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Montclair Crime: Police Respond to Shots Fired, Incident Under Investigation

The week in Montclair crime from Sergeant Terence Turner, Montclair Police Department: Shots Fired August 28, 2021 (New Street): At 3:23 PM, Montclair Police responded to the area of Washington Street and New Street on a...

Montclair Intersections To Get Upgraded Along Bloomfield Avenue

Montclair, NJ – On Monday, August 30th, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that Essex County is updating 12 intersections along Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair with new equipment. The project is...

Bloomfield Public Library Launches Tablets on Loan Program

The Bloomfield Public Library announces the launch of its Tablets on Loan program. Library cardholders, age 18 and above, will be able to borrow Fire HD 10 tablets from the library. The tablets will...

Podcast Explores Local Safe Points on Underground Railroad

Lear more about the history of slavery in New Jersey and local safe points on the Underground Railroad courtesy of Montclair architect/historian Frank Gerard Godlewski on the podcast "Your History Your Story" with James...

Tesla Quartet Returns To Morris Museum, Sunday, September 12

Tesla dazzled audiences last summer when they launched the Lot of Strings Music Festival, the first ensemble to dare to make music in a parking lot. Now they return with selections of traditional and...

Friends and Family Celebrate the Life of Albert Pelham, Montclair’s Big Pine

Family, friends and government dignitaries gave a glimpse into the complex personality of a local titan that shaped the town for more than 25 years and helped so many of its residents as they...
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Dance on the Lawn, Montclair’s Free Outdoor Dance Festival, Returns September 11

Montclair, NJ – Dance on the Lawn, Montclair, NJ’s premiere outdoor dance festival, will “return to the lawn” with live performances on Saturday, Sept. 11 from 3-5pm at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 73 South...

New Jersey Youth Symphony Explores Immigration, Movement and Identity in La Frontera

What started as an invitation to apply for a commission project grant from New Music USA amid a global pandemic forged a unique connection between the Garden State, Andes Mountains, and the patterns of...

Sponsored: Gorgeous Colonial 5 Bedroom Home For Rent, Prime West Orange Location

This stunning, renovated five bedroom Colonial is seated at the center of Montclair/West Orange's best attractions. Eagle Rock Reservation, a 400+ acre nature reserve is a stone’s throw away and essentially your extended...

Watchung Booksellers Hosts Author Kris Ferraro

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Watchung Booksellers is pleased to host Kris Ferraro, author of “Manifesting: The Practical, Simple Guide to Creating the Life You Want” as part of its ongoing “Evening with the Authors” virtual...

Baristanet Profile: Erin Mills

Name: Erin Mills Where do you live? I live in Packanack Lake. My office is in Brassworks in Montclair (Near Grove & Walnut) as of July 1st - so excited to open our HQ...

NJ Superior Court Judge Rejects Challenge to Montclair 2021 Leaf Blower Ordinance

NJ Superior Court Judge Lisa M. Adubato rejected a challenge Friday to the Township’s 2021 leaf blower ordinance brought on by landscaping company Vito Dente and Dente. The current ordinance restricts the use of internal...

Bloomfield Mayor, Council Host Back to School Backpack Giveaway Drive Sunday

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- Mayor Venezia and the Town Council are set to host their annual back to school backpack giveaway this Sunday from 12-4pm at Felton Field. The event will include giveaways, games,...

Stevie van Zandt To Headline S2G’s Montclair Literary Festival in October

Montclair, NJ – Stevie van Zandt, of The Sopranos and Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, will headline Succeed2gether’s fifth annual Montclair Literary Festival. The festival will be held on October 2 and 3, 2021....

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