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Thursday, March 22, 2018

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...

Township Planning Board approves three-car garage

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news With several caveats, the Township Planning Board Monday night granted the owner of a four-family dwelling on the corner of Midland Avenue and Walnut approval to build a three-car garage. Following a hearing...

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...

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...

Council OKs liquor consumption at limited special events

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Just in time for Octoberfest celebrations, the Township Council on Tuesday night directed that an amendment to an ordinance -- a change that allows liquor consumption on public property under special circumstances...

Edgemont Park set for nearly $900,000 revamp

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Edgemont Park’s nearly $900,000 makeover will include new matching benches and lights, widened paths and a new entrance driveway for the on-premise shelter building. The planned work will make the 15.5-acre park “more...

Developers present downsized Lackawanna plan to township

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Developers on Wednesday night for the first time presented their downsized plans for Lackawanna Plaza to township zoning and planning officials, getting feedback on a preliminary site plan that will include a...

Activists get primer on N.J. government

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Assemblywoman Sheila Oliver summed up the takeaway Tuesday night at a packed meeting on New Jersey government, a session meant to be a guide for would-be activists to navigate the system and...

Council eyes changes to Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Members of the Township Council tasked with studying a redevelopment plan for Lackawanna Plaza are looking to amend it, based in part on recommendations from local planning officials and historic preservationists. At Tuesday...

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...

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