Earlier this week, we reported on the plans for the Montclair parklets  this summer. A “parklet” – a mini-temporary park that can fit in any on-street parking space – offers a quiet spot for people to...
climate change

Montclair High Students rally against climate change

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.newsChants of “Climate change is not a lie! Do not let our planet die!” and “Hey ho, hey ho, climate change has to go!” could be heard on the streets of...

Purim is a carnival of identity

The Jewish holiday of Purim investigates identity. Purim carnivals will take place this Sunday, March 17; the holiday begins Wednesday.
South End

Town extends no-knock down moratorium another 30 days

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair officials today, March 15, extended its halt on issuing demolition permits on one, two, three and four family homes.Officials first issued the moratorium on Feb. 15 due to public outcry...

Montclair bond ordinance includes street paving, ambulance rebuild

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair wants to re-pave and re-curb several of its streets, buy new segways for the Montclair Police Department, rebuild an ambulance and some snow plows, and buy new trucks for the Department...

Traffic alert: Bloomfield Ave. Bridge repairs to shut down lanes beginning tonight, March 14

Preparing for summertime construction lane reductions, the Bloomfield Avenue bridge will experience overnight lane closures on Bloomfield Avenue beginning tonight, March 14, through the early morning hours.Beginning at 9 p.m., Thursday, March 14, until...

Municipal budget reflects no municipal tax increase

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsResidents will not see a tax increase in their municipal tax bill for 2019.The introduced $91,112,587 municipal budget carries the same tax rate as last year at $0.783 per $100...
left-hand turn

Left-hand turns debate: Planning board advised to revisit

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairocal.newsThe council, concerned with long backups and pedestrian safety, is directing the planning board to revisit Lackawanna Plaza traffic plans that include left-hand turns in and out of a planned supermarket...
Gregory Walker

Classical music review: peace and serenity at Montclair Orchestra

Montclair Orchestra's "Lyric" concert, honoring the late George Walker, was "a treat in every way," writes Elizabeth Oguss.

St. Patrick’s Day: Old green deal

Everyone's Irish on St. Patrick's Day. Here's a list of events, beginning Thursday, March 14, lasting through the day that's in it, Sunday, March 17.