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Where The Fireworks Are This Weekend

If you want to see fireworks, this is the weekend. Here’s where to see fireworks shows in our area: Thursday, June 30 Cedar Grove: Gates open at 7:30 p.m., June 30. (Rain date, July 1)...

The Dogs Days of Summer Are Back!

Book your appointment now -- the Dog Days of Summer are back! Portraits by Michael Stahl is once again photographing local pups to support Montclair Animal Shelter. Get a beautiful 8X10 portrait of your best...

Montclair Police Officers Go Back in Time To Learn About One of their Own

Montclair, NJ – Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti and Det. Sgt. Charlie Cunningham had an opportunity learn a bit of history about their department last week when they visited with former Montclair resident Jean...

Baristanet Profile: Cleyvis Natera

Name: Cleyvis Natera Where do you live? Upper Montclair, near Applegate’s Ice Cream Shop When did you move there? December 2012 Where did you grow up? I was born in the Dominican Republic, migrated to NYC when I was ten...

Local Reaction To SCOTUS Decision Overturning Roe v. Wade; Solidarity Rally in South Orange

Today, the Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v. Wade in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, eliminating the constitutional right to an abortion after almost 50 years and sending shock waves through communities...

MontClairVoyant: Library and Council Are This Column’s Protagonists

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, Our town's library system basically returned to pre-pandemic hours starting Monday, June 20. Comment? Sincerely, New Jersey Woolf, Not Virginia Woolf So THAT'S why Montclair's libraries renamed "The Hours" book "The Pre-Pandemic...

Montclair Public Schools on Target to Close Digital Divide

Montclair, NJ – Montclair Public Schools has secured funding to provide all families and students with devices and connectivity for all-year-round learning, Superintendent Dr. Jonathan Ponds announced Thursday. Even during the summer months, families...

New Jersey To Have Historic Back to School Sales Tax Holiday, Cutting Cost of...

From August 27th to September 5th, New Jersey will have a back-to-school sales tax holiday – cutting the cost on school supplies, school art supplies, school instructional materials, computers and school computer supplies. "We’re committed...

Watchung Booksellers Hosts Local Author James Broderick

Watchung Booksellers welcomes local author James Broderick to share his novel, "The Last Words of James Joyce" with playwright Bruce Benway on Wednesday, June 29 at 7:00 p.m. "The Last Words of James Joyce" follows...

Sponsored: Montclair’s July 4th Parade and Picnic are Back!

The Montclair July 4th celebrations are back, bigger and better than ever. The region’s largest Independence Day parade returns after a two-year hiatus brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic. The parade will take place...