Lackawanna Plaza slated for council agenda next month

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThis week trash cans were on the Township Council's agenda, next month the controversial proposed Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment plan will be up for discussion, Mayor Robert Jackson said on Tuesday.The redevelopment plan...

Council mulls punishment for additions to mural

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Beauty may be in the eye of the beholder, but adding it to public walls without permission is unlawful. Hence, the township is considering a crack-down and prosecution of the culprit who...

News brief: Township looking to place backyard cats

Montclair Township Animal Shelter "Barn Cats" and "Back Yard Buddies" are feral, un-socialized, or free-roaming cats (also called "Community Cats") who cannot be placed in a home environment. Placing them as outdoor cats in...

Township to require new businesses to get zoning permits

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news New businesses that want to open up shop in Montclair will have to obtain a zoning permit first from the township under a proposed amendment to municipal codes. The Township Council earlier this...

Plofker details plans for townhouses on First Congregational site

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsSaying that the township needs quality housing for empty-nesters, local developer Steven Plofker on Wednesday night outlined his proposal to build four high-end townhouses on a parcel of land he plans to...

Montclair may create new zoning category for Claremont Avenue properties

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt was a “no-holds-barred” discussion of policy at Monday night’s planning board meeting, and the township may get a new zoning category out of it.Montclair may add a new zone for office...

Council hears plan for four-story Glenridge Avenue parking deck

By Elizabeth Oguss Oguss@montclairlocal.news The Township Planning Board on Monday night gave mixed, but overall positive, reviews to preliminary plans for the Midtown Parking Deck, a four-story facility with 315 parking spaces that will replace an...

Council hears more on town traffic issues

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsIn the wake of an accident that killed a woman taking an evening walk, residents voiced their concerns about local road safety, particularly on Grove Street, as well as other traffic problems...

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.
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Montclair 150: App, events announced for anniversary celebration

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsWith a multitude of events planned throughout the year to celebrate Montclair’s Sesquicentennial, the town is launching an app, Montclair 150, which will list a calendar of events. Montclair businesses are...