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...

Engineer contract renewed; town sticks with outside firm

Township officials have decided to proceed with its decision to use an outside engineering consulting firm, rather than hiring an in-house engineer, and have bumped up the stipend by $100,000.

Brechka retires as rec director after 37 years

After serving for 37 years, Pat Brechka is imminently retiring from Montclair’s municipal government.

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...

Drains or rains? Edgemont Park still experiencing water problems

BY JAIMIE JULIA WINTERS winters@montclairlocal.newsRecent work to fix what is being termed a the boggy mess at Edgemont Memorial Park has not alleviated drainage problems, according to some frequent park users. Last week, ducks floated...

Council chooses McMahon over Baskerville for deputy mayor

A resolution on Tuesday’s night agenda to appoint Councilwoman Renee Baskerville as deputy mayor never made it out of closed session.

Upper Montclair station parking lot closed for paving

The Upper Montclair Train Station Bellevue-Erie Commuter Parking Lot will be milled beginning on or about Tuesday, June 25, weather permitting. During this construction period the lot will be closed throughout the duration of...

Montclair deals with fake parking permits, valet regulating

Parking permits are at such a premium in Montclair that people are forging them, according to township officials.

In brief: Extended hours announced for Bellevue Branch Library

The Montclair Public Library will offer extended hours at the Bellevue Avenue branch starting on July 6. The branch will be open from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Thursdays, and will stay open...