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MFEE Presents Life After High School: Surviving and Thriving in The 21st Century

MFEE presents "Life After High School: Surviving and Thriving in The 21st Century," a mini-conference for teens and their caregivers on January 6, 2018 from 9:30 am - 1pm at Montclair State University. "Life...

UPDATED: Plofker Projects On Trial at Long Montclair Zoning Board of Adjustment Meeting

Steven Plofker, fresh from opening the Hotel George at Claremont and North Mountain Avenues, left with a mixed result for his project on the southeast corner of Grove and Walnut Streets at the Montclair Zoning Board of Adjustment

Montclair Family Wins Third Place in Annual Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest

The McAdams family from Montclair, represented by Avery and Patrick McAdams (center), won third place in the Group/Family Category in the Essex County Environmental Center's 13th Annual Sustainable Homes and Habitats Gingerbread Contest. Essex...

Letter To The Editor: Come To Board Of Adjustment Meeting Tonight For Plymouth Street...

I begin my letter with full disclosure. I live across the street from the property in question. My concern and intent of this letter, however, go beyond a typical NIMBY response to a proposal...

Make Music Winter in Montclair, Thursday, December 21

Montclair will celebrate the shortest day of the year with Make Music Winter in Montclair. There will three music-making outdoor events: 2:45 pm - Winter Solstice Kickoff Parade Montclair Winter Solstice Make Music Day Kickoff Parade...

Baristanet Holiday Gift Guide: Easy Last Minute Gifts

The traffic is rushed and bothersome. Time is running out. Maybe you've been invited for a gathering or perhaps you have a neighbor who could use a pick-me-up. Finding a meaningful and as-close-as-possible-to-unique gift...

Montclair Council Chooses Sesquicentennial Poster, Considers Community Gardens, and Hears on Tattoo Parlor Policy

Montclair students design posters for the town's Sesquicentennial and the town considers community gardens and tattoo parlors.

Baristanet Holiday Gift Guide: Perfect Presents in Upper Montclair

Who needs the malls when there are so many great local stores for gifts? Be sure to shop local this holiday season and keep those cool stores thriving and keep shopping in the neighborhood...

2018 Montclair Literary Festival Authors Announced!

Following a highly successful inaugural Montclair Literary Festival earlier this year, organizers are pleased to announce the initial lineup for the 2018 festival. Bestselling author Tom Perrotta who wrote Mrs. Fletcher, The Leftovers, Election,...

Montclair Crime: Food Delivery Driver Robbed and Struck on Cloverhill Place

The week in Montclair crime from D/Lt. David O’Dowd, Montclair Police Department: Robbery 12-12-2017 (Cloverhill Place) A food delivery driver was approached by two males while making a delivery. The two males struck the driver...

What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? Parties, Dinners, Fireworks and More!

The whole year leads up to this! If you’re looking to ring in the new year with fun and excitement, we’ve got you covered. Here's what's happening in our area and beyond for New...

Montclair BoE: AVID Program, Audit, Special Education Assessment

The Montclair Board of Education’s final public meeting of 2017 on December 18 touched on a popular high school elective program, the latest audit, and the final passage of a resolution aimed at assessing...

Montclair Schools Put On Lockdown Due To Police Action This Morning

A message from Montclair Schools was sent to parents today. Dear Families/Caregivers, This morning we were notified that the Montclair Police were working in cooperation with the West Orange Police because there may have been...

Montclair Film Receives New Grant Awards Of More Than $150,000!

Montclair Film is proud to announce grant awards totaling more than $150,000 in recent months from a wide range of philanthropic entities for the following programs: The Montclair Film’s 7th annual Celebrity Fundraiser, Sad!...