Town Square: A breakdown of the ballot questions

This year voters will see three questions on the ballot. The following was compiled by the League of Women Voters of Montclair. 

Town Square: Believe in and support your Montclair Local

Town Square: Believe in and support your Montclair Local

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...

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: A movement, not a moment

In order for the district to address the institutional racism that exists in our town, we must include as many voices and perspectives of black individuals as possible. There is so much that still needs to be said, so I wish everyone reading the love and liberation needed to hear us and fight alongside us.

Town square: Honoring and connecting, with a bench

Due of COVID-19, Lauren Kiesewetter had to cancel her late husband Theo's Celebration of Life. Now, she connects to him when she sits on his bench.

Opinion: A note from Montclair Local founder Heeten Choxi

by HEETEN CHOXI Co-founder and publisher, Montclair LocalAs a founder of Montclair Local, I’ve seen every week in our paper what makes this a great town. I’ve also seen issues and opportunities for us to...

Town Square: Want a walkable, bikeable Montclair? There’s a plan for that

By JOHN SULLIVANThe author is president of Bike&Walk Montclair, an advocacy group for policies focused on improving conditions for pedestrians and bicyclists.On May 3, slates for the Montclair 2020 Municipal election came together to...

OPINION: Mayor Jackson endorses Spiller, slate in Montclair’s municipal election

by MAYOR ROBERT JACKSONI am proud to endorse the Montclair 2020 Team in this year’s municipal election.After reviewing platforms and the candidate forum, I am convinced that this Team is best positioned to carry...