Montclair Opera chief up for appointment to township arts committee

Mia Riker-Norrie, the founder and general manager of Opera Theatre of Montclair, is up to be appointed to the township Arts Advisory Committee.The Township Council's agenda for Tuesday's meeting has a resolution to name...

Where to keep warm in Montclair during cold snap

Those who need a place to warm up are welcome at the following locations during business hours, according to the township.The Montclair Municipal Building, 205 Claremont Ave., 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.The Montclair Public...

Architect reveals $16M library upgrade

By JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsNew York-based architect Andrew Berman unveiled the $16 million plan to renovate the Montclair Public Library and the Bellevue Avenue Branch Library that would bring the community centers into the 21st...

Montclair approves new affordable housing administrator

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalThe Montclair Mayor and Council approved an $18,900 contract on Sept. 4 with Community Grants, Planning & Housing LLC to serve as an administrative agency for Montclair’s affordable housing stock.The...

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...

Montclair skateboarders looking for a place to call home

After three previous attempts, a movement to get a dedicated place for the skaters, who claim they are harassed out parks and off streets, is now catching momentum. 

Montclair’s rent cap to take effect in 20 days

Montclair now has a rent increase cap, despite the pleas of a newly formed group of landlords who fought the law, contending its passage should wait until after the pandemic ebbs.
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Montclair rent control closer to going to referendum

As the pandemic moves into August and housing advocates say 40 percent of New Jerseyans will not make rent this month, the debate of rent stabilization persists here in Montclair.
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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.

Township digs out from storm

By ERIN ROLL and LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair spent Wednesday continuing to dig out of a late winter nor’easter that dropped at least half a foot of snow and sleet on Montclair and the surrounding area...