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Midtown parking lot to stay open for now

Businesses dependent on parking at Montclair’s Midtown lot got a small reprieve before the lot’s impending closure for a yeast of reconstruction, officials said Monday, Jan. 4. 

Clerk rejects second rent control petition – Referendum off the table for now

The amended referendum petition filed by opponents of Montclair’s rent-control ordinance has been rejected by the township clerk once again.
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Updated petition filed, but landlords seek amendments over referendum

Opponents of Montclair’s rent-control ordinance have filed an amended referendum petition with the township after their first petition was rejected by the township clerk in October.

Montclair council approves spending up to $1.35M to expand parking, facilities

The town plans to purchase the former PNC Bank building and parking lot at 57 Park St., spending as much as $1.35 million. 

In brief: Tuers Park reopens after $390K renovation

The refurbished Tuers Park reopened on Tuesday, Oct. 20, after extensive improvements were completed.

Judge gives rent control opponents more time to cure petition

A New Jersey Superior Court has extended rent-control petitioners’ 10-day period to “cure” the signatures on their petition to force Montclair to put rent control to a public vote.

Montclair Library opens its doors on Monday, Oct. 19

Following a seventh-month closure due to the pandemic, the Montclair Public Library will open on Monday, Oct. 19, with some limitations.
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Rent control petition found insufficient by township clerk

The petition to put rent control up for a referendum vote has been deemed insufficient by the Montclair Township Clerk.

Montclair names new municipal clerk

Angelese Bermudez Nieves will be Montclair's new municipal clerk​.

Tenants battle rent hikes as group says landlords try to bypass freeze

After some renters reported receiving increases when their leases expired, rent-control advocates are asking the town to enforce the rent-freeze ordinance approved in May.