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Clary Anderson, PAWS, Playground: Special Council Meeting Spawns More Discussion

Whether the privatization of Clary Anderson Arena will save the town money, and exactly how much, is still a question Montclair's town council is still facing. The future of PAWS, and the nature of...

Cupcake Craze Comes To Clifton

Psst...there's a new yummy cupcake place. Don't tell the cupcake police. Find out on Food.

Cupcake Fix

Tipsters sent us a note about Mr. Cupcakes. You Baristaville people need to check out the amazing cupcakes at Mr. Cupcakes here in neighboring Clifton! I just had one and it's definitely worth the trip. I brought...

Rand Elementary School

Magnet Theme: Environmental ScienceGrades: K-5176 N. Fullerton Ave.Montclair, NJ 07042(973) 509-4255website

Hurricanes Here?

Yes, all eyes (including McCain's and Obama's) were on New Orleans yesterday, waiting to find out if Gustav would drown the city the way Katrina did. But the New York Times Jersey section wondered...

Coming Soon: Wifi and Carbs!

Montclair and Glen Ridge will soon be able to break bread together. A new Panera Bread bakery/coffee shop is coming to the site of the former Ford dealership, which sits on the border of...

Jumper Ties Up Traffic

We know we're going to hear from the suicide lobby for our insensitivity, but what do you make of a guy who jumps from a bridge onto the northbound lanes of the Garden State...

Pencil Boxes and Crossing Guards

Don't tell me it's still summer. The Great American Education Machine started hoovering up youngsters this morning and isn't prepared to spit them out until next June. That means alarm clocks, lunch bags, emergency...

Labor Day Includes At Least One Block Party

As the summer winds down here in Baristaville, we're sure we're not the only ones enjoying a block party on this warm and sunny day. Ours included a fire truck, a moonwalk, and plenty...

Watchung Elementary School

Magnet Theme: Science and TechnologyGrades: K-514 Garden St.Montclair, NJ 07042(973) 509-4259website

Last Hurrah?

Going to the pool, lake, beach? Doing the BBQ thing? Or are you a teacher buying school supplies for the new semester? Please snap some pictures of summer's last hurrah and post them here...

Summer Goes Out With A Bang

Happy Labor Day, Baristaville. Summer's swan song is shaping up to be another beautiful day. If you're celebrating today with friends, it's a safe bet that both the election and the topic of Sarah Palin...

Clever Commute