Montclair Opera chief up for appointment to township arts committee

Mia Riker-Norrie, the founder and general manager of Opera Theatre of Montclair, is up to be appointed to the township Arts Advisory Committee. The Township Council's agenda for Tuesday's meeting has a resolution to name...

Where to keep warm in Montclair during cold snap

Those who need a place to warm up are welcome at the following locations during business hours, according to the township. The Montclair Municipal Building, 205 Claremont Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The Montclair Public...

Architect reveals $16M library upgrade

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.news New York-based architect Andrew Berman unveiled the $16 million plan to renovate the Montclair Public Library and the Bellevue Avenue Branch Library that would bring the community centers into the 21st...
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Montclair approves new affordable housing administrator

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair Local The Montclair Mayor and Council approved an $18,900 contract on Sept. 4 with Community Grants, Planning & Housing LLC to serve as an administrative agency for Montclair’s affordable housing stock. The...
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Township digs out from storm

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS roll@montclairlocal.news moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair spent Wednesday continuing to dig out of a late winter nor’easter that dropped at least half a foot of snow and sleet on Montclair and the surrounding area...

Planning board OKs revised expansion of ex-Warner building

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Despite protests from residents and members of the Montclair Historic Preservation Commission during a combative four-hour meeting, the Township Planning Board on Monday night approved a revised plan for the expansion of...

Montclair kicks off collection drive for Puerto Rico

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair has launched a collection drive to assist help those affected by Hurricane Maria, which has devastated Puerto Rico, the township said Wednesday. Mayor Robert Jackson, the Township Council, the Montclair Police, Fire...

Montclair may create new zoning category for Claremont Avenue properties

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news It was a “no-holds-barred” discussion of policy at Monday night’s planning board meeting, and the township may get a new zoning category out of it. Montclair may add a new zone for office...

Revaluation letters to go out to property owners this week

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair property owners should expect to get letters about their revaluations later this week, according to the township. The municipality announced the news in its email newsletter to residents Tuesday. "The Township last year...

MKA gets parking lot, cafeteria approval

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Backups along Orange Road will be alleviated once a parking lot and driveway are upgraded at Montclair Kimberly Academy’s Brookdale Campus. The Montclair Zoning Board of Adjustment approved the school’s...