Apartments proposed for auto detailing shop

A property owner wants to replace an automobile detailing business with a multifamily building containing six, two-bedroom units at 137 Walnut St.

Honoring a sisterhood between Montclair, Graz

Juliana Belcsak has been the driving force of cultural exchanges between Graz, Austria and Montclair for four decades.

Ten developments, 20 years: report looks at what worked, what hasn’t

A report commissioned by the Historic Preservation Commission gives a history of Montclair’s redevelopment — the good and the bad — over the last 20 years.

Montclair council approves $4.8 million bond for school repairs

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair’s township council has given its approval to a $4.8 million bond for capital projects in the schools.The projects were approved by the Board of School Estimate on Jan. 15, and the...

Montclair Police Blotter, Jan. 31

BURGLARY/ THEFT Tuesday, Jan. 22 — Attempted theft of a vehicle at Firestone on Bloomfield Avenue.  Two suspects entered a Mini Cooper, which had been left running in the parking lot. The suspects were unable...
pet law

Bring pets inside in cold weather, it’s the law

One of the most common forms of animal cruelty involves cases of animals left outside in dangerous weather.

Packed crowd voices concerns with Lackawanna redevelopment plans

By Jaimie Julia Winters  winters@montclairlocal.newsAfter 13 months of back-and-forth testimony on the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan, residents had their say in front of the planning board Monday night, with some raising trust issues with the...

Photos: Montclairites organize a free lunch for furloughed federal workers

More than a dozen volunteers help out and Assemblyman Tom Giblin stops by to offer support when Northeast Earth Coalition picks up on Mike Guerriero of Gellotti of Montclair's idea and hosts a lunch...

Montclair High School to make up lost days in March, May

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School students will have half days on March 1 and May 24, instead of full days off, to make up for two days lost in the beginning of the school...

Montclair social service groups help homeless during freezing cold weather

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsSingle digit temperatures over Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend, and into Monday and Tuesday, were of great concern to area agencies that serve Montclair’s homeless population.It has been a busy winter...