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Council eyes changes to Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Members of the Township Council tasked with studying a redevelopment plan for Lackawanna Plaza are looking to amend it, based in part on recommendations from local planning officials and historic preservationists. At Tuesday...

Planning board OKs revised expansion of ex-Warner building

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Despite protests from residents and members of the Montclair Historic Preservation Commission during a combative four-hour meeting, the Township Planning Board on Monday night approved a revised plan for the expansion of...

Montclair man arrested on weapons charges in Newark

A Montclair man was among 75 people arrested during a narcotics operation in Newark between Monday, July 17 and Sunday, July 23. Sharrod Wilder, 27, of Montclair, was arrested and found in possession of a...

Police investigating report of shots fired on Pine Street

Montclair police are investigating after a report of shots being fired in the area of Pine Street early Sunday morning. Lt. David O’Dowd said Monday that the police had received a call at 12:22 a.m....

Russian spy house set for $200,000 renovation

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlcocal.news A Clifton real estate investor is looking to turn a Montclair house, once owned by Russian spies, from an eyesore into a showcase, planning to invest more than $200,000 in renovations and...

Montclair road-rage man explains dog toss

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair resident Marc Dionne, shown on video throwing a small dog out of a car in a July 12 road-rage incident, claimed that he did it in an attempt to distract the...

Real estate firm wants first-floor space on Lorraine Ave.

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A Montclair real estate broker is seeking a variance to rent not only second, but also first floor, space at the renovated former Warner Communications building for her business. The Township Zoning Board...

Photos: Georgian Inn’s Carriage House relocates

It was moving day Monday, July 17, for the Carriage House, as the red brick building was relocated from the back of the site of the Georgian Inn. It wasn’t much of a move,...

Montclair’s Russian spy house fetches $340,000 in cash

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The home that was once owned by Russian spies, whose arrest in 2010 shocked Montclair, has finally been sold after being on the block for years. The two-story colonial at 31 Marquette Road,...

Montclair schools to get slight increase in state aid

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair Public Schools will get a bit more state aid for 2017-18 than last year, but not much. On Friday, July 14, the state Department of Education released revised state aid numbers to...

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