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Friday, December 15, 2017

Town eyes valet parking after issues at The Crosby

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news After receiving complaints about The Crosby gastropub, claims of illegal parking and a street being blocked, the township is looking into what control it has over valet parking for local restaurants. At last...

Montclair Council votes on salaries, pushes off garden resolution

By ELIZABETH OGUSS oguss@montclairlocal.news A vote on a proposed resolution that would have adopted guidelines for community gardens was postponed at Tuesday night’s Township Council meeting, but the council did act to approve free parking for...

Real estate firm to seek less storefront space at Warner building

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A real estate firm last week lost its bid to lease roughly half the first floor of the renovated Warner Communications building, but it will be coming back to the Township Zoning...

Plofker seeks to build townhouses by First Congregational

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Local developer Steve Plofker has another residential project in the works, and is seeking township approval to build four townhouses on part of the property owned by First Congregational Church of Montclair. Plofker's...

Alternative Lackawanna plan diverts from developers’ options

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Township Council members have two redevelopment plans in their hands for Lackawanna Plaza, including one that satisfies the cries of historic preservationists who want the landmark train station at the site incorporated...

Shoveling out from winter in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news It’s a common feature of winter in Montclair, whenever there is a snowstorm in the forecast: the reminders from the township, through social media and e-blasts, for homeowners and business owners to...

Council OKs $2.4 million in spending, with $350,000 for parking decks

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news In a lightning-quick meeting on Tuesday night, the Township Council approved more than $2.37 million in spending on nearly a half-dozen projects, including $350,000 to make repairs and improvements to the municipal...

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...

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...

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...

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