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Upper Montclair retail site to get overhaul, affordable housing

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A landmark building on Valley Road, a bakery decades ago, is getting a major renovation that will include a multifamily dwelling, which will have the first affordable-housing unit in Upper Montclair. A developer...

Council to consider police, public works salary ordinances

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Township Council is scheduled to vote on salary ordinances for new contracts with the Montclair Police Department and municipal public-works employees in deals that generally give the workers roughly 2 percent...

Montclair’s PlanetCivic goes statewide

Just in time for the November election, the Montclair-based group PlanetCivic on Friday expanded beyond taking on just local issues to statewide ones. The group, founded by township resident Javier Guardo, has set up...

Planning board approves Plofker’s plans for former Diva Lounge

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair developer Steven Plofker won township approval Monday night to transform the site of the former Diva Lounge into a combination retail and multi-family development, adding a six-story building at the rear...

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...

Residents petition to save South Fullerton maple tree

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Roughly 40 years ago Zorina Weber watched as a now-majestic maple tree was planted across the street from her house on South Fullerton Avenue. Today she and her neighbors are fighting to...

Township gives residents until Aug. 25 to pay taxes

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair property owners will have until Aug. 25 to pay their local third-quarter taxes without facing any penalties, almost a month past the normal due date, according to a resolution passed by...

Council committee calls for downsizing of Lackawanna Plaza plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Agreeing with many major recommendations made by planners and historic preservationists, a special Township Council committee on Monday night said that the proposed Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan should be downsized — to...

Planning Board to review plans for Midtown Parking Deck

BY LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Township Planning Board is scheduled next week to review plans for the Midtown Parking Deck, a four-story facility with 315 parking spaces that will replace an existing municipal surface lot. The deck...

Town eyes valet parking after issues at The Crosby

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news After receiving complaints about The Crosby gastropub, claims of illegal parking and a street being blocked, the township is looking into what control it has over valet parking for local restaurants. At last...

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