Upper Montclair station parking lot closed for paving

The Upper Montclair Train Station Bellevue-Erie Commuter Parking Lot will be milled beginning on or about Tuesday, June 25, weather permitting. During this construction period the lot will be closed throughout the duration of...

Montclair deals with fake parking permits, valet regulating

Parking permits are at such a premium in Montclair that people are forging them, according to township officials.

In brief: Extended hours announced for Bellevue Branch Library

The Montclair Public Library will offer extended hours at the Bellevue Avenue branch starting on July 6. The branch will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays, and will stay open...

In the shadow of redevelopment boom, township battles with upkeep of vacant properties

BY KELLY NICHOLAIDES for MONTCLAIR LOCALThe amount Montclair paid out to attorneys that deal with vacant property issues increased by 36 percent last year, illustrating what some residents say is a problem in the township....

The 2019 preservation awards announced

 Montclair Historic Preservation Commission members have picked their winners for the 2019 historic preservation awards.The commission will hold its 2019 Historic Preservation Awards Program at its upcoming meeting, Thursday, May 30, 7 p.m. in...

Rent control forum renews movement, but economists urge caution

 BY KELLY NICHOLAIDES for Montclair LocalTestimonials about soaring rents, tenants’ rights questions, the effects of gentrification and a renewed push for rent control in Montclair dominated discussion at a Universal Rent Control Forum on April...

New arborist consultant hired

The Montclair Mayor and Council will sign a contract with RichView Consulting for aborist services on April 23.

Clean energy supplier chosen for Montclair residents

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsThe community energy aggregation Montclair joined last summer, as part of an effort to seek cleaner energy at lower rates, has chosen a supplier.Maplewood, the lead town in the six-town community...

Co-home eyes Montclair housing for developmentally disabled adults

The developmentally disabled community’s social isolation in Montclair is marked by obstacles to independence such as employment and affordable housing.

New liquor license fails to sell, again

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsWhat was supposed to be a financial boon for Montclair resulted in no takers in Montclair’s second round of bidding for its new $1 million liquor license.The application process began...