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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...

S.O.F.I.A. Welcomes Pamela McCauley as Grand Marshal for 12th Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence

On Saturday, September 17, 2022, Start Out Fresh Intervention Advocates (S.O.F.I.A.) invites the community to celebrate that “With Awareness There is Hope” at its 12th Annual Walk Against Domestic Violence in beautiful Canterbury Park....
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Four Montclair Residents To Run For BOE Seats in November

Yvonne Bouknight, Brian Fleischer, Noah Gale and Mfreke “Monk” Inyang submitted the petitions to run in November for the three available seats on the Board of Education, according to Essex County Clerk Christopher...

Weekend Events: Live Music, Film, Literature and More!

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...

Montclair – Help Ruthie’s BBQ & Pizza Recover, Reopen From Fire

Exactly one week ago, Montclair's Ruthie's Bar-B-Q and Pizza suffered a fire. No one was hurt, but damage from the fire has caused the beloved eatery to temporary close its doors. Today, Ruthie's shared photos...

Montclair Crime: Man Steals Gucci Bag; Teen Girls Seen Throwing Rocks at Glenfield School

The week in Montclair crime from Lieutenant Terence Turner, Montclair Police Department: Motor Vehicle Crime July 28, 2022 (Hartley Street): The victim reported that his wallet was stolen from his vehicle between 12:00 PM and 4:30...

COVID or NOVID? Are You Part of the Never Had COVID Club? (POLL)

Eighteen of 21 counties in New Jersey -- or most of the state -- are reporting a high risk for transmission of COVID. So why is it that some people -- maybe you --...

Bloomfield Mayor’s Back to School Party will Give Away Book Bags to Pre-K through...

BLOOMFIELD, NJ – On Sunday, August 28, Bloomfield Michael Venezia and the Bloomfield Township Council will host their Annual Back to School Party and book bag giveaway. The afternoon will feature food, games, a...

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