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Troop 13 Celebrates Scout Achievement at Winter Court of Honor

Montclair Boy Scout Troop 13 recently recognized the progress through the ranks of several scouts at its December Winter Court of Honor. Robert Buza advanced to the rank of Life Scout. Justin Kingsnorth and Thomas...

MHS Teen to Sell Vegan Cookies for Cycle for Survival

Doris Zeger, a 15 year-old sophomore at Montclair High School, will sell homemade vegan oatmeal raisin cookies on Friday, 12/29 from 11:00AM to 1:00PM in front of Juice Culture at 617 Valley Road....

Montclair Tax Office to Open Saturday, Dec 30 for Payments

The Montclair Tax Collector’s office will be open Saturday, December 30 from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. so that property owners who would like to pay 2018 taxes in advance have additional time to...

Baristanet Profile: Ghana Hylton

The latest installment of our Baristanet Profile series, where we get to know the people in our neighborhood... Name: Ghana Imani Hylton Where do you live? Montclair, in the South End When did you move there? November of...

Catch The Every Wednesday Matinee at MPL This January With Bette Davis

On Wednesdays at 2 p.m., Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a classic film series presented in its auditorium. In January 2018, Bette Davis movies will be shown. The movies are as...

Merry Christmas, Baristaville!

To all our wonderful readers, community partners, tipsters and fans, we wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

Bloomfield Police Department’s Annual Holiday Toy Drive Brings Smiles to Hundreds

Bloomfield Police Department gathered Thursday in the Bloomfield Municipal Courtroom to continue its long standing annual holiday toy drive, where over 1,500 new toys were given to Bloomfield children and families. Bloomfield Police officers...

YMCA of Montclair Park Street Branch Announces Winter Programs

Whether you want to try a new exercise class, learn to swim with confidence or work with a personal trainer, the YMCA of Montclair's Park Street Branch winter session offers fresh opportunities for you...

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas On Montclair’s Myrtle Avenue

Sure, the dentist in Clifton on Grove Street might be famous for his holiday decorations, but Montclair has its own amazing holiday light show on Myrtle Avenue, thanks to Matt Carino, who pulls...

Winter Break Camps: Fun For Kids When School Is Out

The schools are about to shut down until January and that means the kids will be home looking for things to do. Whether you need childcare or just to fill some time, there are...

Weekend Family Fun: A Christmas Story And Other Holiday Happenings

The weekend is here! There’s plenty to do around town and beyond. We’ve gathered up some fun and family-friendly things to do in our area. This weekend, catch a classic Christmas movie at Clairidge Cinema...

Baristanet Holiday Gift Guide: Food Gifts (Are The Best Gifts)!

You can't go wrong with a great food gift! Here are some local goodies that make terrific gift: Vanillamore has themed baskets for everyone on your list. Pictured (clockwise from top left) a warm &...

MontClairVoyant: This Column’s Weird Holiday Theme Will Make You Beam or Scream

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, December is a month of major holidays -- including Christmas, Hanukkah, and Kwanzaa. Any others you'd like to mention? Sincerely, The Decemberistas "Hurl Ornaments Day." (Target: the Republican tax-"reform" scam for the very...

Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: December 21 – 24

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