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Celebrate Independent Bookstore Day 1 at Watchung Booksellers on Saturday, April 28

Join over 500 independent bookstores in 48 states for parties, author readings, in-store events, and exclusive day-of merchandise. Independent Bookstore Day marks its fourth year of celebrating independent bookstores nationwide on Saturday, April 28th,...

MontClairVoyant: New School Budget Emerges 65 Million Years After the Dinosaurs

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, After the Board of School Estimate passed the 2018-19 school budget on April 19, who instead of Montclair taxpayers should fork over the extra $50,000 allocated for more school security? Sincerely,...

Montclair Zoning Board Approves MKA Addition, Denies Application for “Ninja Warrior” Fitness Center

All seven regular members and three out of four alternate members of the Montclair Zoning Board of Adjustment were at the board’s April 25 special meeting, which lasted over four hours and saw two...

Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: April 26 – 29

Lots of great local events to enjoy this weekend! From live music and concerts, to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is your guide to what’s happening: Live Music / Concerts Thursday, April...

Local Talent Steals The Show At MFEE’s Showdown Montclair, Raising Funds For Montclair Schools

Montclair's got talent! Showdown Montclair showed just how rich Montclair is when it comes to talent (as well as good sports) last Saturday when Montclair Fund For Educational Excellence (MFEE) held its first ever...

Take Pride, Bloomfield! to Host Premiere of LGBT Play

Playwright Gregory G. Allen will have the NJ premiere of his one act play HIDING IN DAYLIGHT presented as part of the Take Pride, Bloomfield! festival happening in Bloomfield, NJ on Saturday, May 19th...

Bloomfield to Begin 90-Day Parking Pay Station Trial Period in Certain Downtown Locations

On Tuesday, May 1st, Bloomfield Township will begin a 90-day trial period of parking pay stations in the heart of Downtown, a move that is expected to save time and money for Township parking...

“Somebody’s Daughter” Author To Read and Perform at Watchung Booksellers, 4/26

Montclair's Zara Phillips, a local musician and the former model/muse for Andrew Cohen, the Montclair photographer we lost to cancer earlier this year, is also an author and an adoptee activist who has...

Montclair Crime: Five Males Arrested on Maple Ave. Charged With Possession of Handguns and...

The week in Montclair crime from Detective Sergeant Terence Turner, Montclair police: Recovered Stolen Motor Vehicle: 4/18/2018; (Pine Street) Patrol responded to a Pine Street address on a parking complaint. The on scene...

Montclair Author Explores Yiddish Theater Troupe

During World War I, as many Jews were being persecuted across Eastern Europe, a group of teenage refugees in Vilna, Russia (now Lithuania) came together to create a Yiddish theater troupe. The group had...

Good Clean Fun! Montclair First Ward Sees Record Turnout for Sixth Annual Beautification...

The sixth Annual Montclair First Ward Beautification Day saw another record turnout – well over 100 residents joined forces last Saturday, April 21, to pick up garbage and branches, rake leaves, paint and repair...

Montclair Arbor Day Event: Tree Giveaway & Scavenger Hunt, Saturday, April 28

Montclair residents looking to enrich their yards and help replenish and protect Montclair’s beautiful tree canopy, especially after recent storms, can pick up free tree seedlings on Saturday April 28th between 9am and 11:30am. Trees...

Montclair, Glen Ridge Planning Boards Approve HUMC/Mountainside Redevelopment Project

The planning boards of Montclair and Glen Ridge wrapped up testimony on the Hackensack University Medical Center/Mountainside Hospital redevelopment plan at their joint April 23 meeting at the Montclair Fire Department headquarters.  Both planning...

Lost Cat Near Montclair High

A reader writes: Lost kitty: Minnie got out of the house in the MHS area late Saturday. She is not an outdoor cat and is very skittish around most people. Please let me know if...

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