Brief: School bus safety initiative launched

The Montclair Police Department Traffic Bureau has spent the last few months working on a School Bus Safety initiative, with the goal to address the ongoing safety issues and concerns in Montclair and across...

What’s in store at Lidl? Going inside ahead of Lackawanna move

 By Jaimie Julia Winters and Adam Anik winters@montclairlocal.newsWhen Lackawanna developer Robert Schmitt of Hampshire Cos. announced the potential new supermarket tenant for the fourth ward last week, some were skeptical, if not confused.Comments from...

Special bonds: Montclairites celebrate their special friendships

Compiled and photographed by Kate Albright  for Montclair LocalPhotographer Kate Albright met with and photographed locals to get their sweet stories on their “true loves.” The following stories celebrate the special bonds between these friendships.Elodie...

Lackawanna development approved, Lidl supermarket named as tenant

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsThe Lackawanna Plaza developers got their development and the Fourth Ward will get its supermarket, but it will come at the cost of the train platforms at the historical 1913 Lackawanna...

Montclair’s Safe Streets Implementation Plan stalled for over a year

A plan to implement safer streets and create easy alternatives to cars in Montclair has remained stalled for over a year.

Montclair Swimming: Mounties swim well early in the season

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair High School swimming teams have been fast off the blocks this season, with the girls winning all eight of their dual matches and the boys winning their first seven before...
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Town stops MC Hotel rooftop construction

By Jaimie Julia Winters  winters@montclairlocal.newsRooftop construction at the MC Hotel has been halted after the town discovered that mechanicals had been placed in an area not approved by the town.“There is an issue that mechanical...

Montclair Basketball: Mounties stumble hard against Seton Hall – Recap

by Andrew Gardagarda@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair High School boys basketball team was off to a solid start to the season, but with the new year, have come several missteps. First a close 79-72 loss to American...

Montclair holds party for fire victims, firefighters

By Wilma A. Hurwitz, Photos By Kate Albright for the Montclair LocalAbout 100 people gathered for an evening of food, drinks and dancing at Ruthie’s BBQ & Pizza on Wednesday night. For seven of...
Montclair tree lighting

PHOTOS/ VIDEO: Montclair tree lighting brings cheer, with carols, Santa and s’mores

Montclair held its annual tree lighting on Friday, Dec. 7 on Church Street. The event featured caroling by the Fabulous Fezziwigs, ice sculptures, fire pits for roasting marshmallows and making s'mores, hot cocoa stations...