animal shelter

Animal Shelter up and running two years after fire

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.news As volunteers help with cat adoptions, Liz Morgan opens up the door to the kennels and in a firm, yet gentle voice yells quiet! The barking immediately ceases. Two years ago...

Montclair granted $142,500 from state for microgrid study

Montclair will be receiving $142,500 from the state to do a microgrid feasibility study, part of a total of $2.1 million that will be handed out to 13 town centers. The N.J. Board of Public...

Montclair rehires contractor for fall tree planting

The mayor and council approved a contract for fall tree planting with the landscaping company used for the last two years to plant trees along the tree belts.

Developer Plofker proposes townhouses on Orange Road

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news At a Fourth Ward meeting Tuesday night, a developer unveiled his proposal to build seven townhouses on a small parcel on Orange Road, even as residents were expressing their dismay over the...

Planning board sounds off on council, rejects Seymour traffic study

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news The Montclair Planning Board on Monday night sounded off over the Township Council taking control of one major redevelopment project in town, and sent a traffic-impact study on a second project slated...
rent control

Renters fighting back on large rent increases by new owners

After receiving leases with up to 30 percent rent increases, residents fight back.
energy

Montclair council passes greenway, energy aggregation resolutions

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.news It was a packed house at the Feb. 6 council meeting, as members of the community turned out in support of two environmental-related projects. The council voted yes, unanimously, on a resolution that...

Revaluation letters to go out to property owners this week

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair property owners should expect to get letters about their revaluations later this week, according to the township. The municipality announced the news in its email newsletter to residents Tuesday. "The Township last year...

Upper Montclair retail site to get overhaul, affordable housing

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A landmark building on Valley Road, a bakery decades ago, is getting a major renovation that will include a multifamily dwelling, which will have the first affordable-housing unit in Upper Montclair. A developer...

Lewis Estates mansion fate remains unclear

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news As of this middle of this week the future of the historic Lewis Estates house -- for sale for $10 or less -- remained unknown. A developer set a deadline of this Tuesday,...