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Letter to the Editor: Who To Thank For Rent Control in Montclair

The arduous campaign to enact a rent control ordinance in Montclair has finally come to a successful conclusion. I would like to publicly acknowledge the significant participants primarily responsible for achieving this goal. Most...

Letter to the Editor: Montclair Renters Need More Protection

As we write this letter, tenant advocates and some landlords are meeting to negotiate a new rent control ordinance. If an agreement is reached and approved by the Town Council, Montclair can avoid running...

Letter to the Editor: The Historic Preservation Commission Followed All The Rules

Let’s understand the factors that created, complicated, and guided the HPC’s reviews and determinations of the 109 Union Street application, now labeled a “toxic waste zone”, in finding the path forward. In the first HPC...

Caring Cabarets Returns For A Performance at Montclair Brewery

Join Caring Cabarets as the group performs at Montclair Brewery’s outdoor venue on Sunday, April 25 at 5 p.m. to raise awareness and support the Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide. Enjoy some wonderful...

Letter to The Editor: Celebrate Montclair Public Library During National Library Week

The week of April 4-10 is National Library Week. This year’s theme, “Welcome to Your Library,” invites us to discover, explore and experience library programs, resources and services that reach far beyond the walls...

Letter to the Editor: March is Red Cross Month

The American Red Cross sets aside the month of March as Red Cross Month, a time to celebrate our everyday heroes who help their neighbors when they need it most. The Red Cross depends...

Letter to the Editor: New Rent Control Ordinance Will Bring Dignity For Essential Workers

The new rent control ordinance in Montclair will bring dignity for many essential workers in our community. I know this because although I am now a Montclair homeowner, that was not always the case....

Letter to the Editor: Montclair Community Groups Support Robust Funding For Montclair Public Library

We the undersigned urge the Montclair community to support robust funding for the safe use of the Montclair Public Library so that the library programming and resources remain available to all. The Library...

Partners for Women and Justice Receives $20,000 Major Grant from The Provident Bank Foundation

Bloomfield, NJ – Partners for Women and Justice has been awarded a Major Grant in the amount of $20,000 from The Provident Bank Foundation to support their domestic violence Pro Bono Program. Partners’ Pro...

Letter to the Editor: Now It Is Up To You, To Vote!

The League of Women Voters of the Montclair Area has worked hard over the past couple of months to register voters in-person, despite pandemic fears. We focused particularly on young people and those in...

Letter to the Editor: Support for Reasonable Rent Control

Given continued volatility in our local rental housing market, we should support some rent regulation today to protect our township’s character. However, no one should support using undemocratic means to engineer...
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Rosh Hashanah 2020 Begins Tonight – L’Shana Tovah

Rosh Hashanah begins tonight, kicking off the Jewish New Year and marking the start of the Jewish High Holy Days leading up to Yom Kippur. For many Jewish families, this is a holiday of...

Letter to the Editor: MHS Grads Stand Up Against Culture of Sexism At Montclair...

To state the obvious, sexism and misogyny is one of the largest problems facing modern American society. Montclair High School, even in the most progressive of communities, is not immune to this. As recent...

Letter to the Editor: ‘Good Community Karma Knows No Boundaries’

I’m the founder of DesignShed, the year-round engine behind the third annual Montclair Design Week, coming this October 16-25. Since March, we've been busy putting good design to work with community partners – donating...

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