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MontClairVoyant: These Swimming Pool Substitutes Don’t Hold Water

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, You often complain about the actions or inaction of local leaders, so why not offer more solutions? For instance, the weather's been HOT yet only one of our town's three public...

Weekend Events: Live Music, Art, and Montclair Jazz Fest Block Party!

This weekend events guide column is sponsored by Kate McDonough. So many great local events to enjoy this weekend! From live music and concerts to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is...

Summer Bucket List: Spending Aperativo Hour at The Highlawn

It's no surprise, that with its incomparable view of the Manhattan skyline, that The Highlawn wins accolades for outdoor dining. Formerly the Highlawn Pavilion, the elegant venue at Eagle Rock Reservation, got a makeover...

Montclair Offers Status Update on Park Construction, Says Two Pools To Remain Closed

It's been a long, hot summer with two of Montclair's three pools closed due to construction. The Township of Montclair offered a status report Wednesday on the Essex and Nishuane Park Construction: Essex Park As of...

New York Penn Station To Get New Accessible Entrance at 7th Avenue and 32nd...

It's the station's busiest entrance and soon it will be more accessible for all commuters. Amtrak has started work on an accessibility improvement project to the 7th Avenue and 32nd Street entrance at New York...

Montclair Planning Board: Municipal Building, Adjacent Properties Meet Redevelopment Criteria

Montclair, NJ - It's a three-story, 34,000 square foot office building built in 1969 that serves as Montclair township's municipal building since 1980, but 205 Claremont is at the center of a big plan...

Montclair Crime: Multiple Motor Vehicle Burglaries

The week in Montclair crime from Lieutenant Terence Turner, Montclair Police Department: Motor Vehicle Crime August 3, 2022 (Harrison Avenue): A 2020 Nissan Rouge was stolen from the driveway of the residence. It was recovered abandoned...

Bloomfield Issues Boil Water Advisory; Town Experiencing Low Water Pressure Due to Water...

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – Due to a water main break on the City of Newark supply line in Belleville this morning, the Township of Bloomfield has issued an Emergency Announcement declaring a boil water advisory. “I...

Montclair Scout Beautifies Bonsal Wildlife Preserve For Eagle Scout Restoration Project

Montclair, NJ - Logan Bateman of Montclair Troop 13 completed his Eagle Project, the Alonzo F. Bonsal Trail and River Restoration Project, on July 23, 2022. A lifelong Montclair resident, Scout and outdoorsman (and a...

Dance on the Lawn, New Jersey’s Outdoor Dance Festival, Returns To Montclair

Montclair, NJ – Dance on the Lawn, Montclair, NJ’s outdoor dance festival, will return this year to the front lawn of the Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue, on Saturday, September 10 from...

Montclair’s Rock Legend Joe Walsh Takes Up Residency This Week on Late Night with...

Montclair's own rock legend, the Eagles' Joe Walsh, is the latest artist to take up musical residency on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. The legendary guitarist and solo artist will sit in with Jon...

Get Ready For Montclair Jazz Festival’s All Day Saturday Lackawanna Block Party!

Montclair, NJ - If you enjoyed the spectacular Soundcheck Series events this summer, get ready for things to heat up even more this Saturday when the Montclair Jazz Festival brings you an all-day Lackawanna...

Local Leaders Support Inflation Reduction Act of 2022

Representative Mikie Sherrill (NJ-11) released the following statement in support of the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022: “We all know how high the cost of living is in Northern New Jersey. I ran for Congress...

Good Bottle Refill Shop Reduces Waste, Changes Minds at Maplewoodstock

Moment on the lips, lifetime in a landfill. - Good Bottle Refill Shop Good Bottle Refill Shop, New Jersey's first refill shop with locations in Montclair and Maplewood, is passionate about reducing waste, especially when...

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