Planning board has Lackawanna Plaza back, now what?

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe controversial Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan is going back to the Township Planning Board, but exactly what happens then and the timetable for any action is still under discussion.And even as the...

Township tax office open Saturday for prepaying taxes

The Township Tax Collector’s office will be open this Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. so that property owners who want to pay their 2018 taxes in advance have additional time to do...

Montclair approves township budget with slight increase of $81 on average

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsMontclair property owners will see an increase of 1.68 percent on the municipal portion of their 2018 tax bill after the council approved the budget at its March 20 meeting.Last year,...
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Affordable housing down-payment loan is now a grant

By Tina Pappas for Montclair Local Future home buyers who now purchase affordable housing units administered through the township will not have to pay back a loan offered to help with down payments. The loan, now a...

In Brief: Montclair is a Jersey Healthy Town

Montclair has been designated a New Jersey “Healthy Town” by the New Jersey Health Care Quality Institute.

In brief: Tuers Park improvement bids rejected

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

COVID-19: In times of crisis, residents ask to hear more from mayor, council

While some towns and their leaders are issuing daily messages to residents amid the COVID-19 pandemic, some Montclairites are criticizing the leadership here for remaining mostly quiet. 

Push for pedestrian safety; biking to be dealt with later

The Montclair Planning Board has recommended that pedestrian-only elements of the SAFE Streets plan be included in the township’s master plan.   
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Township Council introduces 2017 municipal budget

By LINDA MOSS The Township Mayor and Council introduced an $85.8 million 2017 municipal budget, up roughly 3 percent from last year, representing a relatively small local property tax increase, at their conference meeting Tuesday...

Planning board blasts Seymour Street proposals

By LINDA MOSS A loading zone on Church Street, by outdoor cafes and shops? A 4-foot-wide sidewalk in front of a six-story building on South Willow Street? Parking spaces eliminated during construction of a major...