Should Church Street become a pedestrian plaza?

Montclair resident Lucy Ziesing began a petition on Change.org asking the council to consider closing off Church Street to vehicular traffic.

Montclair could create valet regulations

The town is expected to create a valet parking ordinance in order to govern the practice that is currently unregulated, but being used by some restaurants.
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Montclair Center BID names board chairman as interim director

BY ERIN ROLL & JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS roll@montclairlocal.newsJason Gleason, the current Montclair Center Business Improvement District board chairman, has been named as the BID's interim director.The Montclair Center Business Improvement District board announced the appointment...

In brief: BID looking to add more art to downtown

The Montclair Center BID has received a Transformation Grant from the Main Street New Jersey Program and will use the $25,000 grant award to infuse downtown Montclair with visual art, through the commission and...

The end of Scabby? Developments could deflate the rat for good

Since 1990, Scabby the Rat has stood tall and menacing outside of businesses or construction job sites that don’t use union workers.

Montclair’s plastic-bag ban tabled for now

Montclair failed to pass a single-use plastic bags ban Tuesday night, July 23.

Kiwanis Club reappears in Montclair

A new Kiwanis Club has recently been rechartered in Montclair.
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Montclair Center BID director resigns

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.news Executive director Jennifer Brown will be leaving the Montclair Center Business Improvement District Aug. 2, after working with  the organization less than a year. The Board of Directors of the Montclair Center...

Montclair local garners journalism awards

The New Jersey Society of Professional Journalists awarded Montclair Local prestigious awards on June 22. Keystone Society of Professional Journalists awarded Montclair Local honors last month.

Property owners taxed less with 2019 BID budget

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsProperty owners within the Montclair Center Business Improvement District (BID) will see a decrease in this year’s special assessment tax bill.The township approved the BID’s $627,550 for the 2019-20 fiscal year...