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Montclair BoE: Final Budget

“State aid has come through, but we dodged a bullet.” ~ Shirley Grill

Got Talent GR?

Think you've got what it takes to be the Glen Ridge Idol? Whether you sing, dance, play an instrument, tell jokes, or whatever, you're invited to audition for the annual town wide talent show,...

Maplewood Man Struck and Killed While Changing Tire

The Essex County Prosecutor’s Office and the Newark Police Department are investigating a fatal hit and run that took place Sunday night about 11:45 p.m. when 47-year-old Maplewood Douglas Hodgson of Maplewood was struck...

Hot From The Kettle: Organic. Local. Sustainable. Market in Montclair

Chef Tre is imaginative, passionate, artistic, and intuitive.

Oscar Night in Maplewood was Musical Magic

Those willing to break away from the annual awards ceremony were rewarded with a memorable show at Baristaville's newest music venue.

Giveaway: Tickets to Pippi Longstocking at The Mayo Center for The Performing Arts

 WINNER: Congratulations to tkinnj! Pippi Longstocking is a spunky red-headed nine-year-old who has wonderful adventures, and some mischief too. Now Astrid Lindren’s popular children’s story is an original musical and will play at The Mayo...

Coffee with…Natty Bumpercar

Montclair's animator, artist, and comedian Natty Bumpercar takes his inspiration from what the universe gives him. Talk to him in the supermarket and you might find yourself in a comic strip...

Red Cross Blood Drive, 3/2

Have some blood to spare? Head to the GR Women's Club and help out someone in need.

Happy Wet Seat Monday

Snowstorms have (at least for the moment) given way to rain, making for a wet commute on the midtown direct train this morning.

Outsourced? Saving Our Special Education Aides

The Montclair BoE has proposed the outsourcing of aides to save $1.7 million.

Cary Africk: Budget Process Update

" The finance department lost one member (and then lost the CFO). In order for analysis to be done someone needs to do it."

Bloomfield Oil Spill

There was some slippery business on Broad Street yesterday when a truck leaked cooking oil for miles around.

Rare Disease Day: Congenital Hyperinsulinism

Glen Ridge High School students and staff are raising awareness about one rare disease.

We’re Rooting for Our Hometown Girl, Anne Hathaway

Sit back, get out your popcorn and watch Annie from Millburn host tonight's Oscars.

Clever Commute