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Friday, March 23, 2018

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...
Liquor Licenses

Montclair liquor license sells for $1.25 million

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.news Dai Kichi restaurant on Valley Road has opted to go BYOB after fetching a staggering $1,250,000 for its liquor license, the highest price paid in Montclair’s history. Last year, South Park sold...

Montclair schools get first look at budget

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news This year’s school budget season doesn’t look to be as painful as in prior years for the Montclair public schools. However, school officials are still bracing for some difficulties with a $1.5...

Municipal tax bill to rise $81 for average homeowner

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Montclair homeowners could see an 1.68 percent increase on their municipal tax bill for 2018. The council introduced the budget at the Feb. 20 council meeting. The budget is preliminary and...
Fair Housing

Town, experts give advice on housing rights

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local A home buyer is steered away from purchasing a home in Upper Montclair and instead shown homes in the Fourth Ward, a single mother of three seeking to lease apartment...

Roads closed, trees down and power lost in Wednesday’s Nor’ Easter

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news About 7 percent of Montclair residents are without power and over 100 streets are completely blocked or partially closed due to the March snowstorm that hit on yesterday, March 7. About...
Nor' Easter

Montclair announces closures, warns to get off streets

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news The weather service is now predicting up to 16 inches of snow for the area with winds up to 40 mph tonight, March 7. Montclair School officials closed schools for today March...

Walkout, budget take center stage at BOE meeting

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A pending school walkout in support of the Parkland school shooting victims and survivors was one of the most talked-about topics at Monday night's BOE meeting. Interim Superintendent Barbara Pinsak said that the...

Man’s body found near train station in Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news A 67-year-old man who suffered an apparent medical emergency was found dead near the Upper Montclair Train Station and Toney’s Brook Friday, March 2. The man appeared to have suffered the emergency while...
Nor' Easter

Many still without power

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news About one-quarter of the 291 homes that were without power overnight now have the lights back on. But about 247 residences remained without power as of 1 p.m. on Saturday, according...

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