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No Parking on Snow-covered Streets
No Parking on Snow-covered Streets
01/16/2018
he National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for our area, calling for snowfall tonight with expected accumulations of up to 3 inches. The Montclair Office of Emergency Management (OEM) would like to remind everyone that parking on snow-covered streets is prohibited.
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Councilwoman Baskerville to Host Community Meeting Jan 30
Councilwoman Baskerville to Host Community Meeting
01/11/2018
UPDATED: Fourth Ward Councilwoman Dr. Renee Baskerville has rescheduled the fourth ward community meeting from Tuesday, January 16, to Tuesday, January 30.
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MTAS, FOMTAS Sign Agreement to Further Benefit Shelter's Animals
MTAS, FOMTAS Sign Agreement to Further Benefit Shelter's Animals
11/15/2017
The Montclair Township Animal Shelter and the non-profit organization Friends of the Montclair Township Animal Shelter formalized their relationship by resolution at the November 13 Township Council meeting by authorizing the Township to enter into a two-year agreement with the non-profit.
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November 7 General Election
11/07/2017
New Jersey is holding elections for governor and lieutenant governor on Tuesday, November 7. Please keep in mind important voter deadlines.
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Youth Stabbed in Nishuane Park
11/03/2017
The Montclair Police Department received multiple 911 calls for an injured juvenile in the area of Nishuane Park Thursday, November 2
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BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED
BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED
11/01/2017
We are pleased to report that water main repairs have been completed and subsequent water quality testing shows the water quality to be safe.
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BOIL WATER ADVISORY STILL IN EFFECT
BOIL WATER ADVISORY STILL IN EFFECT
10/31/2017
The Montclair Water Bureau is providing notification that a water main break has occurred and a boiled water advisory is in affect.
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Council to Hold Emergency Meeting Nov 1
Council to Hold Emergency Meeting Nov 1
10/30/2017
The Montclair Township Council will hold an emergency meeting on Wednesday, November 1, 2017 at 5:00 p.m., 205 Claremont Avenue, Second Floor Conference Room.
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The Montclair Police Department (MPD) will host its first Halloween Trunk-or-Treat event on Tuesday, October 31 at the MPD headquarters rear parking lot
MPD to Host 1st Annual Trunk-or-Treat
10/30/2017
The Montclair Police Department (MPD) will host its first Halloween Trunk-or-Treat event on Tuesday, October 31 at the MPD headquarters rear parking lot, 647 Bloomfield Avenue.
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Seniorama 2017 will focus on senior housing in Montclair.
Seniorama 2017 to Focus on Senior Housing
10/23/2017
The Montclair Senior Citizen Advisory Committee (SCAC) will host its annual Seniorama event on Thursday, November 9, 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Salvation Army Building, a fully accessible facility located at 13 Trinity Place, Montclair.
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Ducks getting help to the finish line on Edgemont Pond.
Annual Fall Fest and Duck Derby
10/05/2017
The Montclair Department of Recreation and Cultural Affairs and the Montclair Ambulance Unit (MAU) invite the community for an afternoon of fun festivities on Saturday, October 21 in Edgemont Park.
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Successful Bond Sale, AAA Rating Highlight Township’s Economic Strength
10/01/2017
Township Council’s comprehensive long-term fiscal planning has once again paid off: Montclair sold $17,720,000 in refunding bonds last week, saving the Township more than $972,000. The successful bond sale comes on the heels of Montclair’s AAA bond rating reaffirmation.
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NJ Transit to Conduct Emergency Response Drill at Upper Montclair Station
The NJ Transit Police Department, together with the Montclair Office of Emergency Management, will conduct an emergency incident drill at the Upper Montclair train station on Saturday, November 18, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon. The exercise will gauge responses to a simulated transit incident.
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DCS High Wind Advisory in Effect
DCS High Wind Advisory in Effect
Please be advised that the Department of Community Services has a high wind advisory in effect which requires residents to wait until 6:00 a.m. to put out refuse and recycling to the curb for collection.
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UPDATE: Edgemont Pond Ice Still Unsafe for Skating
UPDATE: Edgemont Pond Ice Still Unsafe for Skating
Edgemont Pond is still unsafe for skating. Township of Montclair staff tested the ice this morning and found areas of the pond where the ice is not sufficiently thick for skating
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Montclair OEM Declares State of Emergency
Montclair OEM Declares State of Emergency
The Montclair Office of Emergency Management (OEM) has declared a state of emergency, effective 4:00 p.m. today. Non-essential travel and parking on snow-covered streets are prohibited.
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MAA to Host 4-Day Montclair Arts Festival 2017
MAA to Host 4-Day Montclair Arts Festival 2017
The Montclair Arts Alliance presents Montclair Arts Festival 2017 – a four-day arts extravaganza featuring theater, visual arts, jazz, rock/R&B, opera, dance, performances for young audiences, interactive arts and more.
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Q4 Tax Payment Grace Period Extended
Q4 Tax Payment Grace Period Extended
The the grace period for fourth quarter property tax payments is extended to Monday, November 13, 2017.
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"At the Fork"
A New Green Film About Husbandry and Wife
Montclair’s office of Environmental Affairs and Community Green will screen their Green Film Series movie, "At the Fork" on Thursday, November 16, 6:30 p.m. at the Montclair Public Library.
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Welcome to Our New Website
Montclair launched its new township website Tuesday, October 31.
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County Enacts Code Blue Procedures
Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. and Essex County Sheriff Armando Fontoura announced that Essex County's Code Blue procedures are being activated because of cold weather in the forecast.
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Extension of Allowance of Leaf Blower Use
Extension of Allowance of Leaf Blower Use
Due to the mild fall weather and given that many trees in the Township still have leaves on them resulting in the delay of fall cleanup for many residents, the OEM Coordinator has, per Township Ordinance 217-6, extended the permitted use of internal combustion leaf blowers until Saturday, December 30, 2017 with the exception that no internal combustion leaf blowers will be allowed to be used on Monday, December 25, 2017.
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Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Underway
Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over Campaign Underway
The Montclair Police Department is once again participating in the “Year-End Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” enforcement campaign this year. The campaign began December 8, 2017 and will continue through January 1, 2018.
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Edgemont Pond Open for Skating
Edgemont Pond Open for Skating
Township workers measured the ice on Edgemont Pond this morning and deemed the pond safe for ice skating.
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OEM Rescinds State of Emergency
OEM Rescinds State of Emergency
Earlier today the Office of Emergency Management (OEM) issued notice that the state of emergency declared yesterday has been rescinded.
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Water Bureau: Upper Mountain Ave Closed at Mt Hebron, Jerome
Water Bureau: Upper Mountain Ave Closed at Mt Hebron, Jerome
The Montclair Water Bureau reports a water leak at Upper Mountain Avenue and Mount Hebron Road. Upper Mountain Avenue is closed to vehicular traffic at Mt. Hebron Road and Jerome Avenue until further notice.
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Giblin Association Honors Chief Conforti
Giblin Association Honors Chief Conforti
Montclair Police Chief Todd M. Conforti received the Giblin Association Community Service Award for Public Safety at the organization’s 26th annual awards and charity breakfast held Sunday December 3 at Mayfair Farms in West Orange. Chief Conforti was recognized for his more than 22 years of service with the Montclair Police Department.
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Dr. Vanessa Parisi, OB/GYN Mountainside Medical Group
Woman to Woman: An Open Dialogue on Women's Health
Dr. Vanessa Parisi, OB/GYN Mountainside Medical Group, will host a lecture: Woman to Woman: An Open Dialogue on Women’s Health, Monday, November 13 at 5:30 p.m., Mountainside Medical Center, Conference Room 1, located at 1 Bay Avenue.
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Green Film Looks and Sees the Cultural Values of Farm and Land
Green Film Looks and Sees the Cultural Values of Farm and Land
Montclair’s office of Environmental Affairs and Community Green present Look & See, the latest free screening in their Green Film Series, on Thursday, January 18, 6:30 p.m., at the Montclair Public Library, 50 South Fullerton Avenue.
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