COVID-19: Statewide shutdown stops issuance of driver’s, marriage licenses

With the closure of municipal and state offices, Montclair residents are having to wait to apply for marriage licenses and first-time drivers licenses.

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.

Upper Montclair slated for affordable housing unit

By LINDA MOSS Upper Montclair will be getting what is being touted as its first affordable housing unit as part of the renovation of a landmark building on Valley Road, a structure that was a...

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.

Township gets Lackawanna redevelopment plan, with 350 dwelling units

By LINDA MOSSmoss@montclairlocal.newsThe first draft of a redevelopment plan, a 92-page document, for Lackawanna Plaza has been submitted to township officials, and it would permit 350 apartment units to be built on the site.The...

Township to welcome Aquilonia delegation this week

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair officials and the township's Italian-American community this Thursday will welcome a delegation from the municipality's sister city Aquilonia, Italy.The meet-and-greet will be held at 5 p.m. at the Municipal Council Chambers,...

ELECTIONS: Mayoral candidate Sean Spiller responds to claims of conflict of interest

With the township set to elect a new mayor in a month’s time, some residents are questioning whether candidate Sean Spiller’s position as vice president of the New Jersey Education Association, the state teacher’s union, would present a conflict of interest if he is elected mayor.

Group fights rent control law expected to be voted through tomorrow

A newly formed group of property owners is fighting the creation of a rent control law introduced in March and expected to be voted through by Montclair’s township council on Tuesday, April 7.

Tax bills are due: Some win, some lose with new property assessments

Tax bills reflecting the new assessments went out to residents in August.

UPDATE: With the deadline fast approaching, three announce council runs, others still up in...

Two more residents have announced plans to run in the May 12 municipal elections.