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My Mother’s Madness Was My Secret

"I reflect on — and profoundly thank — the many surrogates who got me to where I am now."

Blog: A Declaration of Peace, So We Can Have Some Progress

We cannot afford to remain where we have arrived after two years of acrimony and accusations.

Matthew Frankel: Our Children Deserve Better, Our Community Deserves Better

How many more volunteer citizens will want to serve the BOE if these attacks are the new normal?
Upper Montclair Railroad Statio

Blog: Protect Historic Status Of Upper Montclair Train Station

Friends of Anderson Park has deep concerns about NJTransit's efforts to remove the station from the State and National Registers of Historic Places.

Blog: Montclair Historic Preservation Protections Dismantled

"Visitors come and support Montclair’s local businesses now only because of Montclair’s small town historic ambiance."

Essay: The Boomers’ Third Act

All generations, but one, grow up.

Blog: Why Central Park is Montclair

"You do not live in a suburb. You live in something like Fiesole, something like Florence. And when you do a Master Plan, you had better be very careful."

Opinion: Residents Form Committee for a Responsible Sick Leave Ordinance (UPDATED)

"Montclair residents have not had any input into the creation of the ordinance."

BLOG: Master Plan Not Developed For The Good of Montclair

"Boo, groan and cheer when appropriate at meetings."
General Election

BLOG: Protecting the Right to Vote…Or Not to Vote in America

"Our freedom of speech includes the freedom not to speak."
Growth Busters: Hooked on Growth

Growth Busters: Hooked on Growth Screening at MPL

The documentary examines the cultural barriers preventing us from reacting rationally to the evidence that current levels of population and consumption are unsustainable.

BLOG: Speaking Up Against Nishuane Water Treatment Facility

A call to voice concerns at meeting on Tuesday, June 10.

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