Exit poll: Montclair voters go for Murphy

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsBraving the brisk and rainy weather, Montclair residents came to the polls Tuesday to cast their ballots for governor, with New Jersey being only one of two states in the nation with...

Political potluck: Murphy candidacy prompts unease in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news On Cloverhill Place in Montclair, residents are apprehensive about the looming Nov. 7 gubernatorial election. They are part of a Democratic enclave, and they expect their party’s candidate, Phil Murphy, to win....

Furloughed workers share their stories in Montclair of government shutdown

Furloughed federal government workers met at the Montclair Bread Company to share their stories of living without paychecks on Friday, Jan. 18, the 28th day of the government shutdown.

Montclair’s Mikie Sherrill elected to U.S. Congress

By Jaimie Julia Winters  winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair's Mikie Sherrill has won the seat for New Jersey's 11th Congressional District. Sherrill, a Democrat, is a former U.S. Navy helicopter pilot and a former federal prosecutor and ran against...

Opinion: What happened to my father’s GOP?

By BOB RUSSOAs a teenager growing up in Newark in the 1950 and ’60s, I helped my father run his small business while attending great public schools. I saw him support President Dwight D....
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Campaign signs on Montclair High School lawn questioned

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsWho placed the campaign signs on the Montclair High School Lawn?  No one knows it seems, but it goes against township code.Signs supporting candidate Mikie Sherrill were placed on the Midland Avenue...

Murphy names Baskerville to transition team for health committee

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsGovernor-elect Phil Murphy has named Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renee Baskerviile to serve on his transition team regarding health care, the township said Monday.During the course of the next two months Baskerville, a...

Johnson wins hometown Montclair in gubernatorial primary

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair’s hometown gubernatorial candidate, Jim Johnson, got the overwhelming support of the township in Tuesday’s primary, garnering nearly 40 percent more votes than the winner for the Democratic nomination for governor, Phil Murphy. Johnson,...
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Price-posting ordinance pulled from council agenda

Following opposition from local merchants and her own belief that it just wasn’t ready for a vote, Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renée Baskerville withdrew a proposed ordinance on Tuesday night that would have required  service...
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News in brief: Jeh Johnson, Jim Axelrod at Temple Ner Tamid

Former Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson will be in dialogue with Jim Axelrod of CBS News on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 7:30 p.m., at Temple Ner Tamid, 936 Broad St., Boomfield.They will speak...