Montclairvoyant weighs in on a big bento box of leadership discord, dysfunction, and disappointment.
Musings on municipal government and more from Montclairvoyant.
The Montclairvoyant’s musings on local government and events.
This week, MontClairVoyant focuses on the short-term rentals at MC Residences and the building’s affordable housing.
Residents in the Passaic region have endured the consequences of river pollution for far too long.
After completing what you thought was the final draft of this column yesterday, councilor-at-large Peter Yacobellis announced he was no longer running for mayor. Reaction?
DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Before you comment on the intense discussions of leaf blowers, Lackawanna Plaza, the municipal clerk, and civility at August 15’s Township Council meeting, can you focus on a […]
As someone who spends a lot of time with college students, I wanted to share some advice for first-year students.
DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, I hear you wrote a draft of this column last weekend before it was reported that interim township manager Joseph Hartnett had died. Did you do a […]
“The argument that Montclair is losing quaintness suggests that quaintness could ever be found at the intersection of Grove and Bloomfield avenues,” Stuart Rubin writes.
DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, A major court case has begun in Newark, and defendant Montclair and its legal representation are looking pretty pathetic so far. Agree? Sincerely, Not a High Bar Agree. […]
“The passage of a 2023-24 budget by the Board of Education, which included significant job cuts, has left even some longtime residents wondering what is going on with a school district that has long been a source of pride and a draw for new arrivals,” Sergio González writes.
“On Tuesday, June 6, Democratic voters in Legislative District 27 have a surprise on their ballot: contested races!”
DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Last Thursday, May 18, more than 400 Montclair High students walked out to protest the school district’s $5.5-million budget cut that is causing many teacher layoffs and other […]