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Cuban Pete's locked down

Cuban Pete’s locked down by court order

On Monday morning, Oct. 26, county officials and police arrived at Cuban Pete's Restaurant and Tapas and put padlocks on its gates. 
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COVID-19: New Jersey in process of preparing vaccine distribution plan

The announcement on Oct. 26 comes as New Jersey sees new COVID-19 case numbers exceed 1,000 a day. Saturday, Oct. 24, saw the highest number of COVID-19 cases at 1,994 since early May. 

In brief: Tuers Park reopens after $390K renovation

The refurbished Tuers Park reopened on Tuesday, Oct. 20, after extensive improvements were completed.
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United Way transfers ownership to NJCC

The United Way has transferred ownership of the Mills Building on South Fullerton Avenue to New Jersey Community Capital (NJCC).
Halloween

New tricks for Halloween 2020, under COVID-19

Some Halloween events are canceled this year, but others are on, as Montclairians find ways to celebrate the spooky day.

Judge gives rent control opponents more time to cure petition

A New Jersey Superior Court has extended rent-control petitioners’ 10-day period to “cure” the signatures on their petition to force Montclair to put rent control to a public vote.
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Judy Weston leaves a legacy of scholars

Judy Weston, who died earlier this month at the age of 87, leaves behind a legacy of education through the Weston Science Scholars.

Quiet Montclair Group pushes to silence blowers through education, alternatives

This spring, as Peter Holm settled into a routine at home, he became increasingly aware of the constant parade of gas-powered leaf blowers buzzing outside his window.
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School reopening plans cause concerns for parents, teachers

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsOngoing frustrations over the Montclair schools’ reopening plan and a perceived lack of transparency and communication from the district took center stage at the Oct. 19 Board of Education meeting.After first announcing...
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COVID-19: Nonessential travel discouraged as cases, deaths continue to rise

New Jersey residents are advised to avoid all nonessential out-of-state travel and to exercise caution at indoor gatherings, as hospitalizations, deaths and the statewide positivity rate of COVID-19 continue to climb.