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Montclair liquor license sells for $1.25 million

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.news Dai Kichi restaurant on Valley Road has opted to go BYOB after fetching a staggering $1,250,000 for its liquor license, the highest price paid in Montclair’s history. Last year, South Park sold...

Municipal tax bill to rise $81 for average homeowner

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Montclair homeowners could see an 1.68 percent increase on their municipal tax bill for 2018. The council introduced the budget at the Feb. 20 council meeting. The budget is preliminary and...
Fair Housing

Town, experts give advice on housing rights

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local A home buyer is steered away from purchasing a home in Upper Montclair and instead shown homes in the Fourth Ward, a single mother of three seeking to lease apartment...

Montclair-area greenway gets support from Essex County

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The owner of the abandoned Boonton train line, where advocates hope to create a biking and walking trail, told Montclair Local they would be willing to consider a fair-market offer for the...

New Montclair Social Club gets new signage approved

by TINA PAPPAS for Montclair Local Some eye-catching signage for a new restaurant with a more modern feel is on the way for the Montclair Social Club, slated to open in the spring. At the Feb....

Planning Board deadlocked on Washington Avenue subdivision vote

by TINA PAPPAS for Montclair Local A developer’s plan to subdivide a single-family lot with the hopes of adding another home has been turned down by the Montclair Planning Board. Mitchell MacGregor, owner of Mitchell MacGregor Contracting...

Historic Preservation Commission digs into Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment

by TINA PAPPAS for Montclair Local The Montclair Historic Preservation Commission reviewed details of the Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan on Thursday, Feb. 15, with an eye toward preserving the sites historic character. Chairwoman Kathleen Bennett said that...

Zoning Board agrees to convert Plymouth Street building to two-family home

By TINA PAPPAS for Montclair Local The township Zoning Board of Adjustment approved a use variance Wednesday night to convert a mixed-use residential building and medical office on Plymouth Street into a two-family dwelling. The application was...

Complete Streets: suburban feel, safety paramount for Planning Board

by TINA PAPPAS for Montclair Local An emphasis on maintaining a suburban feel to curb appeal and safety measures is what Township Planning Board members want prioritized in the Complete Streets Implementation Plan, which was presented...

Montclair council passes greenway, energy aggregation resolutions

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news It was a packed house at the Feb. 6 council meeting, as members of the community turned out in support of two environmental-related projects. The council voted yes, unanimously, on a resolution that...

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