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Lackawanna

Students come up with alternate Lackawanna proposals

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsMontclair High School students have their own ideas on what should become of Lackawanna Plaza.A town square-like space, with gardens, or a playground for children. Housing units that would incorporate trees, green...
Missing couple

In brief: Council passes resolution in support of continued search for missing couple

The Montclair Township Council is calling on Montclair’s national representatives to do what they can to aid in the search for a missing Montclair couple in Barbados. 

Planning Board to review plans for Midtown Parking Deck

BY LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe Township Planning Board is scheduled next week to review plans for the Midtown Parking Deck, a four-story facility with 315 parking spaces that will replace an existing municipal surface lot.The deck...

Microbrewery coming to Montclair’s Walnut Street

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair will soon be getting its first microbrewery, which is slated to open on the restaurant-bar mecca Walnut Street this year.Montclair Brewery, owned by the local married couple Denise Ford Sawadogo and Leo...

Montclair do-gooders receive over $500K to continue nonprofit work

By Kelly Nicholaides for Montclair LocalMontclair and a host of its social services groups received a combined $503,218 in Community Development Block Grant and Emergency Solutions Grant funding for roadway improvements and programs to aid...

Third Ward meeting set for Sept. 26

Third Ward Councilman Sean Spiller will be holding a meeting for his constituents on Sept. 26 from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Salvation Army center in town.He announced that he was hosting...

In brief: Town to oppose the elimination of Glenridge crosswalk

The mayor and council is urging Essex County to retain the existing crosswalk running across Bloomfield Avenue at the intersection with Glenridge Avenue

Montclair’s deputy mayor position still under fire, this time by the clergy

A group of clergy came out to decry Councilwoman Renée Baskerville not being appointed as deputy mayor in June. 
entertainment

Seymour redevelopment positioned as arts mecca, revitalizer

BY LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news This week the Township Planning Board gave one of Montclair’s two major redevelopments, Seymour Street, approval to go forward, a project meant to create an arts and entertainment mecca near the Wellmont...