Wesley Jewelers closing its doors after 65 years in Upper Montclair

The Valley Road store first opened in 1956 under original owner Mike Wesley.

Special assessment tax for property owners in Montclair BID won’t increase this year

Property owners within the Montclair Center Business Improvement District will not see an increase in this year’s special assessment tax bill.

Gap in Upper Montclair will close on April 23

It’s one of hundreds in the chain shutting their doors

How Montclair businesses are adapting, one year into the pandemic

The pandemic found Montclair businesses reinventing themselves — sometimes, with practices and innovations that are here to stay.

Montclair BID wants your feedback to help grow downtown

Five respondents will win gift cards to Montclair Center businesses.

Montclair’s Ascend ‘laser-focused’ on medical marijuana — at least for now

The dispensary is leaving open the door for recreational pot sales, but says that's not it's focus right now.
Marijuana smoker

Murphy signs legal pot bills: What’s that mean for Montclair dispensaries?

Also in the works: Lightshade, a cannabis dispensary brand, has said it intends to come to Montclair with a team led by Rohan Marley — son of reggae legend Bob Marley.

Lawsuit accuses Bangz owner of sexual assault ‘beyond all bounds of decency’

Stylist says she was fired after a sexual assault and ongoing harassment.

Midtown Parking Lot to close Jan. 4

The Midtown Parking Lot on Glenridge Avenue will close for construction on Monday, Jan, 4.

Town gives businesses two weeks to get tent permits, inspections

Citing safety concerns, Montclair is now requiring business owners who use tents or igloos to extend their operations outdoors to get permits and be inspected.