Four units proposed for Orange Road vacant lot zoned for single family

A developer wants to build a pair of two-family homes on a sliver of vacant land on Orange Road sandwiched between the Willowmere Court apartments and two residences owned by the Mental Health Association of Essex County. 

Montclair Soccer: Mountie girls beat Mount St. Dominic, 3-1, head to ECT finals

The Montclair High School girls soccer team punched their ticket to the Essex County Tournament final with a 3-1 win over Mount St. Dominic on Tuesday, Oct. 15.

Local org sponsors education in Kenya

Sayydah Garrett of Glen Ridge formed the Pastoralist Child Foundation, which raises money for girls' education in Kenya. Fundraise tomorrow night.
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Montclair schools get good score on special education compliance

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair received a perfect score on a special education compliance report from the New Jersey Department of Education.The report comes five years after Montclair and 75 other New Jersey districts were placed...

Montclair Police Blotter: Nov. 7, 2019

ARRESTS Wednesday, Oct. 30—A 40-year-old Clifton man was charged with driving while intoxicated on Bloomfield Avenue.Wednesday, Oct. 30—A 61-year-old Montclair man was charged with theft on Trinity Place after he reportedly was found to be...

Thoughtful Montclair gifts that give back

We scoured the area for gifts that are Montclair-related, and some that even give back to local not-for-profits.

Culture in brief : Opera Theatre presents ‘Amahl’

Opera Theatre of Montclair presents "Amahl and the Night Visitors" tomorrow, Thursday, Dec. 5, as part of Free First Thursday at MAM.

Childhood vaccine bill could bar non-medical exemptions in New Jersey

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsNew Jersey is getting close to revising its law on student vaccine exemptions for religious reasons, but the debate is not without controversy.The measure passed the state Assembly on Monday, Dec. 16,...
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Mice causing problems at Montclair High School, staff say

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsStaff at Montclair High School have reported that mice have been seen running through the school in significant numbers during the fall months, and that the level of mice is enough to...

Deer culling begins at Hilltop, South Mountain

The 2020 Essex County Deer Management Program in Essex County South Mountain Reservation and Essex County Hilltop Reservation began this month.