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Affordable housing demand outpacing supply in a town with a history of providing

For more than four decades, the scarcity of affordable housing has been a hot issue in Montclair.

In brief: Town to oppose the elimination of Glenridge crosswalk

The mayor and council is urging Essex County to retain the existing crosswalk running across Bloomfield Avenue at the intersection with Glenridge Avenue

In brief: Tuers Park improvement bids rejected

The Montclair Mayor and Council council rejected bids for park improvements for Tuers Park. 

Church Street Circle plans unveiled

Church Street Circle changes could be in the works.

Plastic bags could be banned in Montclair supermarkets in December

If a plastic bag ban is approved by the council on Nov. 18, it could take effect on Dec. 8.

Tenants fight for rent control after rents climb with new owners

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsYou may have met them marching in the July 4 parade or while they handed out cards to commuters at the train stations. Their message: “We want you to stay.”And last...

In brief: Second offense leads to double the parking fine

Overnight parking offenders that rack up two tickets in a year will soon get double the fine on the second offense. 

Town: No separation date for deputy chief

Montclair Police deputy chief Tracy Frazzano is collecting a salary of $7,251 on a bi-weekly basis.

Former Montclair deputy chief takes job in Marco Island, still on payroll here

Former Deputy Chief Tracy Frazzano is still on the Montclair Police Department payroll even though she was sworn in as police chief of Marco Island, Fla. on Sept. 3. 
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In brief: Essex County to present Bloomfield Avenue improvement plans

Essex County will host a Public Information Center to present proposed improvements to Montclair’s  Bloomfield Avenue Corridor on Tuesday, Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. in Municipal Council Chambers. The project is expected to break...