclair: 'We’re Going to Be … COVID FREE!'

Montclair, I’m listening for your voices (Letter from the new editor)

New Montclair Local editor Louis C. Hochman has a lot of work ahead to earn your trust and your partnership. He's excited to take it on.
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OPINION: Montclair needs to move to an elected Board of Education

by ERIK D'AMATO special to Montclair LocalAs of this week Montclair has a new mayor, a new superintendent of schools, and a new search for a high school principal. But unlike the overwhelming majority of...

Town Square: 6/15/17

By Elizabeth Voltman Ubuntu is a South African term that the Oxford English Dictionary defines as a quality that includes the essential human virtues, especially compassion and humanity. On Wednesday, June 7, Ubuntu permeated Montclair...

Opinion: Students amplify anti-racism demands

by ALIYAH ANDREWS, ISIS AREVALO, MIKEE ELLIS and GENESIS WHITLOCK Special to Montclair LocalThis piece is part of our "Town Square" opinion essay section. The writers are organizers of Black Lives Matter Montclair.Over the past...