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With stern warning, council renews South End store’s liquor license

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Warning the establishment to keep its sidewalk clean and to stop loiterers, the Township Council on Tuesday night renewed the liquor license of South End Liquors, and gave its approval to three...

Township gives residents until Aug. 25 to pay taxes

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair property owners will have until Aug. 25 to pay their local third-quarter taxes without facing any penalties, almost a month past the normal due date, according to a resolution passed by...

Belleville man taken to hospital after motor vehicle accident

A 77-year-old Belleville man was taken to the hospital with injuries following a motor vehicle accident Tuesday morning. Police Lt. David O’Dowd said that the man was turning onto South Fullerton Avenue from Plymouth Street...

Police: Montclair woman in stable condition after stabbing

A Montclair woman is in stable condition after being stabbed in what police describe as a domestic violence incident. Police Lt. David O’Dowd said that police responded to a residence at 11 a.m. on Monday...

Planning board challenges council over Lackawanna redevelopment

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Township Planning Board this week threw down the gauntlet to the local council over Lackawanna Plaza’s redevelopment, making 19 recommendations about the project and asking that the matter be sent back...

Montclair BOE announces permanent hires for interim positions

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Board of Education announced that it has found permanent hires for two administrative positions that were being filled on an interim basis. During its Monday night meeting, the board announced that...

Montclair granted $142,500 from state for microgrid study

Montclair will be receiving $142,500 from the state to do a microgrid feasibility study, part of a total of $2.1 million that will be handed out to 13 town centers. The N.J. Board of Public...

Pig & Prince owner offers his history of Lackawanna Plaza

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The owner of Pig & Prince restaurant, housed in the former waiting room of the Lackawanna Plaza train station, offered an impromptu history of his restoration and preservation of the local landmark...

Farmers’ market, community garden slated for Crane Park

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A farmers' market and community garden are coming to Crane Park, initiatives that may help address the Fourth Ward's status as a so-called "food desert." The Montclair Center Business Improvement...

After biker death, trail safety in Mills Reservation comes up for discussion

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news The death of a mountain biker in Mills Reservation last week has been officially ruled an accident. After an investigation, the June 26 death of Wayne resident Kerry Rivera was ruled a sudden,...

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