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Greenway resolution to come before Montclair council on Feb. 6

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A long-discussed greenway project may be taking another step forward Tuesday night. Advocacy groups in the Montclair area have pushed to have a recreational trail built alongside the now out-of-service Boonton Line. Now,...

Zoning board grants variances to Montclair computer shop

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The owner of Catcom Computers Inc. and its tiny building on Valley Road last week won zoning approval to lease some of his space to either a retail or personal-services tenant. At its...

Downsized Lackawanna Plaza loses ShopRite as tenant

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The developers of Lackawanna Plaza are still looking for a grocery store to anchor their project, with ShopRite backing out after the size of the proposed supermarket at the site was dramatically...

Plofker’s revised plans propose single-family homes by First Congregational

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair developer Steven Plofker has revised his plans for a plot of land he's buying from First Congregational Church, apparently now proposing to build two single-family homes rather than four townhouses on...

Council OKs community garden guides, does reappointments

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Township Council finished up a lot of business Tuesday night, finally on its third try adopting guidelines for community gardens, approving amended agreements for the Seymour Street redevelopment and making a...

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...

Montclair microbrewery wins approval from township

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Raise your glasses and tip your mugs: The Township Planning Board Monday night gave Montclair’s first microbrewery the approvals it needs to open up shop. The board granted the two variances and the...

Former Rascals set to turn into Montclair Social Club supper club

By LINDA MOSS moss@montlcairlocal.news The new tenant at the former Rascals Comedy Club space has outlined plans to transform the venue, vacant for a decade, into a bar-restaurant with live entertainment called the Montclair Social Club. The...

Bigbelly trash cans expand into all Montclair business districts

As promised, the township has installed 30 more Bigbelly garbage receptacles, with them now located in all of Montclair's business districts. The municipality opted to purchase the latest batch of 150-gallon solar-powered trash compactors following...

Fourth Ward meeting rescheduled for Jan. 30

The Fourth Ward community meeting slated for next Tuesday has been rescheduled for Jan. 30. at 7 p.m. Fourth Ward Councilwoman Renée Baskerville, who is hosting the meeting, on Thursday announced that due to unforeseen...

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