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Township to buy 30 more Bigbelly trash receptacles

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news You'll soon be seeing more Bigbellies around town. On Tuesday night the Township Council awarded a $43,800 contract to Bigbelly Solar Inc. to purchase 30 of its solar-powered, 150-gallon trash compactors. The firm...

Accident victims, residents plead for 30 mph limit on Grove Street

One man described how he was thrown up in the air and slammed down on the ground. A woman told how her husband’s femur bone shot up into his hip.

Council sends Lackawanna redevelopment back to planning board

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Township Council on Tuesday night sent a proposed redevelopment plan for Lackawanna Plaza back to the Planning Board. At a packed conference meeting, Mayor Robert Jackson suggested that the board be given...

Township to welcome Aquilonia delegation this week

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair officials and the township's Italian-American community this Thursday will welcome a delegation from the municipality's sister city Aquilonia, Italy. The meet-and-greet will be held at 5 p.m. at the Municipal Council Chambers,...

Township seeks bids for operation of municipal parking decks

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair is seeking bids from companies to manage the township's three municipal parking decks and the one that's planned for Glenridge Avenue. The existing decks -- the Crescent, Bay Street and North Fullerton...
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Hurlock to hold First Ward meeting Oct. 19

First Ward Counciman William Hurlock will hold a community meeting Thursday, Oct. 19, from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at the Bellevue Avenue Branch of the Montclair Public Library, 185 Bellevue Ave. The meeting is open...

Upper Montclair retail site to get overhaul, affordable housing

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A landmark building on Valley Road, a bakery decades ago, is getting a major renovation that will include a multifamily dwelling, which will have the first affordable-housing unit in Upper Montclair. A developer...

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...

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...

Township officials draft new zoning ordinance

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair's zoning ordinance is undergoing an overhaul to update it, eliminating its confusing sections and inconsistencies. A draft of the new ordinance is under review by members of two township bodies, the...