Lorraine Avenue to get a little Piet Mondrian-esque

Local architect John Guadagnoli has proposed making a nondescript building on Lorraine Avenue into a Mondrian-esque work of art.

Landlord group sues Montclair, clerk alleging civil rights violations

A landlord group fighting Montclair’s rent control ordinance has filed another suit against the township and the township clerk, this time claiming a civil rights act violation.

Rent control will be repealed or go to Montclair voters to decide

Montclair’s township clerk certified a landlord group’s petition Tuesday, March 16, seeking to put rent control rules the Township Council adopted last year before voters.
books

Montclair library: Too early to know what staff, services may return

Last year, the library laid off 21 people, and its Bellevue Avenue branch hasn't reopened since shutting for the pandemic.

Montclair prepares to appeal judge’s ruling on rent control

Township attorney Ira Karasick said the town is setting in motion an appeal of the judge's ruling on rent control.

Huge lines at Montclair recycling center after pickup suspended

The township has added an extra day to the center's schedule, after lines went around the corner Wednesday.

Officials can’t say when recycling pickups will resume

Montclair officials say it’s too soon to tell when the township’s recycling pickup suspension will end.

Montclair DPW shortage due to COVID causes recycling suspension

The coronavirus has hit the Montclair DPW department and caused a shortage of workers who have either tested positive or are quarantined due to exposure, officials said.
Hillside payroll

Hillside council doesn’t pay Montclair councilman, accuses him of ‘no-show job’

Montclair's David Cummings is caught up in a dispute over payroll in Hillside, where he works part-time doing township public relations.

Landscapers say new Montclair leaf blower restrictions violate 1990s settlement

Landscapers also accused the Montclair Township Council of catering to a “minority” of residents who find leaf blowers annoying.