Montclair negotiating with landlords as possibility of rent control referendum looms

A hearing is set for Monday that could end the legal fight and put Montclair on course for a referendum.

Montclair’s new gender-neutral single-user bathroom law starts Dec. 19

The ordinance was passed in June along with other LGBTQ-inclusive policies
parking fees

Montclair fixing hundreds of meters by end of December — but has hundreds more...

Right now, the township is enjoying a parking holiday — two hours free at any metered spot. But when it ends, drivers must pay, even at spots with broken meters.

Montclair landlords set to sue again after council extends rent freeze through March

A Montclair landlords group intends to sue the township for once again extending a rent-increase freeze, this time through March 2022. 

Should Montclair all be in one Congressional district? Arguments of race, interest, politics

Montclair is split between the 10th and 11th Congressional Districts. A candidate for the 10th says that's a good thing for Black representation, but others say there are benefits to a one Congress member looking out for whole township.

Never mind! Montclair won’t extend gas-powered leaf blower season after all

Councilman Bob Russo said he and others heard from several residents upset over the extension.

Montclair township attorney resigns, apologizes for calling Black official ‘three-fifths of a human’

The resignation also comes on the heels of the township losing its lengthy legal fight over a rent control ordinance.

Rent control referendum likely, after Montclair’s loss in appeals court

Judges rule clerk acted "capriciously" in tossing out electronic signatures that didn't match handwritten ones from voter rolls.

Kiosk parking to replace meters in Montclair lots by year’s end

Montclair’s plan to install kiosk parking payment stations at all surface lots — replacing the meters used for individual spots — is expected to roll out in late December.