Reenactment

Reenactment depicts 1868 Montclair

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair Local A reenactment of the April 15, 1868 formation of Montclair at Glenfield Middle School depicted a community’s desire to grow culturally and civically while clinging to its agricultural roots. Clad...
church

Church subdivision allows for the construction of two homes

By TINA PAPPAS for Montclair Local A church in need of funds to maintain its historical building is seeking approval to sell off land to a developer. First Congregational Church, located at 40 South Fullerton Ave., plans...

Last day for tree, branch pickup tomorrow

Due to the significant amount of tree debris generated by the March nor’easters, Montclair will provide a special collection of miscellaneous tree debris. This tree debris must be placed at the curb by Monday, April...

Architect reveals $16M library upgrade

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.news New York-based architect Andrew Berman unveiled the $16 million plan to renovate the Montclair Public Library and the Bellevue Avenue Branch Library that would bring the community centers into the 21st...
comic

Montclair 150: App, events announced for anniversary celebration

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news With a multitude of events planned throughout the year to celebrate Montclair’s Sesquicentennial, the town is launching an app, Montclair 150, which will list a calendar of events. Montclair businesses are...
Edgemont

Edgemont house parking plans hit snafu

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Portions of the $900,000 Edgemont Park upgrade are not meeting with the approval of seniors who frequent the park house. Along with other improvements planned throughout the park, plans call for the...

Montclair approves township budget with slight increase of $81 on average

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news Montclair property owners will see an increase of 1.68 percent on the municipal portion of their 2018 tax bill after the council approved the budget at its March 20 meeting. Last year,...
Lackawanna

Roof-top pool, horse trough top Lackawanna development discussions

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment testimony continued on Monday, March 12, with an attention on preserving the site’s historic materials for re-purposing throughout the entire project and to add a roof-top pool...
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Mayor on Montclair superintendent search: ‘This is not a place for a first-timer’

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news Montclair is not a school district for a first-time superintendent, Mayor Robert Jackson said Friday. During a Q&A forum with members of the media, Jackson addressed the subject of the ongoing superintendent search,...
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...