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...

Montclair tattoo parlor opposes town permitting more

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The owners of one of Montclair’s two tattoo parlors, saying that they “love our craft” and are afraid newcomers will cause problems, on Monday night asked local officials not to permit additional...
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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...
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New citizens welcomed in Montclair

Twenty-nine area residents from 17 different countries became U.S. citizens last Friday at Montcalir Art Museum.
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Seymour Street redevelopment plan wins award

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news New Jersey Planning Officials, an organization of planning and zoning boards, has awarded the township’s Seymour Street Redevelopment Plan the group's Achievements in Planning Award. The award was announced in the association's recent...

Montclair holds 9/11 remembrance at Watchung Plaza

Members of the Township Council and a variety of local emergency responders gathered on Monday for an informal remembrance for 9/11, the terrorist attack that took the live of nine town residents. Mayor Robert Jackson...

Township to require new businesses to get zoning permits

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news New businesses that want to open up shop in Montclair will have to obtain a zoning permit first from the township under a proposed amendment to municipal codes. The Township Council earlier this...

Township weathers ‘bomb cyclone’ storm, mulls homeless

By LINDA MOSS and ERIN ROLL moss@montclairlocal.news roll@montclairlocal.news  In the wake of last week’s “bomb cyclone” winter storm, the township towed dozens of illegally parked vehicles, issued dozens of summonses and had to deal with water-pipe breaks...
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Montclair CFO wants to mandate employee direct deposit

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news With only nine township employees not opting for direct deposit and three recent incidents of double paycheck cashing, Padmaja Rao, Montclair’s chief financial officer, thinks making the township’s payroll mandatory direct...

Protesters march to protest delay in Lackawanna grocery

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Roughly two dozen demonstrators, many chanting and carrying placards, on Sunday afternoon marched down Bloomfield Avenue and through Montclair's center business district to protest the delay in getting a supermarket to replace...