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Sunday, October 22, 2017

Mural, community gardens come under council scrutiny

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair is grappling with establishing guidelines for the private use, for community gardens and even street art, of public land and what recourse the township should have against those who don’t seek...

Plofker seeks to build retail-office at Grove-Walnut corner

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair developer Steven Plofker has yet another project in the works, now looking to replace a car-rental business and car wash at the corner of Grove and Walnut streets with a retail-office...

Montclair Bread Co., Studio Montclair coming to Upper Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair Bread Co. and Studio Montclair Inc. are opening up shop in Upper Montclair, sharing space on the first floor of the former Warner Communications building. The Township Zoning Board of Adjustment on...

Report cites housing as key issue for Montclair senior citizens

  By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A comprehensive study has identified housing as a critical need for Montclair’s senior citizens, who are challenged trying to remain in the township as they age, retire and downsize. That finding was part...

Montclair sends relief supplies on way to Puerto Rico

Aiding ravaged Puerto Rico, the township has sent two full truckloads containing hundreds of pounds of supplies to a Hurricane Maria relief-collection location in Newark, officials said Tuesday. The supplies, which were delivered to Newark...

Turkey, talk of miracles as Montclair’s sister city visits Mount Carmel

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church on Sunday rolled out the red carpet for a delegation from Montclair’s sister city Aquilonia, and also heard tell of a purported miracle that happened when...

Council mulls punishment for additions to mural

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but adding it to public walls without permission is unlawful. Hence, the township is considering a crack-down and prosecution of the culprit who...

Upper Montclair slated for affordable housing unit

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Upper Montclair will be getting what is being touted as its first affordable housing unit as part of the renovation of a landmark building on Valley Road, a structure that was a...

Township to buy 30 more Bigbelly trash receptacles

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news You'll soon be seeing more Bigbellies around town. On Tuesday night the Township Council awarded a $43,800 contract to Bigbelly Solar Inc. to purchase 30 of its solar-powered, 150-gallon trash compactors. The firm...

Accident victims, residents plead for 30 mph limit on Grove Street

One man described how he was thrown up in the air and slammed down on the ground. A woman told how her husband’s femur bone shot up into his hip.

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