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Man Shoots And Kills Self At Short Hills Mall

This just in, from the Star Ledger... Paul Loriquet, a spokesman for the Essex County Prosecutor's Office, said Andre Meranoli confronted his wife at The Mall at Short Hills, violating a restraining order that had...

Which Green Are You?

Baristaville has a reputation for loving all things green. Outlaw Ranking released its 2008 Favorite Green Brands Index, revealing the brands that are most favored for being environmentally conscious. Tell us your favorite in...

Weekend Update

At the moment, forecasters are promising a washed out weekend. So check out our calendar if you're seeking indoor fun. Among the highlights: On Friday afternoon, BlueWaveNJ opens their Resource Action Center in Montclair. Stop...

Montclair, The Video

What's it like to live in Montclair? Have you ever tried to describe to someone just what makes this part of Baristaville unique? Our own Katie Mancine, who's making her way to Wisconsin right...

Montclair Fundraiser To Help Haiti

In the last few weeks Haiti, the poorest country in the western hemisphere, was hit hardest by four tropical storms and hurricanes. Saint Peter Claver Parishioners for Peace and Justice with the support and...

Let’s Find Alex’s Bike

Bicycle theft is so far down the crime food chain that when see a report of it at the police department, we hardly even notice. But having someone take your bike can be frustrating,...

Ugliness Gets Local

An Obama effigy found hanging in Oregon made news yesterday, as did a NJ supremacists group who blanketed Roxbury, NJ with racist flyers. Today, we learn of an incident of hate vandalism in Baristaville,...

McCain Suspends Campaign, Screws Letterman

Dave Letterman says something doesn't smell right about John McCain's latest surprise.

Montclair’s Ethics Watchdog

Former Montclair councilor Ted Mattox is watching, always watching. In fact, he's scrutinizing the new township officials very closely. Mattox sent an email, to the media and select residents this morning, claiming that the...

Fall In Your Face

We know you don't like being reminded summer is over, but c'mon, let's embrace the new season, when cooler temps mean we sleep better and the leaves of Baristaville go ablaze with color. Over at...

Gas Leak at Wellmont: Now Fixed

A gas leak this morning forced evacuation of the Wellmont Theater, where a large crew of workers are restoring the mammoth structure, due to reopen end of October as a concert hall. PSE&G, fire...

If You Build It, They Will Play

It's full speed ahead for the All Access Playground in-the-making at Edgemont Park. Yesterday, the playground equipment arrived in pieces like a giant erector set, and is being installed over the next two weeks....

Flipped Out On North Mountain

The horrific crash of a Nissan Maxima and a Ram 1500 utility truck at the corner of North Mountain and Berkeley Place brought Montclair neighbors and emergency vehicles to the scene of last night's...

Bring A Handbag, Bag Some Beauty!

The postcard says "Look good-and do good by donating gently used handbags to Bobbi's Dress for Success Drive." But that doesn't even begin to describe the fun at this Thursday's Girls Night Out, the proceeds...

Clever Commute