Developer Plofker proposes townhouses on Orange Road

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news At a Fourth Ward meeting Tuesday night, a developer unveiled his proposal to build seven townhouses on a small parcel on Orange Road, even as residents were expressing their dismay over the...

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...

Mountainside growing in medicine

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Plans for Hackensack University Medical Center/Mountainside Hospital’s 45,735-square-foot medical office building on Bay Avenue and a parking lot on Walnut Crescent met with the approval of the Montclair and Glen...

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...

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...

Township introduces ordinance to ‘curb’ trash

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclair.news Montclair wants you to curb your trash. The Township Council this week introduced an ordinance that mandates that trash receptacles and bulky waste be placed at the curb, not on the sidewalk. It...

Middle schoolers compete to do Montclair’s 150th anniversary logo

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news In the first event to kick off Montclair’s 150th anniversary celebration, the township is holding a contest for local middle-school students to design the logo for the municipality’s festivities next year. The township...

Township’s $17.7 million bond sale proves a success, AAA rating reaffirmed

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news  Standard & Poor’s Global Ratings has reaffirmed the township’s stellar AAA bond rating, which municipal officials claim helped lead to a successful sale of $17.7 million in refunding bonds last week. The bond...
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Memorial Day celebrations scheduled in Montclair

Memorial Day tribute this Monday Montclair Township will hold its annual Memorial Day tribute this Monday, May 28, from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Edgemont Memorial Park. In the event of rain, the...

Real estate firm wants first-floor space on Lorraine Ave.

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A Montclair real estate broker is seeking a variance to rent not only second, but also first floor, space at the renovated former Warner Communications building for her business. The Township Zoning Board...