Montclair Gets ‘Better Cities For Pets’ Designation

Montclair, NJ -— Montclair has earned City Certification through the BETTER CITIES FOR PETS™ program from Mars Petcare, celebrating its commitment to creating a pet-friendly community. Montclair is the second New Jersey municipality to...

Op-Ed: Plan For Lackawanna Plaza Will Help Montclair Keep Its Promise

Diversity and integration are the stuff of strength, sustainability – even life itself. I see proof of it at our farm in Asbury, N.J. every day. It’s down in the soil, on the microbiological...

Baristanet Profile: Kim Marsh

Name: Kim Marsh Where do you live? Montclair, NJ When did you move there? 2010 Where did you grow up? In New York, out on Long Island. How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? As a writing +...

Weekend Family Fun: Lunar New Year, Maple Sugaring, Monster Jam and More

Let's hear it for the weekend! If you're ready for some family-friendly fun, you're in the right place. We've gathered activities the whole family can enjoy, so check 'em out! This weekend, Morley’s Magic Theater...

Allegations Against Montclair Mayor at Center of Revised CFO Complaint (UPDATED)

UPDATE: See below comment from Councilor David Cummings Montclair, NJ - A new revised complaint by Montclair's chief financial officer focuses on Montclair Mayor Sean Spiller's role in allegations of whistleblower retaliation. In October 2022, Montclair's...

Behind the Scenes: Montclair Stars In ‘Maybe I Do’ Opening Friday

Montclair, NJ - The town of Montclair was starstruck last spring when the star-studded cast of "Maybe I Do" began filming in Montclair. It's not every day that Diane Keaton, William H. Macy, Susan Sarandon,...

Move Montclair Forward Petition Urges Town Council to Approve Lackawanna Plaza Plan

Montclair, NJ - Residents of Montclair are divided on what should happen with the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan. One group started a petition calling for the Town Council to scale back the plan. A...

MontClairVoyant: This Column’s On-Ramp Is Lackawanna and DeCamp

DEAR MONTCLAIRVOYANT, The Historic Preservation Commission and the Planning Board have some issues with the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment as currently proposed. Can you name a significant issue? Sincerely, What HPC and PB See Time magazine's January 13, 1947,...

Essex County Commissioner Condemns Attempt to Ban Books in Glen Ridge

MONTCLAIR, NJ (Jan. 26, 2023) – Essex County Commissioner Brendan Gill issued a statement Thursday regarding a group's attempt to ban books from the Glen Ridge Public Library. "Few of our rights and freedoms...

Weekend Events: Live Music, Art, Lunar New Year Celebration, and More!

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