The mission of the Montclair Local is to make our hometown stronger through independent, in-depth, factual reporting on the issues and events that affect you; your tax dollars, your schools, your elected officials, the institutions and businesses that serve you, the restaurants and cultural events that enrich your life. We cover the people who make Montclair the engaged and vibrant community we call home. The Local’s professional journalists cover only what happens within the boundaries of Montclair. They are at the public meetings, store openings, and the local sports games. They are out talking to people, looking for the stories that matter. They are passionate about telling the stories of Montclair and living up to the highest standards of journalism.