Should Y members get break on parking fees?

By Jaimie Julia Winters and Kelly NicholaidesResidents are not happy with a rise in parking fees at Montclair Parking facilities that hit in January. Rates went from 75 cents to $2 an hour at...
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Montclair not-for-profits apply for funds to continue good work

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalSeven civic groups and organizations asked Montclair for a combined $221,900 in grant funding for programs aimed at teaching financial literacy, lifting people out of poverty, mentoring, preventing homelessness, helping...

What the Use of Force report shows for Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIn 2016, use of force by police declined dramatically in Montclair.The number of use of force cases declined from 48 cases in 2015 to nine in 2016.Of Montclair’s 103 officers, 70 were...
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Police release composite sketch in Montclair attempted luring incident

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThe Montclair Police Department has released a composite sketch of a man believed to have been involved in an attempted luring incident earlier this week.On Jan. 2, an 11-year-old girl reported that...

Homeless man seen in Montclair High School auditorium lobby

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsA homeless man entered Montclair High School by an unsecured door Friday morning, district officials said.A student arriving at the school just before 7 a.m. on Jan. 4 spotted the man in...

Montclair Seniors in Taxis program will not run in 2019

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair’s Seniors in Taxis program has reached the end of the line.The township announced on Thursday that the pilot program for discounted taxi fares for senior citizens would not be continuing in...

Stair repairs needed at Nishuane, Montclair schools inspection finds

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThree staircases at Nishuane Elementary School were found to be in need of repairs and reinforcements in December.Montclair’s school buildings are undergoing inspections prompted by the partial collapse of a Montclair High...
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Montclair student approached in attempted luring incident

 By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsPolice and school district officials are alerting parents and students of a possible attempted luring on Alexander Avenue after a young girl reported being approached by a man asking her if she...

Montclair sees only five package thefts at holidays, police say

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsTis the season… for stolen packages, usually. But as of Dec. 28, the Montclair Police Department had received only five reports of package theft for November and December combined, said Montclair Police...

December 2018 property sales in Montclair

The following Montclair properties were reported sold during the month of December according to Zillow:Dec. 4—5 Roosevelt Place (2 bed, 1 bath), $330,000 Dec. 4—387 Upper Mountain Ave. (6 bed, 5 bath), $1.26 million Dec. 5—462...