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Wednesday, vote will decide if Montclair has one or two Congress members for the next decade
Right now, the north end of Montclair is in the largely white, largely affluent 11th. The southern end is in the majority Black 10th. A vote Wednesday morning could put it all in the 11th or change the dividing line.
Montclair to consider indoor mask mandate — vote expected Tuesday night
Cases in Montclair have risen sharply in recent weeks — with 52 new cases Monday, and 222 over the week, according to the township tracking. By contrast, on Nov. 20, there were just three new cases, and 29 in the week leading up to that date.
Montclair school board will seek someone to fill the late Alfred Davis Jr.’s seat
It's unclear what happens once the role is filled — for instance, whether that person will serve until March or November.
New 10,000 square foot Wally Choice center eyed for Glenfield Park
The existing building would remain open until construction is completed.
Should Montclair all be in one Congressional district? Arguments of race, interest, politics
Montclair is split between the 10th and 11th Congressional Districts. A candidate for the 10th says that's a good thing for Black representation, but others say there are benefits to a one Congress member looking out for whole township.
Montclair township attorney resigns, apologizes for calling Black official ‘three-fifths of a human’
The resignation also comes on the heels of the township losing its lengthy legal fight over a rent control ordinance.
Rent control referendum likely, after Montclair’s loss in appeals court
Judges rule clerk acted "capriciously" in tossing out electronic signatures that didn't match handwritten ones from voter rolls.
Reasons Montclair voters chose to have an elected school board
Activists and community leaders point to changing demographics, dissatisfaction with the status quo and Mayor Sean Spiller's role as the NJEA head.
Montclair’s Nia H. Gill to run for Senate president
Faces Scutari (D-22) in wake of Sweeney defeat.