water sewer

Why your sewer bill is higher, but water is the same

While water rates stayed flat for 2018, sewer rates went up this year for Montclair households.
animal shelter

Animal Shelter up and running two years after fire

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news As volunteers help with cat adoptions, Liz Morgan opens up the door to the kennels and in a firm, yet gentle voice yells quiet! The barking immediately ceases. Two years ago...
train sheds

Petition started to save Lackawanna train sheds

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news A petition to save the Lackawanna Train Station train sheds to be re-purposed as a supermarket has been started on PlanetCivic. The mixed-use project, almost four years in the making, would transform...
energy

Can Montclair get cleaner energy at less cost?

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news What’s a government energy aggregation and why is Montclair looking into joining one? Energy aggregation is when a town or a group of towns go out to bid for its residents as...
Senior Parking

Seniors, town still at odds over Edgemont parking

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news After seniors contended their concerns over the reconfigured driveway and parking lot at the Edgemont Park House have gone unheard, the township council has formed a committee to decide how to...
memorial

Memorial Day celebrations scheduled in Montclair

Memorial Day tribute this Monday Montclair Township will hold its annual Memorial Day tribute this Monday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Edgemont Memorial Park. In the event of rain, the...
South End

Piece of Montclair’s South End history razed for 8-home development

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The former home of African-American sports hero and business leader Aubrey Lewis was razed last Wednesday, making way for eight single-family homes in the South End of Montclair. The home, built in...

Council: Get moving on the supermarket

  By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The council wants the Lackawanna redevelopment to move along with “dispatch,” and passed a resolution on Tuesday giving its support of the project saying the Fourth Ward is in need of...
train sheds

Council to vote on Lackawanna tonight

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Tonight, the council is expected to vote on its approval of the 154-unit housing and retail Lackawanna redevelopment, which could make way for a much needed supermarket, but may not include...
Willow

Businesses approved for Willow and Walnut

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local The Planning Board approved an expansion to O A Peterson Construction Co. on North Willow Street and the addition of a martial arts studio on Walnut Street. The properties are owned...