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Montclair kicks off collection drive for Puerto Rico
Montclair kicks off collection drive for Puerto Rico
By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair has launched a collection drive to assist help those affected by Hurricane Maria, which has devastated Puerto Rico, the township said Wednesday. Mayor Robert Jackson, the Township Council, the Montclair Police, Fire and Health departments, the Montclair Public Library, Bloomfield, Newark and Essex County of Essex are seeking donated items to send to
Woman injured, light pole knocked over in Montclair accident
Woman injured, light pole knocked over in Montclair accident
A woman was taken to the hospital following a motor vehicle accident, which also knocked over a light pole, in Montclair Wednesday morning. Police Lt. David O’Dowd said that a 65-year-old Montclair man was traveling east on Union Street when his vehicle collided with one driven by a 33-year-old woman from East Orange, who was traveling north on South Fullerton Avenue. T...
Township guidelines are in the works for community gardens
Township guidelines are in the works for community gardens
By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news  Montclair may soon set guidelines for community gardens on municipal property, establishing regulations for such sites. The Township Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs Advisory Board has compiled a list of requirements and parameters that it would like mandated by the township for community gardens, Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renée Baskerville said Tuesday
Massive crowd welcomes Hillary Clinton to Montclair’s Watchung Booksellers
Massive crowd welcomes Hillary Clinton to Montclair’s Watchung Booksellers
By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The line literally stretched around the block — and well beyond — for Hillary Rodham Clinton’s book signing at Watchung Booksellers Tuesday evening. The former secretary of state, first lady and presidential candidate was in Montclair as part of the book tour for “What Happened,” her account of the results and aftermath of the 2016 presidential election. Watc
Planning board gives final OK to Seymour St. redevelopment
Planning board gives final OK to Seymour St. redevelopment
Renderings of the redevelopment of Seymour Street that the Township Planning Board was given during hearings on the project. LINDA MOSS/STAFF By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A project by the Wellmont Theater that's envisioned as a regional arts and entertainment mecca, and as a boon to downtown Montclair, got the final go-ahead it needed on Monday night from the Township Planning Board... R

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