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Saturday, August 19, 2017

Seymour redevelopment positioned as arts mecca, revitalizer

BY LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news This week the Township Planning Board gave one of Montclair’s two major redevelopments, Seymour Street, approval to go forward, a project meant to create an arts and entertainment mecca near the Wellmont...

Township Council mulls Bigbelly expansion, bamboo ban

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The future of Bigbelly and bamboo in Montclair ended up on the agenda for discussion at the Township Council conference meeting on Tuesday night. Montclair deployed 40 of the Bigbelly units, solar trash...

Township’s $17.7 million bond sale proves a success, AAA rating reaffirmed

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news  Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings has reaffirmed the township’s stellar AAA bond rating, which municipal officials claim helped lead to a successful sale of $17.7 million in refunding bonds last week. The bond...

Animal shelter teams up with NBC again for pet-adoption drive

  The Montclair Township Animal Shelter will once again be partnering with WNBC-TV and Telemundo 47/WNJU to host NBCUniversal-owned TV stations' "Clear the Shelters" third annual nationwide pet adoption drive on Saturday, Aug. 19. That day...

Planning Board approves Seymour Street redevelopment site plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Following a five-hour-long meeting, the Township Planning Board voted 9-0 early Tuesday morning to approve the site plan for the redevelopment of Seymour Street, aiming to create an arts and entertainment mecca...

Third-quarter tax payments now due by Sept. 5

The township has given property owners another reprieve on paying their third-quarter tax bills, extending the grace period to Sept. 5 from Aug. 25. "The grace period was extended because of a delay in Essex...

Alternative Lackawanna plan diverts from developers’ options

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Township Council members have two redevelopment plans in their hands for Lackawanna Plaza, including one that satisfies the cries of historic preservationists who want the landmark train station at the site incorporated...

Preservationists lament future of Lewis Estates house

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Lewis Estates house is steeped in history. But it may not have much of a future. "The potential demolition of the Lewis residence at 44 Pleasant Ave. will be a true loss...

Town eyes valet parking after issues at The Crosby

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news After receiving complaints about The Crosby gastropub, claims of illegal parking and a street being blocked, the township is looking into what control it has over valet parking for local restaurants. At last...

Lewis Estates house put on block for $10 or less

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The historic Lewis Estates house is yours for $10 or less — if you're willing to move it. The house, designed by renowned Montclair architect Dudley S. Van Antwerp, is at 44 Pleasant...

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