Green Business

Montclair continues work with Green Business Program

by ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Last year, Montclair rolled out a new program, in partnership with Montclair State University, to encourage local businesses to adopt eco-friendly practices. This year, the partners hope that the Green Business Program will...
social

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....

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...
Taxes

It’s tax season, Montclair: 9 tips for filing a tax appeal

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.news Do you believe your home assessment is higher than it’s worth? Homeowners have until April 1 to file a tax appeal on the value of their homes and properties, which could...

First Ward residents sound off on development, township planners

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news First Ward residents voiced their concerns on a variety of topics -- including development at the former Warner Communications building, the redevelopment of Lackawanna Plaza and pedestrian safety by the Starbucks on...
Price-posting

Price-posting ordinance pulled from council agenda

Following opposition from local merchants and her own belief that it just wasn’t ready for a vote, Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renée Baskerville withdrew a proposed ordinance on Tuesday night that would have required  service...
train sheds

Could saving Lackawanna train sheds derail supermarket?

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The need for a supermarket at the Lackawanna Plaza site, and parking to go with it, was weighed against historical preservation as testimony continued at the May 14 planning board meeting. Last...

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...

Commission fights to save historic Lackawanna train sheds that could be razed for parking

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news “Montclair joyous in new terminal - Era of better feeling,” the New York Times headline read in 1913 after the opening of Lackawanna Terminal in Montclair. In 1981, railroad historian Mark...

Montclair extends leaf-blower use until Dec. 30

The township has extended the use of leaf blowers until Dec. 30, officials said Tuesday. "Due to the mild fall weather and given that many trees in the township still have leaves on them resulting...