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Republicans want NJ Supreme Court to toss tiebreaker’s new explanation for redistricting
The new map leaves most of Montclair's the Fourth Ward in Donald Payne's 10th District, and moves more of the township into Mikie Sherrill's 11th.
League of Women Voters aims to hold Montclair school board forum Feb. 17
Two seats will be up for election March 8.
Montclair mayor’s State of the Township address Tuesday
The meeting will be broadcast live on TV34 and simulcast on the Montclair Government YouTube channel.
As expected, Scutari defeats Montclair’s Gill for senate president
Democrats had already chosen Scutari in closed-door proceedings several weeks ago.
For some Montclair businesses, the coronavirus surge is just too much
Mike Guerriero, owner of Guerriero’s Gelato, and Rachel Wyman, owner of Montclair Bread Company, say they want to see more support from local officials as they're overwhelmed by constant staff exposures to coronavirus.
Tougher anti-bullying bill ‘Mallory’s Law’ now awaits Murphy’s signature
The bill has made it through both the state Senate and Assembly.
More of Montclair moving into 11th Congressional District, Fourth Ward stays in 10th
New Congressional District maps shore up support for Mikie Sherrill in the 11th, but give Tom Malinowski a tougher battle in the 7th.
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.