Neighbors seek noise relief from skate park at Rand tennis courts

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsA year after Montclair allowed a temporary skate park to be set up in two of its Rand Park tennis courts, some neighbors say the noise created from the skateboards hitting...

Montclair council passes water bill increase set to begin in July

Montclair residents will see a new charge in their water bill in July, increasing water costs by between $25 and $62.25 a quarter for most households.

Montclair residents could see an increase in water bills

Montclair residents are expected to see another charge to their water bill that will increase water costs by between $25 and $62.25 a quarter for most households. The new addition will add an infrastructure charge.

Flat funding: Can Montclair library services, Bellevue branch return?

The township council is planning to continue the same funding levels it put in place in the pandemic. 21 staffers were let go last year.

Montclair prepares for legal weed

Now that recreational marijuana use is legal in New Jersey, Montclair has until Aug. 21 to implement laws regulating establishments that sell it. 

Montclair Mayor Spiller appoints three new school board members

For the first time, the majority of members will be appointed by the current mayor, who is also the incoming president of the state's teachers union.

Planning board advised to OK plans for Orange Road Garage

Montclair’s Planning Board members say they’re concerned the Orange Road garage won’t be able to accommodate enough cars for special events.

Montclair municipal tax bill could rise by 2.5%

The Montclair Township Council has introduced a $93.79 million budget that would result in a 2.48% increase in the municipal portion of a property owner’s tax bill — the first increase in three years.

Challenge for fixing flooding on Burnside Street: Contamination

Residents living on Montclair’s Burnside Street along the Second River have been experiencing flooding problems during heavy rainfalls for years.

Montclair moves forward on rent control appeal

Montclair Township has asked a judge to stay his ruling that could ultimately put rent control rules on the ballot, while the township pursues an appeal.