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Friday, July 28, 2017

Montclair BID chief grilled by council on farmers’ market plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A farmers’ market is coming to Crane Park, and a community garden is also in the works for the plot of land, although the initiator of those two projects apologized to the...

Seymour Street redevelopment plan wins award

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news New Jersey Planning Officials, an organization of planning and zoning boards, has awarded the township’s Seymour Street Redevelopment Plan the group's Achievements in Planning Award. The award was announced in the association's recent...

With stern warning, council renews South End store’s liquor license

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Warning the establishment to keep its sidewalk clean and to stop loiterers, the Township Council on Tuesday night renewed the liquor license of South End Liquors, and gave its approval to three...

Planning board challenges council over Lackawanna redevelopment

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Township Planning Board this week threw down the gauntlet to the local council over Lackawanna Plaza’s redevelopment, making 19 recommendations about the project and asking that the matter be sent back...

Montclair granted $142,500 from state for microgrid study

Montclair will be receiving $142,500 from the state to do a microgrid feasibility study, part of a total of $2.1 million that will be handed out to 13 town centers. The N.J. Board of Public...

Pig & Prince owner offers his history of Lackawanna Plaza

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The owner of Pig & Prince restaurant, housed in the former waiting room of the Lackawanna Plaza train station, offered an impromptu history of his restoration and preservation of the local landmark...

Farmers’ market, community garden slated for Crane Park

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A farmers' market and community garden are coming to Crane Park, initiatives that may help address the Fourth Ward's status as a so-called "food desert." The Montclair Center Business Improvement...

Bank of America building sold to West Orange firm

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A West Orange real estate firm has purchased the former Bank of America building on Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair, the latest sale of a property on a high-profile corner on that busy...

Is Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan a rubber-stamp?

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The first draft of a redevelopment plan for Lackawanna Plaza was submitted to township officials last week, and some critics are already claiming that the 92-page document basically rubber-stamps what developers have...

Grabowsky to buy Hampton House building in Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news After 70 years in town, Hampton House, a high-end furniture store, is closing and Montclair developer and downtown landlord Dick Grabowsky is purchasing its landmark building on the corner of Bloomfield and...

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