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Montclair ends sister city relationship with Cherepovets
Council, community divided on how best to move forward.
GOP candidates for House lining up (5 want to challenge Sherrill)
A recent redistricting process put more of Montclair into the 11th District, which in combination with other changes to the district borders helped strengthen Sherrill's standing against Republican challengers
In Ukraine, Montclair’s Mikie Sherrill saw a people’s resolve
“It’s heartbreaking to see what is happening now in the wake of having just been there — and knowing the places I visited are now rubble,” she said.
Turnout was low. Interest was high. What to learn from Montclair’s first (and off-cycle) school board election
What a quickly run race with a crowded field, held in March, does and doesn't tell us
Montclair March 2022 special school board election results: Dunn, Deysher take the win
The two candidates elected Tuesday will each serve a term of one year and nine months.
Montclair’s Annette Strickland honored as an advocate for equity
She was praised by Essex County commissioners for her leadership in the community.
Nia Gill vs. Richard Codey? Montclair’s move to new legislative district could set up the battle
Legislative redistricting sets up a potential showdown between a Montclair resident and a former governor with half a century in the Legislature.
Montclair mayor now expects referendum on rent control
Negotiations between tenants and landlords, looking to head off a referendum with a new ordinance all the parties could agree upon, fell apart last week.
Montclair’s Nia Gill wants investigation into NJ nursing home COVID deaths
Republicans have long sought to investigate Gov. Phil Murphy’s handling of COVID-19 in long-term care centers.
Plans would redraw the Fourth Ward — and Montclair leaders say that’s bad for diversity
Ward commissioners will meet this week, either to decide to keep a map already adopted Jan. 12, or to consider three proposals that would significantly reshape the south end of Montclair's political borders.