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Montclair Elected Officials Petition for Reelection

January 25, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair elected officials collected petitions at the Montclair Municipal clerk’s office to garner support in Montclair’s upcoming municipal election, taking place May ...

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Food & Drink

Chipotle Restaurants Will Close on Feb. 8 for Company-Wide Food Safety Meeting

January 17, 2016

NATIONAL -- Chipotle will close all of its 2,000 stores on Feb. 8 for a company-wide meeting on food safety, CEO Steve Ells announced this week. The popular Mexican food chain will implement a ...

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Water Main Break on Walnut Street; Delays Expected

January 28, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Township of Montclair has issued an announcement informing residents of a water main break on Walnut Street at the intersection of Forest Street.  Walnut Street is closed ...

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Giving Back

Veterans Clothing Depot to Host Grand Opening, Feb. 18

February 11, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Veterans and their family members will benefit from a new initiative geared toward providing them with gently used or new clothing items for those seeking employment.  The ...

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Health & Wellness

NJ Physician Downplays Potential Impact of Zika Virus in New Jersey as State and Local Agencies Prepare

February 4, 2016

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta has confirmed several dozen cases of the rapidly-spreading Zika virus in the United States and a New Jersey physician says ...

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Law & Justice

Preservationists Fighting to Save Mansion Say Doris Duke Wouldn't Approve of Demolition Plans

February 9, 2016

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - A determined group of preservationists working to prevent the demolition of the Doris Duke estate says the wealthy heiress did much during her lifetime to demonstrate that she ...

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Religions and Spirituality

Hundreds Gather in Montclair to Celebrate the Dream of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

January 19, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Hundreds of Montclair community members gathered with local community and spiritual leaders to celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. at Union Baptist Church of ...

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Martin Brodeur's Jersey Retired by New Jersey Devils

February 10, 2016

NEWARK, NJ - The New Jersey Devils honored goaltender Martin Brodeur, a longtime local resident, before its 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers Tuesday night at the Prudential Center. The ...

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Home & Garden

Will Essex County Get an Early Spring with Groundhogs tied at 2-2 and Snow Predicted from Monday to Wednesday?

February 8, 2016

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The annual day set aside to predict the arrival of spring fell on last Tuesday. According to folklore, if a groundhog sees his shadow, there will be six more weeks of ...

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Open Your Mouth and Say “Ugh”

I love garlic. I love roasted garlic, sautéed with olive oil, and mixed into just about everything except chocolate. I don’t think this is a bad thing. In addition to tasting ...

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Upcoming Events

Thu, February 11, 6:00 PM

The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster

Dallas Piotrowski: Selected Works, Nature, and a ...

Arts & Entertainment

Thu, February 11, 7:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Open Book Open Mind Conversation with Rod Nordland

Arts & Entertainment Law & Justice


Thu, February 11, 7:30 PM

Reeves-Reed ARboretum, Summit

Garden Lecture - Sex in the Garden: Pollen,

Green Home & Garden Other

Letters to the Editor

MLK Tribute: I Have Decided to Stick With Love

January 19, 2016

Letter to the Editor: As the first snow of the new year dusts the lawns of our quiet suburb, I am reminded how fortunate we are to live in the here and now. Like the majority of businesses and ...

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Police Blotter

Montclair Police Blotter: Juveniles Shatter Window of Moving Vehicle, Arrests and More

January 27, 2016

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was issued by the Montclair Police Department on January 26. Arrest:   01-25-2016 (Nishuane Road) Ms. Michelle Jean-Louis, 29yoa from ...

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Liz on Theatre

‘Nureyev’s Eyes’ Mesmerizes with Fusion of Ballet and Painting at George Street

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The companionship/conflict between artist Jamie Wyeth and Rudolf Nureyev makes for a striking two-character play by David Rush. Directed by Michael Maestro, the tension ...

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