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Private schools begin announcing reopening, remote learning plans

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsAs Montclair’s public schools put together a reopening plan and await guidance from state and local health officials, the township’s private schools are beginning to announce their plans for fall. While public schools...
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COVID-19: State launches new contact tracing dashboard

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsNew Jersey health officials emphasized the importance of testing and tracing in the state’s fight against COVID-19 Friday, urging residents to get tested and to cooperate with health authorities if a contact...
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Architectural survey of Estate section moves ahead

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair is moving ahead with its survey of the Estate section, site of some of the township’s largest and oldest houses, with the possibility of declaring it a Local Landmark area. In April,...

Montclair football gets head start as other MHS teams look to Aug 17

Montclair coaches can get back to work on Aug. 17, but the MHS football team labeled themselves a club for the summer to get a head start.
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Senior groups protest town’s decision not to consider United Way as senior center site

In an announcement Wednesday, township officials cited “financials proposed by the United Way representative far [exceeding] comparable market norms for municipal facilities and what the Township could afford – even prior to the pandemic” in their decision.
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DeCamp to suspend bus service indefinitely starting Aug. 7

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsDeCamp Bus Lines will be suspending bus service indefinitely starting this Friday, Aug. 7, as a result of lower ridership since the outbreak of COVID-19, the Montclair-based transit company announced Wednesday. Jonathan DeCamp,...
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COVID-19: Officials warn power restoration after Isaias could take time

At the height of the storm, 1.4 million residents were without power, said Joe Fiordaliso, president of the Board of Public Utilities. 

Montclair deals with aftermath of Tropical Storm Isaias

In Montclair, 4,278 are without power, 50 trees fell and 120 power lines were downed due to the arrival of Tropical Storm Isaiah on Aug 4, 2020.
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Pods and distance: Shakespeare Theatre opens up

Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey uses pre-reserved, widely spaced pods and painted Xs to ensure safety for their charming short plays.
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Photos: Isaias does damage in Montclair

Hurricane Isaias touched down today, and did some damage in Montclair.