Developers present downsized Lackawanna plan to township

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsDevelopers on Wednesday night for the first time presented their downsized plans for Lackawanna Plaza to township zoning and planning officials, getting feedback on a preliminary site plan that will include a...

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...

Third-quarter tax payments now due by Sept. 5

The township has given property owners another reprieve on paying their third-quarter tax bills, extending the grace period to Sept. 5 from Aug. 25."The grace period was extended because of a delay in Essex...

Planning board blasts Seymour Street proposals

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news A loading zone on Church Street, by outdoor cafes and shops? A 4-foot-wide sidewalk in front of a six-story building on South Willow Street? Parking spaces eliminated during construction of a major...

MKA gets parking lot, cafeteria approval

By Tina Pappas for Montclair LocalBackups along Orange Road will be alleviated once a parking lot and driveway are upgraded at Montclair Kimberly Academy’s Brookdale Campus. The Montclair Zoning Board of Adjustment approved the school’s...

Montclair Bread Co., Studio Montclair coming to Upper Montclair

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.newsMontclair Bread Co. and Studio Montclair Inc. are opening up shop in Upper Montclair, sharing space on the first floor of the former Warner Communications building.The Township Zoning Board of Adjustment on...

Fieldstone area could see future tree loss

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsOne of the first conflicts over tree removal between a group of residents and Montclair Township’s new arborist has ended with positive results, according to one resident.  However, residents in the Fieldstone...

PlanetCivic starts project to find, fix broken streetlights around Montclair

By ERIN ROLL roll@montclairlocal.newsThere’s a problem in Montclair that the group PlanetCivic wants to shed a light on — literally.The civic-issues website launched a mapping project this year to locate all the burnt-out or broken...
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Montclair microbrewery wins approval from township

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Raise your glasses and tip your mugs: The Township Planning Board Monday night gave Montclair’s first microbrewery the approvals it needs to open up shop. The board granted the two variances and the...
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Montclair council puts off renewing Grabowsky’s ‘pocket’ liquor licenses

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news Liquor licenses are a valuable commodity in Montclair, where there are only a dozen of them, and several Township Council members are concerned that two have been inactive, not in use at...