rent

Survey asks, should Montclair implement rent control?

By Jaimie Julia Winters winters@montclairlocal.newsA survey launched in December on whether Montclair should implement rent control will remain open until the end of the year as the NAACP seeks more input from the renters that...

Council gets Complete Streets update, amends Orange Rd. redevelopment

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsTackling a varied agenda on Monday night, the Township Council heard details about implementing a Complete Streets program and voted to amend the Orange Road redevelopment plan to include townhouses and two-family...

Montclair delegation to visit sister city in Italy

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlcoal.news A handful of Montclair officials next week will head to the township’s sister city in Italy, visiting the small town where a number of local residents trace their roots.he delegation traveling to...
energy

Montclair council passes greenway, energy aggregation resolutions

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsIt 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...

Beefed-up police, radar, education campaign aim to curtail accidents

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe township is taking steps to improve pedestrian safety, including hiring more police officers, employing radar and even mounting a public-information campaign to educate drivers and those crossing local streets.That was the...

Mural, community gardens come under council scrutiny

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Montclair is grappling with establishing guidelines for the private use, for community gardens and even street art, of public land and what recourse the township should have against those who don’t seek...

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...

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...

Mayor wants Lackawanna developers at May 23 council meeting

By LINDA MOSSmoss@montclairlocal.news Saying he wants “to keep their feet to the fire,” Mayor Robert Jackson is inviting the developers of the controversial Lackawanna Plaza redevelopment project to the May 23 Township Council meeting for...
solar

Township Council mulls Bigbelly expansion, bamboo ban

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsThe future of Bigbelly and bamboo in Montclair ended up on the agenda for discussion at the Township Council conference meeting on Tuesday night.Montclair deployed 40 of the Bigbelly units, solar trash...