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After Repeated Executive Order Violations, Cuban Pete’s Gets Shut Down

The entrance gates to Cuban Pete's in Montclair were padlocked early Monday morning and the restaurant shut down after repeated COVID-19 violations. Essex County Prosecutor's Office, working with Montclair Police Dept. and the Essex...

Sponsored: Montclair Dems ‘Get Out The Vote Rally and Fundraiser’ This Thursday

The Montclair Democratic County Committee (Montclair Dems) will be hosting their annual Get Out The Vote Rally and Fundraiser on Thursday October 29, 2020 between 5:30 and 7 PM. This virtual event will...

Township of Montclair Releases Halloween and Trick or Treating Recommendations

Glen Ridge has said no to trick or treating this year, but the Township of Montclair, who is sponsoring a Halloween poster contest through its Recreation Dept., released these Halloween safety recommendations Friday for...

Essex County Leading New Jersey With ‘Second Surge’ of COVID-19 Cases

New Jersey has been averaging over 1,200 new coronavirus cases daily for the last week - but on Saturday that daily number jumped to just shy of 2000, with 1,994 cases reported. "We haven’t seen...

Next Bloomfield Shredding Event to Take Place Saturday, November 7

BLOOMFIELD, NJ -- The township will be holding another free shredding event for residents on Saturday, November 7 at Pulaski Park. Pulaski Park is located at 24 Mt. Vernon Ave. and the event will...

Meet Political Artist Amy Putman on Saturday, Oct. 24!

Looking for something to do Saturday afternoon? Head over to Modclair on Oct. 24 from 3 to 6 p.m. to meet Montclair artist Amy Putman and check out her political art showcase. The event showcases...

Baristanet Profile: David Wharton

Name: David Wharton Where do you live? Montclair When did you move there? We moved here in 2013. Where did you grow up? New York and Texas How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion?...

Can You Help? Fundraiser For Family Affected By Oxford Street Fire

Montclair, NJ - Arlette Rivera and her daughter experienced a devastating loss Tuesday when a fire ripped through their Oxford Street home in Montclair. The family is in need of clothing, food, toiletries and other...

South Orange Reports Increase In Teen COVID-19 Cases, Offers Halloween Guidance

South Orange reported that in the period from October 1 to October 19, the village recorded 21 new positive COVID-19 tests. "Even more concerning is that last week, we recorded 5 teenagers who tested...

Montclair Police Seeking Info On Suspect in Hillside Avenue Assault and Burglary

At approximately 3:27 p.m. Monday, Montclair Police responded to a Hillside Avenue residence on a report of a burglary in progress. The victim, a 17-year old female, reported that approximately two hours prior,...

Montclair Fire Dept. & St. James Episcopal Church Hold Annual Coat Drive

Montclair, NJ – The Montclair Fire Department is once again teaming up with St. James Episcopal Church for their annual coat drive. Gently used coats (men’s women’s and children’s) can be dropped...

Montclair Police Investigating Shooting On Greenwood Avenue

UPDATE: Two men are under arrest, and one was hospitalized, after a shooting on Greenwood Avenue by the Union Garden apartments Tuesday afternoon. Montclair Police Chief Todd Conforti said the two individuals both knew...

Fire At Oxford Street Home Under Investigation

The Montclair Fire Department received a call Tuesday, approximately 11:50 a.m., reporting a smoke condition at the corner of Grove St and Oxford St. While en-route, dispatch reported they received an update, and that...

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...