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divisive attitudes

COVID-19: Murphy calls for end to divisive attitudes over vaccine

“Understanding everyone’s desire to get vaccinated as soon as possible, we understand people are anxious,” Health Commissioner Judith Persichilli said.

Celebrating rent control win on Church Street (Photos, Video)

Rent control proponents celebrated on Church Street on Saturday, Jan. 16.

Montclair has rent control after judge’s ruling

Rent control can go into effect in Montclair without first going to voters, an Essex County judge decided Friday, Jan. 15.

The challenge of getting vaccines to Montclair’s seniors

Two major hurdles: Limited supply of vaccines, and limited access to technology

Montclair basketball: Mountie boys look to take over Liberty Division

Montclair High School boys basketball is getting ready to take on the Liberty Division this year, while also dealing with COVID-19 protocols.

Bellevue group plans theater at Shore — swears it’s not done with Montclair

A plan for "The Bradley" sounds a lot like the one that just fell through for Montclair's Bellevue Theatre after years in the making.

Olympian Alexis Sablone is leaving a mark on Montclair’s skate park

Sablone, who visited this week, will be designing skateable sculptures for Rand Park, and whatever home Montclair skaters find next.
Renée Baskerville

Baskerville will not be running for NAACP president

Renee Baskerville’s bid for president of the Montclair NAACP has been pulled by the National NAACP, which has taken over the local election due to infighting.
rent freeze

Tenants, landlords urged to be honest in rent freeze reports

Montclair officials enacted a rent freeze last year to protect tenants during the economic downturn due to COVID-19. Now, a Landlord-Tenant Housing Advisory Committee official says that while some landlords have violated the ordinance, some tenants have filed false claims about landlords concerning the freeze. 
COVID vaccine senior citizens

COVID-19 vaccine opened up to senior citizens, people with underlying conditions

As of Jan. 13, a total of 264,681 vaccine doses had been administered, including 236,503 first doses and 28,045 second doses. The total is expected to go up “exponentially” over the next week, Murphy said.